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June 7, 2018, 6:50 AM

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Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Microsoft begins next phase of Project Natick by submerging a data center off Scotland's coast, where it is designed to work without maintenance for five years  —  Microsoft kicked off the second phase of its experimental underwater data center project Wednesday, submerging …
Andrew Webster / The Verge:
Valve to allow all games on Steam unless they are “illegal” or “trolling”, is building tools to give users more control over what content they see on the store  —  After a few weeks of controversy — which included a pulled game about school shootings and confusion …
Paul Vigna / Wall Street Journal:
Coinbase says it is acquiring securities dealer Keystone Capital in an effort to expand into the coin offerings market, pending regulatory approval  —  Cryptocurrency business plans to use Keystone assets to move into fast-growing market for coin offerings  —  Coinbase, one of the leading …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google releases Android P Beta 2, with final APIs and 157 new emoji, including red hair, a llama, and two new gender-neutral designs  —  Google today launched the second Android P beta with final APIs and 157 new emoji.  If you're a developer, this is your third Android P preview …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Sonos debuts Beam, a $399 compact soundbar coming later this year with five-microphone array and Alexa integration; Google Assistant, Airplay 2 support planned  —  A $399 Alexa-enabled soundbar for the streaming era  —  Walk into any of Sonos' downtown Santa Barbara, California, offices …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Cisco: Russian-tied VPNFilter malware targets far more routers and is more powerful than first reported, can attack connected PCs, downgrade HTTPS connections  —  Malware tied to Russia can attack connected computers and downgrade HTTPS.  —  Two weeks ago, officials in the private …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook partners with seven news orgs, including ABC News, CNN, and Fox News, to roll out a series of news shows on Facebook Watch this summer  —  After going through the fake-news wringer, Facebook is shelling out money on original news content.  The strategy is partly aimed at driving …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Instagram to launch Snapchat Discover-style video hub with scripted shows, music videos, and more; announcement tentatively slated for June 20  —  Instagram is preparing to unveil a home for longer-form video — a YouTube competitor and its take on Snapchat Discover.

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