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June 1, 2015, 12:35 PM

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Terry Myerson / Blogging Windows:
Windows 10 available for PCs and tablets from July 29, 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.
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 …
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Asus' new Transformer Book comes with Windows 10, USB Type-C, and 14 hours of battery life  —  Among an avalanche of products revealed today at Computex Taipei, Asus has announced the Transformer Book T100HA, the follow-up to its inexpensive T100 Windows 8 2-in-1 device.
Facebook:
Facebook to allow OpenPGP public keys in profiles, can be used for encrypting notification emails  —  Securing Email Communications from Facebook  —  It's very important to us that the people who use Facebook feel safe and can trust that their connection to Facebook is secure …
Guemmy Kim / The Official Google Blog:
Google launches My Account hub for managing privacy and security settings across all its services  —  Keeping your personal information private and safe—and putting you in control  —  We've all been there at some point or another...  Everyday, we make choices that affect our privacy and security online.
Wall Street Journal:
Intel Agrees to Buy Altera for $16.7 Billion  —  On-again-off-again deal is latest acquisition in active semiconductor sector  —  Intel Corp. agreed to buy Altera Corp. for roughly $16.7 billion in cash, a long-discussed deal seen helping Intel defend a crucial business.
Killian Bell / iPhone Hacks:
Ryan Seacrest's Typo settles with BlackBerry, will no longer sell smartphone keyboards for devices under 7.9 inches  —  Typo to kill its iPhone keyboard for BlackBerry settlement  —  BlackBerry has today confirmed that it has agreed to a settlement with Typo, the creator of the BlackBerry-style keyboard case for iPhone.
Jeremy Kirk / PCWorld:
Report: Vulnerability in firmware of Macs from mid-2014 and earlier allows hackers to install rootkit malware  —  Apple vulnerability could allow firmware modifications in older Macs, researcher says  —  A zero-day software vulnerability in the firmware of older Apple computers could be used …
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Cloud startup Coupa raises $80M at a valuation of over $1B, led by T. Rowe Price  —  Cloud Startup Coupa Lands $80 Million Round at $1 Billion-Plus Valuation  —  Say hello to the latest cloud company to take an investment at a valuation of more than $1 billion.

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