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May 2, 2017, 12:05 AM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
What to expect at Microsoft's education-focused hardware event: Chromebook competitor, Windows 10 Cloud  —  Microsoft is hosting a special hardware and software event in New York City this week on May 2nd.  The software giant has consistently used New York to launch new Surface devices, but this event will be slightly different.
Jing Cao / Bloomberg:
IAC to buy Angie's List in $500M+ deal; Angie's List will be combined with HomeAdvisor to form new publicly traded company called ANGI homeservices Inc.  —  IAC/InteractiveCorp agreed to buy consumer-recommendation website Angie's List Inc., intending to combine the business …
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Twitter unveils 16 streaming partners for its live video service, including BuzzFeed, Verge, Viacom, WNBA, MLBAM, PGA, Bloomberg, Live Nation, more  —  Last year: NFL.  This year: Bloomberg, the WNBA, Live Nation and our friends at The Verge.  —  Yesterday, Twitter announced it was building …
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Alex Hardiman, formerly of the NYT, has been promoted internally to become Facebook's head of news products  —  Alex Hardiman, formerly of the New York Times, has been promoted internally to take the job.  —  Facebook made an important hire in its effort to curb false news.
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Google Maps, Amazon, and eBay have pulled support for Apple Watch from their iOS apps  —  In recent months, major companies that offered dedicated Apple Watch apps have since abandoned the platform, quietly removing support for watchOS in updates submitted to the App Store.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
SiriusXM acquires connected car company Automatic for over $100M  —  SiriusXM has acquired Automatic, the maker of the Automatic Pro and Automatic Lite connected car OBD-II port accessories.  The deal is acknowledged by SiriusXM CFO David Frear to be worth a little north of $100 million …
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