Defense Secretary Esper recuses himself from JEDI contract decisions to avoid conflict of interest with his son’s employer IBM, an original contract bidder (Nextgov)

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US lawmakers debut a bipartisan bill that would force tech giants to make user data portable and interoperable via an API-like interface for secure transfers (Makena Kelly/The Verge)

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PeerNova, a blockchain-based platform for financial institutions that synchronizes data internally and externally, raises $31M bringing the total raised to $74M (Joeri Cant/Cointelegraph)

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Ex-SAP CEO Bill McDermott has been named chief executive of cloud automation platform ServiceNow; he replaces John Donahoe, who will become CEO of Nike (Natalie Gagliordi/ZDNet)

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Task management app Todoist gets a major update to its mobile, desktop, and web apps, adding sections inside projects for better organization, and more (Nathan Ingraham/Engadget)

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Snapchat reports it added 7M users in Q3 to hit 210M, up 13% YoY, and revenue of $446M, up 50% YoY, above expectations of $437.9M (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

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A look at HireVue’s controversial AI-driven face and voice scanning “employability” assessment tool, used by 100 employers including Hilton and Goldman Sachs (Drew Harwell/Washington Post)

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London-based Disperse raises $15M Series A for its service that uses computer vision to track construction site progress (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

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Rob Goldman, Facebook VP of advertising, says he’s leaving the company after more than seven years (Salvador Rodriguez/CNBC)

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The FTC issues its first-ever ban on “stalkerware” as it bars Retina-X from selling apps that monitor mobile devices unless a legitimate use for them is shown (Joseph Cox/VICE)

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