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May 7, 2021, 2:05 PM

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Brad Sams / Petri:
Sources: Microsoft will not ship Windows 10X this year and the OS as it was announced will likely never ship as Microsoft concentrates on updating Windows 10  —  How to Install SUSE Enterprise Server in Windows 10  —  WINDOWS 10, AND WINDOWS CLIENT OS  —  Back in the fall of 2019 …
Esther Crawford / Twitter:
Twitter introduces Tip Jar, allowing everyone using Twitter in English to send tips, and a limited group, including journalists and experts, to accept tips  —  We $ee you - sharing your PayPal link after your Tweet goes viral, adding your $Cashtag to your profile so people can support your work …
CNBC:
Internal memo: Goldman Sachs informed its markets personnel that a newly created crypto trading desk successfully traded two kinds of bitcoin-linked derivatives  —  - The bank informed its markets personnel on Thursday that a newly created cryptocurrency trading desk had successfully traded …
Scott Stein / CNET:
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg on upgrading Quest with pro features, using VR for fitness, VR for kids, Facebook's plans for its Horizon VR world, and more  —  Five years after Facebook released its very first PC VR headset, and over a year into the pandemic, VR has been getting a closer look …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:
Google says it will start verifying users with 2FA enabled using a prompt on their phones, and will soon start automatically enabling 2FA for all users  —  The company is making some changes to encourage more people to adopt a key digital security mechanism.  —  Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
CNBC:
Amazon partners with tracker maker Tile and smart lock maker Level to enhance the Sidewalk mesh network that Amazon is now using for its Echo and Ring devices  —  - Amazon partnered with Tile and smart lock maker Level to beef up its mesh network for tracking items.
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
NY AG's office says fake comments, including 8.5M funded by largest US ISPs, accounted for ~18M of the 22M+ net neutrality comments received by the FCC in 2017  —  The New York attorney general's office released a new report detailing the effort  —  The New York attorney general's office issued …
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Bitski, which builds custom NFT storefronts for brands and creators, raises $19M Series A led by a16z, with Jay-Z and others participating  —  Bitski, an SF-based startup that builds custom NFT storefronts for brands and creators, is banking on the latter, and they have new investors betting the same.
Ivan Mehta / TNW:
WhatsApp says it won't deactivate accounts of users who don't accept new privacy policy rolling out on May 15, but will keep reminding them to accept new terms  —  It will keep reminding you to accept the policy … WhatsApp said today that it won't delete or deactivate your account …

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