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November 30, 2020, 9:55 AM

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Thomas Seal / Bloomberg:
The UK will ban the installation of new Huawei 5G network equipment starting September 2021, after initially announcing a 2027 timeframe in July  —  - Britain set to impose security law on mobile network operators  — White House pushed allies to exclude Chinese tech giant Huawei
Scott Pelley / CBS News:
Interview with former director of US CISA Chris Krebs on being fired by Trump via tweet, why paper ballots are key to ensuring election security, and more  —  Chris Krebs, a lifelong Republican, was put in charge of the agency handling election security by President Trump two years ago.
Ars Technica:
Best 2020 Cyber Monday deals on gaming consoles, laptops, monitors, Apple, Sonos, and Amazon devices, smartphones, headphones, speakers, and more  —  We've sifted through the junk to pick out the tech deals most worth your time.  —  Cyber Monday has arrived.
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Sources: Salesforce's deal to buy Slack is expected to be announced on Tuesday after markets close; Salesforce reports Q3 earnings on Tuesday; Slack jumps 9%+  —  - Salesforce's deal to buy Slack is expected to be announced Tuesday after markets close, sources told CNBC's David Faber.
Oscar Lopez / New York Times:
A look at Cartel TikTok, viral videos showcasing drug cartel culture, that experts say is a propaganda tool designed to mask the violence and attract recruits  —  Mexico is set to shatter another murder record, but that grim reality is nowhere to be seen on the TikTok videos that go viral by showcasing drug cartel culture.
Debby Wu / Bloomberg:
As China gets more expensive and US politics less predictable, Foxconn, Pegatron, and others are increasing production in places like India, Vietnam, and Mexico  —  - Foxconn eyes Vietnam for some production of iPads and MacBooks  — Pegatron is in the process of readying an iPhone site in India
Tim Hardwick / MacRumors:
Italy's antitrust watchdog fines Apple €10M for alleged misleading iPhone water resistance claims in its promotional messages  —  Apple has been slapped with a 10 million euro ($12 million) fine by Italy's antitrust watchdog for unfair commercial practices related to its iPhone marketing in the country.
Dylan Loh / Nikkei Asia:
While OECD works on digital taxation framework with 130+ countries, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore implemented their own digital tax rules in 2020  —  E-commerce has boomed in Asia during pandemic but new levies challenge profits  —  SINGAPORE — Governments across the Association …
Om Malik / On my Om:
A tribute to Tony Hsieh, a notable figure on the startup scene since 1996, and whose life recalls a friendlier and less polarized Internet era  —  Tony Hsieh, an Internet entrepreneur and former CEO of Zappos, an Amazon company, died from injuries incurred during a house fire when visiting family in Connecticut on November 27, 2020.
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