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February 27, 2015, 1:35 PM

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Allister Heath / Telegraph:
Apple Watch will replace your car keys, says Tim Cook  —  Exclusive interview: The Apple chief executive reveals to Allister Heath how the revolutionary features in the company's smartwatch could forever alter our daily lives  —  Like millions of people, Tim Cook stopped wearing a watch a while back.
Bloomberg Business:
Ericsson Sues to Block Apple IPhone in U.S. Amid Patent Spat  —  (Bloomberg) — The licensing battle between Apple Inc. and Ericsson AB is escalating.  —  Ericsson, a pioneer in mobile phones that transformed itself into the world's largest maker of wireless networks, said Friday it's filing seven …
Miles Brignall / Guardian:
UK ISP TalkTalk suffers massive data breach, subscribers' information used in scams  —  Fraud threat to millions of TalkTalk customers  —  Major breach of data leaves one customer £2,800 out of pocket as TalkTalk and his bank, Santander, refuse to compensate him
Ariel Adams / aBlogtoWatch:
Swiss watchmakers launch luxury smartwatches with embedded activity tracker based on an open platform  —  MMT ‘Horological Smartwatch’ Platform Finally Ties Switzerland To Silicon Valley  —  Ever since the smartwatch became a thing, I have been preaching that companies need to pool …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple Opens Up ‘iWork for iCloud’ to Everyone, No Apple Device Required  —  Following a short beta testing period, Apple's iCloud.com website has been updated to make its iWork suite of apps accessible to all users, even those without an Apple device.  —  As of today, anyone can sign …
Andrew Chung / Reuters:
Smartflash LLC sues Apple again over use of same patents in iPhone 6/6 Plus and iPad Air 2  —  Apple faces second suit from victorious patent firm  —  (Reuters) - Fresh off a $532.9 million jury win against Apple Inc (AAPL.O), a Texas company is again suing the tech giant …
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Verizon mocks FCC ruling with Morse code response dated 1934, despite using Title II to its benefit  —  Verizon issues furious response to FCC, in Morse code, dated 1934  —  Verizon wants 1st Amendment right to edit the Web, but rules from 1934 are too old.
Stacey Higginbotham / Gigaom:
John Cook / GeekWire:
PopCap Games co-founder emerges with virtual reality startup Pluto VR  —  As the co-founder of PopCap Games, John Vechey helped create some of the most compelling and beloved games for PCs, consoles and mobile devices.  Now, the 37-year-old Seattle entrepreneur sees the same opportunity …
Paul Carsten / Reuters:
China censorship sweep deletes more than 60,000 Internet accounts  —  (Reuters) - Some of China's largest Internet companies deleted more than 60,000 online accounts because their names did not conform to regulations due to take effect on Sunday, the top Internet regulator said.

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