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June 19, 2015, 7:30 PM

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Amaryllis Fox / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter tests place and product pages that feature reviews, pricing, and buy buttons, as well as collections to curate products and places  —  Testing new ways to make it easier to discover products and places  —  Every month, millions of people Tweet about what they love: products they buy …
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Google to remove nude or sexually explicit images posted online without consent from its search results when requested  —  Google to remove “revenge porn” from search results  —  SAN FRANCISCO —In a significant step to combat “revenge porn,” Google will honor requests to remove …
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
The OPM breach took place in June or July 2014, giving hackers a year to sift through data  —  Officials: Chinese had access to U.S. security clearance data for one year  —  A sign stands outside of the Theodore Roosevelt Building, headquarters of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in Washington, on Friday, June 5, 2015.
Gautham Nagesh / Wall Street Journal:
FCC votes in favor of giving consumers the right to block robocalls and spam text messages  —  FCC Moves to Prevent Robocalls and Spam Texts  —  Under new plan, phone carriers can block robocalls and automated text messages to cellphones and landlines  —  WASHINGTON—The Federal …
Emily Chang / Bloomberg Business:
Q&A with Kleiner Perkins' general partners John Doerr and Beth Seidenberg: we felt betrayed by Ellen Pao  —  Kleiner Perkins Q&A: We Felt ‘Betrayed’ by Ellen Pao  —  Two general partners at the venture capital firm speak out about the gender-discrimination lawsuit
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber increased amount sought for line of credit to $2B from $1B, after more banks wanted in, and is finalizing the deal  —  Uber Finalizing $2 Billion Line of Credit  —  Uber originally only sought a $1 billion facility, but more banks wanted in  —  Uber Technologies Inc …
Jeremy Horwitz / 9to5Mac:
Apple quietly pulls original iPad mini, its last non-Retina iOS device, from website and Apple Store  —  Apple quietly pulls original iPad mini from web site and Apple Store  —  Last week, above.  Today, below.  —  The original iPad mini has quietly disappeared from Apple's web site …

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