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June 11, 2018, 2:25 PM

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Makena Kelly / The Verge:
A look at what happens now that net neutrality rules have been rolled back, including its immediate implications and legal pushback  —  A field guide to Ajit Pai's internet  —  As of June 11th, the legal protections against content discrimination on the internet are gone.
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Interview with FCC chairman Ajit Pai, who says FTC will weed out anti-competitive conduct moving forward, as US' net neutrality rules officially come to an end  —  Two pivotal developments this week could dramatically expand the power and footprint of major telecom companies …
Steven Levy / Wired:
A profile of Palmer Luckey's Anduril Industries, which is pitching its VR-based surveillance tech to DHS as a complement to Trump's border wall with Mexico  —  WE'RE STANDING ON the edge of a cliff on a remote Texas ranch, a long patch of rocky desert stretching out below to the verdant banks …
Stephen Silver / AppleInsider:
Apple explicitly bans cryptocurrency mining in apps distributed through the iOS and Mac App Stores  —  New developer guidelines released during WWDC set new rules for cryptocurrency apps distributed through both the iOS and Mac App Stores.  —  Apple has added new language to its App Store review guidelines related to cryptocurrency.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi reports a net profit of $162M excluding one-off items on revenue of ~$5.37B in Q1, as it publishes its first prospectus for sale of CDRs in Shanghai  —  A month after it filed for a much-anticipated Hong Kong IPO, Xiaomi has revealed a little more financial information …
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Studios creates a new venture, The Initiative, and buys game studios Undead Labs, Playground Games, Ninja Theory, and Compulsion Games  —  Microsoft kept the gaming announcements coming at its Xbox E3 press conference where it announced a series of four studio acquisitions meant …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Robert Williams / Bloomberg:
Google enters deal with supermarket Carrefour to sell groceries online in France by early 2019 through Home, Assistant, and Google's shopping destination  —  Alphabet Inc.'s Google entered a deal with Carrefour SA to sell groceries online in France in what the retailer said was the first time fresh food …
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