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October 23, 2020, 9:05 AM

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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Twitter and the White House deny claims that a Dutch researcher logged in to Trump's Twitter account, as experts scrutinize screenshots  —  Researcher claims Trump's password was ‘maga2020!’  —  A security researcher claims he hacked President Donald Trump's Twitter account earlier this month …
Sean Lyngaas / CyberScoop:
US says Russia-linked group targeted IT systems used by state and local officials, but there was no evidence “integrity of elections data has been compromised”  —  It's no secret that the hacking group often referred to as Energetic Bear or TEMP.Isotope — linked by multiple security firms …
Kevin Collier / NBC News:
Bloomberg:
Sources: PayPal is exploring acquisitions of cryptocurrency companies, including holding talks with BitGo, which makes multi-signature cryptocurrency wallets  —  - Goldman-backed startup helps investors store Bitcoin securely  — No deal is finalized and talks could still fall apart
Biz Carson / Protocol:
Expensify's CEO emailed all users to encourage them to vote for Biden; says “anything less than a vote for Biden is a vote against democracy”  —  Expensify CEO David Barrett blasted all of his customers with a message to vote for Biden to “protect democracy.”
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPad Air 4 are now available in stores and arriving to customers around the world  —  The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and fourth-generation iPad Air are now available in stores and arriving to customers around the world.  —  Apple has shared a Newsroom post …
Cyrus Farivar / NBC News:
As voters weigh Prop 22, a California appeals court upheld a lower court ruling ordering Uber and Lyft to stop classifying drivers as independent contractors  —  OAKLAND, Calif.—A California state appellate court on Thursday upheld a lower court's ruling that there was an “overwhelming likelihood” …
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Intel reports Q3 revenue of $18.3B, down 4% YoY, vs $18.24B est., and Data Center Group revenue of $5.9B, down 7% YoY; stock is down 10%+ after hours  —  - Intel beat estimates overall as work from home continued because of the coronavirus pandemic.  — The company's data center unit derives revenue …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Quibi says it will shut down “on or about” December 1 and does not know if its original content will be made available elsewhere after it shuts down  —  Quibi, a day after announcing it will shut down less than seven months after launching, told customers Thursday that it expects …
John Koetsier / Forbes:
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Enterprise software provider Tibco acquires data and analytics firm Information Builders to expand its analytics portfolio and customer base  —  Information Builders has data quality, prep and integration products that will support what Tibco calls its hyperconverged analytics strategy.
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Huawei debuts €1,199 Mate 40 Pro and €1,399 Pro Plus, with 5nm Kirin 9000 chip, 6.76" display, 50 MP main camera, 50W wireless charging, available Nov. 13 in UK  —  Plus a new flagship Kirin 9000 processor  —  Huawei has announced the Mate 40 Pro and Pro Plus …

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