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May 4, 2016, 2:50 PM

Top News

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
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
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 …
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 …
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 …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google enables HTTPS for all sites on its Blogspot domain, two years after Wordpress  —  Google enables HTTPS for all Blogspot sites  —  Google today made HTTPS connections the default for all of the sites on its Blogspot domain.  —  Google first enabled HTTPS for Blogspot last September, but at the time, it was an opt-in feature.
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Apple hires Yoky Matsuoka, one of the co-founders of Google's X lab and former head of technology at Nest, to work on health projects  —  Apple Nabs Nest's Former Head of Technology  —  Apple has hired famed robotics expert Yoky Matsuoka, one of the co-founders of Google's X lab and former head …

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