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May 28, 2013, 8:30 PM

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Scott Moritz / Bloomberg:
Verizon Galaxy S4 Is First Phone to Work on Next Network  —  Verizon Wireless's newest phone, Samsung Electronics Co. (005930)'s Galaxy S4, is the first device that will be able to take advantage of the carrier's next network upgrade, which will more than double Internet speeds.
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
U.S. Government Seizes LibertyReserve.com  —  Indictment, arrest of virtual currency founder targets alleged “financial hub of the cybercrime world.”  —  U.S. federal law enforcement agencies on Tuesday announced the closure and seizure of Liberty Reserve, an online, virtual currency …
Lisa Rapaport / Bloomberg:
Global Tablet Shipments to Outpace PCs by 2015, IDC Says  —  Global tablet shipments will outpace the entire personal-computer market by 2015, fueled by rising demand for lower-priced and smaller alternatives to Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s iPad, market researcher IDC said.
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
EU to seek more Google concessions in competition probe  —  (Reuters) - EU regulators are likely to press Google Inc for more concessions to end a three-year investigation into complaints it squeezed out Web rivals, the EU antitrust chief said.  —  EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia …
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:
Intel Makes Its First Acquisition Since Brian Krzanich Became CEO  —  Intel's new CEO, Brian Krzanich, has been on the job only 12 days and already the company has made an acquisition.  —  Intel confirmed today that it had bought the satellite navigation chip business unit of ST-Ericsson …
Kevin Lim / Reuters:
Singapore to regulate Yahoo, other online news sites  —  (Reuters) - Websites that regularly report on Singapore including Yahoo News will have to get a license from June 1, putting them on par with newspapers and television news outlets, in a move seen by some as a bid to rein in free-wheeling Internet news.
Sarah Max / DealBook:
Entrepreneurs Help Build Start-Ups by the Batch  —  Just two years after its conception, Prism Skylabs has made enormous strides.  —  The 20-person company, based in San Francisco, uses video surveillance equipment to give retailers Web-like data on customer behavior in their brick-and-mortar stores.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Adobe Acqui-hires Creative Consultancy Ideacodes, Names Co-Founders As Creative Directors Of Creative Cloud  —  Adobe just announced that it has acqui-hired Ideacodes, a San Francisco-based creative consultancy that specializes in “the design and user experience of smart application, digital product and networked communities.”

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Brookings Institution:
Why Pokemon Go's technology is no fad  —  Pokemon Go has ignited the digital world.  Every news organization has reported on why Pokemon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon game from the 1990s, is extraordinarily popular.
 

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