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Microsoft announces Windows Sandbox, a desktop environment for running apps in isolation, for users running Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise build 18301…

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet : Microsoft announces Windows Sandbox, a desktop environment for running apps in isolation, for users running Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise build 18301 and later   —  Microsoft's coming ‘Windows Sandbox’ feature is a lightweight virtual machine that allow users to run potentially suspicious software in isolation.

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Match fires Tinder comms VP, Rosette Pambakian, others; emails show Pambakian blames lawsuit, CEO says Pambakian’s refusal to talk without lawyer led…

Ashley Carman / The Verge : Match fires Tinder comms VP, Rosette Pambakian, others; emails show Pambakian blames lawsuit, CEO says Pambakian's refusal to talk without lawyer led to firing   —  The Verge obtained an email exchange between her and Match's CEO  —  Multiple Tinder employees who sued the dating app's parent company …

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Internal docs show Facebook gave ~150 companies access to more user data than disclosed; some could read private DMs; Facebook says it didn’t violate…

New York Times : Internal docs show Facebook gave ~150 companies access to more user data than disclosed; some could read private DMs; Facebook says it didn't violate FTC decree   —  Internal documents show that the social network gave Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify and others far greater access to people's data than it has disclosed.

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EU court rejects Yelp and Consumer Watchdog’s application to intervene in Google’s appeal of its 2017 $2.7B EU antitrust fine; other Google rivals…

Aoife White / Bloomberg : EU court rejects Yelp and Consumer Watchdog's application to intervene in Google's appeal of its 2017 $2.7B EU antitrust fine; other Google rivals also rejected   —  - EU court says Yelp isn't involved in shopping comparison  — Court also throws out intervention from Oracle-backed group

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Blythe Masters, CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings and a former JPMorgan executive, will step down as CEO but remain on its board (Jeff…

Jeff John Roberts / Fortune : Blythe Masters, CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings and a former JPMorgan executive, will step down as CEO but remain on its board   —  Blythe Masters left her job as a high-flying JPMorgan Chase executive in 2014, and soon after became CEO of Digital Asset, a blockchain startup that caters to banks and startups.

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Amnesty International calls Twitter a “toxic place for women” in a study of 288,000 tweets aimed at 778 female journalists and politicians from the US…

Emily Dreyfuss / Wired : Amnesty International calls Twitter a “toxic place for women” in a study of 288,000 tweets aimed at 778 female journalists and politicians from the US and UK   —  FOR MANY WOMEN, especially journalists, politicians, and other public figures, Twitter is something to endure.

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