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May 5, 2016, 12:20 AM

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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
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.
Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube working on Unplugged, a subscription service offering cable channels over the Internet, expected to debut 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:
Concerns raised over DeepMind's data-sharing deal with UK's NHS as new report finds Google has been given broader access to patient data than publicly announced  —  Concerns raised over broad scope of DeepMind-NHS health data-sharing deal  —  Concerns have been raised about the scope …
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 …
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
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Hulu CEO confirms live programming from broadcast and cable brands coming to subscribers in 2017, will include sports, news, and events  —  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.
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 …
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 …

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