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June 2, 2018, 2:25 PM

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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Leaked 30-second video of macOS 10.14 shows Apple News app for Mac, a dark mode, and Xcode 10  —  Developer Steve Troughton Smith today tweeted photos of macOS 10.14 with some very juicy details about Apple's upcoming operating system.  The OS is very clearly sporting a fresh new dark theme …
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Sources: Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene told employees that company will not renew its Project Maven AI contract with DoD; the current contract expires in 2019  —  Google will not seek another contract for its controversial work providing artificial intelligence to the U.S. Department of Defense …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Samsung will announce Galaxy Note 9 on August 9 at an “Unpacked” event in New York  —  - Device upgrades to focus on camera system, faster processor  — Apple also plans larger iPhone model for later in the year  —  Samsung Electronics Co. plans to highlight …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Telegram received its first update in two months after being locked out of App Store updates following a dispute with the Russian government and Apple  —  Telegram today received its first update in two months after an App Store update lockout caused by a dispute with the Russian government and Apple.
Chloe Aiello / CNBC:
Sources: Microsoft has recently held talks to buy GitHub, which was valued at $2B in the latest financing round in 2015  —  - The talks have come amid GitHub's struggle to replace CEO and founder Chris Wanstrath, who stepped down 10 months ago.  — GitHub was last valued at $2 billion in 2015 …
Ned Berke / Center for Cooperative Media:
Facebook's plans to manage promoted political content: a machine learning classifier begins June 6 and will scan text and images for terms related to politics  —  Facebook announced on May 24 that any Facebook Page promoting political content on the platform will need to follow the platform's rules for …

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