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The great winter of tech worker discontent is definitely here, Disney’s streaming service has a name, Vine might be coming back, Github hits a major milestone and, of course, the weekend longreads suggestions.Sponsors:Lightstream.com/rideMetalab.coLinks:Amazon is finally selling new iPhones after a long and complicated ‘turf war’ with Apple (BusinessInsider)A note to our employees (Google)#GoogleWalkout update: Collective action works, and we need to keep working. True equity depends on it. (Google Walkout For Real Change)Amazon Execs Addressed Concerns About Amazon Rekognition And ICE At An All-Hands Meeting (BuzzFeed)Vine co-founder plans to launch successor Byte in Spring 2019 (TechCrunch)GitHub passes 100 million repositories (Venture Beat)The Betterment Weekend Longreads:Why Technology Favors Tyranny (The Atlantic)Tech C.E.O.s Are in Love With Their Principal Doomsayer (NYTimes)HQ Trivia was a blockbuster hit — but internal turmoil and a shrinking audience have pushed its company to the brink…