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March 27, 2016, 4:15 PM

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Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
KGI: Apple planning new iPhone model for 2017 with curved glass case, 5.8-inch AMOLED display, and wireless charging  —  New iPhone model with curved glass case, 5.8" AMOLED display due in 2017, insider says  —  Apple has plans to introduce a new high-end iPhone model in 2017 that sports …
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
In Angola, Wikipedia Zero and Facebook Free Basics are being used to create a clandestine file sharing network  —  Angola's Wikipedia Pirates Are Exposing the Problems With Digital Colonialism  —  Wikimedia and Facebook have given Angolans free access to their websites, but not to the rest of the internet.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Some users reporting iPhone crashes on iOS 9.3 when tapping links in Safari and other apps  —  Readers are reporting a strange bug with iOS 9.3, primarily affecting the latest Apple devices, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.  The issue has also been reported on older phones and some iPad as well.
Peter Lee / The Official Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft apologizes for Tay's hurtful tweets, says coordinated attack exploited vulnerability in Tay  —  Learning from Tay's introduction  —  As many of you know by now, on Wednesday we launched a chatbot called Tay.  We are deeply sorry for the unintended offensive and hurtful tweets from Tay …
Samantha Murphy Kelly / Mashable:
How Liam, Apple's 29-armed robot, disassembles ruined and returned iPhones for salvageable components and recycling  —  Inside Liam, Apple's super-secret, 29-armed robot that tears down your iPhone  —  CUPERTINO, Calif — I'm standing in a warehouse parking lot at an undisclosed location …
More: FortuneTweets: @verge
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Google and Yahoo say they're still working on usable end-to-end encrypted email but decline to predict release dates  —  The Dream Of Usable Email Encryption Is Still A Work In Progress  —  Tech-savvy people have had a way to send secure email since the mid 1990s, when legendary cryptographer …
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Sources: Dell may announce $3.5B sale of IT services unit to Japan's NTT as soon as Monday  —  Dell could announce the sale of its IT services unit to Japan's NTT for $3.5 billion as soon as Monday  —  Capping a process that began late last year, Dell could announce as early as Monday …
Alicia Adamczyk / TIME:
FAA: 2.5M drones to be sold in US in 2016, 7M in 2020; 400K+ people registered to fly drones  —  Millions More Drones Will Be Flying Above Your Head by 2020  —  It's a bird!  It's a plane!  It's a hobbyist drone!  —  Looks like drones are the new hoverboards.
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
iPhone SE review: a blazing fast phone for small-handed or cash-strapped buyers  —  This Is What Using The New Small iPhone Is Actually Like  —  Wait, iPhone 5s?  Is dat you?  —  Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed  —  Apple's newest device is, at its essence, an iPhone 5s updated with the 6s's most important features.
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
People may be more honest with health apps than with doctors; data from these apps is creating new avenues for research  —  We're More Honest With Our Phones Than With Our Doctors  —  In the late 1960s, an undergraduate psychology student at Wellesley College named Martha McClintock noticed …
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