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May 16, 2017, 10:25 AM

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Dan Seifert / The Verge:
HTC launches 5.5" U11 flagship with Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835, pressure-sensitive edge, no 3.5mm jack, available unlocked for preorder for $649  —  The HTC U11 will be available from Sprint next month  —  HTC is announcing its newest smartphone today, the U11 flagship.
David Cardinal / DxOMark:
DxOMark gives the HTC U11 camera a score of 90, the highest ever, which is a point above Google Pixel and two points above Samsung Galaxy S8  —  Mobile Review  —  Overview  —  With an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 90, the HTC U11 is the highest-rated smartphone camera we have ever tested.
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 …
Alexander J Martin / Sky News:
UK's National Data Guardian says Google's DeepMind received 1.6M NHS patients' data on an “inappropriate legal basis”  —  Google's artificial intelligence arm received the personally identifying medical records of 1.6 million patients on an “inappropriate legal basis” …
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources: Uber board director Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham may come under scrutiny in the sexual harassment investigation and could be fired  —  Several sources suspect that board member and executive Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham will be fired.  —  Uber's investigation …
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Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Court documents show ZeniMax has filed a lawsuit against Samsung, claiming Gear VR uses tech that infringes on ZeniMax trade secrets  —  “Powered by Oculus”  —  Former id Games execs John Carmack and Matt Hooper formulated an “attack plan” for mobile VR that would eventually lead to the creation …

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