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June 5, 2018, 11:20 AM

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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 …
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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Stephen Shankland / CNET:
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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Daniel Cooper / Engadget:
Asus launches ZenBook Pro 15 with ScreenPad, a 5.5-inch touchpad with FHD display that can even run its own apps  —  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.
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Amazon hasn't said how many Prime members use Prime Video Channels, which has become a big distributor for OTT networks; networks not worried about ceding power  —  Amazon has become a significant driver of subscriptions for TV companies with over-the-top streaming channels.
Michael Potuck / 9to5Mac:
watchOS 5 does not support first gen Apple Watches, including the $17,000 Editions  —  After announcing watchOS 5 today, Apple has shared the hardware requirements for the latest operating system for its wearables.  —  It's not surprising, but Apple has indeed cut off support …
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