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June 14, 2016, 3:30 PM

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Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: Russian government hackers had access to computer network of the Democratic National Committee for about a year, stole opposition research on Trump  —  Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to the entire database …
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Net neutrality and Title II win in court, as ISPs lose case against FCC  —  Appeals court decision upholds FCC's net neutrality order.  —  The broadband industry has lost its lawsuit attempting to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules and the related reclassification …
CNET:
OnePlus 3 review: excellent performance, 6GB of RAM, sharp 16MP camera, clean interface design, and fast battery charging; at $400, this is a great phone  —  With a new aluminum unibody design, the OnePlus 3 looks better than all of OnePlus' past devices (which either had a plastic or glass backing).
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
LinkedIn's struggling stock price and its reliance on stock-based compensation may be a factor in its sale to Microsoft  —  “Let me explain why.”  —  Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's chief executive, wrote a lengthy memorandum to his employees Monday morning, ticking off a list of reasons behind …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Apple boasts using differential privacy techniques, like sub-sampling and noise injection, to collect data while protecting user privacy, but some are skeptical  —  Apple, like practically every mega-corporation, wants to know as much as possible about its customers.
Jamieson Cox / The Verge:
Playstation VR launching in the US October 13th for $399, will cost $499 when bundled with the camera and Move controllers  —  Sony's step into the world of high-end VR finally has an exact release date: October 13th.  The company showed off the PlayStation VR at its E3 press conference this evening …
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet:
Around 40% of iPads in use will not be supported by iOS 10, according to Localytics, whereas all but the first-gen iPad supported iOS 9  —  iPad sales have been declining for over two years, but iOS 10 could finally be the catalyst needed to trigger an wave of upgrades.  Or it could push the iPad into irrelevance.
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Peter Sayer / PCWorld:
Nokia announces its IoT platform, Impact, to manage all aspects of IoT services including data collection, analytics, device management  —  Nokia is pulling together all its connected-device technologies under one umbrella  —  Nokia hopes it will have a hit on its hands with Impact …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Google unveils Springboard, a search and recommendation tool for Google Apps, and redesigns Sites  —  At its Atmosphere enterprise-focused event in Tokyo today, Google is showing off a redesign of its Google Sites service for creating and posting sites you share with colleagues …
Anil Dash / Medium:
Social analytics service ThinkUp to shut down July 18, citing API restrictions from Facebook and Instagram, and Twitter API changes  —  We have some tough news: We're going to be shutting down the ThinkUp service on July 18 and issuing a refund then for the balance of all member subscriptions.
Andrew Webster / The Verge:

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