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Quentin Hardy / New York Times: Docker Raises Another $95 million in Funding  —  Another day in tech, another company tops $100 million in money raised.  —  Docker, a fast-moving maker of software for managing applications on a global basis, said Tuesday that it has raised another $95 million.

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Lee Kah Leng / The Star Online: Google Malaysia website affected by DNS redirect attack  —  Some users visiting the Google Malaysia website are seeing a hacked page that says “Google Malaysia hacked by TiGER-M@TE”.  —  Although TiGER-M@TE claims to have hacked the search giant's local website, it seems to be another DNS redirect attack on the .my domain.

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Peter Bright / Ars Technica: A closer look at the rather rough and not yet ready Windows 10 for phones  —  The new build has a ton of apps and a ton of promise, but feels a long way from done.  —  Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones took a big step forward today with the public release of build 10051.

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Manish Singh / BetaNews: OnePlus One gets Cyanogen 12 software update, Yu Yureka to receive it soon  —  The OnePlus One smartphone has finally started to receive the Cyanogen software update.  On a blogpost, the software maker announces that the OnePlus One handset is the first smartphone to snag the Cyanogen update.

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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica: Interpol-organized group takes down Simda, a botnet that controlled over 770K PCs worldwide  —  Botnet that enslaved 770,000 PCs worldwide comes crashing down  —  The Simda botnet that menaced 190 countries is no more.  —  Law enforcement groups and private security companies around …

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Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch: GoButler, a Magic clone founded by ex-Rocket Internet executives, launches SMS-based ‘virtual assistant’ service in New York City  —  GoButler, The Magic Clone Founded By Ex-Rocket Internet Execs, Launches Virtual Assistant In NYC  —  GoButler, the Berlin-headquartered 'virtual …

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Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk: New Bitcoin Foundation Director Bruce Fenton Pledges Fiscal Reform  —  Veteran bitcoin activist Bruce Fenton has been named the Bitcoin Foundation's newest executive director.  —  Elected by a 5-to-1 vote, Fenton succeeds interim executive director Patrick Murck and outgoing executive director Jon Matonis …

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Eric Walsh / Reuters: Applications for US H1-B tech visas totaled a record 233K for fiscal 2016 for 85k open slots  —  U.S. has record number of applications for H-1B tech visas  —  (Reuters) - Applications for H-1B visas allowing U.S. businesses to hire foreign workers in science, engineering …

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Carmel DeAmicis / Re/code: Eight VC firms, including Google Ventures, KPCB, Accel, Shasta, and Redpoint have opened or are opening offices in SF's South Park  —  Has South Park Finally Become the New Sand Hill Road?  —  Come June, Redpoint Ventures will be opening a new office in the quiet little enclave of South Park in San Francisco.

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac: Hands-on with Apple's all-new Music app in iOS 8.4 beta  —  Hands-on: Apple's all-new Music app in iOS 8.4  —  With the release of the first developer beta of iOS 8.4 this evening, Apple gave us the first look at the oft-rumored redesign of the Music app.

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Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal: Amazon and HarperCollins reach multiyear agreement for both print and digital, allowing HarperCollins to set prices for its ebooks  —  Amazon, HarperCollins Reach Multiyear Publishing Deal  —  New agreement expected to go into effect this week  —  Amazon.com Inc. and HarperCollins Publishers …

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Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal: Amazon and HarperCollins reach multiyear agreement for both print and digital, allowing HarperCollins to set prices for its ebooks  —  Amazon, HarperCollins Reach Multiyear Publishing Deal  —  New agreement expected to go into effect this week  —  Amazon.com Inc. and HarperCollins Publishers …

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Brad Haynes / Reuters: Foxconn iPhone production in Brazil falls short on promises of high-quality jobs, lower prices  —  Brazil's iPhone investment falls short on promises of jobs, lower prices  —  (Reuters) - The Brazilian iPhone was meant to mark a new era.  —  When Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group agreed …

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Andy Greenberg / Wired: DEA pushes legal limits of surveillance, setting precedents used to justify spying elsewhere  —  Want to See Domestic Spying's Future?  Follow the Drug War  —  The NSA isn't the only three-letter agency that's been quietly collecting Americans' data on a mind-boggling scale.

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Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac: OS X 10.10.3 adds support for single-stream 4K monitors and 5K Dell displays on iMac, Mac Pro  —  OS X 10.10.3 brings enhanced 4K support (including 12-inch MacBook), adds 5K Dell for Mac Pro/iMac  —  Apple has expanded support for 4K displays in its recent OS X 10.10.3 release …

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Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet: Hortonworks acquires SequenceIQ for rapid Hadoop deployment tools, plans to donate tech to Apache Software Foundation after integration  —  Hortonworks acquires SequenceIQ for speedy Hadoop in the cloud  —  Summary:Hortonworks says it plans to incorporate SequenceIQ's portfolio …

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Chance Miller / 9to5Google: Google's MVNO detailed in leaked app with per-GB data plans, rollover and shared data, and auto-switching between partner networks  —  Google's MVNO to offer pay-per gigabyte plans, rollover data, accompanying app, more  —  Google's wireless network has been rumored for several months now …

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac: Apple releases iOS 8.4 beta with revamped Music app ahead of new service at WWDC  —  Apple has just released the first iOS 8.4 beta, which includes Apple's upcoming revamped music app.  The seed for developers is available via the Apple Developer Center website.

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Matthew Herper / Forbes: IBM announces deals with Apple, Johnson And Johnson, Medtronic to bring Watson into healthcare  —  IBM Announces Deals With Apple, Johnson And Johnson, And Medtronic In Bid To Transform Health Care  —  Experts in health care and information technology agree on the future's biggest opportunity …

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ZDNet: HP exec Bill Hilf backtracks on his statement that “it makes no sense” to compete in public cloud, reaffirms commitment to OpenStack-powered Helion  —  HP: We're not leaving the public cloud  —  Summary:HP reaffirms its commitment to its OpenStack-powered Helion public cloud.

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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: VideoBlocks Launches New Stock Video Marketplace, Pays 100% Commission To Content Creators  —  The trend in startup stock video and imagery services right now seems to be toward all-you-can eat plans.  We recently saw the launch of StockUnlimited, which currently focuses on vector graphics …

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Bloomberg Business: Nokia in advanced talks to acquire Alcatel-Lucent SA assets to strengthen its telecommunications-equipment business and better compete with Ericsson AB  —  Nokia in Advanced Talks to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent Assets  —  Nokia Oyj is in advanced negotiations to acquire part of Alcatel-Lucent SA …

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Liam Spradlin / Android Police: Functional ‘Trusted Voice’ smart lock option is rolling out to some Android users with Google Play Services update  —  Functional ‘Trusted Voice’ Smart Lock Option Rolling Out To Some Users  —  Back when Google Play Services 7.0 rolled out, we noticed partial support for something called Trusted Voice.

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Alexis C. Madrigal / Fusion: World's first hologram protest held in Spain in response to laws that limit protesting in public  —  The world's first hologram protest held in Spain  —  A protest group pulled off an undeniably futuristic stunt this weekend in Spain: they sent thousands of holograms parading past the lower house of the country's parliament.

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David Katzmaier / CNET: Vizio prices M series 4K TVs from $600, teases high-end, HDR-capable Reference series TVs  —  Some of our favorite TVs from last year were Vizio's M series, and now they're back with 4K resolution for inexpensive prices.  The company also teased its Reference series sets …

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