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January 11, 2021, 7:55 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 …
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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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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 …
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
Lenovo unveils ThinkReality A3 Smart Glasses that can show up to 5 virtual 1080p displays, come with 8 MP camera and 2 fish-eye cameras for room-scale tracking  —  Lenovo has launched a new ThinkReality device for CES 2021, and the company says it's “one of the most advanced and versatile” smart glasses for enterprise customers.
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.
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.
Bloomberg:
Turkey starts an antitrust investigation into Facebook and WhatsApp over new data sharing terms that have sparked privacy concerns  —  Turkey's antitrust board launched an investigation into Facebook Inc. and its messaging service WhatsApp Inc. over new usage terms that have sparked privacy concerns.
FinSMEs:
Italian grocery delivery service Cortilia raises €34M Series C led by Red Circle Investments  —  Cortilia, a Milan, Italy based online quality fresh food company, closed a €34m Series C round of financing.  —  The round was led by Red Circle Investments, the investment company of Renzo Rosso …
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