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November 13, 2020, 5:15 PM

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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.
Tim Hardwick / MacRumors:
Kuo: Apple plans to launch an iPad with a mini-LED display and AirPods 3 with a design similar to AirPods Pro, both in the first half of 2021  —  Apple intends to launch an iPad with a mini-LED display and AirPods 3 with a design signature similar to AirPods Pro in the first half of next year …
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.
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 …
John D. McKinnon / Wall Street Journal:
Filing: CFIUS extends the deadline for ByteDance to divest its US TikTok operations by 15 days until Nov. 27  —  U.S. panel sets Nov. 27 as new deadline for Chinese-owned app's divestiture  —  WASHINGTON—Federal officials have granted TikTok and its Chinese parent ByteDance Ltd. a 15 …
Shawna Chen / Axios:
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Filing: Online learning marketplace Udemy is raising up to $100M Series F at a $3.32B valuation; Udemy raised $50M Series E in February at a $2B+ valuation  —  Online education has been one of the hotspots in the tech world this year, as people turn to e-learning tools to fill …
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 …

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