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November 9, 2020, 9:15 AM

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Bloomberg:
Apple suspends new business with key supplier Pegatron after discovering violations of labor rules related to a student worker program  —  - Apple says Pegatron violated rules for student worker program  — Company says new business paused until corrective action taken
Issie Lapowsky / Protocol:
As POTUS, Biden will overturn Trump's immigration EOs, support net neutrality, and may not prioritize Section 230 reform, but his antitrust approach is unclear  —  Joe Biden's election as the 46th president of the United States gives the tech industry a reason to breathe a brief sigh of relief …
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Apple iPhone 12 mini review: easy to handle, screen and performance are excellent, but battery life is lackluster and charging with MagSafe is slower  —  The tech industry is obsessed with size, and it's easy to see why.  “Bigger” is often used as shorthand for “better,” and if you need proof just look at phones.
Fred Imbert / CNBC:
Following positive COVID-19 vaccine news, Zoom's shares fell 15%+ and other “stay-at-home” stocks like Amazon and Netflix dropped 3.4%-5.4% in pre-market trades  —  Shares of Zoom Video fell sharply on Monday morning as names benefitting from people staying at home due …
Corbin Davenport / Android Police:
Let's Encrypt warns phones running Android 7.1 or older won't connect to many secure websites starting in 2021 as they will no longer trust its root certificate  —  It took a long time, but most of the web now uses HTTPS to securely transmit information, partially thanks to a push by Google.
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Windows 10, iOS 14, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox were hacked in Tianfu Cup, China's largest hacking competition; winning team from Qihoo 360 got $744K in prizes  —  Winning hacker team pockets $744,500 at the Tianfu Cup, China's top hacking contest.  —  Many of today's top software programs …
Jim Salter / Ars Technica:
Raspberry Pi 400 review: functional $100 desktop PC that supports both Raspberry Pi OS and Ubuntu Desktop, but integrated keyboard is narrow and no 3.5mm jack  —  The Pi 400 isn't a powerful desktop PC—but it is a desktop PC, for $100 or less.  —  Late Friday afternoon …
Emma Colton / Washington Examiner:
Parler becomes top downloaded app in the US as conservatives rally support to leave Twitter and Facebook  —  Social media platform Parler jumped to the top downloaded app this weekend, as conservatives rally support to leave Facebook and Twitter over censorship.

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