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March 10, 2013, 12:55 PM

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Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
Zaarly Shutters Its Reverse Craigslist Marketplace, Goes All In On Virtual Storefronts As Co-Founder Exits  —  When Arrington first introduced the world to the concept of Zaarly two years ago, my first thought was “a fast, mobile way for me to request booze delivery on demand?  Sign me up.”
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Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
The iPhone's biggest flaw  —  The iPhone has a flaw, and it's not a minor one.  In fact, it affects every single one of the over 100 million sold so far, and there is no real solution yet in sight.  —  The iPhone's battery sucks.  —  Before you bust out your benchmarks or anecdotes …
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Tale of SimCity: Users Struggle Against Onerous DRM  —  It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, for the latest installment in the popular SimCity video game franchise, which was released this week to massive sales, and then just as quickly, an epic fail as the paying customers …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
If It Gets Them, Google May Open .Search, .App, .Blog And .Cloud gTLDs To The Public  —  If Google is awarded the right to manage the domain registrations for .search, .app, .blog and .cloud, there is now a good chance that it won't just use them for its own services and will open them up for non-Google properties, too.
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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
No Google Glasses allowed, declares Seattle dive bar  —  Google's high-tech augmented reality “Project Glass” spectacles are still in development, and not available for purchase.  But Seattle's 5 Point Cafe is getting ahead of the game — and fueling a debate over privacy — by banning the devices from the bar in advance.
Jennifer Van Grove / CNET:
Mozilla says no plans to return to iOS  —  During a SXSW talk, the not-for-profit's vice president of product says the organization won't build a version of its Firefox browser for iOS devices until Apple changes its ways.  —  The mobile browser wars panel at SXSW Interactive.
Gina Chon / Quartz:
Intel is actively considering candidates for CEO from outside the company  —  Intel is showing how serious it is about tackling the big challenges it faces by actively considering outside candidates for the company's next CEO.  If one of them is selected, it would be the first time the world's …
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Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
Inside Google Street View: From Larry Page's Car To The Depths Of The Grand Canyon  —  “Teleportation is the transfer of matter from one point to another without traversing the physical space between them, similar to the concept apport, an earlier word used in the context of spiritualism.”
Sarah McBride / Reuters:
Venture firm CMEA sued for sexual harassment, retaliation  —  (Reuters) - Three executive assistants are suing venture firm CMEA and one of its former partners for harassment and retaliation, marking the third lawsuit in less than a year alleging unfair treatment of women in Silicon Valley's clubby world of venture capital.

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