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November 28, 2021, 2:56 AM

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Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Kuo: Apple AR headset to launch in late 2022 with an M1-like chip and no tethering to a Mac or an iPhone; Apple wants to replace the iPhone with AR in 10 years  —  Apple's long-rumored augmented reality (AR) headset project is set to bear its first fruit late next year with the launch …
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZDNet:
Nextcloud and ~30 other EU companies file an antitrust complaint with the European Commission against Microsoft for bundling OneDrive and Teams with Windows  —  Nextcloud and almost 30 other European companies have filed a complaint about Microsoft's anti-competitive behavior with its OneDrive cloud storage offering.
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK's CMA says Google has agreed to expanded oversight in the development of Privacy Sandbox as part of the regulator's antitrust investigation  —  As part of an ongoing antitrust investigation into Google's Privacy Sandbox by the UK's competition regulator, the adtech giant has agreed …
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Italy fines Apple and Google €10M each for “aggressive” data practices and not providing users with clear enough information on commercial uses of their data  —  Apple and Google have been fined €10 million apiece by Italy's competition and market authority (AGCM) …
Bloomberg:
Sources: China asked Didi Global to delist from the NYSE citing concerns about leaking sensitive data; options include privatization or a Hong Kong listing  —  - Regulators asked Didi brass to devise a plan to go private  — Forced delisting will be severest action against China Tech
Vlad Savov / Bloomberg:
Now that most video game platforms have a digital-only purchasing option, paying separately for the same video game on each is indefensible  —  Hey, this is Vlad in Tokyo, your substitute for Jason from a land where we worked on Thursday.  Today we're going to be discussing the lucrative fragmentation …
Stephen Diehl:
Crypto tokens allow venture capitalists to dump their investments on an enthusiastic public without regulation, in the midst of a speculative mania  —  These days I read a lot of cross-disciplinary commentary on the crypto asset bubble, and what strikes me as particularly strange is the sheer level …
Arol Wright / Android Police:
Spotify confirms it is retiring the Car View mode in its mobile apps, offering no replacement, but says it is working to improve how users listen while driving  —  Everyone likes listening to music in their car, so it's little surprise that Spotify had a Car View mode, allowing users to jam …
Lauren Thomas / CNBC:
Adobe: US consumers spent $8.9B online on Black Friday, down from the record $9B in 2020, the first ever YoY decline  —  - Traffic at retail stores on Black Friday dropped 28.3% compared with 2019 levels, according to preliminary data from Sensormatic Solutions.

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