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May 27, 2012, 6:40 AM

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Kellex / Droid Life:
Motorola Demos Ice Cream Sandwich for the DROID RAZR in Official Video Series, Watch Them All Here  —  We know that Ice Cream Sandwich for the DROID RAZR will be here some time before the end of June (Q2) thanks to an updated timeline released by Motorola within the last week.
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Watch this rare video from inside the Foxconn facility where 70% of iPhones are made  —  You don't get a look inside Apple's factories in China all that often.  Apple is notoriously secretive about their processes and products.  That's why the video below is so fascinating …
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
UK ‘cookie law’ takes effect: What you need to know  —  Let's be honest: The U.K. has made a right hash-up of implementing the cookie law from start to finish.  It came into force on May 26.  Here's everything you need to know.
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Aged Windows XP costs 5x more to manage than Windows 7  —  As XP's life wanes, Microsoft talks dollars to get businesses to ditch 11-year-old OS  —  Microsoft yesterday added ammunition to its increasingly aggressive battle to get users off the nearly-11-year-old Windows XP by citing …
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
BitTorrent Traffic Booms Due to “Licensing Challenges”  —  Over the years we have been following various reports on Internet traffic changes, specifically in relation to BitTorrent.  One of the emerging trends is BitTorrent and P2P traffic as a whole losing its share of total Internet traffic, in the U.S. at least.
Jennifer Van Grove / VentureBeat:
Instagram picked up 78 percent more uniques in April — thank you, Facebook  —  A billion dollars will buy you a lot of things, and, in the case of Instagram, one of those things happens to be exposure to millions.  —  In April, Instagram's website saw a 78 percent uptick in unique visitors in the U.S. …
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web:
Good news for social video apps: Facebook introduces “trending videos” to your news feed  —  Last month, Facebook introduced a feature called “trending articles” that stuck a slideshow into your news feed of popular news articles via your friends that you might have missed.
More: Mashable!
New York Times:
Facebook's Royal Wedding  —  THE wedding of Mark Zuckerberg to Priscilla Chan last weekend here in the backyard of their $7 million home had all the staging of a carefully orchestrated celebrity event.  A publicist for Facebook eagerly offered photos afterward of the beaming couple …
Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:
Inside Facebook security: defending users from spammers, hackers, and ‘likejackers’  —  If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world, just behind India and China.  And like any country, Facebook has a police force to keep things under control.

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