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June 1, 2019, 1:55 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DOJ is preparing an antitrust investigation into Google's practices related to search and other businesses  —  The Justice Department is preparing an antitrust investigation into Google's practices related to search and other business, sources say.
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Sources: DOJ began work on a possible Google antitrust investigation after brokering a deal with FTC, which considered and opted not to pursue the case in 2013  —  A possible probe could open a new chapter in the tech giant's troubles with regulators around the world who contend that the company is too large
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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
What to expect from WWDC 2019: new Mac Pro, iOS 13 with Dark Mode and updates to core apps, macOS 10.15 with Marzipan apps, and 31.6-inch 6K pro display  —  Apple's big Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote is happening on Monday, June 3rd, and this year looks to be more consequential than most.
Christine Fisher / Engadget:
Report: Apple to limit third-party tracking in apps for kids starting next week  —  As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week.  While the company hasn't announced the change, a source told The Wall Street Journal that it's in the works.
Mehedi Hassan / Thurrott:
Report: Spotify is working on a new “Social Listening” feature that allows users to listen along with their friends and add songs to a shared queue  —  Spotify is taking its Spotify Connect features to the next level with social integration.  The company is working …
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Profile of Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram who, sources say, argued for removing fake news and demoting Breitbart in News Feed in 2017 and early 2018  —  KEY POINTS  — In succeeding Instagram CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom, Adam Mosseri has to balance his staff's desire for autonomy with the greater needs of Facebook.
Andrei Frumusanu / AnandTech:
MediaTek claims its 7nm chipset is the world's first SoC with an integrated 5G modem, will ship in devices in 2020 using Arm's Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU  —  Today MedaTek is making quite an unusual announcement: The company is the first to announce a SoC with an integrated 5G modem.
Alex Kantrowitz / Tech Giant Update:
Camera app VSCO, which has an ad-free social feed and makes its money on subscriptions, says 2M+ people paid $20 in 2018 for its premium service  —  The camera app VSCO is unlike its social counterparts.  Though it has a feed similar to Facebook's News Feed and Twitter's Timeline …
Andrii Degeler / Tech.eu:
Sorted Group, a Manchester-based delivery platform for retail companies, raises £15M, bringing its total amount raised to £22M  —  The UK's delivery platform for retail companies Sorted Group has landed £15 million in a funding round led by Praetura Ventures and NVM Private Equity LLP.

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