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June 8, 2015, 12:40 PM

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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 …
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) …
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.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Showtime's Standalone Streaming Service Coming To Roku, PlayStation Vue  —  When Showtime debuted its standalone streaming service aimed at cord cutters last week, there was some speculation that Apple had scored another exclusive for its platform, similar to its deal with HBO NOW …
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.
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.
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
HackerOne lets white hat hackers report security flaws to companies, gets 20% bounty commission  —  HackerOne Connects Hackers With Companies, and Hopes for a Win-Win  —  SAN FRANCISCO — In 2011, two Dutch hackers in their early 20s made a target list of 100 high-tech companies they would try to hack.

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