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April 10, 2015, 3:45 PM

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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
All Apple Watch models in US sold out as shipping times slip to minimum of 4 to 6 weeks; Watch AppleCare+ pricing ranges from $49 to $1.5K  —  Almost all Apple Watch models sold out, AppleCare+ pricing revealed (update: sold out!)  —  Update: All Apple Watch models in the US are now at minimum 4 …
Sam Byford / The Verge:
A look at the Apple Watch shopping experience at Apple's Tokyo, Paris, and London pop-up stores; trying on the Watch Edition was not a luxurious experience  —  We went shopping for an Apple Watch in Tokyo, Paris, and London  —  The Apple Watch is available to order today …
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Report: DDoS on GitHub and GreatFire the result of “Great Cannon”, a powerful new offensive capability for Chinese government enabling censorship worldwide  —  China deploys new weapon for online censorship in form of ‘Great Cannon’  —  China has moved beyond censoring Internet content seen …
The Citizen Lab:
Technical findings on China's Great Cannon and its similarities to the Great Firewall  —  China's Great Cannon  —  This post describes our analysis of China's “Great Cannon,” our term for an attack tool that we identify as separate from, but co-located with, the Great Firewall of China.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon Quietly Acquired Shoefitr To Improve How It Sells Footwear Online  —  It looks like Amazon has made another acquisition under the radar, this time to boost online sales in fashion.  The company has purchased Shoefitr, a startup based in Pittsburgh that has developed 3D technology …
More: GeekWire and Tech Times
Mark Boslet / PE Hub Blog:
Andy Rubin raises $242M for fund called Playground Ventures to accompany Playground Global hardware incubator  —  Rubin raises $242 mln fund to go with new Playground hardware incubator  —  Yesterday the news surfaced that Android co-founder Andy Rubin had raised $48 million for his new hardware incubator …
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