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November 6, 2020, 9:40 PM

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Tim Hardwick / MacRumors:
Kuo: iPhone 13 to come in same four sizes as iPhone 12, Pro Models to feature a major upgrade to ultra wide camera with f/1.8, 6P lens with autofocus  —  TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research note, seen by MacRumors, that details his expectations …
Kyle Bradshaw / 9to5Google:
Code in Google Photos app suggests Google will add new editing features and filters for Google One subscribers  —  The primary reason that you may decide to have a Google One subscription is to get extra storage for Google Drive and other apps, but the service has other benefits.
Elsa Keslassy / Variety:
Netflix is testing Direct, a linear channel with real-time, scheduled programming from its library, which is accessible only via its website, in France  —  Netflix has chosen France to test its first channel offering.  —  Named Direct, the linear channel — which is only available to subscribers …
Andrew Webster / The Verge:
PlayStation 5 review: DualSense controller is amazing, performance is fast and smooth, has a more streamlined UI, but it's big and has no “quick resume” feature  —  The real star of Sony's new console is its controller  —  A new console generation is usually something you can see.
Shakeel Hashim / Protocol:
Codemasters, which makes F1 and Dirt racing games, says Take-Two made a non-binding offer to acquire it for around $960M  —  In a statement Friday, Codemasters said that Take-Two had made a non-binding offer to acquire the company for around $960 million in cash and stock.
Carrie Mihalcik / CNET:
MagSafe Duo Charger as well as the Leather Sleeve with MagSafe for the iPhone 12 models are now listed as “coming soon” on Apple's site, for $129 each  —  As preorders for the iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone Pro Max kicked off on Friday, Apple also revealed pricing for its MagSafe Duo Charger …
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Chinese autonomous vehicle startup Pony.ai raises $267M at a $5.3B valuation, and says it has raised a total of $1B to date  —  - Chinese driverless car firm Pony.ai has raised another round of funding, bringing its valuation to $5.3 billion, the company said on Friday.
Angelica Mari / ZDNet:
Brazil's Superior Court of Justice was hit by a major ransomware attack this week, suspending all sessions until Nov. 10; Bolsonaro claims attackers were found  —  The organization is working to recover its systems environment; president Jair Bolsonaro said the authors have been identified.
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Twitter removed a student's tweets critical of Proctorio, which makes an exam monitoring tool used by many US schools, for reproducing Proctorio's code  —  A series of tweets by one Miami University student that were critical of a proctoring software company have been hidden by Twitter …

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