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March 22, 2016, 3:00 PM

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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Silicon Valley legend and former Intel CEO Andy Grove passes away at 79  —  Intel has announced that the company's former CEO and chairman, Andrew S. Grove, who was born in Hungary as András István Gróf, died today at age 79.  —  Grove was one of the key figures of the information age …
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Google renames Chromecast app Google Cast; Vizio P-Series TVs launched with Cast support and a 6-inch Android tablet  —  Remote, Controlled  —  Matt McRae is fired up about remote controls.  Or, more specifically, about getting rid of them.  —  McRae is the chief technology officer of Vizio …
Roberto Baldwin / Engadget:
Judge postpones hearing in Apple/FBI case after DoJ request citing possible new unlocking method, govt must file status report by April 5  —  FBI backs off Apple, finds another way into iPhone 5c  —  The Department of Justice just asked the courts to vacate tomorrow's hearing with Apple concerning …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple confirms it considered buying UK chip technology firm Imagination Technologies, no plans to buy now  —  Apple confirms it considered buying Imagination Technologies, no plans to buy now  —  Earlier today a report was published by Ars Technica claiming that Apple was in advanced discussions …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
HTC's next flagship phone will be unveiled on April 12th  —  HTC will unveil its next flagship phone three weeks from today, on April 12th.  The new phone is believed to be called the HTC 10 and is supposed to be a continuation of the One line, featuring a similar design with improved specs.
Brian Solomon / Forbes:
DoorDash announces $127M Series C led by Sequoia Capital, discusses how it raised in a down market  —  What It's Like To Raise $127 Million As Silicon Valley's Bubble Bursts  —  When Tony Xu calls 2015 a “blitzkrieg” year, it's hard to disagree.  —  The 31-year-old cofounder and CEO …
More: DoorDash BlogTweets: @danprimack
Bloomberg Business:
On 10th anniversary Jack Dorsey talks about Twitter's past, current changes, and future  —  The Future of Twitter: Q&A with Jack Dorsey  —  An in-depth conversation on 10 years of tweeting, the importance of live media, and “the puddle.”  —  Last year, amid a cratering stock price …
Google Cloud Platform Blog:
Node.js on Google App Engine goes beta  —  We're excited to announce that the Node.js runtime on Google App Engine is going beta.  Node.js makes it easy for developers to build performant web applications and mobile backends with JavaScript.  App Engine provides an easy to use platform …
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Business intelligence startup Domo raises $131M at same $2B valuation, unveils major update to data import service  —  The CEO of $2 billion startup Domo: 'We've been lying to people' so we could surprise them with our master plan  —  Today, superhot data analytics startup Domo announces …
More: Wall Street JournalTweets: @kellblog
Alan John Koshy / Reuters:
Yahoo to suspend Daily Fantasy Sports in New York amid ongoing probe, following DraftKings, FanDuel  —  Yahoo to suspend Daily Fantasy Sports in New York  —  Yahoo Inc will suspend offering paid Daily Fantasy Sports contests in New York from Wednesday, a Yahoo spokesman said on Tuesday.
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
A look at Android N's freeform mode, a desktop-style floating window mode with mouse support  —  This is Android N's freeform window mode  —  Android gets a desktop-style floating window mode, and there's even mouse support.  —  “Freeform window mode” running on the Android N Developer Preview.

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