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December 1, 2019, 6:25 AM

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Jordan Pearson / VICE:
US arrests an Ethereum Foundation researcher, claiming he participated in discussions about how N. Korea can avoid sanctions during a crypto conference there  —  On Friday, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced criminal charges against a cryptocurrency researcher …
Reuters:
Facebook complies with Singapore's fake news law and adds a label that is visible to local users, under the users' post, saying the post contains false info  —  SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Facebook (FB.O) said on Saturday it had issued a correction notice on a user's post at the request …
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How angel investing for social status is a core part of Bay Area tech ecosystem, and is critically missing from other cities trying to grow their tech scenes  —  Michael Seibel of YC posted a short video the other day about a topic that's near and dear to my heart: Why Fundraising is Different in Silicon Valley.
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
Court filing: Intel says it has sold smartphone modem chip business to Apple at “a multi-billion dollar loss”, blames Qualcomm for forcing it out of the market  —  (Reuters) - Intel Corp (INTC.O) sold its smartphone modem chip business to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) at “a multi-billion dollar loss …
Joseph Cox / VICE:
Researchers say multiple telcos are deploying RCS in ways that expose users to text and call interception, spoofed phone calls, and location data leaks  —  A standard used by phone carriers around the world can leave users open to all sorts of attacks, like text message and call interception …
Nallur Sethuraman / Reuters:
An overview of crisis in India's telecom sector, after a Supreme Court ruling that sided with the government saddled mobile carriers with $13B in fresh debt  —  (Reuters) - India's telecoms sector has been rocked by a Supreme Court ruling last month that sided with the government in a dispute …
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