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The COMUNICANO for Thursday April 19th 2018

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Wrestling great Bruno Sammartino passed away (today's final story.) To me, that's a personal loss of
 
April 19 · Issue #287 · View online
Andy Abramson
Wrestling great Bruno Sammartino passed away (today’s final story.) To me, that’s a personal loss of a great memory. You see, I was 18 or so and back in the winter of 1978, working with the Philadelphia Journal (in addition to the Flyers and in college) the first “athlete” I ever interviewed for the paper was Sammartino. He sat there in the spectrum press room along with promoter Phil Zacko, stone faced. He talked all about his career, his match, but when it came to the eternal question about wrestling being fake, he simply didn’t answer. …Facebook does a legal dodge…Jeff Bezos issues his annual letter…Amazon comes to Culver City…….Qualcomm comes up the loser…Those stories and more are all in today’s Comunicano….

Facebook Watch
Exclusive: Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law
Amazon Watch
Amazon: CEO Jeff Bezos' 2018 shareholder letter
Amazon Reboots the Studio Where ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘E.T.’ Were Made - The New York Times
Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses
Qualcomm Watch
Qualcomm May Be Collateral Damage in a U.S.-China Trade War
Silicon Valley Watch
Arrogance Peaks in Silicon Valley
Crypto Watch
Basis touts ‘stablecoin’—but on what basis?
Kraken CEO: Crypto Exchange Won't Answer New York AG's Inquiry
VoIP Watch
Alleged 'robocall' mastermind denies wrongdoing before U.S. Senate
Privacy Watch
Welcome to the Wikipedia for Terms of Service Agreements
Facebook To Offer Users Opt-Outs That Comply With New European Privacy Rules
Chrome 66 arrives with autoplaying content blocked by default
Workplace Watch
Not Everyone Feels Welcome Camping Out In 'Third Spaces' Like Starbucks
TaskRabbit is Back Online After Suspected Data Breach With Plans to Bolster Security
Odds & Ends
YouTube testing monetization tools to keep creators paid, says Wojcicki
Bruno Sammartino, Durable Champ in WWE Hall of Fame, Dies at 82
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