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April 3, 2015, 5:15 PM

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
AppleCare+ for Apple Watch: $999 for Edition, $79 for Watch, $59 for Sport  —  To go along with the premium $10,000 and up pricing of the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition, Apple will charge up to $999 for the Apple Watch Edition's AppleCare+ Protection Plan, 9to5Mac has learned.
Brendon Lynch / Microsoft on the Issues:
Microsoft's future browsers will not enable Do Not Track as the default setting, in a reversal of the company's policy with Internet Explorer 10  —  An update on Microsoft's approach to Do Not Track  —  As industry standards evolve, how we implement those standards evolve as well.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Acquires Team From Hike Labs, Including Google Reader, Blogger Veteran Jason Shellen  —  Pinterest today scored two notable new hires with the acquisition of a small, two-person startup known as Hike Labs, which had been developing a mobile publishing application called Drafty.
Cade Metz / Wired:
Mark Russinovich, Microsoft's Azure CTO, said in an off hand remark at a ChefCon panel discussion that an open source Windows is “definitely possible”  —  Microsoft: An Open Source Windows Is ‘Definitely Possible’  —  Microsoft's software empire rests on Windows …
Eric Johnson / Re/code:
Gondola's dynamic pricing engine intelligently changes the price of game in-app purchases to maximize revenue  —  What Can the Video Game Business Learn From Airlines and Uber?  —  When you make a purchase in a free-to-play video game like Candy Crush Saga or Clash of Clans …

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