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June 5, 2018, 12:55 PM

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Ian Cutress / AnandTech:
Intel announces limited edition 5GHz Core i7-8086K anniversary CPU, its fastest ever, as an homage to the 40th anniversary of the eponymous 8086 processor  —  As an homage to both Intel's 50 year company anniversary and the 40 year anniversary of the eponymous 8086 processor …
Wall Street Journal:
Behind the long-running dispute between Facebook and WhatsApp's founders, about monetizing WhatsApp with ads, which led them to leave with $1.3B on the table  —  After a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app's creators are walking away leaving about $1.3 billion on the table
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Israeli-based DNA testing service MyHeritage discloses security breach, says account info for 92M+ users exposed, including email addresses and hashed passwords  —  On Monday MyHeritage announced a security researcher had uncovered tens of millions of account details for recent customers, including email addresses and hashed passwords.
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Apple upgrades Safari's tracking prevention features by limiting both “fingerprinting” of devices and user tracking through comment, share, and like buttons  —  - Users will have to “opt-in” to allowing websites to track their browsing behavior on Safari, including sites with a …
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Daniel Cooper / Engadget:
Asus announces ZenBook Pro 15 with ScreenPad, a 5.5-inch touchpad with FHD display that can run its own apps; price and availability TBD  —  Remember Razer's Switchblade UI?  Remember Windows SideShow?  If you ever dreamt of a computer with its own secondary display, then ASUS' New ZenBook Pro is the device for you.
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How comment hosting service Disqus, which gets ~2B unique visitors/month and supports anonymous comments, is losing its battle against trolls and hate speech  —  The commenting giant Disqus has said repeatedly that it doesn't allow hate speech.  But its platform is overrun with trolls, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis.
Rich Woods / Neowin:
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 850 platform for “Always Connected” Windows 10 PCs, with eight 10nm Kryo 385 cores, Adreno 630 GPU, and X20 4G LTE modem  —  Microsoft and Qualcomm first announced their plans to put Windows 10 on ARM chips in December 2016, promising the emulation of x86 apps.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
GitLab's high-end plans are now free for open source projects and schools, and the company says 100,000+ repos have been opened since GitHub acquisition news  —  The fact that Microsoft is buying GitHub has left a lot of developers with a deep feeling of unease and a lot of them are now looking for alternatives.
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James Kobielus / SiliconANGLE:
Apple:
Apple unveils new features in iOS 12 to reduce distractions, including Screen Time, Do Not Disturb at Bedtime, grouped notifications, and new parental controls  —  San Jose, California — Apple today announced new tools built into iOS 12 to help customers understand and take control …
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