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June 20, 2016, 3:45 PM

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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter acquires Magic Pony Technology, a London-based company that uses machine learning to identify features in and enhance imagery; sources: deal worth $150M  —  Twitter today is taking another step to build up its machine learning muscle, and also potentially to improve how it delivers photos …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft kicks off campaign touting battery savings of Windows 10's Edge browser  —  Microsoft is going on the browser offensive with new test results showing Windows 10 Edge bests Google, Opera and Firefox on battery life.  —  Microsoft is kicking off a campaign touting the power-saving capabilities …
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Dell sells software unit to Francisco Partners and Elliott Management for undisclosed sum  —  TechCrunch has confirmed that Francisco Partners and Elliott Management have agreed to acquire Dell's software division.  —  Elliott Management, Francisco Partners and Dell issued …
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
All of Facebook's board of directors, including Peter Thiel, are re-elected, and shareholders vote to issue non-voting Class C shares  —  Facebook today held its annual shareholder meeting, and the group approved the formation of a new class of voting shares that will keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg …
Jamie McGee / Tennessean.com:
Chattanooga mayor credits municipal gigabit broadband for driving city's economic revival over the past few years  —  When Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke describes his city's economic renewal, he points to the city's fiber network as a significant source of its new vibrancy.
John D. McKinnon / Wall Street Journal:
FCC to vote mid-July on new regulations to lay the groundwork for an ultrafast 5G network  —  Proposed wireless network could help with autonomous vehicles, extending broadband access  —  Federal regulators said Monday they will vote in mid-July on new regulations to lay the groundwork …
Reuters:
Sources: Craig Wright, who claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, has filed more than 50 patent applications in UK, focusing on cryptocurrency tech  —  Craig Wright, the Australian who claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin, is attempting to build a large patent portfolio around the digital currency …
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