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June 6, 2018, 5:15 PM

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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 …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google releases Android P Developer Preview 3 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 …
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 …
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Microsoft announces Windows Collaboration Displays platform for Surface Hub-like displays and Windows 10 IoT Core Services with promised updates for next decade  —  At Computex 2018 in Taipei, Microsoft announced new Internet of Things (IoT) services and enterprise hardware during a keynote address.
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
Cloud file storage startup Qumulo raises $93M Series D led by BlackRock Private Equity Partners  —  The company has now raised over $230 million as it plans to expand further into Europe  —  Financial trends and news by Steven Loeb  —  There's a ton of data being created in everything we do now.
Ian Cutress / AnandTech:
AMD announces Threadripper 2, a CPU for desktops with up to 32-cores based on 12nm process, coming later this year  —  One of the surprises from AMD's first year of the newest x86 Zen architecture was the launch of the Threadripper platform.  Despite the mainstream Ryzen processors already taking …

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