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Recode Daily: Here comes Trump’s travel ban 2.0

He’s expected to issue it today.

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Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order today replacing his failed surprise “travel ban,” which targeted people from seven Muslim-majority countries and led to widespread protests. The new version still limits travel and temporarily bans refugees, but reportedly excludes Iraq and the extra restrictions against Syrian refugees. — [Ron Nixon and Maggie Haberman / New York Times]

Trump’s latest Twitter rampage targeted Barack Obama this past weekend, accusing the former president of wiretapping him. Trump was apparently inspired by an article on Breitbart, and spent the weekend “mad — steaming, raging mad,” as his “young presidency has existed in a perpetual state of chaos.” — [Philip Rucker, Robert Costa and Ashley Parker / Washington Post]

Uber’s app to conquer the world: The company’s efforts to evade officials who might pose problems — often city authorities in places where Uber was operating illegally — include a secret software tool called Greyball, which serves up a fake version of Uber’s app. — [Mike Isaac / New York Times]

Trump’s possible pick for the Federal Trade Commission chair might have to recuse himself in cases involving Google, Facebook or Microsoft. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has received more than $60,000 in contributions from tech companies. — [Tess Townsend / Recode]

Facebook has started screening fake news by attaching a “disputed” tag to some stories. It's not a quick fix: It took several days to flag a fake story from the 100 percent fake “Seattle Tribune.” — [Peter Kafka / Recode]

On the latest Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher: Amazon is enemy No. 1 for big retailers like Walmart, but they can win if they start copying what Amazon does best. Enjoy CEO and former Target SVP Ron Johnson sketched out a playbook for Walmart to avoid getting lapped by Jeff Bezos & co. He also shares what he learned from more than a decade working under Steve Jobs. Listen in iTunes or Google Play Music. — [Eric Johnson / Recode]

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