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May 3, 2015, 12:55 PM

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Kara Swisher / Re/code:
David Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies suddenly  —  Beloved Silicon Valley Entrepreneur David Goldberg Dies Suddenly  —  David Goldberg, one of Silicon Valley's most high-profile entrepreneurs, died suddenly last night of undetermined causes.
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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Ian King / Bloomberg Business:
As Samsung grabs contracts from Apple, other chipmakers reliant on Apple will take big blow  —  Apple and Samsung Are Friendly Again, and the Competition Should Be Terrified  —  As the relationship thaws, winter may be coming for SanDisk, TSMC, and other chipmakers
Justin Lafferty / SocialTimes:
Facebook Tests Feature Letting Users Pick Pages, Friends They'd Want To See Atop News Feed  —  Facebook is testing a feature on mobile that allows users to select friends and pages whose posts they'd want to see atop News Feed.  —  For some mobile users, a box with an animated puppy shows up …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Eight cloud photo storage services compared as they roughly achieve feature parity: Amazon, iCloud, OneDrive, Google+, Picturelife, Dropbox, SmugMug, Flickr  —  The best way to manage your photos online in 2015  —  In August 2013, we reviewed the best services for storing your photos in the cloud.
Jad Mouawad / New York Times:
Software bug could make Boeing 787s lose all electrical power if planes' power control unit left on for 248 days  —  F.A.A. Orders Fix for Possible Power Loss in Boeing 787  —  Federal regulators will order operators of Boeing 787 Dreamliners to shut down the plane's electrical power periodically …
Economist:
Researchers find an algorithm can spot comment trolls scanning just 5 posts with 80% accuracy  —  Proactive policing  —  New research suggests it is possible to identify online troublemakers before they strike  —  HECKLERS have long been a problem for politicians and stand-up comedians …
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Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
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Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.

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