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June 10, 2015, 12:15 AM

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New York Times:
Attorneys general in NY and Conn. investigating whether Apple, music labels violated antitrust laws in talking about competing freemium services like Spotify  —  2 States Look for Collusion Between Apple Music and Major Labels  —  While Apple was preparing a splashy introduction for a new service …
Major Nelson / Xbox Wire:
Xbox One with 1TB storage costs $399, starts shipping to US retailers June 16; 500GB console price reduced to $349  —  New Xbox One 1TB Console Unveiled, Xbox One 500GB Console Reduced to $349  —  Next week, Xbox is kicking off the biggest games week of the year as we head to Los Angeles …
Washington Post:
SpaceX founder files with government to provide Internet service from space  —  Elon Musk's space company has asked the federal government for permission to begin testing on an ambitious project to beam Internet service from space, a significant step forward for an initiative …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Instagram is launching a redesigned website with bigger photos  —  Instagram's website is about to look much nicer.  It's introducing a new web design on desktop and mobile this week that cleans up the page and makes photos much bigger than they are now.  Most noticeable is the change …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google Maps now lets you send places from desktop to your iPhone  —  Android users have been able to take advantage of the handy “send to device” feature in Google Maps since April, and now the same functionality has arrived on iOS.  The latest version of Google Maps, now in the App Store …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
DoJ issued a grand jury subpoena to identify commenters on a Silk Road post at Reason.com, alleging threats were made against federal judge  —  Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge  —  On Dark Web sites like the Silk Road black market and its discussion forums …
Reuters:
Netflix shareholders OK share increase, company to pursue split  —  LOS ANGELES  —  Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) shareholders on Tuesday approved a massive increase in the number of shares the company is authorized to issue, the first step toward a possible stock split.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Leaked Oculus mockups of consumer Rift on its event countdown page dismissed as “ancient” by co-founder Palmer Luckey  —  Oculus leaks old mockups of a consumer Rift on its event countdown page  —  Oculus is getting the jump on E3 this year by holding a June 11th press conference.
BBC:
Baidu to launch driverless car later this year  —  Baidu is going head to head with Google in the race to get self-drive cars on the road  —  Chinese web giant Baidu will launch its first driverless car in the second half of 2015, it has announced.  —  It had previously said it was working …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
AOL acquires and shuts down predictive-analytics startup Velos  —  AOL has acquired a predictive analytics startup called Velos for an undisclosed sum and has shut down the startup's service, which enabled companies to connect data sets, clean up data, and run predictive models.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Apple Music  —  Spotify killer?  Or Ping 2.0?  Apple today finally announced its move into on-demand music streaming with the unveiling of Apple Music.  Now the question is whether Apple Music will be a hit with the public, bringing legions of new users to streaming and stealing from competitors.

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