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March 22, 2015, 10:05 AM

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David Ruddock / Android Police:
New “On-Body Detection” Smart Lock Mode In Android Seems To Be Hitting Some Devices  —  If a tipster's screenshots are to be believed (and I think in this case, they are to be believed), Google is testing and / or rolling out a new smart lock mode called on-body detection.
Maria Bustillos / New Yorker:
A look at the history of Richard Stallman's GNU Manifesto and its impact as it turns 30 this month  —  The GNU Manifesto Turns Thirty  —  Unix, one of the earliest computer-operating systems, was developed between the late nineteen-sixties and the early nineteen-eighties …
ABC News:
Apple provides a peek into its Watch fitness testing facility, reveals it collected 18K hours of health and fitness data in testing  —  Inside Apple's Top Secret Health and Fitness Lab for Apple Watch Development … Apple, known for keeping its product developments under the strictest of lock-and-key …
Quentin Hardy / New York Times:
How Kodak mines its legacy R&D assets while it plots its post-bankruptcy future  —  At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film  —  After the Kodak Moment After the Kodak Moment  —  Kodak has prioritized its patent portfolio and the Eastman Business Park since it declared bankruptcy in 2012.
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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon is working on a storefront called Unlocked to offer paid apps for free; no launch date set  —  Amazon ‘Unlocked’ Will Give Away Paid Apps For Free  —  Amazon has been working hard to build up the popularity of its Android-based Appstore with consumers and developers …

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