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May 22, 2015, 11:10 AM

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Apple wants local TV stations in its Apple TV service, complicating negotiations with broadcast TV networks, hence may not launch in early fall  —  Apple Wants Local TV in Its Apple TV Service, Which Means Apple TV Could Be Delayed  —  If Apple launches a TV service, it won't be the first company …
Geoff White / Channel 4 News:
Dating site Adult FriendFinder hacked, personal information of 3.9M users leaked, including sexual preferences, emails, usernames, IP addresses  —  Adult dating site hack exposes millions of users  —  Hackers have struck one of the world's largest internet dating websites …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Study Shows Security Questions Aren't All That Secure  —  What is your favorite food?  What was your first teacher's name?  What's the name of your first pet?  Do those questions sound familiar to you?  If they do, it's probably because you either have really boring …
Justine Coyne / Pittsburgh Business Times:
Uber Advanced Technologies Center vehicle testing “mapping, safety and autonomy systems” spotted in Pittsburgh streets  —  Exclusive: Here's your first look at Uber's self-driving test car (and why you'll see it around Pittsburgh)  —  Uber's test vehicle driving in the Strip District on May 13, 2015.
Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal:
Uber in Talks for $1 Billion Credit Facility With Banks  —  About six to seven banks are expected to be part of the facility  —  Uber Technologies Inc. is seeking a $1 billion credit line from investment banks, people familiar with the matter said.  —  The car-sharing company …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iPad roadmap: dual-app viewing mode that may debut at WWDC, with multi-user login support and 12-inch “iPad Pro” models to follow  —  Future of iPad: Dual-app viewing mode, then J98/J99 ‘iPad Pros,’ multi-user support  —  Facing slowing growth for the first time since the iPad's 2010 debut …
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
Google Adding Fingerprint Authentication To Next Version of Android  —  Scheduled to be announced next week, Android M will will include one-touch log-in for supported apps.  —  Google's new mobile operating system, Android M, will include native fingerprint authentication, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Chris Sacca / LOWERCASE capital:
Major Twitter shareholder Chris Sacca bemoans his outsider status, turns critic, says he's still bullish  —  I Bleed Aqua.  —  Disclaimers: 1) I own a lot of Twitter stock personally and in my funds.  2) I definitely do not speak on behalf of Twitter.  3) I do not have any inside information about Twitter.
Brent Dirks / App Advice:
Adobe to discontinue Photoshop Touch May 28, previews new retouching app, Project Rigel, to be released late 2015  —  Adobe announces plans to pull Photoshop Touch from the App Store next week  —  Adobe has announced today that it is discontinuing its Photoshop Touch apps for the iPhone …
Madeline Stone / Business Insider:
Brit Morin, the Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley, just raised $23 million for her DIY site  —  Brit Media, best known for its lifestyle site Brit + Co., has raised $23 million, according to a form filed Thursday with the SEC.  —  A spokesperson for founder and CEO Brit Morin confirmed the round with Business Insider.

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