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May 2, 2015, 10:30 PM

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Kara Swisher / Re/code:
David Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies suddenly  —  Beloved Silicon Valley Entrepreneur David Goldberg Dies Suddenly  —  David Goldberg, one of Silicon Valley's most high-profile entrepreneurs, died suddenly last night of undetermined causes.
Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
Remembering Dave Goldberg  —  Here are some of the descriptions you'll be hearing in coming days about Dave Goldberg, who died suddenly Friday at 47: friend, dad, husband, brother, Midwesterner, entrepreneur, poker player, mensch, investor, mentor.  —  It is with no hyperbole to say Goldberg …
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Ed Bott / ZDNet:
Microsoft confirms that Windows Media Center will not be updated for Windows 10  —  R.I.P., Windows Media Center  —  Summary:Microsoft discontinued development of Windows Media Center in 2009, but enthusiasts have held out hope that the feature would get one more reprieve for Windows 10.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Eight cloud photo storage services compared as they roughly achieve feature parity: Amazon, iCloud, OneDrive, Google+, Picturelife, Dropbox, SmugMug, Flickr  —  The best way to manage your photos online in 2015  —  In August 2013, we reviewed the best services for storing your photos in the cloud.
Jad Mouawad / New York Times:
Software bug could make Boeing 787s lose all electrical power if planes' power control unit left on for 248 days  —  F.A.A. Orders Fix for Possible Power Loss in Boeing 787  —  Federal regulators will order operators of Boeing 787 Dreamliners to shut down the plane's electrical power periodically …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
HoloLens Hands-On: How We Built An App For Microsoft's Augmented Reality Headset  —  Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke.  We've now tried the company's latest revision of its unreleased augmented reality headset and even built an app for it.  The new hardware, which Microsoft also showcased during …
Economist:
Researchers find an algorithm can spot comment trolls scanning just 5 posts with 80% accuracy  —  Proactive policing  —  New research suggests it is possible to identify online troublemakers before they strike  —  HECKLERS have long been a problem for politicians and stand-up comedians …
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