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February 10, 2015, 9:40 AM

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Prem Ramaswami / The Official Google Blog:
Google adds fact-checked and reviewed health information to Knowledge Graph in search  —  A remedy for your health-related questions: health info in the Knowledge Graph  —  Think of the last time you searched on Google for health information.  Maybe you heard a news story about gluten-free diets …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iOS 8.4 to be released after Apple Watch starts shipping, possibly with redesigned Beats-based music service  —  Apple working on iOS 8.4 update, may include new music service  —  In addition to working on iOS 8.2, iOS 8.3, and iOS 9.0, Apple is working on yet another update to iOS 8: iOS 8.4.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple's iOS 9 to have ‘huge’ stability and optimization focus after years of feature additions  —  Following the success of OS X Snow Leopard for Macs in 2009, one of iOS 9's standout ‘features’ will be a directed focus on stabilizing and optimizing the operating system.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Ross Ulbricht's closest confidant at Silk Road, known as Variety Jones, remains elusive  —  Ross Ulbricht Didn't Create Silk Road's Dread Pirate Roberts.  This Guy Did  —  More than 14 months after his arrest, Ross Ulbricht has been convicted of being the Dread Pirate Roberts …
Beth McMurtrie / Chronicle of Higher Education:
Many original Thiel fellows say they learned more in fellowship than they would've in college  —  The Rich Man's Dropout Club  —  Whatever happened to the teenage entrepreneurs whom Peter Thiel paid to forgo college?  —  Peter Thiel paid teenagers to forgo college.  Here's how that turned out:
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Cory Bennett / The Hill:
Apple CEO to speak at White House cyber summit  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook will speak at the White House cybersecurity summit this Friday at Stanford University, according to an invitation to the event.  —  The White House is expected to reveal its next executive action on cybersecurity at the summit …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft, Samsung settle contract dispute over Android patent payments  —  Summary:Microsoft and Samsung have settled an Android patent-licensing-related contract dispute, Microsoft officials say, while offering no specific about the terms.  —  Microsoft and Samsung have settled …
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Deezer brings its lossless Elite music-streaming service to Sonos music systems globally  —  Mobile executive?  VB is hosting our 5th annual Mobile Summit on February 23-24 at the scenic Cavallo Point Resort in Sausalito, CA.  See if you qualify here.  —  Music-streaming company Deezer …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Facebook Takes Internet.org And Its Free Mobile Data Services To India  —  Facebook's Internet.org project to provide basic mobile internet services for free just took its biggest step to date after it launched in India.  —  The service, which is run by non-profit organization Internet.org …
Ian King / Bloomberg Business:
China Fines Qualcomm $975 Million, Sets Patent Licensing Rates  —  Don't Miss Out —  (Bloomberg) — Chinese regulators fined Qualcomm Inc. $975 million and set licensing rates for its mobile-phone chip technology after finding the U.S. company guilty of antitrust violations.

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