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June 1, 2012, 3:20 PM

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David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran  —  WASHINGTON — From his first months in office, President Obama secretly ordered increasingly sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran's main nuclear enrichment facilities, significantly expanding America's …
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Confirmed: US, Israel created Stuxnet, lost control of it  —  Stuxnet was never meant to propagate in the wild.  —  The new account is unlikely to alter Iran's view of the US, seen here in a mural on the old US embassy in Tehran  —  David Holt  —  In 2011, the US government rolled out its …
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
ETSI chooses Apple-inspired proposal for new 4FF nano-SIM standard  —  Despite objections and criticism over the different proposals for a new 4FF (nano-SIM) standard, Apple's nano-SIM proposal has been adopted by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), edging out submissions from Nokia, RIM and Motorola.
Bing:
Social Meets Search with the Latest Version of Bing, Available to Everyone in US Today  —  A few weeks ago, we introduced you to the most significant update to Bing since our launch three years ago, combining the best of search with relevant people from your social networks, including Facebook and Twitter.
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Google to head Apple off at the pass by holding 3D Maps event on June 6th, just before WWDC  —  We just got an invite in our inbox to an interesting Google event centered around Google Maps.  The invite says we're invited to an event that will show off The Next Dimension of Google Maps, so we're betting its related to 3D.
Ryan Singel / Wired:
In Ad Network Nightmare, Microsoft Making ‘Do Not Track’ Default for IE 10  —  Microsoft announced Thursday that the next version of its browser, IE 10, will ship with the controversial “Do Not Track” feature turned on by default, a first among major browsers, creating a potential threat to online advertising giants.
Bloomberg:
Acer, Toshiba To Take On IPads With Windows 8 Tablets  —  Acer Inc., Toshiba Corp. (6502) and Asustek Computer Inc. (2357) will unveil tablets running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 8 operating system next week, people with knowledge of the matter said, challenging the dominance of Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s iPad.
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Wow!  Apple Turns Over Its Inventory Once Every 5 *Days*  —  Apple turns over its inventory once every five days.  —  That's part of why a new report from the technology research firm, Gartner, ranked Apple's supply chain the best in the world.  And it's pretty amazing when you think about it.
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
BAD FOR BIZ: Facebook's Outage Hammered E-Commerce Sites Worldwide  —  In various geographies, Facebook was down for a couple hours yesterday.  —  Turns out this had a big impact on lots of e-commerce sites that connect to Facebook's “open graph” (probably for user-login or “likes.")
Reuters:
Cisco sues TiVo over DVRs  —  (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc has filed a lawsuit to void four TiVo Inc patents related to digital video recorders, escalating a battle over who has the right to profit from sales of the popular machines.  —  In a complaint filed on Wednesday …
John Letzing / Wall Street Journal:
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Windows 8 Store: A good start, but can it top Apple's App stores?  —  Windows 8 Store: A good start, but can it top Apple's App stores?  —  Store puts all Metro apps in one place, but needs better discoverability.  —  When Windows 8 ships this fall, it will represent both the next iteration …
Wailin Wong / Chicago Tribune:
Groupon lock-up period ends Friday, letting insiders sell stock for first time  —  Top executives have said they will not sell; analysts predict many others will sit tight, wait for share price to improve  —  On Friday, Groupon insiders will be allowed to sell their stock for the first time since the company went public in November.
Bloomberg:
FTC Chair Dines With Google Ad Exec Amid Antitrust Probe  —  U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz took time away from a Southern California technology conference to dine with a senior executive at Google (GOOG) Inc., the subject of an intensifying government antitrust probe.

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