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February 14, 2015, 4:20 PM

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Reuters:
Source: Apple is gathering advice from carmakers and automotive suppliers about parts and production methods as it learns to build a self-driving electric car  —  Apple learning to make self-driving car: source  —  (Reuters) - Technology giant Apple (AAPL.O) is learning …
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
WSJ confirms Apple has several hundred employees designing a minivan-like electric vehicle, codenamed Titan, with former Ford exec Steve Zadesky leading team  —  WSJ: Tim Cook approved Apple electric car project a year ago, hundreds of employees working on it
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
Emily Bazelon / New York Times:
Behind the Stanford investigation preceding the sexual harrassment and rape lawsuit against Formation 8 and Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale  —  The Stanford Undergraduate and the Mentor  —  Credit: From left: Elinor Carucci for The New York Times.  Ian Allen for The New York Times.
Business Insider:
Google's co-founders are about to sell $4.4 billion worth of shares  —  Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are going to sell about $4.4 billion worth of company shares, according to a new filing with the SEC (which we first spotted thanks to Footnoted).
Tweets: @footnoted
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Kara Swisher Interviews President Barack Obama on Cyber Security, Privacy and His Relationship With Silicon Valley  —  President Barack Obama took the hot seat with Re/code's Kara Swisher Friday as the two talked about a range of tech-focused topics, including cyber warfare …
Michael Zhang / PetaPixel:
Flickr beta-testing Camera Roll, a sleeker interface for browsing, editing, and organizing photos  —  Flickr Rolling Out Camera Roll: A New Way to Browse, Edit, and Organize Your Shots  —  Flickr is rolling out a new feature called Camera Roll that's designed to make it even easier for users to browse …
More: The Verge, SlashGear and The Next WebTweets: @r
Adam Clark Estes / Gizmodo:
Wink's promise of a simple, affordable smart home proves false; not one product worked as advertised out of the box  —  Why Is My Smart Home So F**king Dumb?  —  A few weeks ago, a couple friends and I were about to watch a surprisingly bad scifi movie in my crowded apartment.
More: Gigaom and SlashdotTweets: @drbarnard
Casey Johnston / Motherboard:
How Pavel Durov lost control of Russia's largest social network VKontakte to the Kremlin  —  Crime, Punishment, and Russia's Original Social Network  —  Pavel Durov, founder of the Russian social network VKontakte, was home alone in his apartment in St. Petersburg on a weekend when a contingent …

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