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July 10, 2018, 12:50 AM

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Panos Panay / Microsoft Devices Blog:
Microsoft unveils 10" $399 Surface Go tablet with USB-C port, MicroSD slot, Pentium Gold CPU; pre-order July 10, available August 2, LTE model later this year  —  Many of us play different roles throughout the day, moving from work or school to home and everywhere in between.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Apple debuts iOS 11.4.1 with USB Restricted Mode to stop Lightning data transfer after an hour of device being locked, shutting out cracking tools like GrayKey  —  Apple today released iOS 11.4.1, and while most of us are already looking ahead to all the new stuff coming in iOS 12 …
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Researchers say connecting an iPhone to a compatible USB accessory can prevent the USB Restricted Mode lock after one hour in iOS 11.4.1  —  Plugging in certain Apple accessories will reset the one-hour counter for USB Restricted Mode  —  Apple released iOS 11.4.1 this morning …
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Bloomberg:
Uber is investing in Lime as part of $335M round led by GV that values the firm at $1.1B; Uber plans to promote Lime through its app, execs from the firms said  —  - Ride-hailing company invests as part of $335 million round  — Alphabet's GV leads deal valuing Lime at $1.1 billion
YouTube Blog:
YouTube overhauls how it handles breaking news, adding previews of articles from credible sources, showing info from third parties, testing local news in TV app  —  The work of trusted journalistic organizations is as critical as ever, especially when it comes to seeking information about current events online.
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Token creation platform Bancor, which raised $153M in last year's ICO, has gone offline after a security breach that successfully stole ~$13.5M worth of crypto  —  Token creation platform Bancor has gone offline following a “security breach” that took place Monday morning.
John D. McKinnon / Wall Street Journal:
Top GOP lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee write letters to Apple and Alphabet for more info on how they handle data from users' smartphones  —  Letters seek more information on how smartphones collect user location and other data  —  WASHINGTON—House lawmakers sent letters Monday …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Code in Snapchat's Android app shows the company is developing a visual product search feature codenamed Eagle that lets users “See all results at Amazon”  —  Codenamed “Eagle,” Snapchat is building a visual product search feature that delivers users to Amazon's listings.
Bloomberg:
Samsung says it is building the world's largest smartphone factory in Noida, India with the capacity of 120M units per year  —  - Indian PM Modi, South Korea's Moon to visit Samsung facility  — India is the fastest growing smartphone major market  —  Samsung Electronics Co. will open …

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