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May 16, 2017, 3:30 AM

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Bloomberg:
Google partners with Audi and Volvo to put Android in cars to host Maps, Spotify, Google Assistant, and control temperature, seat positioning, without a phone  —  The search giant is partnering with Audi and Volvo to ship car systems running the Android operating system.
New York Times:
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Corbin Davenport / Android Police:
Netflix adopts Google-provided Widevine DRM, thereby blocking downloads of its app on rooted/unlocked Android devices  —  Earlier today, Netflix started showing up as ‘incompatible’ on the Play Store for rooted and unlocked Android devices.  However, the app itself continued to work fine …
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
Leaked HTC U 11 video shows Edge Sense, which detects how much force is applied to phone frame, Snapdragon 835, 12MP rear and 18MP front cameras, no 3.5mm jack  —  HTC released an excellent smartphone last year in the HTC 10, so we were disappointed later in the year when that was followed up by the U Ultra.
Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:
API management and analytics firm Tibco Software announces it will acquire data science company Statistica  —  A year after Dell sold off Statistica, Tibco is picking up the company to bolster its IoT analytics capabilities.  —  API management and analytics firm Tibco on Monday announced …
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
DocuSign says recent malware phishing attacks targeting its users were the result of a breach of a “non-core” system and that only email addresses were accessed  —  DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, acknowledged today that a series …
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
Judge blocks Uber's Levandowski from lidar-related work amid lawsuit filed by Alphabet's Waymo, orders Uber to try to compel Levandowski to return stolen docs  —  One of Uber's top engineers will no longer be able to work on a key self-driving car technology, a U.S. judge ordered …

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