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February 29, 2016, 2:05 PM

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Srivatsan Sridhar / Fone Arena:
Raspberry Pi 3 with 64-bit quad-core SoC, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth announced for $35  —  Months after introducing its most affordable Raspberry Pi Zero, the company has introduced the Raspberry Pi 3, successor of the Raspberry Pi 2 that was introduced back in February last year.
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
$3,000 HoloLens dev kit available for pre-order now, shipping March 30  —  Futuristic hardware finally gets into developers' hands.  —  If you want to get your hands on Microsoft's holographic headset, the company is now taking pre-orders for the HoloLens Development Edition.
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile resigns, will remain senior adviser; board approves COO John Saroff as new CEO on Haile's recommendation  —  Chartbeat CEO Resigns, Says He's Looking For a New Challenge  —  Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile, who joined the online-analytics company not long after it was born inside …
Mark Scott / New York Times:
EU and US trans-Atlantic data transfer deal, Privacy Shield, has stricter rules on data transfer, new limits on surveillance  —  E.U. and U.S. Release Details on Trans-Atlantic Data Transfer Deal  —  American and European officials released details on Monday about a new trans-Atlantic data …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Moments now supports video sharing; 400M photos shared since June launch  —  Facebook's Private Photo-Sharing App Moments Now Supports Video  —  Facebook's Moments, the social network's private photo-sharing application - and replacement for photo syncing - will now support video-sharing, the company announced today.
Saabira Chaudhuri / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon strikes deal with UK grocer Morrisons to sell fresh food to Amazon Prime Now and Pantry customers  —  Amazon Strikes Deal With U.K. Grocer Morrisons  —  Web retailer moves step closer to becoming a serious player in Britain's online grocery market  —  LONDON— Amazon.com Inc …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
HTC 's Vive VR headset available for pre-order for $799 in US, ships April 5th  —  The HTC Vive is coming April 5th, and you can preorder it now  —  Preorders have just opened for HTC's Vive virtual reality headset.  Created in partnership with Valve, the Vive is going to start shipping …
Brian Ashcraft / Kotaku:
Sony stops shipping PlayStation TV in Japan  —  Sony Is Killing the PlayStation TV in Japan  —  The PlayStation Vita TV (aka PlayStation TV) launched in Japan back in November 2013.  Today, via AV Watch, Sony confirmed that it will cease shipping the hardware (in Japan, at least) at the end of February.

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