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May 4, 2015, 2:00 AM

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Christina Warren / Mashable:
How Periscope users experienced the readily-available pirated streams of the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight last night  —  I watched the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight on Periscope and saw the future  —  Like millions of others across the world, I watched the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight in a living room surrounded by other boxing fans.
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Periscope Piracy Sets Up Grudge Match: Hollywood vs. Twitter  —  Dick Costolo's triumphant tweet could come back to haunt him  —  Forget Mayweather-Pacquiao.  There's a more interesting fight brewing between Twitter and Hollywood.  —  The piracy of Saturday's welterweight boxing championship enabled …
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
David Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies suddenly  —  Beloved Silicon Valley Entrepreneur David Goldberg Dies Suddenly  —  David Goldberg, one of Silicon Valley's most high-profile entrepreneurs, died suddenly last night of undetermined causes.
Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
Remembering Dave Goldberg  —  Here are some of the descriptions you'll be hearing in coming days about Dave Goldberg, who died suddenly Friday at 47: friend, dad, husband, brother, Midwesterner, entrepreneur, poker player, mensch, investor, mentor.  —  It is with no hyperbole to say Goldberg …
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Amir Mizroch / Wall Street Journal:
Demand for Artificial Intelligence experts grows at universities and tech firms like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft  —  Artificial-Intelligence Experts Are in High Demand  —  Tech firms, universities stock research centers amid push in hot area of computer science
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google's Dart language on Android aims for Java-free, 120 FPS apps  —  Google cooks up an experimental way to write Android apps with a focus on speed.  —  Non-game Android apps are normally written in Java, but a group inside Google is experimenting with a whole new way of writing Android apps using Dart …
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Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Instacart's sustainability questioned as it rapidly expands, restructures deals with retailers  —  Instacart's Bet on Online Grocery Shopping  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Let's take a trip to crazy town, shall we, and pretend for a moment that we are in a precarious tech industry bubble.
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Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Google's corporate development VP Don Harrison on the company's approach to acquisitions, which helped them retain two-thirds of startup founders since 2006  —  Meet the man responsible for Google's billion-dollar acquisitions  —  Over the years, Google has acquired more than 180 different companies.
Tweets: @davidlee
Ian King / Bloomberg Business:
As Samsung grabs contracts from Apple, other chipmakers reliant on Apple will take big blow  —  Apple and Samsung Are Friendly Again, and the Competition Should Be Terrified  —  As the relationship thaws, winter may be coming for SanDisk, TSMC, and other chipmakers
Erik Kirschbaum / Reuters:
Germany is investigating BND, its foreign intelligence agency, for helping NSA spy on public officials and companies  —  German prosecutors launch investigation of spying charges  —  (Reuters) - Germany's top public prosecutor will look into accusations that the country's BND foreign …

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