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March 5, 2015, 5:05 AM

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Michael Learmonth / International Business Times:
Sources: HBO's new streaming service to be called “HBO Now”, will cost $15/month, include Apple TV as launch partner  —  HBO In Talks With Apple To Be Launch Partner For Coming Web Service ‘HBO Now’: Exclusive  —  HBO is in talks with Apple to make Apple TV one of the launch partners …
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Production of Apple's 12.9-inch iPad delayed until September  —  Apple to Delay Larger iPad Production  —  Don't Miss Out —  (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc., which has seen stagnating iPad sales, will delay the start of manufacturing for a larger-screened version of the tablet, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
Reports of Apple Pay fraud are due to a loophole in banks' verification procedures, not a breach of Apple's encryption  —  Does Apple Pay really have a fraud problem?  —  The fraud is happening through the banks, not through Apple Pay  —  Apple Pay is being used for fraudulent activities …
Associated Press:
Hillary Clinton used her own private email server for official business as secretary of state  —  CLINTON RAN HOMEBREW COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR OFFICIAL EMAILS  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails - on a private account she used exclusively …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Etsy files for IPO, seeks to raise $100M, on NASDAQ under ticker symbol ETSY  —  Etsy files to go public with $100M IPO  —  Online retailer Etsy is going public.  The company today filed its form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, kicking off the process for raising $100 million …
Medium:
Two former and four current Twitter execs, all women, announce new investment group #Angels  —  Introducing #Angels  —  Over the better part of the last decade we have poured our energy, passion, and time into building Twitter—the product, the business, the platform, the culture and the company.
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Imgur launches iPhone app to make browsing addicting images easy  —  Imgur is ready to take mobile seriously.  The popular image sharing site is launching a new iPhone app on Thursday that reimagines the experience of browsing through its massive collection of photos, GIFs, and other images.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Glympse for Autos released, lets drivers share location information from a connected vehicle  —  Glympse Launches A New App To Help Drivers Share Their Locations  —  Glympse was one of the earliest smartphone-based location services, but the company's focus on utility kept it out of the hype cycle.
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James Vincent / The Verge:
Europe considers new proposals to create tiered internet service  —  Leaked plans let telecoms offer commercial deals for faster internet  —  Just one week after the American government voted to enforce net neutrality, the European Union is considering plans plans allowing the opposite …

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