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May 29, 2013, 10:05 AM

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Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Apple Has More Game-Changing Tech in the Works, Says CEO Tim Cook  —  Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a lot of time answering questions about how Apple would be different from what it was under Steve Jobs, and just how he would continue Jobs's incredible legacy.
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Apple's Tim Cook: The Full D11 Interview (Video)  —  There was a lot to talk about as Apple CEO Tim Cook made his second appearance on the D: All Things Digital stage.  —  Cook declined many, many opportunities to talk about new products.  —  But he did give his view on taxes …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Apple Has Bought Nine Companies Since October, and Is Going to Pick Up the Pace, Says Tim Cook  —  What is Apple doing with its big pile of cash?  Shouldn't they go buy some companies with a chunk of that dough?  —  Well, they are, said Tim Cook.  —  The Apple CEO said that in the company's …
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T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Critical Ruby on Rails bug exploited in wild, hacked servers join botnet  —  Attackers are exploiting an extremely critical vulnerability in the Ruby on Rails framework to commandeer servers and make them part of a malicious network of hacked machines, a security researcher said.
David Beren / TmoNews:
HTC One, BlackBerry Q10 Launching Nationwide On Wednesday, June 5th  —  A bit of good news this morning as word just arrived that T-Mobile is planning to release the HTC One nationwide on June 5th.  That's very welcome news considering the original retail/branded launch took place …
Hiroko Tabuchi / New York Times:
Sony's Bread and Butter?  It's Not Electronics  —  TOKYO — Sony is best known as a consumer electronics company, making PlayStation game consoles and televisions.  And it loses money on almost every gadget it sells.  —  Sony has made money making Hollywood movies and selling music.
Ryan Tate / Wired:
Marissa Mayer Is Bringing Back the Internet Portal.  Here's Why  —  Since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO of Yahoo last year, there's been a lot of talk about how the famously detail-oriented ex-Googler will “refocus” the company.  But it's becoming increasingly clear that Mayer is broadening …
Sam Biddle / Valleywag:
Here's How Facebook Will Invade Your TV with Product Placement  —  Facebook's TV ads are still young, experimental, and a bit strange.  But not for long: the site is launching an old-school product-placement campaign to buy its way onto your favorite television show.  Or at least VH1's “Best Week Ever.”
Jack Clark / The Register:
Microsoft loads botnet-crushing data into Azure  —  C-TIP gives ISPs near-realtime access to MARS data  —  Microsoft is plugging its security intelligence systems into Azure so that service providers and local authorities can get near-realtime information on botnets and malware detected by Redmond.
Ian Sherr / Wall Street Journal:
Apple Settles iPhone Water Damage Lawsuit for $53 Million  —  Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class-action suit associated with warranties for iPhones and iPods, according to lawyers representing plaintiffs in the litigation.  —  In documents filed with the United States District Court …
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
YouTube now lets you add slow-motion effect to your videos  —  If you've ever been annoyed by the speed of your user-generated videos on YouTube, then fear not avid creator.  —  YouTube has just added a new “slowmo” tool to its YouTube Editor enhancements, which does pretty much exactly what it sounds like.
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Hollywood Studios Want Google to Censor Dotcom's Mega  —  Every week copyright holders send millions of DMCA takedown notices to Google, hoping to make pirated movies and music harder to find.  —  Unfortunately not all of these requests are correct.  Because of the high number …

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