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November 7, 2020, 2:05 AM

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David Gilbert / VICE:
Facebook shuts down Trump-linked “Stop the Steal” Group, which was spreading disinfo about the election and amassed 360,000+ followers since launching a day ago  —  The group, run by Trump allies, is spreading disinformation about the election and calling for “boots on the ground to protect the integrity of the vote.”
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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
In a survey, Spotify hints at plans for a subscription podcast service; the survey describes at least four plans, ranging from $3 to $8 per month  —  No music included  —  Spotify appears to be interested in launching a subscription podcast service that would offer access to original shows or exclusive episodes for a monthly fee.
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.
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.
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.
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 …

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