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February 4, 2019, 7:40 AM

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Jez Corden / Windows Central:
Microsoft will announce Xbox Live SDK, which will enable cross-platform play on iOS, Android, Switch, Xbox, and Windows PCs, at GDC 2019  —  At GDC 2019, Microsoft is set to debut a new cross-platform development platform with the goal of bringing Xbox Live support to games on Android, iOS …
Aaron van Wirdum / Bitcoin Magazine:
Chainalysis: two hacker groups are responsible for almost 60% of publicly reported cryptocurrency hacks and stole around $1B to date  —  Two “prominent professional hacking groups” are responsible for the majority of publicly reported hacks of cryptocurrency exchanges and other cryptocurrency organizations …
Jonathan M. Gitlin / Ars Technica:
From Alexa and Nuance to personal assistants that learn your moods, an overview of the AI-driven features that major auto companies plan to roll out soon  —  From Alexa and Nuance to personal AI helpers that learn your moods, it's happening.  —  LAS VEGAS—Like it or not …
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Profile of Intel's new CEO Bob Swan, who joined the company in 2016 as CFO, after stints as finance chief at GE divisions, COO and CEO of Webvan, and eBay's CFO  —  Intel spent seven months searching for a new chief executive only to end the process right where it had started.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
A college student who stole $5M+ in cryptocurrency via SIM hijacking gets 10 years in prison and is the first person in the US to be sentenced for such a crime  —  A 20-year-old college student who was accused of stealing more than $5 million in cryptocurrency in a slew of SIM hijacking attacks …

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