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November 13, 2020, 11:30 AM

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Jay Peters / The Verge:
DHS says US election was the most secure, with “no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised”  —  “The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history.”  —  The November 3rd election was the …
Reuters:
Sources: top US cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs told associates he expects to be fired, after CISA refused to delete content debunking election misinfo  —  WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Top U.S. cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs has told associates he expects to be fired …
Ars Technica:
Many Mac users experienced app slowdowns during the launch of Big Sur, possibly due to issues with Apple's OCSP service being unable to validate certificates  —  Even Macs that didn't upgrade to Big Sur had problems.  —  Mac users today began experiencing unexpected issues …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Andrew Griffin / The Independent:
BuzzFeed News:
At all-hands, Zuckerberg said that Biden won the election, Bannon violated policies but not enough to shutter his account, Facebook isn't adverse to legislation  —  As false claims declaring that Joe Biden isn't the president-elect flourish on his platform, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
DoorDash files for the IPO, says it had revenue of $1.9B and loss of $149M in the first nine months of 2020, vs. revenue of $587M and loss of $533M a year ago  —  - DoorDash, the leading food delivery app in the U.S., filed its IPO prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Twitter says it labeled 300K election-related tweets from Oct. 27 to Nov. 11 as disputed, accounting for 0.2% of all messages about the election  —  Twitter said on Thursday that it labeled as disputed 300,000 tweets related to the presidential election, or .2 percent of the total number …
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
iOS 14.3 beta code indicates Apple may suggest third-party apps to users during the iPhone or iPad setup process, likely to appease antitrust concerns  —  As Apple has been investigating for anti-competitive practices, the company is working on new ways to avoid these accusations and even sanctions from governments around the world.
Wall Street Journal:
Commerce Department stays its TikTok shutdown order, citing a federal court's ruling last month in Philadelphia  —  Commerce Department retreat follows federal court ruling, which the U.S. appealed Thursday  —  WASHINGTON—The Commerce Department said Thursday it wouldn't enforce its order …
Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
Sundar Pichai apologizes to Thierry Breton for an internal Alphabet document outlining a plan to attack the EU commissioner, says he wasn't aware of it  —  Sundar Pichai says he was unaware of plan for ‘pushback’ against the regulator  —  The chief executive of Google's parent company Alphabet …
Michael Waters / Digiday:
Retailers are using employee influencers on TikTok to garner organic reach, compensating them according to leaderboards built into employee advocacy platforms  —  Brands and retailers are desperate to get their employees to post on TikTok.  —  Last week, GameStop encouraged store workers …
Dave Gershgorn / OneZero :
A look at how COVID-19 has accelerated development of tech that tracks workers, and how physically tracing employees could be mainstream even after the pandemic  —  A boom in contact tracing devices could herald a new era of worker surveillance  —  Before April, Radiant RFID …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Guido van Rossum, the creator of Python, says he has come out of retirement to join Microsoft's Developer Division  —  Guido van Rossum, the creator of the Python programming language, today announced that he has unretired and joined Microsoft's Developer Division.
Karissa Bell / Engadget:
Facebook redesigns Instagram's layout to add dedicated tabs for shopping and Reels in the navigation bar, after testing the change in September  —  Instagram is redesigning the layout of its home screen to emphasize shopping and Reels.  The company introduced a new design that gives shopping …

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