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November 23, 2019, 12:30 AM

Top News

Queenie Wong / CNET:
Facebook built a now discontinued internal app, report says between 2015 and 2016, that let employees identify colleagues and friends via facial recognition  —  The discontinued app could identify employees and their friends who had enabled facial recognition, Facebook said.
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
FCC bans carriers from using federal subsidies to buy equipment from Huawei and ZTE, considers ordering subsidy recipients to replace current Chinese equipment  —  The FCC is acting on its vow to keep Chinese technology out of American wireless networks.  Commissioners have unanimously approved …
Shannon Liao / CNN:
Facebook says it has signed Jeremy Wang, aka Disguised Toast, a Twitch streamer with 1M+ followers, to Facebook Gaming, its live game streaming platform  —  New York (CNN)Facebook (FB) just nabbed a major player for its gaming platform as it continues to ramp up efforts to compete in the video game streaming wars.
BBC:
Russia has passed a law banning devices not pre-installed with Russian software starting July 2020; govt to create a list of devices and Russian apps involved  —  Russia has passed a law banning the sale of certain devices that are not pre-installed with Russian software.

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