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November 9, 2020, 8:55 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 approach to antitrust 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:
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 …
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 …
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 …
Waqas / HackRead:
Data breach leaks sensitive, private, and financial data of millions of customers from Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, and others who use Prestige Software  —  The list of online booking sites affected by the breach includes some of the top industry giants including Booking.com.
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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