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May 26, 2015, 6:00 PM

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iOS 9 to support Force Touch with haptic feedback for iPhone 6S, feature new keyboard, Apple Pay for Canada, iMessage read receipts on contact-by-contact basis  —  iOS 9 supports ‘iPhone 6S’ Force Touch, may enhance iMessage, Keyboard & Apple Pay  —  Some of iOS 9's more important planned …
Joe Belfiore / Blogging Windows:
Microsoft's bringing Cortana to iPhone and Android, announces Phone Companion app for Windows 10, which helps automatically sync your smartphone with your PC  —  Your Windows 10 PC will love all the devices you own  —  Whether it's a 3-year-old printer or projecting to your brand new TV with Miracast …
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Vox Media acquires ReCode in all-stock deal, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher to stay at ReCode after merger  —  Vox Media Acquiring ReCode  —  ReCode, the news website led by the veteran journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, is being acquired by Vox Media, a deal that reflects …
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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter brings live-streaming app Periscope to Android  —  Periscope, the promising live-streaming app owned by Twitter, arrives on Android today.  Like its cousin on iOS, which debuted two months ago to the day, Periscope for Android lets you watch and record broadcasts from your mobile device.
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Charter to acquire Time Warner Cable for $55B in cash and stock, including debt, valuing TWC at $78.7B, also buys Bright House for $10.4B  —  It's Official: Charter to Acquire Time Warner Cable in Deal Valued at $78.7 Billion  —  Charter Communications, in which John Malone's Liberty Media owns …
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
EMC expands cloud push with $1.2 billion buy of Virtustream  —  Joe Tucci is at it again.  The longtime EMC chief executive and chairman has made another purchase, buying Virtustream, an enterprise-oriented cloud computing company, for $1.2 billion in cash.
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Source: two new Nexus phones coming this year—5.2" LG Bullhead and 5.7" Huawei Angler, no new Nexus tablet  —  [Updated] [Rumor] No Nexus Tablet In 2015, But Two Phones—A 5.2-Inch LG (Code Name Bullhead) And A 5.7-Inch Huawei (Code Name Angler)
Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:
Rubrik raises $41M Series B round to archive your company data, two months after raising $10M  —  Rubrik lands $41 million to archive your company data  —  It's probably safe to say that analyzing vast quantities of company data can lead to making better business decisions for your organization.

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