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March 27, 2016, 11:30 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 …
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.
Brian Barrett / Wired:
A look at how Netflix handles major premieres, VPN usage, local competition, and more after expansion to 130 new countries  —  Netflix's Grand, Daring, Maybe Crazy Plan to Conquer the World  —  Late into the night on St. Patrick's Day, Netflix hosted a makeshift “war room” at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters.
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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Some users reporting iPhone crashes on iOS 9.3 when tapping links in Safari and other apps [Update]  —  Update: Although details around the problem with iOS 9.3 links causing hangs and crashes remain sparse, it appears to be related to the third-party apps a user installed on the system.
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.
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 …
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 …

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