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February 2, 2020, 8:00 AM

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Andrea Noble / Route Fifty:
FCC approves $20.4B Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to deploy rural broadband but Democratic FCC commissioners warn it won't help many areas that need internet  —  In this April 30, 2015 photo, Sylvia Fonseca, 16, works in the computer lab at Cuyama Valley High School in California.
Peter Eavis / New York Times:
WeWork names commercial real estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani as its new CEO; SoftBank's Marcelo Claure will continue as WeWork's executive chairman  —  Sandeep Mathrani, a senior real estate executive, will take over the operator of shared office space, which was on the brink of financial collapse last year.
VICE:
Ajit Pai says FCC has concluded “that one or more wireless carriers apparently violated federal law” by selling user location data and will consider fines  —  More than a year after a Motherboard investigation revealed that wireless carriers were collecting and selling user location data …
Jason Gurwin / The Streamable:
Roku says it has settled its carriage dispute with Fox to distribute Fox channels on the Roku platform ahead of the Super Bowl  —  At midnight tonight, it was expected that Roku would remove the FOX Now, FOX Sports, FOX News, FOX Business, FOX Nation, Big 10 Network, and FOX Soccer apps from the Roku Channel Store and existing devices.

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