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June 24, 2019, 3:15 PM

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Jason Snell / Six Colors:
Early impressions of macOS Catalina, which will usher in a new era of cross platform apps, as it enters public beta today  —  There's a lot going on in macOS Catalina, version 10.15 of the software that runs the Mac, which arrives today with its first Public Beta release.
Eben Upton / Raspberry Pi:
Raspberry Pi 4 launches with faster CPU, GPU, dual 4K monitor support, up to 4GB RAM, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 5.0, with 1GB model for $35  —  We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35.  This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching almost every element of the platform.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Samsung launches new $89.99 SmartThings Cam offering HD video with HDR, IR for night vision, two-way audio, plus a $17.99 Wifi Smart Plug and a $9.99 Smart Bulb  —  Entry-level products to get a smart home started  —  Samsung is expanding the range of its SmartThings line …
Kim Hart / Axios:
Senators to debut a bipartisan bill that would require data firms like Google to show the types of data collected, its uses, and its assessed value, quarterly  —  Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) will introduce legislation on Monday to require Facebook, Google …
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
A look at some egregious cases of counterfeit books sold on Amazon; this year Amazon began listing sales of counterfeit goods as a material risk in SEC filings  —  SPERRYVILLE, Va. — “The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy” is a medical handbook that recommends the right amount …
Marc Hochstein / CoinDesk:
Report: QuadrigaCX CEO transferred customers' funds to his personal accounts on other cryptocurrency exchanges, effectively stealing $200M  —  QuadrigaCX's late founder and CEO used customers' funds to trade for his own account on other cryptocurrency exchanges, the Canadian firm's bankruptcy trustee said.

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