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Ellen Pao is finally testifying at Silicon Valley's trial of the yearNitasha Tiku at The Verge covers Ellen Pao's statements from the stand in her sexism suit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Will the iPhone transform medicine? The FDA may have something to sayJonathan M. Gitlin at Ars Technica explains the regulatory hurdles between Apple's Research Kit and the marketing and research use of medical devices.

CIA aided program to spy on U.S. cellphones.  "The Central Intelligence Agency played a crucial role in helping the Justice Department develop technology that scans data from thousands of U.S. cellphones, part of a little-known high-tech alliance between the spy agency and domestic law enforcement, according to people familiar with the work," Devlin Barrett at the Wall Street Journal reports.

Clinton: It ‘might have been smarter’ to use a State Dept. e-mail account "Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that she regretted using only a private e-mail server for work-related correspondence as secretary of state, saying that she sent and received more than 60,000 e-mails through her private account in a four-year span but that none contained classified material," the Post's Anne Gearan and Philip Rucker report. Clinton also said she had deleted e-mails that she believed were “within the scope of my personal privacy.”

Apple gets sweet deals from mall operators. Apple Inc.’s huge gravitational pull on mall traffic is distorting the market for mall rents, winning the iPhone maker sweetheart deals and putting upward pressure on other tenants’ leases," Suzanne Kapner at the Wall Street Journal reports. "Apple draws so many shoppers that its stores single-handedly lift sales by 10% at the malls in which they operate, according to Green Street Advisors, a real-estate research firm."

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