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May 7, 2016, 1:40 PM

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William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Internal documents show Palantir losing some top-tier clients and on track to turn over 20% of its staff in 2016  —  Inside Palantir, Silicon Valley's Most Secretive Company … A trove of internal  —  documents and insider interviews has pulled back the curtain on one of Silicon Valley's …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple Music's new student membership option discounts the service by 50%  —  Amid news that Apple Music is getting a makeover come this summer, Apple today launched a new plan to boost subscribers to its streaming music service and competitor to Spotify, SoundCloud, Tidal and others.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple Music Connect social network to be demoted in iOS 10 overhaul  —  Apple Music Connect, a social interaction feature between artists and listeners that was a cornerstone of the Apple Music launch last summer, will be demoted in an iOS 10 overhaul this fall.
Brad Chacos / PCWorld:
NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 1080 starting at $600 and available May 27, and 1070 starting at $380 and available June 10; both are faster than the Titan X  —  Nvidia's monstrous new GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 kick more ass than a Titan X  —  Latest GeForce cards also push prices that won't break the bank either
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Following highly publicized report of 272M email credentials for sale in Russia, Mail.ru and Google both say 98%+ of credentials on their services are invalid  —  Garbage in, garbage out: Why Ars ignored this week's massive password breach  —  When a script kiddie sells 272 million accounts for $1, be very, very skeptical.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Qualcomm issues fix for 5 year old Android security flaw that exposes SMS, call history; Android versions prior to 4.3 mostly affected  —  Critical Qualcomm security bug leaves many phones open to attack  —  Fix still isn't available for most users, and many will probably never get it.

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