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March 17, 2016, 11:30 AM

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TIME:
Q&A with Apple CEO Tim Cook on user privacy, US security, and Apple's fight with the FBI  —  Here's the Full Transcript of TIME's Interview With Apple CEO Tim Cook  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with TIME's Nancy Gibbs and Lev Grossman on March 10 to discuss his company's rapidly escalating fight with the FBI over encryption.
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Apple's brief points out legal flaws and technical errors in DOJ arguments in FBI's San Bernardino iPhone case  —  Apple's Brief Hits the FBI With a Withering Fact Check  —  Apple's latest brief in its battle with the FBI over the San Bernardino iPhone offered the tech company an opportunity …
More: GuardianTweets: @wired
CRN:
Sources: Apple signs deal with Google, spending $400M-$600M on Google Cloud Platform, reducing its reliance on AWS  —  Cloud Makes For Strange Bedfellows: Apple Signs On With Google, Cuts Spending With AWS  —  Pages  —  Alphabet's Google has quietly scored a major coup in its campaign …
Luke Edwards / Pocket-lint:
Samsung developing Entrim 4D VR headphones that aim to offer a feeling of motion by stimulating ear nerves; tech should also reduce headaches and nausea  —  Samsung Entrim 4D VR uses nerve signals to make you feel you're really flying  —  While 2016 is the year of virtual reality Samsung …
Marie / Uber Global:
Uber launches Family Profiles in Atlanta, Dallas, and Phoenix, letting users link up to 10 family members or friends to one account  —  Brought to You by Popular Demand: Family Profiles  —  As more people use Uber, feedback from riders and drivers has become an important source of inspiration for new app features.
Reuters:
German court rules Apple violated OpenTV streaming video patents, orders company to stop selling infringing products in Germany  —  German court rules against Apple in video streaming patent case  —  A German court has ruled against Apple Inc in a case over video streaming patents …
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Xbox One will be able to run Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform apps later this summer, as the Xbox Store and the Windows Store get merged into one  —  Microsoft is mashing Windows and the Xbox together to win over its most critical market  —  When Microsoft launched Windows 10 in the summer of 2015 …
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 …
Klint Finley / Wired:
Open source projects like Mattermost and Rocket.chat aim to beat Slack with features it doesn't yet have  —  Open Sourcers Race to Build Better Versions of Slack  —  Real-time chat applications have been around since the earliest days of the Internet.  Yet somehow, despite the enormous number …
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
SpoonRocket to sell its logistics technology to Brazil's food delivery firm iFood  —  SpoonRocket finds a home with Brazil-based iFood  —  SpoonRocket, the on-demand food delivery startup that shut down yesterday in the U.S., has a buyer.  That buyer is Brazil-based iFood …
More: Xconomy and Digital TrendsThanks:@vscpr

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