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June 28, 2018, 5:15 AM

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Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: Apple is considering a single subscription offering that would encompass its original TV shows, music service, and magazine articles  —  Apple is considering creating a single subscription offering that would encompass its original TV shows, music service and magazine articles …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Apple and Samsung settle seven-year long patent fight over copying the iPhone; terms of the settlement were not disclosed  —  Apple and Samsung have finally put an end to their long-running patent battle whose central question was whether Samsung copied the iPhone.
Andrew Dalton / Associated Press:
Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre owe former partner Steven Lamar $25.2M in Beats headphones royalties, a jury in Los Angeles decided Wednesday  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found that Dr. Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine and their headphone company Beats Electronics owe a former partner $25.2 million in royalties.
Washington Post:
A look at Facebook's struggle with differentiating between legitimate political campaigns and disinformation ahead of the Mexican election next week  —  By Elizabeth Dwoskin June 22 Email the author  —  MEXICO CITY — This spring, a doctored image claiming that the wife …
George Burduli / XDA Developers:
YouTube starts rolling out its picture-in-picture mode, previously available only to YouTube Red/Premium users, to all users in US running Android Oreo or above  —  Google added picture-in-picture mode support for Android smartphones back in 2017 with the release of Android Oreo.
Tom Korosec / Bloomberg:
Judge cuts ZeniMax's Oculus win in half to $250M, rejects ZeniMax's request to ban sales of Oculus headsets  —  - ZeniMax loses request for court order banning Oculus sales  — Mark Zuckerberg made early bet on virtual reality headsets  —  Facebook Inc. won a ruling that halved …
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Lyft has raised $600M in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a post-money valuation of $15.1B  —  Lyft has raised $600 million in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a valuation of $15.1 billion post-money, up from $11.7 billion at the previous round.
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Sources: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey dined with and consulted Ted Cruz, Mercedes Schlapp, Sean Hannity, and others to assuage complaints of liberal bias  —  Twitter and Facebook are scrambling to assuage conservative leaders who have sounded alarms — and sought to rile voters …
Steven Musil / CNET:
DOJ says first nationwide undercover operation targeting darknet vendors has resulted in arrests of 35 people suspected of selling illicit goods on the darknet  —  After a yearlong sting operation, US law enforcement officials have arrested 35 people suspected of selling “illicit goods” …

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