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May 22, 2015, 4:50 PM

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 to bring quality focus, smaller apps, legacy iPhone/iPad support, and better security with new Trusted Wi-Fi and Rootless features  —  iOS 9 & OS X 10.11 to bring ‘quality’ focus, smaller apps, Rootless security, legacy iPhone/iPad support
David Faber / CNBC:
Sources: Microsoft offered to pay $55B for Salesforce, but Marc Benioff wanted $70B; talks ended in early May  —  Microsoft, Salesforce talks fizzled over price: Sources  —  Microsoft and Salesforce.com had significant talks earlier this spring about a purchase of Salesforce by Microsoft …
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Apple wants local TV stations in its TV service, complicating negotiations with broadcast TV networks, which could delay launch to after this fall  —  Apple Wants Local TV in Its Web TV Service, Which Could Lead to Delays  —  If Apple launches a TV service, it won't be the first company to offer TV subscriptions over the Web.
Nina Strochlic / The Daily Beast:
Uber is dodging compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act by claiming it's a technology company, not a transportation service  —  Uber: Disability Laws Don't Apply to Us  —  Is Uber letting its drivers dodge The Americans With Disabilities Act?  —  Sometimes it slips Kristin Parisi's mind that she's disabled.
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Snapchat is investing an undisclosed amount in maker of shopping app Spring  —  Snapchat Is Investing in Shopping App Spring  —  Another day, another messaging app that wants to explore e-commerce.  —  Snapchat, the popular messaging app that is also dabbling in media …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Study Shows Security Questions Aren't All That Secure  —  What is your favorite food?  What was your first teacher's name?  What's the name of your first pet?  Do those questions sound familiar to you?  If they do, it's probably because you either have really boring …

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