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May 24, 2013, 10:25 PM

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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Yet Another Hulu Bidder!  Yahoo Is In, Too.  —  Add one more name to Hulu bidding derby: Yahoo, which just announced plans to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion, has made an offer on the video Web site as well.  —  The Web giant submitted a bid for the video site this morning, according to a person familiar with process.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Jony Ive's new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over  —  With the grand unveiling of Apple's next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software's fresh look.
Ron Amadeo / Android Police:
Redesigned Gmail Screenshot Leaks During Google I/O Session  —  At Google I/O there was a session called “Structure in Android App Design,” where they talked about various navigation techniques, including the new navigation drawer.  —  It's a cool talk; you'll learn a lot about the pro …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft and Google working together on new YouTube Windows Phone app  —  Google is announcing today that it's working together with Microsoft on a new YouTube app for Windows Phone.  Following a fight with Microsoft over an unauthorized Windows Phone YouTube application, the pair appear to have resolved their differences.
Amir Efrati / Wall Street Journal:
Google Plans to Fund, Develop Wireless Networks in Emerging Markets  —  Google is working to connect a billion or more new people to the Internet.  The Silicon Valley company is deep in the throes of a multipronged effort to fund, build and help run wireless networks in emerging markets …
Agam Shah / Computerworld:
Intel claims Haswell will offer 50% more battery life in laptops  —  The new processor design is important for PC makers as they try to battle tablets and smartphones  —  Intel's upcoming family of Core processors, code-named Haswell, will offer 50% more battery life in laptops than did their …
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Head Of Brand Design Paul Adams Joins Customer Outreach Startup Intercom  —  Paul Adams, who was previously Facebook's global head of brand design, has joined a startup called Intercom, where he will be serving as head of product design.  —  Adams told me earlier that he wasn't looking …
More: CNET, GigaOM and AllFacebook
Anna Edney / Bloomberg:
IPhone Urinalysis Draws First FDA Inquiry of Medical Apps  —  An iPhone application that lets users check levels of blood, protein and other substances in their urine is the first target of U.S. regulators seeking boundaries in a burgeoning industry for medical diagnosis on-the-go.
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Best Buy to Offer $50 Off Apple's iPhone Starting Sunday  —  Best Buy is planning to cut $50 off the iPhone in a four-week promotion that kicks off on Sunday.  —  The price cut applies to the purchase of the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 in conjunction with a two-year contract with Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.
Evelyn M. Rusli / Wall Street Journal:
Venture Firms Build Own Software to Gain an Edge  —  A new website named Grove popped up earlier this year to help entrepreneurs find potential recruits, talk to other startups and track rivals' growth.  —  That is if the entrepreneur is backed by Sequoia Capital, the well-known venture-capital firm …
Greg Sandoval / The Verge:
Broadcasters go after Aereo by suing smaller competitor, Aereokiller  —  ABC, NBC, and Fox file a new copyright suit against a far less formidable opponent  —  The nation's largest television broadcasters filed a copyright lawsuit against FilmOn.TV and its Aereokiller service yesterday …
Reuters:
ITV News Twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army  —  (Reuters) - British broadcaster ITV on Friday became the latest media outlet to have one of its Twitter feeds hacked by anonymous supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, just days after Twitter beefed up security to prevent such attacks.
More: Mashable and AllThingsD
Wall Street Journal:
Iran Hacks Energy Firms, U.S. Says  —  Oil-and-Gas, Power Companies' Control Systems Believed to Be Infiltrated; Fear of Sabotage Potential  —  WASHINGTON—Iranian-backed hackers have escalated a campaign of cyberassaults against U.S. corporations by launching infiltration and surveillance missions …

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