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April 6, 2015, 10:55 PM

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Jeff Brody / Redpoint Ventures:
Andy Rubin joins Redpoint as a venture partner  —  Andy Rubin Joins Redpoint  —  Most people know Andy Rubin as the creator of Android.  I know Andy as a twenty-something engineer at WebTV who had built a sleeping loft above his cubicle so he didn't have to leave the office. 20 years …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Tim Cook: Apple employees will get 50% off Apple Watch, 1000+ apps submitted  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook today sent out a memo to all employees ahead of the Apple Watch's retail try-on kickoff this Friday.  Cook thanks employees who have worked on the Apple Watch by saying, “congratulations …
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Jeff Elder / Wall Street Journal:
After Kleiner trial, Ellen Pao talks about workplace sexism, changing hiring practices at Reddit, more  —  Ellen Pao Says Gender Issues Won't ‘Go Away’ After Kleiner Trial  —  In first interview since losing sexism case, Pao says too many 'women feel like there's no way to win'
NY Daily News:
EXCLUSIVE: Judge says Brooklyn woman can use Facebook to serve divorce papers  —  A Brooklyn woman scored a judge's approval to legally change her relationship status to “single” via Facebook.  —  In a landmark ruling, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper is allowing …
Owen Williams / The Next Web:
Twitter now lets you add a comment of up to 115 characters when you retweet on iOS and web, coming to Android soon  —  Twitter is finally fixing the quote tweet button  —  Twitter is finally fixing one of the worst things about its services: the “quote tweet” button.
Jan Willem Aldershoff / Myce.com:
Update for Windows 7 and 8.1 silently installs Windows 10 downloader  —  Microsoft has released an optional update that “enables additional capabilities for Windows Update notifications when new updates are available to the user”.  We discovered the update is actually a downloader for Windows 10 …
AppleInsider:
LG may have accidentally revealed Apple's 8K iMac plans in a press release about display tech  —  Apple to release super-high resolution ‘iMac 8K’ later this year, display partner LG says  —  In a rather unusual reveal, a supposed “iMac 8K” has been outed in a press release that was published …

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