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January 11, 2021, 7:10 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Stripe will no longer process payments for Trump's campaign website and fundraising efforts, after violations of policies against encouraging violence  —  Financial-technology company's move follows last week's riot at the Capitol  —  Stripe Inc. will no longer process payments …
Washington Post:
Trump searches for a new social network after his Twitter ban, as a source says the president will spend the final days of his term railing against Big Tech  —  Twitter's decision to ban President Trump mere days before the end of his term sparked a fierce political backlash among …
Jillian C. York:
A list of things pundits are getting wrong about “precedent-setting” events like deplatforming Trump, QAnon purge, Parler ban, and no #1984 hashtag on Twitter  —  Since Twitter and Facebook banned Donald Trump and began “purging” QAnon conspiracists, a segment of the chattering class …
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Bruce Haring / Deadline:
Parler CEO says the company has been dropped by “every vendor from text message services to email providers to our lawyers”, which could end the business  —  Parler CEO Mark Matze said today that his company have been dropped by virtually all of their business alliances after Amazon …
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Hyunjoo Jin / Reuters:
Report: Hyundai and Apple plan to sign a partnership deal on autonomous electric cars by March and start production in the US as early as 2024  —  SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor and Apple Inc plan to sign a partnership deal on autonomous electric cars by March and start production as early …
C. Scott Brown / Android Authority:
HP unveils an HP Elite Folio 2-in-1 tablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G chipset, a $999 HP Envy 14 laptop with 11th-gen Intel chips, HP Elite earbuds, more  —  - At CES 2021, HP launched some new laptops, including the much-anticipated HP Envy 14.  — It also launched a new entry …
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Baidu announces it has formed a strategic partnership with Chinese automaker Geely to create a standalone electric vehicle company  —  - Chinese internet giant Baidu has formed a strategic partnership with automaker Geely to create a standalone electric vehicle company.
France 24:
Facebook says it has shut down a slew of accounts run by Ugandan government officials accused of seeking to manipulate public debate ahead of elections  —  Facebook has shut a slew of accounts belonging to Ugandan government officials accused of seeking to manipulate public debate ahead …

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