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July 5, 2019, 7:00 AM

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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Kuo: Apple to introduce a new scissor switch keyboard which aims to offer durability and longer key travel, in the 2019 MacBook Air and the 2020 MacBook Pro  —  Apple is apparently set to ditch the butterfly mechanism used in MacBooks since 2015, which has been the root of reliability issues …
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Hacker sentenced to 27 months in prison for launching DDoS attacks on many gaming services from December 2013 to January 2014  —  Six years later, DerpTrolling, the hacker who started all the Christmas DDoS attacks, gets prison time.  —  A 23-year-old man from Utah was sentenced this week …
Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
Samsung says it projects Q2 operating profit of ~$5.5B, beating analyst estimates but down ~56% YoY following weakness in the price and demand of memory chips  —  KEY POINTS  — Samsung Electronics said on Friday that profits for the three months that ended June more than halved …
Tom Westbrook / Reuters:
Australian consumer watchdog sues Samsung for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy phones as suitable for use in non-fresh water  —  SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's (005930.KS) Australian unit …
Allie Funk / Wired:
Until the US Biometric Exit Program prioritizes privacy and resolves technical and legal shortcomings, airport travelers should opt out of facial recognition  —  Last month, I was at Detroit's Metro Airport for a connecting flight to Southeast Asia.  I listened as a Delta Air Lines staff …
Brendan Pierson / Reuters:
Federal appeals court rules Amazon can be held liable for defective third-party seller products, says it enables vendors to conceal themselves from the customer  —  (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled against Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) in a case that could expose the online retailer …

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