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June 14, 2014, 1:15 AM

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Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Judge calls out LinkedIn over spammy invitations, says emails can harm reputation  —  LinkedIn users who are suing the company over its aggressive marketing practices got a big boost on Thursday, when a federal judge ruled they can go forward with a class action lawsuit that turns on the company's familiar …
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Twitter brings Bing translation to iOS, expands use on Web  —  Seeing the World Cup as a chance to lower language barriers, the social site enables translation in its iPhone and iPad app, and Twitter.com timeline.  It's a win for Bing.  —  Twitter has begun using Bing-based language translation in its iOS app.
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
@SCOTUS_servo tweets unannounced changes to Supreme Court opinions after they're published  —  Clever piece of code exposes hidden changes to Supreme Court opinions  —  Supreme Court opinions are the law of the land, and so it's a problem when the Justices change the words of the decisions without telling anyone.
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Handicapping the Winners and Losers in the Twitter Shakeup  —  While companies are not games, it's not hard to want to handicap the winners and losers in any major management shift or executive shakeout.  —  So, let's dispense with the niceties and get down to the brass tacks of what happened …
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Netflix's website is suddenly sporting a fresh logo and brighter background  —  Netflix started tagging some of its trailers with a new logo around the start of May, and now it's part of changes on the streaming movie service's main website.  The redesigned logo has replaced its predecessor at the top left …
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Microsoft: No Plans For Ads In Cortana Yet; Debating Bringing To Androids & iOS  —  It's far too early to consider monetizing Cortana, Microsoft's new virtual personal assistant, but the company is already thinking about how to scale her across different devices, platforms and around the world.

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