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May 17, 2017, 1:19 PM

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Google Developers / YouTube:
Google I/O 2017 keynote live stream  —  Join us to learn about product and platform innovations at Google.
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Sundar Pichai says Android is on 2B+ monthly active devices, Drive has 800M MAUs, and has Google Photos is at 500M MAUs  —  Google revealed a handful of milestones today during its I/O 2017 developer conference, but the biggest was undoubtedly that Android now powers on 2 billion active devices.
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Ted Greenwald / Wall Street Journal:
Qualcomm sues iPhone manufacturers Compal, Foxconn, Pegatron, and Wistron for failing to pay royalties, broadening its legal battle with Apple  —  Qualcomm sued the companies that make iPhones for Apple for failing to pay royalties on the chip maker's technology, broadening its legal battle with the world's most valuable company.
Wall Street Journal:
Apple has begun initial production of a small number of iPhone SE handsets in Bangalore and will begin shipping it to Indian customers this month  —  An Apple manufacturer has completed a trial run of the first-ever iPhones assembled in India, in an important step in the U.S. tech giant's push into the fast-growing South Asian market.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers say EternalBlue, the NSA exploit used in WannaCry, was used in an earlier and possibly larger-scale hack, to install Adylkuzz cryptocurrency miner  —  Campaign that flew under the radar used hacked computers to mine Monero currency.  —  On Friday, ransomware called WannaCry …
BBC:
WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning is released from Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, having served 7 years of a 35-year sentence  —  US soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after serving seven years for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks.
Gordon Mah Ung / PCWorld:
AMD unveils Threadripper, a 16-core, 32-thread CPU for desktops, coming summer 2017  —  It's called Threadripper, and it will be the first consumer-focused chip with 16 cores and 32 threads of computing power.  Yes, you read that right: 16 cores and 32 threads of computing power …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple launches Today at Apple website as it expands its in-store course line-up with classes in art, design, music, photography, more  —  Last month, Apple announced its plans to offer an expanded set of educational sessions at its stores, which will now feature more in-depth training …

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