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March 8, 2013, 11:45 PM

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Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Google to Pay $7M to Settle Wi-Spy Case With More Than 30 U.S. Attorneys General  —  Google will soon settle with the attorneys general representing more than 30 U.S. states over its Street View cars collecting data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks, multiple sources said.
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Facebook acquires Storylane team, but does not get its product, stories or data  —  Facebook has acquired the team behind community story sharing service Storylane, its CEO Jonathan Gheller said in a post on the site today.  The acquisition, first noted by GigaOm, is of the team behind …
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg:
Apple Can't Duck Giving Documents in Privacy Lawsuit  —  Apple Inc. (AAPL) must show in detail how it's complying with court orders to turn over evidence in a privacy lawsuit, a judge ruled, saying he can no longer rely on what the company tells him in the case.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
An iPhone Lover's Take On The Nexus 4  —  This is the first Android device I would feel comfortable using on a regular basis.  —  That doesn't mean I'm going to, but I would be just fine with it.  —  If I had to boil down my thoughts about the Nexus 4 into two sentences, those would be them.
Hugo Miller / Bloomberg:
BlackBerry's Heins Says He Won't Sell $50 Phones  —  BlackBerry (BBRY), the Canadian smartphone maker, said it's readying less expensive devices for emerging markets like India, though it has no plans to compete with lower-cost Asian rivals at the $50 to $60 level.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Redesign Kills Ticker, Almost  —  Tired of seeing every inane detail of yours friends lives pop up in that annoying Facebook sidebar ?  Well apparently Facebook was too as the redesign announced yesterday eliminates Ticker for some, and banishes it to the bottom of the left Chat sidebar as a one-story tall blip for others.
Sinead Carew / Reuters:
T-Mobile USA to start BlackBerry Z10 business sales on March 11  —  (Reuters) - T-Mobile USA, the fourth biggest U.S. mobile service provider, said on Friday that it would start selling the highly anticipated and much delayed BlackBerry Z10 touchscreen smartphone to its business customers on March 11.
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Wall Street Journal:
New Money Ventures to Silicon Valley  —  When SurveyMonkey LLC Chief Executive Dave Goldberg wanted to raise money for his Palo Alto, Calif., company, he didn't lean on the venture capitalists that scour Silicon Valley looking for the next Google Inc. or Facebook Inc.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Netflix Stops Issuing API Keys To New Developers, Effectively Ending Its Developer Program  —  Netflix just used the quiet Friday afternoon to announce that it is effectively ending its public developer program.  Netflix will stop issuing API keys immediately and will not accept new API affiliates.

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