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June 14, 2016, 6:25 PM

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Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: Russian government hackers had access to computer network of the Democratic National Committee for about a year, stole opposition research on Trump  —  Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to the entire database …
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Net neutrality and Title II win in court, as ISPs lose case against FCC  —  Appeals court decision upholds FCC's net neutrality order.  —  The broadband industry has lost its lawsuit attempting to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules and the related reclassification …
CNET:
OnePlus 3 review: excellent performance, 6GB of RAM, sharp 16MP camera, clean interface design, and fast battery charging; at $400, this is a great phone  —  With a new aluminum unibody design, the OnePlus 3 looks better than all of OnePlus' past devices (which either had a plastic or glass backing).
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook adds SMS support back to Facebook Messenger for Android after pulling it in 2012; SMS support is not currently planned for Messenger on iOS  —  Surround and conquer is Facebook's new strategy for getting people to switch from SMS to Messenger.  You can now read and send old-school text messages …
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
LinkedIn's struggling stock price and its reliance on stock-based compensation may be a factor in its sale to Microsoft  —  “Let me explain why.”  —  Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's chief executive, wrote a lengthy memorandum to his employees Monday morning, ticking off a list of reasons behind …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook now offers a Store Locator ad unit and tracks in-store visits and purchases through GPS, Wi-Fi, and a partnership with Square, with no user opt out  —  Facebook has found the Holy Grail of advertising in a set of new partnerships with point-of-sale systems like Square and Marketo …
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet:
Around 40% of iPads in use will not be supported by iOS 10, according to Localytics, whereas all but the first-gen iPad supported iOS 9  —  iPad sales have been declining for over two years, but iOS 10 could finally be the catalyst needed to trigger an wave of upgrades.  Or it could push the iPad into irrelevance.

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