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May 13, 2018, 12:30 PM

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Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
After widespread complaints about keys becoming unresponsive on MacBooks with “butterfly” keyboards, Apple is now facing a lawsuit seeking a class action status  —  A class action lawsuit filed in federal court on Friday takes Apple to task over an allegedly flawed keyboard design deployed …
Amy X. Wang / Rolling Stone:
Apple Music says it removed R. Kelly's music from featured playlists weeks ago, while Pandora currently does not promote the singer's music  —  Three streaming services have now removed the R&B singer's music from curated playlists  —  Spotify caused a mighty stir yesterday when it announced that …
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Boston Dynamics founder says the company's dog-like SpotMini robot will go on sale in 2019, but doesn't disclose price  —  After 26 years, Boston Dynamics is finally getting ready to start selling some robots.  Founder Marc Raibert says that the company's dog-like SpotMini robot …
Rich Woods / Neowin:
Ubuntu will soon be available for ARM64-powered Windows devices, a year after being made available for x64 devices in the Microsoft Store  —  It was this time last year that Microsoft announced that it was bringing Ubuntu to the Windows Store (now the Microsoft Store), along with other Linux distributions.
Brett Bull / Variety:
A look at the $1.6B video streaming market in Japan, where Netflix and Amazon are using the power of original shows to take on Hulu and homegrown dTV  —  Since launching in Japan in 2015, Netflix has focused on providing high-quality and original content from both international and local sources.
Catalin Cimpanu / BleepingComputer.com:
Researchers at Symantec say seven malicious apps they detected and reported to Google slipped back into the Play Store after changing their name  —  Security researchers are reporting that malicious Android apps they have detected and reported to Google the first time, have slipped back into the Play Store after changing their name.

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