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  • Goodreads Choice Awards, best of 2015
  • NewYork Times The 10 Best Books of 2015
  • Samsung agreed to pay Apple $ 548 million in five-year-long patent dispute (WSJ)
  • Porsche is officially in the race to create a more mainstream electric car industry by the end of the decade. The German company—owned by Volkswagen—says it will spend $1 billion to create the Mission E, an electric that will go from zero to 100 km per hour (62 mph) in 3.5 seconds, travel 300 miles on a single charge, and recharge 80% of its battery in 15 minutes. (QZ)
  • Facebook has begun rolling out a new feature on its social network which allows users to stream live video.(BBC)
  • Google has launched its first wi-fi network in Uganda’s capital Kampala, in 120 key locations.Official statistics show Uganda has about 8.5 million internet users, making up 23% of the population. (BBC)
  • Fake LinkedIn profiles used by hackers (BBC)
  • Microsoft PowerApps, a set of applications that the company described in a job listing as the “next billion dollar business for cloud and enterprise,” is launched
    According to a press release, PowerApps gives developers the ability to build custom native apps that can run across mobile and web.The goal of the service is to let businesses find, and harness, data throughout the organisation — which includes both on-premise and Software-as-a-Service apps — without writing any code. (Business Insider)
  • The best science fiction, as picked by 20 A.I. experts (Business Insider)