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June 1, 2015, 9:20 AM

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Terry Myerson / Blogging Windows:
Windows 10 available on July 29 for PCs and tablets, users qualified for free upgrade can reserve it today  —  Hello World: Windows 10 Available on July 29  —  Today, I'm excited to share the availability date for Windows 10.  In fact, I thought I'd let Cortana, the world's most personal digital assistant, share the news.
Ed Bott / ZDNet:
Online reseller Newegg leaks Windows 10 OEM pricing: Home package is $109.99, Pro package is $149.99  —  Online reseller leaks OEM prices and on-sale dates for Windows 10  —  Summary:A major software reseller in the U,S, has begun taking preorders for Windows 10 OEM software …
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Asus ZenWatch 2 brings a choice of sizes to Android Wear, offers 18 different combinations of colors and materials  —  Asus brings a choice of sizes to Android Wear with ZenWatch 2  —  The only way for Computex, Asia's foremost tech exhibition, to get going is with a deluge of announcements …
Guardian:
Senate advances USA Freedom Act, but vote on bill likely won't come for several days, causing temporary shutdown of some Patriot Act powers  —  Patriot Act powers to lapse at midnight as Senate fails to agree on NSA reform  —  Surveillance hawks concede defeat as Rand Paul forces shutdown …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Debuts A $99 Kindle Bundle For Kids Including An E-Reader, Cover And Warranty  —  Amazon wants parents to buy Kindles for their children and is today launching a discounted “Kindle for Kids Bundle” to encourage them to do so.  This new package includes the combination of a Kindle e-reader …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI indicts Louisianan technician for selling counterfeit coupons on Silk Road and Silk Road 2; consultant estimates damages in the tens of millions of dollars  —  Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons  —  The dark web has become notorious for the sale of drugs …
Orr Hirschauge / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: ARM in talks to buy Israeli mobile security firm Sansa for $75-85M  —  ARM Is in Talks to Buy Israeli Mobile Security Company Sansa  —  Chip designer ARM Holdings PLC is in talks to buy an Israeli security company that specializes in mobile and computer-chip security, according to two people familiar with the matter.
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