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March 3, 2016, 11:25 AM

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Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Amazon unveils the $130 Echo Tap, an Alexa-enabled portable bluetooth speaker, and the $90 Echo Dot, which adds Alexa support to other speakers  —  Amazon adds the $130 Tap and the $90 Dot to the Echo family  —  Amazon's voice-operated command center Echo produces something close to modern …
Lucas Mearian / Computerworld:
Samsung ships the world's highest capacity SSD, with 15TB of storage  —  Samsung Electronics announced Wednesday that it is now shipping the industry's highest-capacity solid-state drive (SSD), the 15.36TB PM1633a.  —  Samsung revealed it was working on the drive last August …
Pavithra Mohan / Fast Company:
YouTube announces two new programs to champion women: one partnering with UN, the other investing in videos by and about women, at YouTube Spaces  —  YouTube Boosts Female Content Creators With Two New Initiatives  —  Both programs will focus on producing videos by women, for women …
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Former Snapchat and Instagram exec Emily White creating personal concierge startup Mave  —  Ex-Snapchat COO Emily White Has A New Startup  —  Former Snapchat and Instagram executive Emily White has created a high-end personal concierge startup, Fortune has learned.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Intel is working on an augmented-reality headset that uses RealSense 3D camera tech  —  Intel Working on Augmented-Reality Headset  —  RealSense 3-D camera technology would be used  —  Intel Corp. is joining the race to reshape reality.  —  The chip giant is developing …
AppleInsider:
IBM's SleepHealth debuts as first ResearchKit app for IBM Watson Health Cloud, to study how sleep quality impacts daytime activities  —  SleepHealth debuts as first ResearchKit app & study to support IBM Watson Health Cloud  —  Almost one year after IBM announced Watson Health Cloud …
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Facebook tests letting publishers like The New York Times and Washington Post collect email newsletter signups in Instant Articles  —  Facebook is letting publishers use Instant Articles to collect email newsletter signups  —  Facebook is letting some publishers test newsletter sign …

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