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June 5, 2018, 4:50 PM

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Lauren Goode / Wired:
Interview with Apple's SVP of software engineering Craig Federighi on porting iOS apps to Mac, how the hardware will remain distinct, and more  —  NEAR THE END of yesterday's WWDC keynote, Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, acknowledged that people …
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
At WWDC, Apple takes aim at Facebook with new Safari tracking protections, tools to limit app usage, and enhanced social media tools in iMessages and FaceTime  —  The iPhone maker is improving its media-sharing capabilities while limiting the social-media company's ability to harvest data
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.
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
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 …
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.
CNBC:
Sources: Amazon's Grand Challenge team, led by Google Glass creator Babak Parviz, has added 50+ staff since 2014, focused on health efforts like cancer research  —  - Amazon's Grand Challenge team, led by Google Glass creator Babak Parviz, consists of former Google X engineers and founders of various health start-ups.
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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.
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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.
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