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May 1, 2013, 1:45 PM

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Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Apple's Ive Seen Risking IOS 7 Delay on Software Overhaul: Tech  —  Jonathan Ive, six months into an expanded role as Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s top product visionary, has embarked on a sweeping software overhaul that leaves the company at risk of falling behind on a new version of the operating system …
evleaks / PhoneArena:
HTC M4 brings One style, sensibility downmarket  —  HTC has a certified hit on its hands with the sleek, unibody HTC One — so it's natural that the company would want to extend its design language to lower price points.  Meet the HTC M4 (remember, the One was codenamed M7) …
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Who Has Your Back?  2013  —  When you use the Internet, you entrust your conversations, thoughts, experiences, locations, photos, and more to companies like Google, AT&T and Facebook.  But what do these companies do when the government demands your private information?  Do they stand with you?
Tim Stevens / Engadget:
Google Glass review (Explorer Edition)  —  Stand in a line of people in just about any major metropolitan area in the world and you'll see the same thing: slouched shoulders and down-turned faces staring glumly at smartphone screens.  Some people never look away, completely immersed in whatever …
Wall Street Journal:
Yahoo Scraps Deal for French Video Site  —  By SAM SCHECHNER in Paris and AMIR EFRATI in San Francisco  —  Dailymotion was on track to be the first big acquisition for Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, after her company signed a provisional deal to buy control of the online-video website from France Télécom SA.
Associated Press:
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gets 2012 pay package of $36.6 million, ranking behind top lieutenant  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer emerged as the Internet company's second highest paid executive during her first five-and-half months on the job.  —  Regulatory documents filed Tuesday revealed …
Maureen Farrell / CNNMoney.com:
Peter Thiel: Twitter will outlast the New York Times  —  Tech visionaries Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen disagree on the promise of Twitter, but both see a relatively long lifespan for the social media firm.  At least in Internet years.  —  In a debate with Andreessen …
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Derek Khanna / Forbes:
Craigslist's Allegations Of “Copyright” Violations Thrown Out  —  Craiglist has been recognized for a failure to innovate and having among the internet's worst terms of service's.  And instead of innovating, it has chosen to go after new market participants that have wanted to use Craigslist's data on classified postings.
Steven Musil / CNET:
Google releases schedule for 2013 I/O conference  —  Annual developers conference will feature more than 120 sessions on Android and Chrome, as well as a single three-hour keynote event.  —  Google has published the schedule for its 2013 Google I/O conference, which features more than 120 sessions …
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch:
Enigma Makes Unearthing And Sifting Through Public Data A Breeze  —  There's a sea of interesting public data out there just waiting to be tapped into, but there's a problem — most people have no earthly idea how to access it.  And even if they're able to make some headway …
Ki Mae Heussner / GigaOM:
Coursera makes first foray into K-12 education with online courses for teachers  —  Coursera, one of the driving forces behind the MOOC (massive open online course) movement reshaping higher education, is bringing its disruption to K-12 schools.  But its target audience isn't the students; it's the teachers.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
U.S. Court Rules For Facebook In Its Case Against Typosquatters On 105 Domains; $2.8M In Damages  —  A victory for Facebook in its case against typosquatters — those who own domain names that are similar to those of a popular site, which they use to confuse people and potentially capitalize on that.

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