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November 24, 2020, 6:45 AM

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Sue Dremann / Palo Alto Online:
Apple's head of global security Thomas Moyer indicted for trying to bribe Santa Clara sheriff's office with 200 iPads in return for concealed firearm permits  —  Defendants include Sheriff Laurie Smith's second-in-command  —  Four people, including top brass in the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office …
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Twitter will now show a warning when someone tries to like a tweet labeled for misinformation, says such warnings decreased quote retweets of misinfo by 29%  —  The company already displays a warning when you try to retweet a labeled tweet  —  Ahead of the 2020 election …
Lauren Kaori Gurley / VICE:
Internal reports detail how Amazon tracks labor, environmental movements in EU; Amazon confirms hiring union-busting Pinkerton agency to spy on warehouse staff  —  Dozens of leaked documents from Amazon's Global Security Operations Center reveal the company's reliance on Pinkerton operatives …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Snap announces Spotlight, a vertically scrollable TikTok-like feed inside Snapchat, and will pay $1M every day to users who create the top Snaps through 2020  —  After taking on TikTok with music-powered features last month, Snapchat this morning is officially launching a dedicated place within …
Rachel Monroe / The Atlantic:
Behind the rise of TikTok's teen stars, content houses, and the D'Amelios, who this year have focused on establishing themselves as the first family of TikTok  —  Collab day at Clubhouse Beverly Hills was scheduled to start at 2 p.m., but that time came and went and the mansion was still as sleepy as a college dorm on Saturday morning.
Patrick Moorhead / Forbes:
Apple's M1 Macs are impressive but some may want to pass on them for now due to incompatibility or stability issues with apps like Matlab, Parallels, and Docker  —  I've read the first batch of Apple MacBook Pro 13" M1 reviews from the Apple-chosen first reviewers and you'd be hard to find anything negative about the new laptop.
Renée DiResta / The Atlantic:
Trump's clear election loss has splintered the right-wing online info ecosystem, forcing outlets, platforms, and commentators to choose reality or Trump  —  When Fox News called Arizona for Democrat Joe Biden shortly after the polls closed there on Election Night, right-wing social media erupted in fury.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Q&A: CEO Jensen Huang on the antitrust environment as Nvidia attempts to acquire Arm, PC vs. next-gen consoles, and Nvidia's gaming and datacenter businesses  —  Nvidia had another stellar quarter, reporting revenues of $4.73 billion for its third fiscal quarter ended October 25, up 57% from a year earlier.
Tina Bellon / Reuters:
Uber and Lyft awarded a federal contract by the GSA, estimated to be worth up to $810M over five years, to offer ride-sharing services to public agency workers  —  (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc have been awarded a federal contract worth up to $810 million to offer …

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