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March 16, 2016, 6:40 PM

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Claud Xiao / Palo Alto Networks Blog:
iOS malware, seen affecting customers in China, can infect non-jailbroken devices via App Store if the customer's PC is compromised  —  AceDeceiver: First iOS Trojan Exploiting Apple DRM Design Flaws to Infect Any iOS Device  —  We've discovered a new family of iOS malware …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Oculus Rift to have 30 titles at its March 28 launch priced between $10 and $60; Lucky's Tale bundled with the headset  —  The 29 Oculus Rift games you'll be able to buy at launch  —  Two weeks before Oculus launches its Rift virtual reality headset, we're learning what games people …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Twitter launches on Windows 10 Mobile  —  Twitter today launched its app on Windows 10 Mobile.  The company has effectively updated its universal Windows app to support not just desktops and tablets, but phones as well.  You can download the new app now from the Windows Store.
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Vic Gundotra's AliveCor is building the Kardia Band, a heart monitor with medical grade ECG analysis for the Apple Watch, awaiting FDA approval  —  Vic Gundotra, Former Google+ Boss, Is Building a Heart Monitor for the Apple Watch  —  AliveCor, a startup that builds heart-monitoring sensors …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler poised to circulate draft order approving Charter-TWC deal as soon as this week, with clauses ensuring growth of online video  —  FCC Drafting Order to Approve Charter-Time Warner Cable Deal  —  Order, expected as soon as this week, will set conditions focusing on promoting online video competition
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Amazon launches AWS Database Migration Service out of preview to all customers  —  Amazon has launched a new service that makes it easier for companies to move their databases to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and promises that firms can “set up their migrations in less than 10 minutes.”
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Waze now tells you when to leave, thanks to its new Planned Drives feature  —  Turn-by-turn navigation application Waze announced this morning a handy new feature that will make it easier for those who are planning to drive to an upcoming appointment, meeting or other important trip: Waze Planned Drives.
Jennifer Slegg / The SEM Post:
Google Increasing Mobile Friendly Ranking Boost in May  —  If you still haven't made your site mobile friendly yet, you might want to get busy on that.  Google is increasing the mobile friendly ranking boost associated with pages that are mobile friendly.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Smart doorbell startup Ring raises $61.2M round led by KPCB, launches sleeker $250 Pro device  —  Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device  —  Smart doorbell startup Ring has raised a further $61.2 million in a series C round led …

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