March 29, 2016, 12:35 PM

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Russell Brandom / The Verge:
DoJ withdraws legal action against Apple after method to access San Bernardino shooter's iPhone proved successful  —  Apple's San Bernardino fight is officially over as government confirms working attack  —  After months of work, the FBI finally has a way into the San Bernardino iPhone.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
SoundCloud launches SoundCloud Go music subscription service for $9.99/month in US  —  It's Go time for SoundCloud: $9.99 tier aims to rival Spotify with millions of premium music tracks  —  SoundCloud is often billed as the “YouTube for audio” because of its huge trove of user-generated music …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple acknowledges iOS 9 crashing bugs when tapping links, fix coming ‘soon’ with a software update  —  Since posting our original story, we have heard from a lot of readers that are affected by iOS 9 crashes or app hangs when tapping links, spanning multiple iOS versions (not just 9.3) and devices.
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Yahoo sets April 11 deadline to submit preliminary bids for core Web business and Asian assets  —  Yahoo Sets April 11 Deadline to Submit Preliminary Bids  —  Microsoft has discussed financing a Yahoo bid with private-equity firms  —  Yahoo Inc. has given potential suitors two weeks …
Cho Mu-hyun / ZDNet:
Samsung launches Samsung Pay in China in partnership with UnionPay  —  Samsung Pay launches in China, competes with Apple  —  After much hype, Samsung Pay has launched in China where it will compete with rival services such as Apple Pay and Huawei Pay.  —  Samsung officially launched Samsung Pay …
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Tinder acquires contact management startup Humin for tech and IP assets, hires top execs  —  As Expected, Tinder Buys Humin to Goose Better Relationships  —  As Re/code previously reported it would, Tinder has officially acquired contact management startup Humin.
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James Niccolai / PCWorld:
Court filings show Oracle is seeking up to $9.3B in damages from Google for using Java in Android as new trial is set to begin on May 9  —  Oracle seeks $9.3 billion for Google's use of Java in Android  —  The figure appears in a report by Oracle's damages expert, which Google strongly contests

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