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February 24, 2015, 1:00 PM

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Joey-Elijah Sneddon / OMG!:
Google says Chromebook Pixel 2 is coming soon, pulls video of announcement made at an event  —  Google Say Chromebook Pixel 2 Will Go On Sale Soon  —  Google has confirmed that a second generation Chromebook Pixel will go on sale ‘soon’.  —  Speaking at the Team Work 2015 event this week …
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Mic Wright / The Next Web:
Visa announces credit card tech that could speed up Apple Pay's arrival in Europe  —  Visa Europe has announced that it's introducing a secure way to pay with your smartphone while keeping your credit card details concealed.  Bringing the method to Europe could speed up the arrival of Apple Pay …
Kevin Kingsbury / Wall Street Journal:
At $765B+, Apple's market cap is double any other publicly traded US company  —  Apple Is Now More Than Double the Size of Exxon—And Everyone Else  —  Just how ginormous is Apple Inc. now?  —  As the iPhone-maker's shares continue to set fresh record highs, its market cap is now above $765 billion.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple to overhaul Genius Bar, changing appointments and using phones as pagers  —  Apple will soon make a significant change to retail store Genius Bar appointments to improve the customer experience, according to several sources briefed on the upcoming shift.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple Acquires Popular Instrument and Effect Plug-In Maker Camel Audio  —  Apple appears to have acquired popular music plug-in and effect maker Camel Audio, based on information found on corporate registry site Companies House [PDF].  Camel Audio's address has been updated to 100 New Bridge Street …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Firefox 36 arrives with full HTTP/2 support and a new design for Android tablets  —  Mozilla today launched Firefox 36 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.  Major additions to the browser include full HTTP/2 support and a new tablet user interface on Android.
Brian Merchant / Motherboard:
Majority of health sites send troves of data about your medical searches to third-party companies  —  Looking Up Symptoms Online?  These Companies Are Tracking You  —  It's 2015—when we feel sick, fear disease, or have questions about our health, we turn first to the internet.
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Google:
Google updates adult content policy for Blogger, states public sharing of sexually explicit images and video will not be allowed after March 23  —  Adult content policy on Blogger  —  Starting March 23, 2015, you won't be able to publicly share images and video that are sexually explicit or show graphic nudity on Blogger.
Toby Wolpe / ZDNet:
Mirantis and Google ease Kubernetes Docker cluster manager onto OpenStack  —  Summary:Uptake of Docker containers stands to get a further boost from integration work to put Google's Kubernetes on OpenStack, according to Mirantis.  —  The previously tricky business of using Docker cluster-manager Kubernetes …

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