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May 27, 2013, 10:30 PM

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Nick Summers / The Next Web:
Samsung teases ‘Premiere 2013’ event, will likely unveil new Galaxy and ATIV devices on June 20  —  Samsung has just announced a new event that will be used to “premiere” new mobile devices for its Galaxy and ATIV portfolio.  —  The unveiling will take place on June 20 at Earls Court 2 …
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
What Is Hulu Really Worth?  —  Hulu is on the block again, as its corporate parents (and content partners) are taking bids for the streaming video site.  According to multiple reports, there are now seven bidders for Hulu, including pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable …
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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Expect Facebook To Turbocharge ‘Notes’ Into A True Tumblr Competitor  —  Facebook used to have a blogging feature called Notes.  It still does, but it got buried by the Timeline redesign and widely forgotten.  Facebook needs to overhaul Notes, and signs say a refresh may already be in the works.
Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Hipstamatic ends invite-only access for its photo-sharing app Oggl, opens it up to everyone  —  Hipstamatic is giving everyone access to its Oggl photo-sharing application, ending its invite-only policy more than two weeks since it launched.  Users can download the app for iOS devices …
Quentin Hardy / New York Times:
NetSuite and Workday Rivalry Carries On an Old Tech Feud  —  SAN FRANCISCO — If the Hatfields and McCoys lived in Silicon Valley, they'd be fighting with piles of cash and lines of software code instead of knives and shotguns.  And the fight would be over who wins the most customers …
BBC:
Light-beam ‘twins’ take data farther  —  An idea similar to that of noise-cancelling headphones has proved useful in increasing the data-carrying properties of light.  —  Researchers reporting in Nature Photonics suggest putting not one beam of light down a fibre, but a pair, each a kind of mirror image of the other.
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Concert Industry Struggles With ‘Bots’ That Siphon Off Tickets  —  As the summer concert season approaches, music fans and the concert industry that serves them have a common enemy in New York.  And in Russia.  And in India.  —  That enemy is the bot.  —  “Bots,” computer programs used …

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