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January 11, 2021, 11:00 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 …
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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 …
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
A researcher says she archived 99.9% of posts on Parler, many with users' location data, as Apple, Google, and Amazon took the service offline  —  In the wake of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by scores of President Trump's supporters, a lone researcher began an effort to catalogue …
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Chris Welch / The Verge:
LG says Google Stadia and Nvidia's GeForce Now are coming to its latest TVs in the second half of 2021  —  Game streaming comes natively to the TV screen  —  LG has announced that it's bringing two of the leading cloud gaming services, Google Stadia and Nvidia's GeForce Now, to its newest TVs later this year.
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Tim Berners-Lee's Inrupt, which helps people control their data, has raised ~$20M to date and is piloting projects with UK's National Health Service and others  —  Tim Berners-Lee wants to put people in control of their personal data.  He has technology and a start-up pursuing that goal.
Alexander Osipovich / Wall Street Journal:
Intercontinental Exchange says its crypto venture Bakkt will go public via a SPAC merger at a $2.1B valuation  —  ICE's Bakkt crypto venture plans to roll out an app for trading and making payments with digital assets  —  Intercontinental Exchange Inc., or ICE, will take its cryptocurrency venture public …
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 …
Wilson Rothman / Wall Street Journal:
As CES kicks off, a look at how the mammoth trade show pivoted to a virtual event this year with ~1,900 exhibitors participating, far shy of 2020's 4,500  —  This week's show will be held online—and exhibitors and attendees aren't quite sure what to expect  —  CES, the world's largest tech show, is quite something to behold.
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.

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