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June 14, 2016, 12:20 PM

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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 …
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.
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Apple opens up Siri to app developers through an API in iOS 10  —  Apple announced today that it will be opening up Siri to third-party developers through an API, giving outside apps the ability to activate from Siri's voice commands, and potentially endowing Siri with a wide range of new skills and datasets.
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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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
Lee Hutchinson / Ars Technica:
Apple's new file system for all its operating systems supports encryption natively, lets you create system snapshots, clone files and directories, more  —  Copy-on-write metadata, native encryption, instant cloning, snapshots, and more.  —  Though the feature wasn't mentioned in Apple's WWDC 2016 keynote …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Apple unveils macOS Sierra with Siri, Apple Pay support, auto unlock, universal clipboard  —  Apple has announced the next version of OS X — and the first thing you need to know is that it has a brand-new name: macOS.  This particular iteration will be known as macOS Sierra.

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