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Microsoft says hackers working for Russia, China, and Iran have recently escalated their attacks on people and orgs involved in the US presidential election

Microsoft has made a big announcement saying hackers working for Russia, China, and Iran have recently escalated their attacks on people and organizations involved in the US presidential election. There was a time when our own government would be the one to warn us about things like that, but just like with Coronavirus, I guess it’s tech companies who have all the data and are actually run competently enough to be useful.

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Epic says Apple will let existing Fortnite players on iOS continue to use Sign in with Apple, after receiving an “indefinite extension”

Ok, no sooner do I say that Apple doesn’t look like it will give even an inch in the fight with Epic Games than… they blink a bit. Epic says Apple will indeed still allow existing Fortnite players on iOS to continue to use the Sign in with Apple system, something they had been threatening to cut off on top of everything else.

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Apple Music's 3.4.0 beta APK contains a reference to Apple One, likely the name of the rumored Apple subscription bundle

This show tries to keep you all ITK. In the Know, as they say in British football circles. So, this is a little nugget, but something to keep you as an ITK in good standing. 9to5Google noticed that inside the Apple Music 3.4.0 beta APK, there is a reference to something called Apple One, which they figure is the likely name of the rumored Apple subscription bundle.

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Profile of the note-taking startup Roam Research, which has raised $9M at $200M valuation from Patrick and John Collison, True Ventures, Lux Capital, others

Interesting raise from another one of those new apps/services that everyone in Silicon Valley has been raving about. Roam Research is essentially a note-taking startup. And it has raised $9 million at a $200 million valuation from among other people, the Collison brothers, True Ventures and Lux Capital. And when I say this app is popular, some people are downright religious about it.

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