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April 20, 2015, 3:35 AM

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Carmel DeAmicis / Re/code:
Report: VC investing increased 26% YoY to $13.4B in Q1 2015, the biggest Q1 since 2000  —  Venture Investing Just Had Its Biggest Q1 in 15 Years, Says PwC Report  —  Venture capital investing just had its biggest Q1 in 15 years, according to new data on VC investment trends.
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Report: most or all of Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins stolen between early 2011 and May 2013, long before the exchange collapsed in February 2014  —  Most Mt Gox Bitcoins Were Gone by May 2013, Report Claims  —  Mt Gox's missing bitcoins were stolen from the exchange over a period of time beginning in 2011 …
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Maddie Stone / Gizmodo:
Norway Will Be the First Country to Turn Off FM Radio in 2017  —  Norway's Minister of Culture announced this week that a national FM-radio switch off will commence in 2017, allowing the country to complete its transition over to digital radio.  It's the end of an era.
Megan Geuss / Ars Technica:
Hands-on with Mini Augmented Vision, BMW's augmented reality glasses prototype for Mini cars  —  Mini Augmented Vision is a cool concept trying to solve Google Glass failings  —  Hands-on: BMW and Qualcomm make a convincing case cars are the best place to start AR.
Mark Hachman / PCWorld:
Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiers  —  Comcast said Friday that it will bring its 2-gigabit symmetrical Gigabit Pro service to San Francisco Bay Area consumers in May, sidestepping Google and its own fiber plans.  The company also said it will boost …
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Wink smart home hubs knocked out by security certificate (update)  —  Now for the downside of a house loaded up with “smart” devices to allow remote control and monitoring: turning your home into a computer means computer-like problems.  Today's example comes from the Wink Hub …
Brian Solomon / Forbes:
Profile of Tanium, a startup valued at $1.75B whose technology helps half of the top 100 US corporations quickly identify and patch vulnerable devices  —  Meet Tanium, The Secret Cybersecurity Weapon Of Target, Visa And Amazon  —  A father-son duo came from out of nowhere with a more clever idea …
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