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March 11, 2020, 4:10 PM

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Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
ESA says E3, scheduled for early June as a three-day event, has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns  —  ESA announces it won't hold massive game marketing event for the first time since 1995.  —  [Update: In a message sent Wednesday morning, the ESA cited “growing concerns over [the] …
Clare Duffy / CNN:
Google recommends all North American employees work remotely until at least April 10  —  New York (CNN Business)Google parent company Alphabet is recommending that all of its North America employees work from home through April 10 due to coronavirus, according to an email shown to CNN.
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Sources: during a meeting, the White House sought help from Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and others to combat coronavirus misinformation and track its spread  —  The White House on Wednesday sought new help from Amazon, Google and other tech giants in the fight against coronavirus …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Microsoft posts an advisory about a new wormable flaw in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019; there's currently no patch available, but there are workarounds  —  Critical bug in Microsoft's SMBv3 implementation published under mysterious circumstances.  —  Word leaked out on Tuesday …
Rama Venkat / Reuters:
Uber says it may temporarily suspend drivers and riders who have contracted or been exposed to COVID-19, will compensate quarantined drivers for up to 14 days  —  (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) notified riders and drivers that it may temporarily suspend the accounts of anyone …
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
YouTube says it will enable ads on a limited number of videos about coronavirus, including from some news partners and creators who accurately self-certify  —  Weeks after YouTube declared automatic demonetization  —  YouTube is reassessing its policies in an effort to let some creators monetize videos …
Shannon Vavra / CyberScoop:
Bipartisan congressional committee report gives 75 recommendations for how US government should approach cyber security issues, from Cyber Command's goals to 5G  —  A bipartisan congressional committee is urging the federal government to enact a sweeping set of cybersecurity upgrades in order …
Joseph Cox / VICE:
Analysis of 500+ search warrants and related docs: evidence on iPhones is typically inaccessible, though tools from Grayshift, Cellebrite, and others can work  —  With research support from Izzie Ramirez.  —  Law enforcement around the country have had varying degrees of success in trying …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Libra rival The Celo Foundation launches Alliance for Prosperity, a cryptocurrency developer platform, backed by 50+ partners including a16z and Coinbase  —  Some Libra Association members like Andreessen Horowitz and Coinbase are double-dipping, backing a competing cryptocurrency developer platform.

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