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June 6, 2013, 1:45 AM

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Glenn Greenwald / Guardian:
Revealed: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Americans daily  —  Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama  —  • Read the court order in full here  —  The National Security Agency …
Guardian:
Verizon forced to hand over telephone data - full court ruling  —  The US government is collecting the phone records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.  Read the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
MacBook Air refresh looks set for WWDC, potentially with faster Wi-Fi  —  Apple appears set to release new versions of its MacBook Air notebook computer at next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, according to information provided by a source.  Earlier this week, we reported that Apple …
Chris Schneider / The Microsoft Office Blog:
John McDermott / AdAge:
Apple to Sell Audio Ads on iRadio, its Upcoming Streaming Music Service  —  New Ad Product Could Be Pricier Than Pandora, Thanks to Targeting Abilities  —  Now hear this: Apple will sell audio ads on its forthcoming streaming music service, already being dubbed “iRadio” by many.
Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Google's YouTube Triples Mobile Sales Amid Wireless Shift  —  Google Scores YouTube Mobile Ad Sales Jackpot  —  Google Inc. (GOOG)'s YouTube has tripled advertising sales on mobile devices in the past six months, the company said, contributing as much as an estimated $350 million to revenue at the video-sharing website.
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Need a quiet place to work?  Breather raises $1.5M to offer on-demand spaces, initially in NYC  —  The sharing economy has transformed our relationship to ownership and accessibility in a variety of categories.  In terms of transportation, car- and ride-sharing services like FlightCar …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Amazon brings back long dormant Kindle DX, says it's ‘excited’ to do so  —  Months after being apparently retired from Amazon's e-reader line, the 9.7-inch Kindle DX is back in stock.  Amazon has brought back the DX for $299, reflecting the price drop that was implemented late last year.
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Google makes its stock Google Keyboard gesture-typing app available on the Play store  —  Google today released its Google Keyboard app for phones and tablets running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above.  You can download it now directly from Google Play, although it's only available …
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET:
Leaked Nokia EOS images fuel the rumor fire  —  Images surfaced today of what could be Nokia's next camera-driven flagship phone.  —  Not one, but two sources bubbled up photos on Wednesday of a Nokia Windows phone that could be the handset-maker's next flagship, after its freshly-announced Lumia 925.
Terry Collins / Associated Press:
SF and NY officials to meet with leading smartphone makers to curb spike of thefts nationwide  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Top law enforcement officials from San Francisco and New York plan to meet with some of the nation's largest smartphone makers next week to help thwart the rise in cellphone thefts and robberies.

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