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June 17, 2018, 11:55 PM

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Andrew Galbraith / Reuters:
Foxconn says it is establishing its North American headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after announcing plans to build a $10B LCD plant in the state last year  —  SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn said it would establish its North American corporate headquarters in Milwaukee …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researcher details SigSpoof, a recently patched critical flaw in PGP that allowed hackers to spoof digital email signatures, says the bug dates back to 1998  —  SigSpoof flaw fixed inGnuPG, Enigmail, GPGTools, and python-gnupg.  —  For their entire existence, some of the world's …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
17 backdoored Docker images, posted to Docker Hub over the past year and downloaded 5M+ times, removed; some were used to mine at least $90K worth of Monero  —  17 images posted by a single account over 10 months may have generated $90,000.  —  A single person or group may have made as much as $90,000 …
David Floyd / CoinDesk:
Tezos, after a record $232M ICO last July with no preconditions, now says “contributors” have to verify identities under KYC/AML rules to receive their tokens  —  Tezos, the blockchain project that sought to fix crypto's broken governance models, is at the center of talk …

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Patrick Brown, the chief executive of Impossible Foods, is coming to Disrupt  —  Impossible Foods is having quite the year.  In the past seven months, the company has signed a nationwide deal with Burger King …
Intel:
Here's how Intel is powering breakthrough research in astronomy, medicine, AI and beyond  —  Fastest supercomputer in academia - Frontera, is based on 2nd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.

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