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June 10, 2019, 3:00 PM

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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Salesforce to buy data visualization company Tableau for $15.7B in all-stock deal, a big premium to the company's market cap of $10.8B at Friday's trading close  —  On the heels of Google buying analytics startup Looker last week for $2.6 billion, Salesforce today announced a huge piece …
Tushar Mehta / XDA Developers:
Google seems to be testing a new feature for Maps in India that alerts users every time their taxi or ride goes off route by 500 meters  —  Getting driving directions from Google Maps is one of its most vital and useful features.  To make navigation more effective for the drivers …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says its next high-end Xbox console, codenamed Project Scarlett, is coming Fall 2020 and will support 8K gaming, be 4X as powerful as the Xbox One X  —  Project Scarlett arrives in fall 2020  —  Microsoft is revealing the first details about its next-generation Xbox hardware today.
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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
UK-based Privitar, which provides data privacy software for large organizations including HSBC and UK's NHS, raises $40M Series B led by Accel  —  Privitar, a software startup that helps enterprises and other organizations engineer privacy protection into their various data projects …
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Q&A with Stadia chief Phil Harrison on Google's commitment to the service, possibility of subscribing to libraries of individual publishers, free multiplayer  —  While Google does not have a show floor presence at the gaming conference, Stadia head Phil Harrison did sit down for his “only E3 interview” on Sunday.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Vuzix and NNTC debut “fully autonomous” facial recognition software for camera-equipped smart glasses, including Vuzix's Blades, meant to be used by police  —  This is one of those “I'm not surprised but I am slightly terrified” moments in tech development: Enterprise smart glasses …
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