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June 12, 2015, 3:20 PM

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Euan Rocha / Reuters:
Sources: BlackBerry considering Android for upcoming smartphone as it moves focus to software and device management  —  Exclusive: BlackBerry may put Android system on new device: sources  —  BlackBerry (BB.TO) is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.'s (GOOGL.O) …
Ross Miller / The Verge:
Google will take on Amazon's Twitch by launching YouTube Gaming, an app and website for live-streamed and on-demand gaming video, this summer in US and UK  —  Google is launching a ‘YouTube built for gamers’ to take on Twitch  —  Google is now officially taking on Twitch.
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Read the emails that Dick Costolo and Jack Dorsey sent to Twitter staff announcing CEO change  —  Read Dick Costolo's Goodbye to Twitter and Jack Dorsey's Hello  —  Shortly after 1 p.m. in San Francisco on Thursday, Dick Costolo told his staff, and the world, that he would be stepping down at Twitter in a surprise announcement.
Jay Yarow / Business Insider:
Interview with Dick Costolo and Jack Dorsey on Twitter's CEO transition: Dorsey doesn't deny interest in becoming full-time CEO  —  I just interviewed Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Dick Costolo — here's what they had to say  —  In something of a surprise, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced …
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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Here are marketing images for Nokia's Moonraker smartwatch project, which was later canceled by Microsoft  —  Microsoft Moonraker was Nokia's smartwatch before it was killed  —  While Apple was working on its Watch, Nokia had its own ideas about smartwatches.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
French privacy watchdog demands Google make right to be forgotten delistings global, gives 15 days to comply  —  Google Must Expand Privacy Delistings, Says French Watchdog  —  The French data protection watchdog has ordered Google to widen its implementation of the so-called European 'right …

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