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November 9, 2020, 11:45 AM

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Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max review: terrific camera, battery life, and performance, but it's close to being too big and 60Hz display lags behind the competition  —  Apple's biggest iPhone brings along an impressive camera  —  The iPhone 12 Pro Max is a big phone.  The biggest iPhone ever made, in fact.
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.
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
Financial Times:
SoftBank has removed three of its most senior executives, including Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra, from its board, amid calls to improve corporate governance  —  Japanese conglomerate also books a $1.3bn loss on its Nasdaq trades over the summer  —  Japan's SoftBank has culled three …
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Tim Berners Lee's Inrupt startup releases an enterprise version of the Solid privacy platform, which allows organizations to build privacy-focused apps  —  Inrupt, the startup from World Wide Web founder Tim Berners-Lee, announced an enterprise version of the Solid privacy platform today …
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%  —  Shares of Zoom Video fell sharply on Monday morning as names benefitting from people staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic lost …
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 …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
India's antitrust watchdog says it has opened a case against Google to investigate whether Play Store favors Google Pay over rivals  —  India's antitrust watchdog has opened an investigation into Google for allegedly abusing the dominant position of its app store to promote its payments service …

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