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December 28, 2020, 3:20 PM

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Andrei Frumusanu / AnandTech:
Xiaomi announces Mi 11, its new flagship, with 6.81" 120Hz display, Snapdragon 888, Android 11, and up to 256GB storage, available in China for ~$611 on Jan. 1  —  Today Xiaomi held the Chinese launch announcement of the new Mi 11 - the company's new mainstream flagship phone for 2021.
Bloomberg:
China's central bank tells Ant it must overhaul its lending, insurance, and wealth management businesses and come up with a timetable as soon as possible  —  - Authorities require Ant to overhaul business, set up timetable  — Ant was blasted over governance, disdain toward compliance
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
David Shepardson / Reuters:
FAA issues rules requiring some drones, like those flying over people, to be remotely identifiable and night flying drones to have anti-collision lights  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday said it is issuing long-awaited rules to allow …
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
A look at the worst hacks of 2020: SolarWinds, Twitter, Blueleaks, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Vastaamo, and Garmin  —  From ransomware schemes to supply chain attacks, this year melded classic hacks with extraordinary circumstances.  —  WHAT A WAY to kick off a new decade.
Financial Times:
South Korean antitrust regulators have asked Delivery Hero to sell its existing business before its $4B takeover of Woowa Brothers can go ahead  —  Seoul antitrust watchdog argues merger with Woowa Brothers would hurt competition  —  Delivery Hero's hopes of rapid expansion in Asia have hit …
Lee Brown / New York Post:
Nashville mayor says the Christmas day explosion in the city appears to have targeted an AT&T building, amid reports the suspect was paranoid about 5G  —  Nashville's mayor said Sunday that the city's Christmas blast appeared to be an “infrastructure attack” on the AT&T building there …

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