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June 26, 2015, 3:15 PM

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Dominique Vidalon / Reuters:
Amid Paris protests, police seize Uber vehicles on sight, and the French Interior minister targets local managers in effort to shut down Uber nationwide  —  French government files legal complaint against UberPOP  —  French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Friday …
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Satya Nadella lays out new Microsoft mission statement: “empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more”  —  Exclusive: Satya Nadella reveals Microsoft's new mission statement, sees ‘tough choices’ ahead … Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
AppleCare+ for mobile devices now covers batteries retaining less than 80% capacity, up from 50%  —  AppleCare+ for iPhone, iPad, iPod and Apple Watch Now Covers Batteries That Retain Less Than 80% of Original Capacity  —  Apple has updated the terms of its AppleCare+ Protection Plan for iPhone …
Office Blogs:
Microsoft launches Sway app for iPad, with a Windows 10 version coming later this summer  —  Bringing Sway apps to more platforms and devices  —  When we launched Sway Preview, our first priority was ensuring anybody could use the rich Sway web experience in any modern browser, regardless of whether you're on a PC, Mac or tablet.
Cecilia Kang / Washington Post:
Interconnection fees for companies like Netflix remain an issue in last-minute talks with regulators for AT&T-DirecTV deal  —  Why the government is about to approve the AT&T and DirecTV mega-deal - and the one thing that remains a big concern  —  A decision on AT&T's merger with DirecTV …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix U.S. Viewing to Surpass ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC by 2016: Analysts  —  If Netflix were a Nielsen-rated TV network, the No. 1 streaming service would, within a year, attain a larger 24-hour audience than each of the major broadcast networks — ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC — according to a Wall Street analyst firm.
Daniel Thomas / Financial Times:
OneWeb secures $500M from Virgin, Qualcomm, Airbus and Bharti for its low-orbit internet satellite network  —  OneWeb secures $500m from Virgin, Qualcomm, Airbus and Bharti  —  An attempt to develop a low-orbit satellite network has received $500m of investment to provide internet communications …

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