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June 10, 2017, 3:40 AM

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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
App Store now requires developers to use official API to request app ratings, disallows custom prompts  —  The App Review guidelines were updated this week to accommodate App Store policy changes and new rules for usage of frameworks introduced in iOS 11, like MusicKit.  —  One change is the addition of section 1.1.7.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Updated App Store guidelines classify voluntary tipping via virtual currency as an in-app purchase, making tipping subject to Apple's 30% cut  —  Apple has activated a new revenue stream that could foster communities of digital content creators around the world like those already thriving in China.
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
As vendors prepare to ship Windows laptops with Qualcomm CPU, Intel warns x86 emulation is a patent minefield  —  Intel doesn't name names, but Windows 10 on ARM is surely the target of its ire.  —  In celebrating the x86 architecture's 39th birthday yesterday—the 8086 processor first came …
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Apple launches Business Chat for iMessage in developer preview; Business Chat currently works with other customer service platforms like Salesforce and Nuance  —  Apple launched Business Chat for iMessage today in developer preview, company executives said onstage today at WWDC, the company's annual developer conference.
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Fred Imbert / CNBC:
Nasdaq closes down 1.8% as shares of Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet fall more than 3%  —  U.S. stocks traded mostly lower on Friday on pressure from this year's best-performing sector: technology.  —  The Dow Jones industrial average fell about 10 points, with Apple contributing the most losses.
Nick Summers / Engadget:
What to expect from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, EA, Ubisoft, and Bethesda at E3 2017  —  Dazzling press conferences.  Heart-stopping trailers.  A convention center packed with video games large and small.  E3 is a magical week for anyone who likes to spend their free time pushing buttons on plastic gamepads.
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Opendoor says Uber's outgoing finance chief Gautam Gupta is joining the real estate startup as COO  —  Gautam Gupta, Uber's outgoing finance chief, is headed to home-buying startup Opendoor as its chief operating officer, the company tells Axios.  Gupta has spent four years at Uber …
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Caitlin Huston / MarketWatch:
Cloudera down more than 15% following disappointing first earnings report post-IPO  —  Shares of Cloudera Inc. sank 15% Friday, as Wall Street analysts weighed in after the data-software company reported disappointing billings for the fiscal first quarter.  —  In its first report …

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