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  • 12.07.16

Morning intel: Trump is Time’s “person of the year,” Pandora takes on Spotify 

Pandora is set to launch Pandora Premium, an on-demand music subscription service that will compete with Spotify

Time magazine has named President-elect Donald Trump as its 2016 “person of the year.” On the short list: Hillary Clinton, “the hackers,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the CRISPR pioneers, and Beyoncé.

• An earthquake off the coast of Indonesia has left more than 97 people dead, with many more feared to be trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings.

• A New York Times photojournalist has documented the slaughter of suspected drug users in the Philippines, where the government has promoted a violent anti-drug campaign and vigilante killings.

Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey discussed Trump’s frequent use of the platform during a tech conference in California. “We’re definitely entering a new world where everything is on the surface and we can all see it in real time,” Dorsey said.RP