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June 10, 2016, 12:55 PM

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Robert McMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter notifies users of threat after millions of usernames and passwords appear online, says credentials were not stolen from Twitter computers  —  Social media service notifies users of threat after database with usernames, passwords leaked  —  Twitter Inc. has notified millions of users …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Intel wins contract to supply modem chips for some iPhones  —  Qualcomm to remain provider of chips in China, Verizon phones  —  Qualcomm CEO had said he expected major customer to diversify  —  Apple Inc.'s next iPhone will use modems from Intel Corp., replacing Qualcomm Inc. chips …
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Facebook now lets users comment with a video  —  Facebook launched video comments today, a feature that acknowledges the meteoric rise and continued growth of online video creation and consumption.  —  By 2020, internet video traffic will represent 82% of all consumer internet traffic …
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
“Bluetooth 5” spec coming next week with 2x more range and 4x better speed  —  New standard also aims to expand usefulness of wireless beacons.  —  Bluetooth 5.0, the latest version of the ubiquitous wireless standard, is set to be announced on June 16 according to an e-mail sent by Bluetooth SIG Executive Directory Mark Powell.
Andy Huang / Facebook:
Facebook rolling out ability to upload and view 360-degree photos on iOS and Android  —  We introduced photos on Facebook more than a decade ago, and they quickly became one of the main ways that people share their experiences with their friends and the world.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Lenovo announces flagship phones, the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force, with snap-on accessories like speakers and batteries, that attach via magnets  —  If LG and Google's Ara didn't get you excited about modularized smartphones, perhaps Lenovo's new Moto Z line will.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Pui-Wing Tam / New York Times:
Thomas Perkins, co-founder of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, dies at 84  —  Thomas J. Perkins, who nurtured Silicon Valley's venture capital industry into a force that helped foster the growth of companies like Google and Amazon, died Tuesday night at his home in Tiburon, Calif. He was 84.

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