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April 15, 2016, 8:00 PM

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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers detail how they brute forced shortened URLs from OneDrive and Google Maps to access private information; Microsoft and Google respond  —  Researchers Crack Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs to Spy on People  —  For anyone with minimalist tastes or an inability …
Richard Lai / Engadget:
Huawei VR headset announced in China, works like Samsung Gear VR but with P9, Mate 8 phones  —  Of course Huawei is making a Gear VR rival  —  Huawei may have just announced the fancy P9 and P9 Plus smartphones in London last week, but it actually saved a little surprise for its Shanghai launch today.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play  —  As more enterprises move their communications services over to IP networks and cloud-based services, we're seeing an increasing amount of consolidation as the businesses that serve them continue to grow …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Sources: Disney in advanced talks for equity stake in BAM Tech, the streaming video unit of MLB Advanced Media  —  Disney wants to invest in Major League Baseball's video streaming company  —  Disney is in talks to invest in pro baseball's video streaming business — a sign that the media giant wants …

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