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June 8, 2015, 9:35 AM

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Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Sony Music CEO Doug Morris confirms launch of Apple's music streaming service at WWDC  —  Sony Music CEO confirms launch of Apple's music streaming service tomorrow  —  Sony Music CEO Doug Morris said in an interview on stage today that Apple will announce its new music streaming service tomorrow …
Associated Press:
Source: Apple hopes to sign up 100M subscribers for new music streaming service  —  APPLE WANTS A LEAD ROLE IN STREAMING MUSIC  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads.
Christina Warren / Mashable:
In a discussion about lack of diversity in technology, Tim Cook hints at female presenters at WWDC  —  Exclusive: Tim Cook says lack of diversity in tech is ‘our fault’  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The day before Apple kicks off its annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) …
Clive Thompson / New York Times:
Swiss watchmakers Montblanc, Ateliers deMonaco, and H. Moser adopt very different strategies to compete with the Apple Watch  —  Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?  —  Masters of one of the world's most revered forms of analog craftsmanship take on the smartwatch.
Dina Bass / Bloomberg Business:
India's booming tech sector fuelled by easier access to capital prompts more Indian engineers to return home to work in startups after graduating in US  —  America's Unwanted Ivy Leaguers Are Flocking to India  —  Tech boom lures Indian engineers back home  —  Kunal Bahl's American dream was coming together in late 2007.
Everett Rosenfeld / CNBC:
Why more than a dozen big banks and tech firms are investigating blockchain technology  —  Why financial firms are investigating bitcoin tech  —  The technology behind bitcoin could be even more important than the cryptocurrency itself.  —  The technological innovation behind bitcoin …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Inside Sketchfab, a platform for publishing and finding 3D content, which has partnered with Facebook and Microsoft  —  This startup is bridging the gap between today's web and tomorrow's virtual reality  —  Onstage at Microsoft's recent Build conference, the tech giant announced a handful …
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Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
Advanced mobile infrastructure, population density and consumer habits give Seoul some advantages over Silicon Valley as an environment for mobile innovation  —  What Silicon Valley Can Learn From Seoul  —  South Korean companies are building software for smartphones that's chaotic …

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