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May 4, 2016, 6:00 PM

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Bloomberg:
Sources: revamped Apple Music with more intuitive interface, expansion of online radio service, and more to debut at WWDC after mixed reviews and exec shakeup  —  Apple to Revamp Streaming Music Service After Mixed Reviews, Departures  —  Music service to get new interface at developers conference.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Sources: Apple Music revamp will bring black and white UI, “huge artwork”, and lyrics integration; new version launches via iOS 10 beta this summer  —  Apple Music's fall iOS 10 overhaul detailed: black & white UI, ‘huge artwork’, lyrics integration
Eric Auchard / Reuters:
Security expert says 272.3M email credentials being traded in Russian underworld: 57M Mail.ru, 40M Yahoo, 33M Hotmail, and 24M Gmail  —  Exclusive: Big data breaches found at major email services - expert  —  Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts …
Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube is working on Unplugged, a paid subscription service offering streaming cable TV bundle, slated to debut as early as 2017  —  YouTube Said to Plan ‘Unplugged’ Online TV Service for 2017  —  Google has been plotting a web TV service since 2012  —  Large media companies CBS, Fox, Comcast haven't signed up
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
DeepMind gets data-sharing deal with UK's NHS, which treats 1.6M patients annually, for insights on acute kidney injury, amid concerns over privileged access  —  Concerns raised over broad scope of DeepMind-NHS health data-sharing deal  —  Concerns have been raised about the scope …
Neil Cybart / Above Avalon:
Why a slowing upgrade cycle and other factors suggest iPhone sales growth won't recover  —  iPhone Warning Signs  —  Apple has spent years proving iPhone doubters wrong.  Those who made a habit of calling for the iPhone's demise have watched the product go on to bring Apple over $600 billion …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Hulu confirms plan to stream live TV next year  —  Starting next year, Hulu won't just be the place you go to watch day-old TV shows — it'll also be the place you go to see them airing live.  Hulu announced this morning that it's going to begin offering subscribers the ability to stream …
Jay Greene / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft updates SharePoint with Office Graph feature that analyzes data from Office apps, with iOS and Android apps coming later this quarter  —  Microsoft Aims to Wrangle Data for Office Teams With SharePoint Revamp  —  Software giant is keen to win some buzz from likes of Slack, Box by enhancing workplace collaboration
Cade Metz / Wired:
IBM makes its five-qubit quantum computer available as a cloud service for students and researchers to test  —  IBM Is Now Letting Anyone Play With Its Quantum Computer  —  Quantum computing is computing at its most esoteric.  It's an experimental, enormously complex …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google updates Slides with Q&A feature for real-time audience feedback, presenting from iOS, and a laser pointer option  —  Google updates Slides with Q&A, presenting from iOS, and a laser pointer  —  Google updated Google Slides with a new Q&A feature, the option to present directly …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram testing business profiles that feature a contact button, directions, and more  —  Instagram Business Profiles to feature ‘Contact’ buttons, directions and more  —  Instagram had confirmed earlier this year that it was developing business profiles - basically, the Instagram equivalent to a Facebook Brand Page.

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