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November 11, 2018, 5:45 PM

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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Microsoft XO18 roundup: Microsoft acquires game studios InXile and Obsidian, announces 91M+ MAUs for Minecraft, and says Minecraft Marketplace has 77 partners  —  Microsoft is throwing a big fan bash in Mexico City, and it made a lot of news announcements about new games, services, and acquisitions at its XO18 fan event.
Morgan Little / CNET:
Microsoft says mouse and keyboard support for the Xbox One is coming on November 14  —  Microsoft revealed the timing for mouse and keyboard support for the Xbox One Saturday, announcing that it would launch Wednesday, November 14, among its many other reveals during its X018 event.
CoinDesk:
A look at the heated debate raging in the Bitcoin Cash community ahead of the contentious hard fork that may split the cryptocurrency's blockchain on Nov. 15  —  “Do not come crying when you are bankrupt.”  —  Lobbed at those bitcoin cash enthusiasts supporting Bitcoin ABC …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook pressured Palmer Luckey to voice support for libertarian candidate Gary Johnson after anti-Hillary donation; Luckey's exit package was ~$100M  —  Palmer Luckey, co-founder of virtual-reality pioneer Oculus, was ousted after his political activity sparked a furor within the social-media giant and Silicon Valley
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Apple confirms that some iPhone X screens don't respond or respond intermittently when touched, offers free screen replacements for those affected  —  Apple Inc. disclosed a pair of issues affecting two of its more popular products: the iPhone X and the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Peter Holley / Washington Post:
Lime launches a global recall of scooters from one of its manufacturers after determining that the scooters could break apart while in use  —  The fast-growing electronic scooter company Lime has decided to immediately remove one of the company's brands from every city across the globe …
Colin Harper / Bitcoin Magazine:
Bitcoin evangelist and educator Andreas Antonopoulos reflects on the first 10 years of blockchain  —  As Bitcoin approaches its 10th anniversary, its community, old and new, has begun taking stock of how a decade has come to alter or define the cryptocurrency — and what Bitcoin has done to alter or define the decade.

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Smartsheet:
Millennials are Leading the Charge on Organizational Automation  —  Despite the varying levels of concern about the potential for automation to disrupt or even eliminate jobs in the future, millennials are embracing its potential.
Brex:
What's the most popular recruiting tool for startups?  —  We dug into Brex data to settle the debate.
TWiT.tv:
Windows Weekly Covers Everything Microsoft  —  Hear what's happening with Windows, Office, Enterprise, Azure, Xbox, plus reviews with hosts Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott on TWiT.tv's Windows Weekly podcast.
Zoho:
Three reasons to try Zoho Sign this National ESIGN Day  —  Digital signatures are the modern day alternative to the traditional method of signing business documents with paper and pen.
Microsoft Edge:
Download the latest preview builds  —  Try out the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge and catch a glimpse of what's next.
Google Cloud:
What does the future of cloud computing hold  —  and what does this mean for businesses?  We looked at the data, talked to luminaries, and listened to customers across the world.  Here's what they said.

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