July 5, 2019, 11:00 AM

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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 …
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 …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Naspers-owned payments company PayU to enter Southeast Asia with the acquisition of Red Dot in a deal that values the Singapore-based e-commerce startup at $65M  —  PayU, the Naspers owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia …
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 …

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