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April 7, 2016, 1:45 PM

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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Reddit launches its first official apps for iOS and Android  —  Reddit's long-awaited native mobile applications - the first-ever to be built by the company in-house - have now launched.  Available today for both iOS and Android, the new Reddit app will not only serve as the official means …
CNNMoney:
FBI officially confirms the 3rd-party hacking tool it used does not work with the iPhone 5s or later iPhones  —  FBI director: We bought ‘a tool’ to hack terrorist's iPhone  —  FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the government had purchased “a tool” from a private party in order …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger hits 900M MAUs, adds short URLs and Snapchat-like scannable codes for starting conversations with businesses and individuals  —  Facebook pushes businesses to Messenger with new tools for Pages, including Snapchat-like scannable codes  —  A day after people started noticing Facebook …
Jungah Lee / Bloomberg:
Samsung forecasts solid Q1 earnings due to strong Galaxy S7 sales, helped by an early debut and lower pricing  —  Samsung Rewrites Playbook to Juice Galaxy S7 Sales  —  Estimates of S7 sales raised to 9 million units from 7 million  —  S7 expected to sell triple the amount of S6 in same period
Joon Ian Wong / Quartz:
A dozen WiFi-connected trucks from Volvo and Daimler completed an autonomous trip across Europe, driving in a tight “platoon” to improve fuel efficiency, safety  —  A fleet of trucks just drove themselves across Europe  —  About a dozen trucks from major manufacturers like Volvo …
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
In his annual shareholder letter, Jeff Bezos reveals AWS is on track to reach $10B in annual sales, defends Amazon's working culture, and more  —  Jeff Bezos Calls Amazon ‘Best Place In The World To Fail’ In Shareholder Letter  —  In his annual shareholder letter, which was unveiled on Tuesday …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
BlueStacks partners with Twitch to stream mobile games to PCs, TVs, and mobile devices  —  BlueStacks makes it easy to stream mobile games to Twitch  —  BlueStacks has integrated its service with livestreaming site Twitch to stream mobile games to PCs, TVs, or mobile devices.
More: 9to5Google and TechCrunchThanks:@akanksha1105
Lucas Mearian / Computerworld:
Report: Sales of desktop 3D printers up 69.7% in last year, 3D printing industry grew 25.9% to $5.1B in sales  —  Sales of desktop 3D printers explode, growing nearly 70%  —  Sales of desktop 3D printers, the majority of which are still purchased by companies and schools, skyrocketed last year to the tune of a 69.7% increase.

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