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June 3, 2019, 2:35 PM

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Apple:
Live stream of Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote  —  From the San Jose Convention Center.
The Verge:
Live blog of Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote from San Jose, where iOS 13, macOS 10.15, and perhaps the Mac Pro are expected be announced  —  This year is going to be a big one  —  Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is here again, and we're live from the ground in San Jose, California.
Guilherme Rambo / 9to5Mac:
Apple announces tvOS 13 for Apple TV, bringing multi-user support, lyrics synced with music, support for Xbox One S and PlayStation DualShock 4 game controllers  —  Apple has today unveiled tvOS 13, the newest Apple TV operating system, on stage at its WWDC 2019 keynote.
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Apple announces iOS 13 with Dark Mode, Quick Path swipe keyboard, and performance improvements with up to twice as fast app launches and 30% faster Face ID  —  iOS 13 is here and it has dark mode  —  As expected, Apple has announced iOS 13 onstage at WWDC 2019, giving a first look at the company's latest software for the iPhone.
Matthew Miller / ZDNet:
watchOS 6 to include a new Dose app for reminders to take medication, activity trends, Cycles app for tracking women's health, and more  —  Apple revealed details on the upcoming WatchOS 6 update for Apple Watch wearers.  New health tools, complications, and more are included in this significant release.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple debuts “Sign in with Apple” button for apps, masking personal info like email addresses, while still letting apps' developers communicate with users  —  Apple announced a new Sign in with Apple button as part of its iOS 13 announcements.  The button offers Apple ID single-sign …
The Verge:
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: FTC secured the rights to begin an anti-trust probe of Facebook as part of an agreement that let DOJ lead a Google probe; Facebook stock drops 7%+  —  Federal Trade Commission secures right to examine how Facebook's practices affect digital competition  —  This is a developing story and will be updated shortly.
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
New York Times:
Researchers find YouTube's recommendation algorithm is curating home movies of unwitting families into a catalog sexualizing children  —  Christiane C. didn't think anything of it when her 10-year-old daughter and a friend uploaded a video of themselves playing in a backyard pool.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Twitter acquires Fabula AI, which uses ML to help detect the spread of misinformation online, to join Twitter's in-house team of AI researchers called Cortex  —  Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based startup that uses machine learning (ML) to help detect the spread of misinformation online.
Andrei Frumusanu / AnandTech:
Samsung and AMD announce a strategic partnership where Samsung will license custom graphics IP based on AMD's Radeon GPU tech for use in its mobile GPUs  —  Today Samsung and AMD announced a new multi-year strategic partnership between the two companies, where Samsung SLSI will license graphics IP from AMD for use in mobile GPUs.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Apple announces watchOS 6 with its own App Store, independent apps, new watch faces, a streaming audio API support, and new voice memo, calculator apps  —  Apple has announced the latest version of its smartwatch software platform, watchOS 6.  The new Apple Watch software doesn't drastically change things …
Bloomberg:
Infineon to acquire Cypress Semiconductor for $23.85 per share, valuing the company at €9B, at about 33% premium to its Friday closing price of $17.82  —  - The proposed acquisition values Cypress at about $10 billion  — Semiconductor players are wrestling with slowing growth
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
In iOS 13, iMessage supports profile photos, including new Memoji personalized with makeup and accessories; Memoji can also be turned into stickers  —  Apple is giving iMessage a big upgrade with iOS 13, the company announced today at its Worldwide Developer Conference.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google Fi is experiencing an outage that's preventing people from making or receiving calls, and appears to be nationwide  —  Google Fi is suffering the worst kind of outage for a phone provider right now: some customers are completely unable to place or receive phone calls through the service.
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