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May 4, 2016, 11:25 AM

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Bloomberg:
Sources: revamped Apple Music with more intuitive interface, expansion of online radio service, and more to debut at WWDC after mixed reviews and exec shakeup  —  Apple to Revamp Streaming Music Service After Mixed Reviews, Departures  —  Music service to get new interface at developers conference.
Cade Metz / Wired:
IBM makes its five-qubit quantum computer available as a cloud service for students and researchers to test  —  IBM Is Now Letting Anyone Play With Its Quantum Computer  —  Quantum computing is computing at its most esoteric.  It's an experimental, enormously complex …
Neil Cybart / Above Avalon:
Why a slowing upgrade cycle and other factors suggest iPhone sales growth won't recover  —  iPhone Warning Signs  —  Apple has spent years proving iPhone doubters wrong.  Those who made a habit of calling for the iPhone's demise have watched the product go on to bring Apple over $600 billion …
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Apple hires Yoky Matsuoka, one of the co-founders of Google's X lab and former head of technology at Nest, to work on health projects  —  Apple Nabs Nest's Former Head of Technology  —  Apple has hired famed robotics expert Yoky Matsuoka, one of the co-founders of Google's X lab and former head …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Opera's ad blocker comes to its stable release channel and Opera Mini for Android  —  Opera today announced that its built-in ad blocker, which was previously only available in the experimental developer release channel, is now coming to all of its desktop users.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Satellite TV company Dish gets into the phone repair business, will now make on-site visits to swap your broken iPhone screen or battery  —  Dish, the satellite TV company, will now come repair your broken iPhone  —  Dish is getting into smartphone repairs.
Jonathan Keane / Tech.eu:
UK startup EngageSciences acquired by Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy's Wayin  —  UK-based marketing platform EngageSciences has been acquired by US company Wayin, which is headed up by Sun Microsystems co-founder and former CEO Scott McNealy.  —  No financial details have been disclosed …
Steve Ragan / CSO:
Vulnerabilities found in image processing library ImageMagick place countless web servers at risk; active exploitation confirmed  —  ImageMagick vulnerabilities place countless websites at risk, active exploitation confirmed  —  Metasploit modules will be released on Wednesday
Zoho:
Aesthetic yet informative dashboards from Zoho Reports  —  This is the third instalment which covers another collection of interesting public dashboards from our customers.  Hope you'd have gone through the interesting dashboards featured in our previous instalments.
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Michael Nunez / Gizmodo:
Former contractors who curated Facebook's “trending” news section describe preferred media outlets, “Twitter” censorship, layoffs, more  —  Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists?  Here's What Happened When It Hired Some.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft acquires Italian IoT platform Solair  —  Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Solair, an Italy-based IoT service that was founded in 2011 (and not the U.S.-based company that makes retractable awnings).  —  Solair already used Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform …
 

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