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June 10, 2019, 12:15 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 …
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.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's xCloud console streaming service to let users stream their Xbox One library, including Xbox Game Pass, to many platforms; preview coming in October  —  Microsoft has been teasing its project xCloud game streaming service since October, and we're now starting to hear more details on how it will work.
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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 …
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Election Systems & Software says it “will no longer sell” paperless voting machines as the primary device for casting ballots, amid election security concerns  —  Voting machine maker ES&S has said it “will no longer sell” paperless voting machines as the primary device for casting ballots in a jurisdiction.
Christopher Tolve / The Drum:
Cybersecurity company Cheq estimates ad fraud at $23B in 2019; World Federation of Advertisers estimates 30% of ads are unseen by customers  —  Global ad fraud is predicted to cost an unprecedented $23bn this year and could reach $30bn including indirect economic and social costs …

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