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June 15, 2018, 10:15 PM

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Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Oprah Winfrey signs multiyear non-exclusive deal for new original programs with Apple; Winfrey is expected to have an on-screen role as host and interviewer  —  Oprah shares her secrets to success with graduates  —  Apple has signed Oprah Winfrey to a multiyear deal for new original programs.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple expects to sell more iPhones with LCD screens than with pricier OLEDs in its fall lineup, plans to release at least one LCD model in 2019  —  Apple expects to sell more iPhones with LCD screens than pricey OLED models in its coming lineup: sources
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
Six current and former Fitbit employees have been charged in a federal indictment for possession of stolen trade secrets from now bankrupt rival Jawbone  —  The Fitbit and Jawbone trade secrets mess has been revived  —  US federal prosecutors charged six former and current Fitbit employees …
Josh Millard / MetaTalk:
Metafilter considers subscription-based and community-funded models as it discloses that it's running at an $8,000/month deficit in financial update  —  Important site updates, folks:  —  1. The site is running at a significant deficit and we urgently need to make that up.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Crown, a Match Group dating app made by a team of millennial women that lets users pick daily winners to chat with by process of elimination, launches in LA  —  If you're already resentful of online dating culture and how it turned finding companionship into a game, you may not be quite ready for this …
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht's alleged right-hand man Roger Thomas Clark, also known as Variety Jones, extradited to US after 2.5+ years in Thai custody  —  Roger Thomas Clark had previously told Ars: “They don't have shit on me.”  —  The Department of Justice announced Friday …
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