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April 2, 2015, 12:15 PM

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David Pierce / Wired:
iPhone Killer: The Secret History of the Apple Watch  —  The inside story of the Apple Watch: the people who made it, why it's important, and just how much the world's largest company has riding on it.  —  The post iPhone Killer: The Secret History of the Apple Watch appeared first on WIRED.
Wall Street Journal:
European Commission seeks permission to publish confidentially filed antitrust complaints from shopping, local, and travel firms against Google  —  EU Lays Groundwork for Antitrust Charges Against Google  —  Regulator seeks permission to publish complaints against Internet giant in long-running probe
Financial Times:
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google's ARC now runs Android apps on Chrome OS, Windows, Mac, and Linux  —  “App Runtime for Chrome” takes a big step toward making Android a universal binary.  —  The ARC Welder is a Chrome app that makes Chrome apps.  It shows up in the app list.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Google Chrome will banish Chinese certificate authority for breach of trust [Updated]  —  Draconian move follows the issuance of certificates masquerading as Google domains.  —  Google's Chrome browser will stop trusting all digital certificates issued by the China Internet Network Information …
Brad Stone / Bloomberg Business:
Airbnb now offers about 1,000 listings in Cuba, limited to US travelers  —  The online lodgings marketplace offers about 1,000 listings for U.S. travelers  —  Airbnb operates in 190 countries and 34,000 cities around the world, but its latest addition could be a momentous one.
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Comcast offering 2Gbps broadband service starting in Atlanta next month, twice as fast as Google Fiber  —  Comcast leapfrogs Google Fiber with new 2Gbps internet service  —  One way to answer critics and competitors alike is to simply do better, and for once Comcast is doing exactly that.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Apple wants TV networks to handle infrastructure and costs of streaming for its video service  —  Apple Asks TV Programmers to Supply Their Own Streams for Apple's TV Service  —  Apple wants the TV guys to provide their shows for its proposed streaming video service.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Hudl Scores $72.5M From Accel To Rally Teams To Its Sports Video Coaching Tool  —  You might not have heard of Hudl, but it's how 100,000 sports teams spent $30 million last year to review game tape on mobile.  Hudl never raised institutional funding since starting in 2006 …
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Social+Capital and Kleiner Perkins deal fell apart because Social+Capital wanted to reorganize and run KPCB  —  Why The Kleiner Perkins-Social+Capital Deal Fell Apart  —  In January, reports surfaced that Social+Capital was in “acquisition” talks with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Ford is experimenting with its own app-based ride-hailing service called the Dynamic Shuttle  —  Ford Is Chasing Tesla And Uber Into The Future  —  Ford CEO Mark Fields says the legacy car manufacturer is trying to think like a startup.  —  Ford  —  In the race to define the …
More: The Next WebThanks:@jmbooyah
Aaron Smith / Pew Internet:
Survey: 64% of US adults own a smartphone, 10% of whom do not have broadband at home  —  U.S. Smartphone Use in 2015  —  The traditional notion of “going online” often evokes images of a desktop or laptop computer with a full complement of features, such as a large screen, mouse, keyboard …
Matthew Green / A Few Thoughts …:
Audit of Truecrypt software finds minor issues, no deliberate backdoors or severe design flaws  —  Truecrypt report  —  A few weeks back I wrote an update on the Truecrypt audit promising that we'd have some concrete results to show you soon.  Thanks to some hard work by the NCC Crypto Services group, soon is now.
More: Macworld and LifehackerTweets: @tinkersec

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