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March 28, 2016, 3:25 PM

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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Oculus Rift review: great design, good VR games, promising future game catalog, but expensive, lack of motion controls is a big weakness  —  Oculus Rift review  —  For a long time, the hopes and dreams of many virtual reality fans could be summed up with two words: Oculus Rift.
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Wall Street Journal:
Oculus Rift review: first generation hardware is pricey, awkward, isolating, and occasionally brilliant  —  Oculus Rift Review: VR's Rising Star Isn't Ready for the Mainstream  —  The first totally immersive home virtual reality rig is a pricey, awkward, isolating—and occasionally brilliant—glimpse of the future of computing
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
As shift to algorithmic feed looms, brands and bloggers on Instagram try to get you to turn on notifications by posting reminders  —  Instagrammers really want you to turn on notifications to avoid death by algorithm  —  Instagram today is an endless sea of meaningless posts asking you to turn …
Robert O'Harrow Jr / Washington Post:
Clinton email scandal began with her desire to keep using an impossible-to-secure personal BlackBerry, transmitting classified docs over insecure communications  —  How Clinton's email scandal took root  —  Hillary Clinton's email problems began in her first days as secretary of state.
Grace Huang / Bloomberg Business:
Japan's NTT Data to buy Dell's IT services business for $3.055B; Dell bought the unit, formerly known as Perot Systems, for $3.9B in 2009  —  Japan's NTT to Buy Dell Systems for $3.055 Billion  —  Deal is largest by NTT Data Corp., which is expanding overseas  —  NTT doesn't give details of when it will acquire Dell units
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Periscope Has Been Used for 200 Million Broadcasts, 100 Million Since January Alone  —  Twitter-owned social live streaming service Periscope celebrated its first birthday Monday by revealing a major usage milestone: Periscope has been used for more that 200 million broadcasts since its launch in March 2015.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren becomes the new CEO as part of management makeover  —  Pandora has appointed cofounder Tim Westergren its new CEO as part of a broader management makeover, the company announced today,  —  Stating that it “remains 100 percent committed to growth strategy,” …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Sony's more powerful PlayStation 4 supporting ultra-high-definition graphics to be announced before planned October VR headset launch  —  Sony Plans New PlayStation for Graphics-Heavy Games  —  New console would be announced before virtual-reality headset
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai talks about his upbringing, legacy, expanding Internet access, importance of product, and more in wide-ranging profile  —  Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of  —  universally known as CES, is a riot of technology.
Tim Stenovec / Tech Insider:
The chief product officer of Sonos, Marc Whitten, is leaving the company amid restructuring  —  The chief product officer of Sonos is leaving the company  —  Marc Whitten, the chief product officer of Sonos, will be leaving the company, a spokesperson told Tech Insider.
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