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June 1, 2015, 8:20 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.
Re/code:
Sources: Apple's subscription TV service won't be announced at WWDC15  —  Apple Subscription TV Service Won't Be Announced Next Week  —  Apple won't be announcing its much-anticipated subscription TV service next week at its Worldwide Developer Conference, according to several people with knowledge of the situation.
Amir Mizroch / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Microsoft buys Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder GmbH, the startup behind the Wunderlist to-do list app, for $100M-$200M  —  Microsoft Buys German To-Do List Startup 6Wunderkinder  —  Purchase is part of company's new effort to enhance its line of mobile apps, source says
Wall Street Journal:
Apple expected to announce $10 a month music streaming service at WWDC, will offer curated channels, in talks with Q-Tip, Drake, and Dr. Dre to host  —  Apple to Take On Spotify With New Streaming Services  —  Music subscription to cost $10 a month; augmented Internet radio will have DJs
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 …
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.
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.
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Sources: Re/code valued at $15-20M in Vox deal, which was based on Vox's November valuation of $380M; Re/code projected to generate revenues of $12M this year  —  Why Re/code, an 18-month-old tech news startup, really sold to Vox — even though it was generating $12 million
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:
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Report: Nintendo considering Android based OS for next generation console codenamed NX  —  Why you should want a Nintendo Android console  —  Could Nintendo really switch to Android?  —  Japan's most respected business newspaper, the Nikkei Shimbun, today raised the possibility …

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