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November 13, 2021, 8:01 PM

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Ionut Ilascu / BleepingComputer:
FBI email servers were hacked to send spam warning of a “sophisticated chain attack”, with a likely goal to discredit security researcher Vinny Troia  —  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) email servers were hacked to distribute spam email impersonating FBI warnings …
Chris Stokel-Walker / Wired UK:
Substack touts itself as an alternative to toxic, ad-driven social media, but many of its top earners are polarizing figures who were deplatformed elsewhere  —  The company's CEO says the old way of social media is broken—but is his alternative much different?
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
The latest iOS 15.2 beta adds a manual Macro mode toggle to the Camera app on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max  —  The second beta of iOS 15.2 adds a toggle for Macro mode on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max when Auto Macro is disabled in Settings, enabling users …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Intel scrapped plans to make silicon wafers at a Chinese factory to ease US chip shortages, after the Biden admin strongly discouraged the proposal  —  - Chipmaker had pitched China investment as way to ease shortage  — Administration seeks to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers
Helen Partz / Cointelegraph:
AMC Theatres now accepts bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash, and litecoin for online payments; CEO Adam Aron says dogecoin will be accepted next  —  AMC Theaters now accepts online payments in Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin, with Dogecoin coming next.  —  279 Total views  —  4 Total shares
Amrith Ramkumar / Wall Street Journal:
Presto, which provides restaurants with food ordering hardware and analytics, is going public via a SPAC merger at a ~$1B valuation  —  Presto is known for its pay-at-table kiosks, tablets and artificial-intelligence tools  —  Restaurant-technology startup Presto is combining …
New York Times:
Telegram could become a powerful vector for lies and vitriol before the 2022 presidential elections in Brazil, where it is installed on 53% of smartphones  —  In a social media ecosystem facing mounting pressure to combat fake news and polarization, Telegram is the most permissive disseminator of content — and disinformation.

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