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March 20, 2015, 3:53 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
FTC report from 2012 reveals key staff recommended filing lawsuit against Google for anticompetitive tactics  —  FTC Staff Sought Antitrust Suit Against Google  —  Key FTC staff wanted to sue Internet giant after finding ‘real harm to consumers and to innovation’
Adam Fraser / Conversations:
Microsoft launches Lumia 430 Dual SIM smartphone, its cheapest Lumia to date with 4-inch display, 2MP camera, 8GB upgradable storage, 1.2GHz processor  —  Hello, Lumia 430 Dual SIM  —  Making it even easier to own your first Windows Phone, today Microsoft is proud to announce the Lumia 430 Dual SIM.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Magic Leap demos its augmented reality tech in YouTube video showing in-office gameplay experience  —  Watch Magic Leap's Video Of Seamless Augmented Reality Office Game Play  —  Magic Leap is showing what it might look like to use its hardware for augmented reality gaming in the future …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
FAA gives Amazon permission to start outdoor research and testing of Prime Air delivery drones in US  —  Amazon just got permission from the FAA to start testing its delivery drones in the US  —  The e-commerce giant had threatened to take its research and development overseas
Alyssa Bereznak / Yahoo Tech:
Facebook Engineering Director David Recordon joins White House as Director of Information Technology, a newly created position  —  Exclusive: Facebook's Engineering Director Is Headed to the White House  —  The White House just added another Silicon Valley veteran to its growing roster of tech experts.
Napier Lopez / The Next Web:
LinkedIn launches a dedicated job search app for Android  —  Remember the job search app LinkedIn introduced for iOS last year?  Well, now Android has a counterpart.  —  The company says the app brings all the same features seen on iOS, but was built from scratch for Android.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook plans to turn Messenger into a developer platform, eyeing pioneers Line and WeChat  —  Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform  —  Next week at its F8 developer conference, Facebook will announce new ways for third parties to offer experiences through its Messenger app, according to multiple sources.
More: MashableTweets: @joshconstine and @jonrussell
Medium:
Medium's iOS app now lets you write and publish directly from your iPhone and iPad  —  Tell Your Story, Anywhere  —  Starting today, you can write and publish directly from your iPhone and iPad.  —  The new mobile Medium editor makes it easy share your stories and ideas on the go and …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Android Device Manager now lets you find your lost phone using your Android Wear watch  —  Google today updated its Android Device Manager service with support for Android Wear.  In other words, you can now find your lost smartphone using your smartwatch.  —  The company says watch owners …

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