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November 13, 2020, 2:20 PM

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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 …
Jeffrey Paul:
Thursday's OCSP service-related issues highlighted the fact that macOS sends a hash of every app that users run along with the users' IP, unencrypted, to Apple  —  ( 1122 words, approximately 6 minutes reading time. )  —  It's here.  It happened.  Did you notice?
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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Microsoft says it detected three APTs, from N. Korea and Russia, that launched attacks on at least seven companies developing a COVID-19 vaccine or treatments  —  The three state-sponsored hacker groups (APTs) are Russia's Strontium (Fancy Bear) and North Korea's Zinc (Lazarus Group) and Cerium.
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:
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
DoorDash files for 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.
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 …
Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
Sundar Pichai apologizes to Thierry Breton for an internal Alphabet document outlining a plan to attack the EU commissioner, saying it “was never shown to me”  —  Sundar Pichai says he was unaware of plan for ‘pushback’ against the regulator  —  The chief executive …
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.

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