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ICANN board has voted to reject the sale of the .org registry to private equity firm Ethos Capital (ICANN)

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ICANN: ICANN board has voted to reject the sale of the .org registry to private equity firm Ethos Capital  —  Today, the ICANN Board made the decision to reject the proposed change of control and entity conversion request that Public...

Zoom Windows client vulnerability could allow attackers to steal Windows login credentials of users who click on malicious links in chat messages (Lawrence Abrams/BleepingComputer)

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Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:Zoom Windows client vulnerability could allow attackers to steal Windows login credentials of users who click on malicious links in chat messages  —  The Zoom Windows client is vulnerable to UNC path injection in the client’s chat...

Union of Concerned Scientists study: ride-hailing trips today result in an estimated 69% more climate pollution on average than the trips they displace (Andrew J. Hawkins/The Verge)

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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:Union of Concerned Scientists study: ride-hailing trips today result in an estimated 69% more climate pollution on average than the trips they displace  —  Union of Concerned Scientists recommends more electric cars and pooled trips ...

FCC approves $20.4B Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to deploy rural broadband but Democratic FCC commissioners warn it won’t help many areas that need internet (Andrea Noble/Route Fifty)

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Andrea Noble / Route Fifty:FCC approves $20.4B Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to deploy rural broadband but Democratic FCC commissioners warn it won’t help many areas that need internet  —  In this April 30, 2015 photo, Sylvia Fonseca, 16, works in...

A look at the increasing prevalence of facial recognition and AI tech across the globe, as the US and EU governments’ efforts to limit their use have stalled (Politico)

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Politico:A look at the increasing prevalence of facial recognition and AI tech across the globe, as the US and EU governments’ efforts to limit their use have stalled  —  The result is an impasse that has left tech companies largely...

Adobe: Black Friday online sales grew 19.6% YoY to $7.4B, as Thanksgiving sales rose 14.5%, to $4.2B; Cyber Monday sales are expected to reach $9.4B, up 18.9% (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Adobe: Black Friday online sales grew 19.6% YoY to $7.4B, as Thanksgiving sales rose 14.5%, to $4.2B; Cyber Monday sales are expected to reach $9.4B, up 18.9%  —  Following swiftly on the heels of a Thanksgiving that...

China’s three state-backed wireless carriers launch 5G in some cities, ahead of original 2020 date; China Mobile aims to bring 5G to 50+ cities by year’s end (Washington Post)

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Washington Post:China’s three state-backed wireless carriers launch 5G in some cities, ahead of original 2020 date; China Mobile aims to bring 5G to 50+ cities by year’s end  —  BEIJING — Chinese cellphone carriers will begin offering super-fast, next-generation 5G...

Khatabook, which helps small Indian businesses record financial transactions digitally, raises $25M Series A from investors including GGV Capital, Sequoia India (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)

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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:Khatabook, which helps small Indian businesses record financial transactions digitally, raises $25M Series A from investors including GGV Capital, Sequoia India  —  Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in...

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The US starts imposing 15% tariffs on certain tech products made in China like the Apple Watch; 15% tariffs on laptops and cellphones go into effect on Dec. 15 (Bloomberg)

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Bloomberg:The US starts imposing 15% tariffs on certain tech products made in China like the Apple Watch; 15% tariffs on laptops and cellphones go into effect on Dec. 15  —  The Trump administration slapped tariffs on roughly $110 billion in...