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Today’s e-Reads: Microsoft CEO Acknowledges Missteps With Tablets

At the company’s annual shareholder meeting, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer acknowledged that the company should have moved faster into the tablet market, but he defended the company’s record on innovation, Reuters reports.

Daily deal site LivingSocial is cutting 400 workers as it looks for ways to shave costs, according to Bloomberg.

Ohio State professor Peter Swire, who served as privacy adviser during the Clinton administration, has been picked to help mediate talks over creating a do-not-track standard, The New York Times says.

The Washington Post profiles Julius Genachowski’s tenure as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Computerworld reports that Facebook’s decision last week to stop putting its privacy changes to a vote of its users is drawing a mixed reaction on whether the move is bad for the social networking site’s users.

The Wall Street Journal examines some of the privacy concerns raised by heart-monitoring devices.

AT&T finished last among the four major wireless carriers in Consumer Reports’ annual survey of mobile phone service, although the company’s 4G service was rated the best, USA Today reports.

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