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June 8, 2015, 3:20 PM

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Apple:
Live stream of Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote address, viewable in Safari and on Apple TV  —  Our live broadcast begins at 10 a.m. PDT.  Follow along and share your favorite moments from todayÂ's #AppleLive event.  Live streaming video requires Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later; Safari on iOS 6.0 or later.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
iOS 9 for iPad: split screen, picture-in-picture video, ability to use keyboard as trackpad  —  Apple iPad Gets Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9  —  Apple is looking to make iPads more functional devices for business productivity with a new split-screen app mode which allows iPad users to run two different apps side-by-side.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Apple Announces Proactive Assistant, Its Google Now Competitor  —  Apple today announced ‘Proactive,’ its rumored Google Now competitor and update to Siri, which will launch with iOS 9.  The proactive assistant is a mix of Google Now and similar tools that aim to make the user's life easier …
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Apple announces Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan coming for free this fall with revamped Spotlight search, better window management, improved performance, Metal API  —  Apple Announces Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan  —  At its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple just announced …
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
iOS 9: Proactive Assistant, Pay in UK, News app, multitasking on iPad, more; public beta in July, final release this fall  —  Apple announces iOS 9  —  Apple has just announced the next version of iOS, unsurprisingly called iOS 9.  With the latest version of its mobile platform …
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Apple announces watchOS 2 coming this fall and native app SDK for Watch  —  Apple Unveils The Apple Watch Native App SDK  —  The Apple Watch just became a much more interesting development platform with the announcement of watchOS 2 and a true native app SDK at WWDC this morning.
Peter Burrows / Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Apple is building its own content delivery network, considers designing own servers and networking equipment for its data centers  —  Apple Said to Build High-Speed Network for Fast Content Delivery  —  Apple Inc. is assembling a high-speed network and upgrading how it builds data centers …
Yasmin Khan / Skype Blogs:
Skype Translator Preview coming to Skype for Windows desktop app by end of summer  —  Skype Translator Preview Is Coming to the Skype for Windows Desktop App  —  To bring Skype Translator into more people's lives, today we are happy to announce that the Skype Translator preview technology …
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Google's Neal Mohan Expected to Move to Dropbox to Head Product  —  Google vet Neal Mohan is expected to leave the search giant to join Dropbox as its head of product.  —  Re/code had pinged Dropbox and Mohan about rumors of such a move weeks ago.  Sources close to the situation said it was now happening …
Tom Maxwell / 9to5Google:
AT&T announces ruggedized Samsung Galaxy S6 Active with 3,500mAh battery, 5.1" QHD display, 16MP rear, 5MP front cameras, Exynos 7420; available from June 12  —  Samsung Galaxy S6 Active officially announced by AT&T, sports massive 3,500mAh battery (Update: available June 12)

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