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May 7, 2015, 10:35 AM

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Craig Hockenberry / furbo.org:
Apple hasn't fixed or even acknowledged widely-reported networking issues on OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 related to discoveryd  —  discoveryd Clusterf**k  —  I usually keep things fairly clean on this site.  I have a simple metric: would I be embarrassed if my Mom read this post?
Carolina Milanesi / Kantar Worldpanel:
Kantar: phablets made up 21% of US smartphone sales in Q1, up from 6% a year ago, driven by iPhone 6 Plus sales  —  US phablet market soars  —  Phablets claimed 21% of all US smartphone sales in Q1 2015 - nearly quadrupling their 6% share from the first quarter of 2014 …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google to shut down its website optimization service PageSpeed on Aug. 3  —  Google Shuts Down PageSpeed Service For Accelerating Websites  —  Google is shutting down PageSpeed Service, its hosted solution for optimizing websites for faster delivery, on August 3.
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic:
Mobile Justice CA app uploads all video footage as it's being captured to servers owned by ACLU, available for iOS and Android for now  —  Film the Police … Last month, video footage emerged that appeared to show something illegal: A U.S. marshal approached a woman who was filming him on duty …
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
PayIvy is an open web marketplace for stolen account credentials and license keys using PayPal to carry out transactions  —  PayIvy Sells Your Online Accounts Via PayPal  —  Normally, if one wishes to buy stolen account credentials for paid online services like Netflix, Hulu, XBox Live or Spotify …
Nathan Donato-Weinstein / bizjournals:
Mountain View city council allocates LinkedIn 1.4M of 2.2M square feet in North Bayshore, threatening Google's campus expansion plans  —  In stinging defeat for Google, LinkedIn scores lion's share of real estate capacity in Mountain View's North Bayshore  —  LinkedIn Corp. came away …

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