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February 17, 2015, 7:25 PM

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Lorraine Luk / Wall Street Journal:
Apple Orders More Than 5 Million Watches for Initial Run  —  Apple has asked its suppliers in Asia to make a combined five to six million units of its three Apple Watch models during the first quarter ahead of the product's release in April, according to people familiar with the matter.
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Kirk Koenigsbauer / Office Blogs:
Office mobile and web apps now support more third-party cloud storage services, including iCloud and Box  —  New cloud storage integration for Office  —  Today's post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team.  —  We want Office to be the preferred …
Amy Zima / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter launches TweetDeck Teams, allowing groups to share accounts without sharing passwords; update rolls out today on web, Chrome, and Windows  —  Introducing TweetDeck Teams  —  Introducing TweetDeck Teams, a simple way to share access to your Twitter accounts without sharing passwords.
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
BlackBerry claims Ryan Seacrest's Typo 2 keyboard infringes patents and trade dress in another lawsuit  —  BlackBerry Dials Up Second Lawsuit Against Ryan Seacrest's Typo (Exclusive)  —  The smartphone maker says the Typo 2 product infringes its patents and trade dress.
John Cook / GeekWire:
Zillow closes $2.5 billion acquisition of Trulia, plans to cut 350 staffers … Zillow and Trulia are now one.  —  The online real estate giants today officially combined operations, with Zillow closing the acquisition of its longtime rival for $2.5 billion in stock, creating a juggernaut …
Rik Henderson / Pocket-lint:
VLC 3.0 will come with Chromecast support across multiple devices  —  A changelog posted by VLC has confirmed that support for the Google Chromecast is soon to be added to the popular media player.  That means users will be able to stream just about any media file through VLC on the connected TV dongle.
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Amazon's One-Hour Delivery Service Goes Live Across Manhattan  —  Amazon is now offering one-hour delivery in all of Manhattan.  —  In December, the online retail giant promised one-hour delivery to a very expensive, very small zone in Manhattan.  Today, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed …
Brad Smith / Microsoft on the Issues:
Microsoft announces its cloud services are compliant with ISO 27018, a new international standard for privacy  —  Microsoft adopts first international cloud privacy standard  —  Today marks a major milestone, as Microsoft is the first major cloud provider to adopt the world's first international standard for cloud privacy.
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online:
Case study: Twitter sends less than 2% of tweet impressions back to a linked website  —  The Unbearable Lightness of Tweeting  —  At the heart of the media's chattiest technology is a hollow sharing economy.  A personal investigation into just how little traffic Twitter's maelstrom actually contributes to websites.

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