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May 4, 2015, 9:25 AM

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Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Periscope Piracy Sets Up Grudge Match: Hollywood vs. Twitter  —  Dick Costolo's triumphant tweet could come back to haunt him  —  Forget Mayweather-Pacquiao.  There's a more interesting fight brewing between Twitter and Hollywood.  —  The piracy of Saturday's welterweight boxing championship enabled …
Christina Warren / Mashable:
How Periscope users experienced the readily-available pirated streams of the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight last night  —  I watched the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight on Periscope and saw the future  —  Like millions of others across the world, I watched the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight in a living room surrounded by other boxing fans.
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
DOJ looking at Apple as it is pushing record labels to ditch free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch  —  Apple pushing music labels to kill free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch  —  The Department of Justice is looking closely into Apple's business practices in relation …
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Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
Remembering Dave Goldberg  —  Here are some of the descriptions you'll be hearing in coming days about Dave Goldberg, who died suddenly Friday at 47: friend, dad, husband, brother, Midwesterner, entrepreneur, poker player, mensch, investor, mentor.  —  It is with no hyperbole to say Goldberg …
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Shivam Vij / Scroll.in:
Facebook opens up Internet.org to developers, following backlash in India from proponents of net neutrality  —  Facebook opens up Internet.org to developers, hoping to pacify net neutrality critics  —  Chris Daniels, Facebook's VP for Internet.org, says Facebook isn't picking the web winners through the initiative.
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google's Dart language on Android aims for Java-free, 120 FPS apps  —  Google cooks up an experimental way to write Android apps with a focus on speed.  —  Non-game Android apps are normally written in Java, but a group inside Google is experimenting with a whole new way of writing Android apps using Dart …
Leslie Berlin / Backchannel:
How Silicon Valley became a unique, self-perpetuating culture that will continue to dominate the high-tech economy  —  Why Silicon Valley Will Continue to Rule  —  William Shockley's employees toast him for his Nobel Prize, 1956.  Photo courtesy Computer History Museum.
Andrew Nusca / Fortune:
Chuck Robbins named Cisco CEO; John Chambers to become executive chairman  —  John Chambers will step down from Cisco CSCO after 20 years at the helm.  The company announced on Monday that Chuck Robbins, its senior vice president of worldwide field operations, will step into the company's top job effective July 26, 2015.
Amir Mizroch / Wall Street Journal:
Demand for Artificial Intelligence experts grows at universities and tech firms like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft  —  Artificial-Intelligence Experts Are in High Demand  —  Tech firms, universities stock research centers amid push in hot area of computer science

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