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December 15, 2019, 10:45 PM

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Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg:
Palantir wins a one year $111M contract to connect US Army's operations systems into a single dashboard; Palantir reportedly took over Project Maven  —  - Company beats Microsoft, Ernst & Young, Accenture, Deloitte  — Peter Thiel-backed company is also working on Project Maven
New Orleans Times-Picayune:
New Orleans declares state of emergency after the city was hit by a cyberattack on Friday, says it has not yet found evidence that data was compromised  —  Collin Arnold, the Director of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, speaks during the press conference …
Reuters:
Argo AI CEO says the company plans to charge per mile for using its autonomous tech in commercial vehicles; sources: Ford and VW each own around 40% of Argo AI  —  PITTSBURGH/DETROIT (Reuters) - Sky's the limit optimism about self-driving cars is giving way to tougher questions …
Brian Merchant / Harper's Magazine:
A look at the rise of murder-for-hire marketplaces on the dark web, the vast majority of which are schemes to pilfer money from gullible users  —  The dark world of online murder markets  —  On a sunny July day in 2018, Alexis Stern was sitting behind the wheel of the red Ford Fusion …
Amy X. Wang / Rolling Stone:
Music streaming subscription prices have remained flat for a decade, amid competition from tech giants like Apple that can operate their music arms at a loss  —  The price of music streaming has stayed flat for a decade, but not because tech companies are generous

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