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Huawei and suppliers make plans to face U.S. trade blacklist: Nikkei

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is asking its top Asian chipmakers to maintain deliveries after Washington decided to curb the telecom giant’s access to American technology, the Nikkei reported https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Trade-war/Huawei-and-suppliers-dust-off-backup-plans-to-prepare-for-storm on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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Democratic Senator Warren calls for regulations on big tech companies

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is in the race for the 2020 nomination for U.S. President, is set to present a regulatory plan aimed at breaking up some of America’s largest technology companies, including Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc, she wrote in a blog https://medium.com/@teamwarren/heres-how-we-can-break-up-big-tech-9ad9e0da324c post on Friday.

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Former Facebook worker says firm not doing enough to deal with racial discrimination

A former Facebook Inc employee who worked closely with racial minority groups said in a blog post https://www.facebook.com/notes/mark-s-luckie/facebook-is-failing-its-black-employees-and-its-black-users/1931075116975013 on Tuesday that he left this month over frustration with the social network’s “systematic disenfranchisement of underrepresented voices” and other diversity issues.

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As companies embrace AI, it’s a job-seeker’s market

(In first and 17th paragraphs, this October 15 story corrects name to computer sciences department, not computer science. In 17th paragraph, corrects that applicants are for study of artificial intelligence in electrical engineering and computer sciences PhD program, not for doctoral program in electrical engineering and computer science corrects number …

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