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May 15, 2015, 7:50 AM

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Chris Urmson / The Official Google Blog:
Google's self-driving cars will hit public roads this summer, with safety drivers aboard, and a speed capped at 25mph  —  Green lights for our self-driving vehicle prototypes  —  When we started designing the world's first fully self-driving vehicle, our goal was a vehicle that could shoulder the entire burden of driving.
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal:
Apple refutes report claiming HomeKit is delayed, says first devices are coming in June  —  Apple Says First HomeKit Smart Devices Coming in June  —  Apple said the first HomeKit-enabled smart-home devices are coming out next month, refuting a report that said delays with the home automation …
Stacey Higginbotham / Fortune:
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Google's power in Washington evident after lobbyist gets results within days of email requesting official statement from FTC in response to damaging WSJ story  —  Email Shows How Google's Lobbyists Get Things Done In Washington  —  Days after a damaging Wall Street Journal article …
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Kim Zetter / Wired:
United Airlines offers hackers up to 1M mileage points to find vulnerabilities in its sites, apps, and online portals, but excludes testing of inflight systems  —  United Will Reward People Who Flag Security Flaws—Sort Of  —  United Airlines announced this week that it's launching …
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft will automatically install Candy Crush Saga on Windows 10 … Solitaire, Minesweeper and Hearts are getting some company on Windows 10.  Microsoft says it will automatically install Candy Crush Saga for people who upgrade to the new operating system during the launch period.
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Reddit staff to field user complaints in new anti-harassment policy emphasizing safety  —  Reddit Introduces Anti-Harassment Policy  —  Reddit, the popular online message forum, has long been a free-for-all for the collective id of the Internet.  A few sacred commandments kept users in check …

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