Quitting China helped slow the bleeding, but Uber still lost more than $800 million in the third quarter, and is on track to lose more than $3 billion for the year. Revenue is still growing and will likely top $5.5 billion this year. — [Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg]
With Donald Trump’s victory driven in part by economic fears and anger, it’s time for Silicon Valley’s merry disrupters to grow up and get serious about the social consequences of the technologies they are creating. — [Kara Swisher / Recode]
A few electors went rogue or tried to (more Democrats than Republicans), but in the end, the Electoral College confirmed Trump as the next president of a deeply divided United States. — [Scott Detrow / NPR]
In a message to Apple employees, CEO Tim Cook said he met with Trump last week because “the way that you influence these issues is to be in the arena ... you don’t change things by just yelling.” Meanwhile, Cook is also talking to the Indian government, because he wants incentives to manufacture in that country. — [Ina Fried / Recode]
SoftBank is investing $1 billion in satellite broadband company OneWeb, enabling the startup to add 3,000 jobs. This is the first installment on SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son’s pledge to Trump to create 50,000 jobs in the U.S. — [Alistair Barr / Bloomberg]
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The sequel comes out in October. (Bonus cult-favorite sequel teaser: From next year’s “Twin Peaks” revival on Showtime, David Lynch as FBI Regional Bureau Chief Gordon Cole, eating a damn fine donut.)
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.