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June 2, 2015, 12:45 AM

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Amir Mizroch / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Microsoft buys Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder GmbH, the startup behind the Wunderlist to-do list app, for $100M-$200M  —  Microsoft Buys German To-Do List Startup 6Wunderkinder  —  Purchase is part of company's new effort to enhance its line of mobile apps, source says
Terry Myerson / Blogging Windows:
Windows 10 available for PCs and tablets from July 29, users qualified for free upgrade can reserve it today  —  Hello World: Windows 10 Available on July 29  —  Today, I'm excited to share the availability date for Windows 10.  In fact, I thought I'd let Cortana, the world's most personal digital assistant, share the news.
Wall Street Journal:
Apple expected to announce $10 a month music streaming service at WWDC, will offer curated channels, in talks with Q-Tip, Drake, and Dr. Dre to host  —  Apple to Take On Spotify With New Streaming Services  —  Music subscription to cost $10 a month; augmented Internet radio will have DJs
Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Ellen Pao files a notice of appeal for her gender discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins  —  Ellen Pao Plans to Appeal  —  Ellen Pao filed a notice of appeal in San Francisco court on Monday, resurfacing the gender discrimination case she lost against former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in March.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Sources: Apple's subscription TV service won't be announced at WWDC15  —  Apple Subscription TV Service Won't Be Announced Next Week  —  Apple won't be announcing its much-anticipated subscription TV service next week at its Worldwide Developer Conference, according to several people with knowledge of the situation.
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Restaurant discovery service Zomato shuts down Urbanspoon after integrating data, removes shake-to-search feature  —  Zomato says goodbye to Urbanspoon, shuts down iconic shake-to-search feature  —  “So long, Urbanspoon!”  —  That was the message on Zomato's Facebook page today …
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Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Pirate Bay Co-Founder Fredrik Neij Released From Prison  —  Fredrik Neij, one of The Pirate Bay's co-founders, was a key operator of the torrent site during its early years.  —  In 2012 Fredrik received a 10-month prison sentence for his involvement with the notorious site, which he initially avoided.
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Report: Nintendo considering Android based OS for next generation console codenamed NX  —  Why you should want a Nintendo Android console  —  Could Nintendo really switch to Android?  —  Japan's most respected business newspaper, the Nikkei Shimbun, today raised the possibility …
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Sources: Re/code valued at $15-20M in Vox deal, which was based on Vox's November valuation of $380M; Re/code projected to generate revenues of $12M this year  —  Why Re/code, an 18-month-old tech news startup, really sold to Vox — even though it was generating $12 million
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Foursquare, Via Button, Now Lets You Order An Uber Directly In The App  —  Foursquare and Uber are teaming up, with the help of mobile deep-linking startup Button, to offer Foursquare users a button within the app to call an Uber.  —  The idea is that, as you look up restaurants or fun destinations …
Wall Street Journal:
Intel Agrees to Buy Altera for $16.7 Billion  —  On-again-off-again deal is latest acquisition in active semiconductor sector  —  Intel Corp. agreed to buy Altera Corp. for roughly $16.7 billion in cash, a long-discussed deal seen helping Intel defend a crucial business.

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