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  • John Legere has no interest in leaving his role as T-Mobile CEO to lead WeWork, according to CNBC sources; sources for The Wall Street Journal recently indicated Legere was in late-stage talks with WeWork to take over that company as soon as January; SoftBank, the majority owner of WeWork, also has a controlling interest in Sprint, which is in the process of merging with T-Mobile - Link

  • PillPack, the medication delivery company Amazon acquired last year, updates its branding from "PillPack, an Amazon company," to "PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy"; it is the first public reference to the new Amazon Pharmacy brand; CNBC sources say Amazon promoted PillPack CEO TJ Parker to an Amazon VP role over the summer - Link

  • Amazon launches the Voice Interoperability Initiative, seeking cooperation from AI assistant providers and others to facilitate consumer access to multiple assistants on a given device; 30 companies have committed to supporting the initiative, including Sony, Salesforce, Tencent, and Spotify - Link

  • Bill.com, which automates back-office operations, files for IPO; integrates with QuickBooks, Xero, others; in April the company said it managed $60B in annual payments; clients include Gusto and Thumbtack; raised $247M to date - Link

  • Microsoft hires former US Attorney General Eric Holder to audit facial recognition tech company AnyVision; Microsoft's VC arm M12 invested in AnyVision's $31M Series A this year; AnyVision agreed to ethical terms as part of that round; last month, NBC News sources indicated Israel used AnyVision's tech to monitor Palestinians in the West bank; AnyVision denied the report - Link