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China has set up the Online Games Ethics Committee, which has reviewed a first batch of 20 games and rejected 9 of them, according to the state…

Zheping Huang / South China Morning Post : China has set up the Online Games Ethics Committee, which has reviewed a first batch of 20 games and rejected 9 of them, according to the state broadcaster CCTV   —  - The recently formed Online Games Ethics Committee has rejected nine of an initial batch of 20 titles it reviewed

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Sources: Slack has hired Goldman Sachs to lead its IPO, expected in 2019, which it hopes will fetch a valuation of well over $10B (Reuters)

Reuters : Sources: Slack has hired Goldman Sachs to lead its IPO, expected in 2019, which it hopes will fetch a valuation of well over $10B   —  (Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc, a provider of chat and direct messaging services for businesses, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) …

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Canada’s DOJ argues Huawei CFO committed fraud by misrepresenting a Huawei subsidiary as an independent company, tricking US banks into violating Iran…

Kate Conger / New York Times : Canada's DOJ argues Huawei CFO committed fraud by misrepresenting a Huawei subsidiary as an independent company, tricking US banks into violating Iran sanctions   —  VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The reasons that the United States asked the Canadian authorities to arrest a top executive …

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Sources: Apple acquired Platoon, a UK-based startup that uses analytics to source talent like musicians and writers to produce, distribute, and sell…

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch : Sources: Apple acquired Platoon, a UK-based startup that uses analytics to source talent like musicians and writers to produce, distribute, and sell their work   —  Spotify has made some significant moves to bypass record labels and work directly with artists, and there are signs that Apple …

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Profile of philosopher Yuval Noah Harari, who worries that Silicon Valley is undermining democracy and whose book tour was well-received by its tech…

Nellie Bowles / New York Times : Profile of philosopher Yuval Noah Harari, who worries that Silicon Valley is undermining democracy and whose book tour was well-received by its tech elite   —  The futurist philosopher Yuval Noah Harari thinks Silicon Valley is an engine of dystopian ruin.  So why do the digital elite adore him so?

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Turin-based Deltatre acquires IP video software maker Massive Interactive for $127M to challenge Disney and Endeavor in online sports streaming…

Murad Ahmed / Financial Times : Turin-based Deltatre acquires IP video software maker Massive Interactive for $127M to challenge Disney and Endeavor in online sports streaming services   —  UK-based software maker Massive Interactive has been snapped up by Italian company Deltatre for $127m, in a deal designed to create …

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US Cyber Command launches its new initiative to publicly share unclassified malware samples it has discovered by uploading multiple files to…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : US Cyber Command launches its new initiative to publicly share unclassified malware samples it has discovered by uploading multiple files to VirusTotal   —  USCYBERCOM said it plans to regularly upload “unclassified malware samples” to VirusTotal.  —  On Monday, the Cyber National Mission Force …

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CoStar buys Cozy, a startup helping landlords screen tenants, market properties, and collect rent, for $68M to improve its rental listings site…

John Cook / GeekWire : CoStar buys Cozy, a startup helping landlords screen tenants, market properties, and collect rent, for $68M to improve its rental listings site Apartments.com   —  Cozy, a Portland startup that helps more than 50,000 landlords screen potential tenants, market properties and easily collect rent …

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Twitter has quietly locked millions of suspicious followers that the company had purged in July and which had reappeared, according to Twitter, due to…

Paresh Dave / Reuters : Twitter has quietly locked millions of suspicious followers that the company had purged in July and which had reappeared, according to Twitter, due to a bug   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) made another attempt to make users' tallies of followers more accurate on Friday …

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Romania threatens to fine investigative non-profit RISE Project €650/day and up to €20M unless it reveals corruption investigation…

Jelter Meers / OCCRP : Romania threatens to fine investigative non-profit RISE Project €650/day and up to €20M unless it reveals corruption investigation sources, citing GDPR   —  The Romanian Data Protection Authority (ANSPDCP) Thursday ordered investigative outlet RISE Project to reveal its sources …

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Facebook to end forced arbitration for sexual-harassment claims, require execs at director level or above to disclose if they are dating someone in…

Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal : Facebook to end forced arbitration for sexual-harassment claims, require execs at director level or above to disclose if they are dating someone in the company   —  Social-networking giant also revises policy for senior executives dating employees  —  Facebook Inc. FB -1.97% is ending …

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