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March 4, 2015, 10:15 PM

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Michael Learmonth / International Business Times:
Sources: HBO's new streaming service to be called “HBO Now”, will cost $15/month, include Apple TV as launch partner  —  HBO In Talks With Apple To Be Launch Partner For Coming Web Service ‘HBO Now’: Exclusive  —  HBO is in talks with Apple to make Apple TV one of the launch partners …
Associated Press:
Hillary Clinton used her own private email server for official business as secretary of state  —  Clinton ran homebrew computer system for official emails  —  1 photo  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Etsy files for IPO, seeks to raise $100M, on NASDAQ under ticker symbol ETSY  —  Etsy files to go public with $100M IPO  —  Online retailer Etsy is going public.  The company today filed its form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, kicking off the process for raising $100 million …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram allows ads to have clickable links and introduces multi-photo carousel ads  —  Instagram Starts Letting Ads Be Clickable  —  Instagram never allowed URLs to open until now.  It wanted people browsing photos, not the web.  But Instagram says its advertisers demanded more vivid ways …
Medium:
Two former and four current Twitter execs, all women, announce new investment group #Angels  —  Introducing #Angels  —  Over the better part of the last decade we have poured our energy, passion, and time into building Twitter—the product, the business, the platform, the culture and the company.
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
HTC Vive hands-on: display is unimpressive and subpixels are detectable, but tracking has no noticeable inaccuracies or latency  —  I wore the Vive VR headset and didn't want to take it off  —  HTC's Very Immersive Visual Experience is more impressive for its motion tracking than its display technology
TechCrunch:
Twitter In Talks With Live Streaming App Periscope  —  If you looked at this week's sudden Meerkat phenomenon and thought “hey, Twitter should buy this,” then you're on the right track.  According to sources we've spoken with, Twitter has been in talks to purchase live streaming app Periscope …
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