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May 31, 2017, 12:15 PM

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Peter Han / Windows Blog:
Microsoft says “Always Connected” Windows 10 ARM PCs are coming from Asus, HP, and Lenovo, and shows Asus and Dell Windows Mixed Reality headsets  —  This year I had the pleasure of taking the keynote stage with Nick Parker, CVP, consumer and device sales and Matt Barlow, CVP …
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Nest unveils Cam IQ, a smart home camera with a 4K video sensor that uses Google's AI for facial recognition; preorder now for $299, ships end of June  —  The Cam IQ presents an intriguing mix of high-fidelity video and smart motion detection and alerts  —  You'd be forgiven for thinking that Nest …
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Uber fires VP Anthony Levandowski for refusing to cooperate in the Uber vs Waymo case, according to an internal email  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, a vice president of technology and the star engineer leading the company's self-driving automobile efforts …
Meghann Farnsworth / Recode:
Andy Rubin talks about the Essential PH-1 smartphone and Home at Code Conference  —  Rubin was interviewed live at Code Conference by Walt Mossberg.  —  Andy Rubin is the creator of Android and built the Danger Hiptop, one of the first devices to merge threaded messaging, email and the full web into a phone.
Thomas Ricker / The Verge:
Andrew Dalton / Engadget:
Twitter creates Requests inbox that filters DMs from people you don't follow, rollout for iOS and Android apps today, coming to web within months  —  Twitter may never stop tweaking it's direct messaging function.  Last summer, the social network added so many features to the DM tab …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Reddit now lets users tag their posts with location, powered by Foursquare data, coming first to mobile  —  Reddit has been quietly transforming into a more mature social network, and today it's adding another small but critical piece: the ability to add location tags to posts.
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Digital drug marketing firm Outcome Health raises nearly $600M from Goldman Sachs, Capital G, and others  —  Outcome Health says it has nearly closed a $600 million funding round at a multibillion-dollar valuation.  The 11-year-old privately held company puts flat screens and tablets …
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Sui-Lee Wee / New York Times:
As China prepares to implement its new cybersecurity law that requires firms to store data in China and more, some experts and businesses worry about its scope  —  BEIJING — As China moves to start enforcing a new cybersecurity law, foreign companies face a major problem: They know very little about it.

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Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.

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