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June 19, 2015, 10:01 AM

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David Pierce / Wired:
Project Lightning demotes the timeline to get to the core of Twitter: curated news and information  —  Twitter Is Killing Twitter To Save Twitter  —  Twitter isn't about a 140-character limit.  It's not about a timeline.  It's not about your joke going viral, or getting Justin Bieber to follow you by any means necessary.
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Georgina Prodhan / Reuters:
Nokia to design and license smartphones in 2016 when Microsoft agreement permits it  —  Nokia CEO says to get back into phones: Manager Magazin  —  Nokia, once the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, plans to start designing and licensing handsets again once an agreement …
New York Times:
Fitbit shares soar in trading debut, close up 48.4% or $9.68, at $29.68  —  Fitbit Shares Surge 48 Percent in Market Debut  —  Shares of Fitbit soared in their trading debut on Thursday, even after the company priced its initial public offering above an already heightened range.
Jim Edwards / Business Insider:
Interview with Nuzzel CEO Jonathan Abrams on news, Twitter, Friendster, founders as CEOs, and the future of Nuzzel  —  We talked to the CEO who some people think owns the one thing Twitter needs most  —  A few days ago, the Silicon Valley investor Chris Sacca was talking on Periscope about Nuzzel, the newsgathering app.
Samsung Tomorrow:
Samsung will roll out security update to fix Galaxy keyboard vulnerability in coming days, says likelihood of successful exploits using vulnerability is low  —  Information Regarding the Keyboard Security Issue and Our Device Policy Update  —  Samsung takes all security threats very seriously.
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Ellen Pao Officially Found Liable For Roughly $276,000 In Court Fees From Kleiner Perkins  —  Ellen Pao not only lost on all counts of a high-profile sexual discrimination case earlier this year, but Judge Harold Kahn has officially ordered the interim Reddit CEO to pay more than a quarter …
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Former EMC, HP exec Dave Donatelli to lead Oracle's converged hardware group, report once again to Mark Hurd  —  Dave Donatelli, ex of EMC, ex of HP, to lead Oracle hardware  —  That thing F. Scott Fitzgerald said about there being no second acts in American lives?  It clearly does not hold for Dave Donatelli.

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