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May 2, 2015, 12:50 AM

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Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Satya Nadella envisions a Microsoft that is more willing to favor big bets on new technologies over protecting legacy cash cows  —  Microsoft (Yes, Microsoft) Has a Far-Out Vision  —  Last June, in the basement of the Microsoft visitor center in Redmond, Wash., Todd Holmdahl …
Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Spotify raises $350M at $8B valuation: Sources  —  Music streaming service Spotify raised $350 million in a new funding round, sources told CNBC.  Before the recently raised cash, the company was valued at $8 billion.  (Tweet this) Goldman Sachs' institutional clients took part in the fundraising, sources added.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Comcast offers 2Gbps service in Chattanooga, having lost its suit to prevent municipal fiber expansion  —  Comcast brings fiber to city that it sued 7 years ago to stop fiber rollout  —  Comcast offers 2Gbps in Chattanooga, where it lost bid to squash competition.
Ben Lovejoy / 9to5Mac:
Apple confirms tattoo issue with Apple Watch in updated support document  —  Apple has confirmed reports of problems using the Apple Watch on tattooed wrists.  The company has quietly updated a support page on the heart-rate functionality. … Apple Watch owners on Reddit and Twitter …
Michael Cooney / Network World:
FAA's new air traffic system ERAM, with 2M lines of code, doubles the number of flights that can be tracked in US airspace  —  FAA: 2 million lines of code process new air traffic system  —  Just completed ERAM system almost doubles the number of flights that can be tracked in US airspace
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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researcher devises simple exploit to prevent Password Alert Chrome extension from warning about phishing, then quickly creates another after Google patches  —  Google's new version of Password Alert blocking bypass is bypassed  —  If one researcher can block the phishing protection, criminal attackers can, too.

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