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June 8, 2016, 12:50 PM

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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Yahoo hires bank to auction off 3K patents, including original search patent, expects $1B+, sets mid-June deadline for preliminary bids  —  Yahoo has set mid-June deadline for preliminary bids and hired Black Stone IP to run auction  —  Yahoo Inc. has kicked off an auction …
Rachael King / Wall Street Journal:
Salesforce to invest $50M in startups and launch an incubator to foster an ecosystem of apps that run on its cloud-computing platform  —  Move intended to foster ecosystem of applications that run on its cloud-computing platform  —  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Salesforce.com will devote …
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Jeremy Kahn / Bloomberg:
UK MPs pass the Investigatory Powers Bill 444-69 in House of Commons; bill was modified to appease concerns of major tech companies like Apple  —  Law modified to meet objections from major tech companies  —  Debate over mass surveillance, hacking law now moves to Lords
Nick Kostov / Wall Street Journal:
Vivendi buys out founding family of French mobile-gaming firm Gameloft SE  —  Guillemot family to sell bulk of shares; Vivendi thought to be eyeing Ubisoft  —  PARIS— Vivendi SA is set to buy out the founding family of French mobile-gaming company Gameloft SE, taking the French media …
 

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