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May 10, 2018, 10:35 AM

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Reuters:
Apple cancels $1B Irish data center because of delays in the approval process that have stalled the project for more than three years  —  DUBLIN (Reuters) - Apple ditched plans to build an 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland because of delays in the approval process …
Bloomberg:
House Democrats release 3,519 Facebook ads from Russia-linked accounts, spanning 2015 to 2017, showing a coordinated campaign to sow distrust in US politics  —  - House Intelligence Committee Democrats publish 3,519 ads  — Posts targeted specific groups to inflame civil discord
David Shepardson / Reuters:
FCC says that the Obama-era net neutrality rules from 2015 will end on June 11; Senate to vote as early as next week on whether to reject the FCC repeal  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission said in a notice Thursday that 2015 landmark U.S. open internet rules will cease around June 10.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to let users buy subscriptions to some third-party video services in its TV app, rather than individual apps, starting next year  —  - Strategy in development looks a lot like rival Amazon.com's  —  Apple Inc.'s plan to reinvent cable TV is starting to look a lot like the strategy of its rival Amazon.com Inc.
Peter Cao / 9to5Mac:
Steam says its Steam Link and Steam Video services, which allows for streaming of games, are coming to iOS devices starting the week of May 21  —  Steam announced today that it will be rolling out its Steam Link and Steam Video apps on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV soon.
Reuters:
US drone program taps ten pilot projects to collect data to help make FAA rules for drone integration; Alphabet, Apple, and Microsoft among partners for pilots  —  WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department's 10 winning drone pilot projects aimed at spurring …
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Uber partnerships chief David Richter is leaving after more than four years, as Americas head of operations Andrew Macdonald takes on some duties  —  Uber's top dealmaker, David Richter, is leaving the company for personal reasons after more than four years, according to people briefed about the move.
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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
An inside look at how Waymo collaborates with researchers from Google Brain in using AI, deep learning, and neural nets for its driverless vehicles  —  The Google spinoff has a head start in AI, but can they maintain the lead?  —  Right now, a minivan with no one behind the steering wheel …
Robbie Gonzalez / Wired:
A look at what existing evidence, based mostly on anecdata rather than peer-reviewed research, can tell us about “Digital Wellbeing” features in Android P  —  GOOGLE WANTS TO help its users take back their time.  —  On Tuesday, at its annual developers conference …

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