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May 22, 2015, 8:55 AM

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Geoff White / Channel 4 News:
Dating site Adult FriendFinder hacked, personal information of 3.9M users leaked, including sexual preferences, emails, usernames, IP addresses  —  Adult dating site hack exposes millions of users  —  Hackers have struck one of the world's largest internet dating websites …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iPad roadmap: dual-app viewing mode that may debut at WWDC, with multi-user login support and 12-inch “iPad Pro” models to follow  —  Future of iPad: Dual-app viewing mode, then J98/J99 ‘iPad Pros,’ multi-user support  —  Facing slowing growth for the first time since the iPad's 2010 debut …
Chris Sacca / LOWERCASE capital:
Major Twitter shareholder Chris Sacca bemoans his outsider status, turns critic, says he's still bullish  —  I Bleed Aqua.  —  Disclaimers: 1) I own a lot of Twitter stock personally and in my funds.  2) I definitely do not speak on behalf of Twitter.  3) I do not have any inside information about Twitter.
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google developing Internet of Things OS called Brillo, designed to run on devices with perhaps as little as 32MB RAM  —  Google Developing ‘Brillo’ Software for Internet of Things  —  Google wants its software to power any electronic device that connects to the Internet, whether or not it has a digital screen.
Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal:
Uber in Talks for $1 Billion Credit Facility With Banks  —  About six to seven banks are expected to be part of the facility  —  Uber Technologies Inc. is seeking a $1 billion credit line from investment banks, people familiar with the matter said.  —  The car-sharing company …
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Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
Google Adding Fingerprint Authentication To Next Version of Android  —  Scheduled to be announced next week, Android M will will include one-touch log-in for supported apps.  —  Google's new mobile operating system, Android M, will include native fingerprint authentication, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Madeline Stone / Business Insider:
Brit Morin, the Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley, just raised $23 million for her DIY site  —  Brit Media, best known for its lifestyle site Brit + Co., has raised $23 million, according to a form filed Thursday with the SEC.  —  A spokesperson for founder and CEO Brit Morin confirmed the round with Business Insider.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Firefox Will Soon Get Sponsored Suggested Tiles Based On Your Browsing History  —  It's pretty odd hearing a not-for-profit organization like Mozilla talk about how it wants to help advertisers strengthen the conversation between brands and its users — especially given that I've never met anybody …
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Automatic:
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