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TechReads for June 4, 2014

Xbox One getting 45 new apps this fall. (Xbox Wire)

iOS 8 can put apps on the lock screen based on your location. (Juli Clover/MacRumors)

Apple is getting more open–and more confident. (Craig Hockenberry/

The New York Times offers all the opinion you can read for $1.50 a week. (Andrew Rosenthal/New York Times)

Netflix tries a message blaming your ISP for crummy video. (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)

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TechReads for June 3, 2014

Bing enters the Spotlight in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. (Danny Sullivan/Search Engine Land)

DuckDuckGo, the tiny and privacy-centric search engine, is built into Yosemite and iOS 8. (Barry Schwartz/Search Engine Land)

What do you say to folks who thought the WWDC keynote was a bust?
(The Macalope/Macworld)

Intel wants PC makers to build more Surface-style PCs. (Alex Wilhelm/TechCrunch)

Microsoft reorgs Office group to give OneNote a boost. (Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet)

Target says it’s protecting customers’ data. (Elizabeth A. Harris/New York Times)

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TechReads for June 2, 2014

Walt Mossberg on Apple’s WWDC keynote. (Re/code)

Samsung introduces the first Tizen smartphone. (Samsung)

More on the Amazon-Hachette spat. (David Carr/New York Times)

Eddy Cue and Jimmy Iovine at the Code Conference: the video. (Re/code)

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TechReads for May 30, 2014

Did Apple save Beats? (Philip Elmer-DeWitt/Fortune)

An Apple reporter who knows what he’s talking about on what’s in store for WWDC on Monday. (Mark Gurman/9to5Mac)

Apple PR chief Katie Cotton, who retired on Friday, did it her way. (Kara Swisher/Re/code)

Amazon’s might be playing hardball with Hachette because it could use the dough.. (David Streitfeld & Melissa Eddy/NY Times)

How to hack Windows XP so it gets updates from Microsoft. (ZDNet/Larry Selzer)

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