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November 28, 2020, 6:20 AM

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Katie Abel / Footwear News:
Zappos co-founder Tony Hsieh, who stepped down as CEO earlier this year, has died at age 46  —  Tony Hsieh, the brilliant and big-hearted Zappos.com luminary who revolutionized the shoe business and built one of the most innovative companies in modern history, has died.  He was 46.
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Twenty-three current and former Coinbase employees allege mistreatment and racial discrimination, as some say the cryptocurrency startup ignored complaints  —  Coinbase, the most valuable U.S. cryptocurrency company, has faced many internal complaints about discriminatory treatment.
Karen Weise / New York Times:
Amazon has added 427,300 employees in 10 months, an average of 1,400 a day, bringing its global workforce to more than 1.2 million, up 50%+ YoY  —  The company has added 427,300 employees in 10 months, bringing its global work force to more than 1.2 million.
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Georgia Wells / Wall Street Journal:
A look inside ByteDance's legal strategy against the US TikTok ban, which sources say included orchestrating parallel lawsuits with star creators as plaintiffs  —  A lawsuit looked like a grass-roots effort, but was orchestrated by TikTok and parent company ByteDance, according to people familiar with the effort
Arijit Ghosh / Bloomberg:
FC Kohli, the founding CEO of IT services giant Tata Consultancy Services and who is referred to as the “father of India's IT industry”, died at 96 on Thursday  —  - 'Father of India's IT industry,' Kohli led TCS for 3 decades  — Kohli was the first CEO at Asia's biggest IT services firm
Wolfie Zhao / The Block:
Chinese court details the crypto assets seized during the PlusToken Ponzi scheme crackdown, which are worth $4.2B at today's prices  —  Crypto assets worth more than $4.2 billion have been seized by Chinese police during the massive PlusToken Ponzi scheme crackdown, according to a new court ruling.
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Sources: Microsoft aims to let developers bring Android apps to Windows 10 with little to no change in code, via a project codenamed Latte, as soon as next year  —  Microsoft is working on a software solution that would allow app developers to bring their Android apps to Windows 10 with little …

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