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April 2, 2013, 3:40 PM

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Wall Street Journal:
Apple to Begin iPhone Production This Quarter  —  Apple Inc. plans to begin production of a refreshed iPhone similar in size and shape to its current one in the second quarter of the year, according to people familiar with the device's production, teeing up a possible summer launch for the next version of its flagship device.
Melanie Lee / Reuters:
Sorry Apple gets respect in China after tabloid trial  —  (Reuters) - With its rare apology, Apple Inc went from pariah to praiseworthy in the eyes of China's state-controlled media, a lesson for other foreign firms not to underestimate the speed and power of the government press.
David Beren / TmoNews:
T-Mobile Sending Out Carrier Update Enabling LTE For Unlocked iPhone Devices On April 5th  —  As T-Mobile customers using unlocked AT&T or unlocked iPhone devices have had some lingering questions regarding their current device and LTE capability, we're happy to finally provide an answer.
Stephanie Bodoni / Bloomberg:
Google Faces Action in EU After Failing to Fix Privacy Policy  —  Google Inc. (GOOG) faces possible fines after six European Union data protection regulators started “coordinated” enforcement measures over the company's failure to fix flaws in a new privacy policy.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Yahoo Mail adds support for Dropbox attachments to web client  —  Yahoo just announced a new partnership with Dropbox that lets you attach files stored with the popular cloud service to outbound emails.  The company is touting the integration as yet another way it's making the email experience simpler for customers.
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg:
Facebook's Sandberg May Be Deposed in Antitrust Case  —  Facebook Inc. (FB) Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is scheduled to be questioned in a lawsuit alleging that seven technology companies broke antitrust laws by agreeing to not recruit from each other.
Robin Wauters / The Next Web:
Sign o' the Times: Twitter gets a Vine copyright complaint from Prince's record label  —  Twitter has been served a DMCA copyright complaint for content that was published using the Vine video platform it acquired and launched earlier this year.  —  Twitter openly shares how many DMCA takedown notices …
Charlie Custer / Tech in Asia:
Baidu Reportedly Working on Google Glass-Like ‘Baidu Eye’  —  Where Google goes, so too goes Baidu?  It certainly seems the company may have been inspired by Google Glass if Sina Tech's report that the company is working on a new wearable tech product called Baidu Eye (pictured) is correct.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Exclusive: Ongoing malware attack targeting Apache hijacks 20,000 sites  —  Mysterious “Darkleech” exposes visitors to potent malware exploits.  —  Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock  —  Tens of thousands of websites, some operated by The Los Angeles Times, Seagate, and other reputable companies …
More: Cisco Blog
Richard Lai / Engadget:
Smartisan OS unveiled in China, takes a fresh approach to Android UI design  —  Following the likes of Meizu and Xiaomi, another star is born in the Chinese smartphone market.  In fact, some may already know the man behind this new Android-based Smartisan OS: Luo Yonghao, a self-taught ex-English teacher …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Elissa Murphy, One of Yahoo's High-Profile Tech Execs, Heads to Go Daddy as CTO (Memo Time!)  —  One of Yahoo's top women execs, Elissa Murphy, who is VP of engineering for cloud services, is departing the Silicon Valley Internet giant to become CTO and head of platform efforts at Go Daddy, said sources.
More: VentureBeat and ZDNet

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