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June 2, 2015, 1:45 PM

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Eran Megiddo / The Official Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft confirms it has bought 6Wunderkinder, maker of the Wunderlist to-do list app  —  Welcome 6Wunderkinder!  Microsoft acquires Wunderlist  —  What's better than completing that last important task on your to-do list?  Doing so with a beautiful and useful productivity app.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
First HomeKit-Compatible Products Launching Today, Led by Lutron, iHome and Elgato  —  Ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, several of the company's HomeKit partners are today announcing the availability of the first HomeKit-compatible products.
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica UK:
Thunderbolt 3 embraces USB Type-C connector, doubles bandwidth to 40Gbps  —  Thunderbolt 3 integrates USB 3.1, optional 100W power delivery, 5K @ 60Hz display.  —  At Computex 2015, Intel has unveiled Thunderbolt 3.  The headline feature: Thunderbolt 3 has changed connector from Mini DisplayPort to USB Type-C.
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Opens Third Artificial-Intelligence Research Hub in Paris  —  Facebook is bolstering its artificial-intelligence expertise with a third center in Paris to help the social network better sift through photos, posts and videos shared by its 1.4 billion users.
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Nintendo denies Nikkei report that its next-generation console code-named NX will run Android  —  Will Nintendo's NX Adopt Android?  Company Says ‘No’  —  Nintendo Co. shot down a report that said it was planning on using the Android operating system to run its top secret next-generation console, which has been codenamed “NX.”
Brian P. Rubin / ReadWrite:
Wireless-charging standard groups A4WP and PMA make merger official  —  The Wireless Power Merger Is Official  —  Two of the three major wireless-charging standard groups—the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) and the Power Matters Alliance (PMA)—finally announced Monday that their plans to merge are official.
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Canary Smart Home Security System Locks Down $30 Million In Series B  —  Canary, the smart home monitoring system, has just closed on $30 million in Series B funding led by Walden Riverwood Ventures, with participation from Cota Capital, Khosla ventures, Flextronics, Two Sigma Ventures and WTI.
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
The vulnerable Border Gateway protocol, a quick-fix solution from 1989, still directs most internet traffic  —  Net of insecurity Part 2  —  The long  —  life of a  —  quick ‘fix’  —  Internet protocol from 1989 leaves data vulnerable to hijackers  —  The long life of a quick ‘fix’
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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.
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