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June 6, 2017, 9:10 AM

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The Intercept:
Leaked top-secret NSA doc: Russian military intelligence sent spear-phishing emails to 100+ local election officials days before the US presidential election  —  Russian military intelligence executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails …
Apple:
Apple announces iOS 11, available to developers today, public beta later this month, release this fall  —  Biggest Software Release Ever for iPad and New AR Experiences Among Hundreds of Updates  —  San Jose, California — Apple today previewed iOS 11, a major update to the world's …
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
iOS 11 will only operate on 64-bit devices, making iPhone 5, 5C and iPad 4 obsolete, and remove support for 32-bit apps  —  Apple's iOS 11 update means iPhone 5 and 5C will no longer receive updates, while some apps and games will be incompatible after switch to 64-bit
More: BGR, ZDNet, 9to5Mac, and MacRumors
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Apple:
Apple previews workstation-class iMac Pro with Xeon CPU with up to 18 cores, Radeon Vega GPU with up to 16GB of VRAM, 5K display; starts at $4999, coming Dec.  —  Featuring up to 18-Core Processors, 22 Teraflops of GPU Performance, Fast Storage and Advanced I/O
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Snap acquires location analytics firm Placed, sources say for $200M+; Placed to continue operating independently  —  Snapchat parent Snap has acquired Placed, a Seattle-based startup that operates a consumer location analytics platform, GeekWire has learned.
Apple:
Apple debuts new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, available to order today starting at $649 and $799 respectively  —  iOS 11, Coming This Fall, Brings New Features That Make iPad Pro Even More Powerful  —  San Jose, California — Apple today introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro …
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Apple:
Apple unveils $349 HomePod, a Siri-enabled speaker with spatial awareness, 7 tweeter array, woofer that ties in with Music, Home apps; coming Dec. in US, AU, UK  —  Sneak Peek of Apple-Designed Home Music Speaker with Amazing Sound Quality and Intelligence  —  San Jose, California …
BBC:
Following London terror attack, tech giants reject UK Prime Minister Theresa May's claims that they provided a “safe space” for terrorist ideology  —  Technology companies have defended their handling of extremist content following the London terror attack.

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