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March 22, 2016, 10:40 AM

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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 …
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 …
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 …
Julia Love / Reuters:
Sources: any collection of customer data used in Apple's products like Siri, iAd needs approval from committee of three internal “privacy czars” and a top exec  —  Apple ‘privacy czars’ grapple with internal conflicts over user data  —  As Apple Inc(AAPL.O) …
Jason Snell / Macworld:
iPhone SE first look: nearly identical to 5S, including the first-generation Touch ID  —  iPhone SE first look: Where 2012 meets 2016  —  Apple's latest iPhone brings back memories of the iPhone 5.  —  I remember the first time I held the iPhone SE in my hand: The year was 2012, and it was called the iPhone 5.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple releases OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan with Live Photos support for messages and password-protected Notes  —  Apple Releases OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan With Live Photos Support for Messages, Password Protected Notes  —  Apple today released OS X 10.11.4 to the public, marking the launch …
Apple:
Apple Introduces 9.7-inch iPad Pro  —  Breakthrough Pro Features & Advanced Display Technologies Come to the Most Popular iPad Size  —  Apple® today introduced the all-new 9.7-inch iPad Pro™ — at just under one pound it features a new pro Retina® display with greater brightness …
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers find 24 cars from 19 manufacturers vulnerable to radio amplification attack that extends range of key fobs to open cars, start ignitions  —  Radio Attack Lets Hackers Steal 24 Different Car Models  —  For years, car owners with keyless entry systems have reported thieves approaching …
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.
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica UK:
Burner phones, not encryption, kept Paris terrorists off the authorities' radar  —  Prepaid burner phones, used only for a few hours, are almost impossible to track.  (credit: Aaron Gustafson)  —  New details of the Paris attacks carried out last November reveal that it was the consistent use …

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