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June 6, 2013, 3:45 PM

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Peter Burrows / Bloomberg:
Apple Said to Start iPhone Trade-In Program in Stores  —  Apple Inc. (AAPL) is starting an iPhone trade-in program this month aimed at getting users to upgrade to the iPhone 5 and turn in older models, people with knowledge of the plans said.  —  Apple has teamed up with Brightstar Corp. …
Glenn Greenwald / Guardian:
NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily  —  Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama  —  • Read the Verizon court order in full here  —  • Obama administration justifies surveillance
Anna Palmer / Politico:
Verizon on offense behind the scenes  —  Officially, telecom giant Verizon has no comment about turning over millions of customers call logs to the government.  —  But behind the scenes, the company is vetting requests from senior Capitol Hill aides and others, asking Obama administration officials …
Spencer E. Ante / Wall Street Journal:
3-D Printer Firm MakerBot in Acquisition Talks  —  MakerBot Industries LLC, the fast-growing maker of 3-D printers, is in talks with suitors that could lead to the sale of the New York-based company, people familiar with the matter said.  —  The four-year-old startup was recently gauging …
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Facebook Adds Dock Feature in Effort to Make Its Home More Inviting  —  Facebook on Thursday announced it has added a new feature designed to make its Facebook Home software more appealing.  —  The social network is adding a dock to Facebook Home that allows users to more easily access their favorite apps.
Andrew Sinkov / Evernote Blog:
Evernote Reminders Arrive on Android  —  Reminders, our most requested feature of all time, is now available on Android!  With Reminders you get three great features all rolled into one: alarms, note based to-dos and the ability to pin notes to the top of your note list.  Let's take a closer look.
Aaron Souppouris / The Verge:
Samsung Galaxy S4 update addresses storage complaints with move to SD card feature  —  Samsung has begun rolling out a software update for its Galaxy S4 that adresses a few issues early adopters have been complaining about.  The 16GB variant of the Galaxy S4 has been slammed for only giving users 9.15GB …
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
‘Uber For Local Home Services’ Provider ClubLocal Launches In The Bay Area  —  Uber pioneered the market for on-demand, one-click rides from your mobile phone, and over the past few years we've seen a ton of ‘Uber for X’ startups pop up in different categories.
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
BBM Is Not Coming To iPhone And Android On June 27  —  There's a report spreading around today that BBM is coming to iPhones and Android devices on June 27.  —  The report is based on a tweet from T-Mobile's UK account, but the tweet has been deleted.  —  According to a source with knowledge …
Rebecca Grant / VentureBeat:
Ayla launches with $5.4M to turn everything into a connected device  —  A world where humans interact with machines that respond to our every need may seem fantastical, but Ayla Networks launched today to make this sci-fi vision a reality.  —  Ayla's mission is to build an ecosystem for the Internet of Things.
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Snapchat Launches v5.0 With Revamped UI, Swipe Navigation, And In-App Profiles  —  Snapchat, the app that lets you send pics and videos that self-destruct, has just released a huge update to version 5.0 “Banquo” (I'll get to that in a minute), which includes a dramatic revamp of the app's UI.
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