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March 24, 2015, 1:10 AM

Top News

New York Times:
Facebook to test new format for hosting publisher content within months, initial partners include NYT, BuzzFeed, NatGeo  —  Facebook May Host News Sites' Content  —  Nothing attracts news organizations like Facebook.  And nothing makes them more nervous.
Alistair Barr / Wall Street Journal:
Schmidt: Google Glass is a long-term project put under Fadell to “make it ready for users” and is a big, fundamental platform for Google  —  Google Isn't Giving Up on Glass, Eric Schmidt Says  —  Google is sticking with its controversial Glass Internet-connected eyewear …
Peggy Johnson / The Official Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft partners with Dell, Pegatron and 8 regional OEMs to preinstall Office and Skype on Android devices; expands partnership with Samsung to tablets  —  Microsoft expands partnerships with leading device manufacturers  —  When I joined Microsoft last September, it was evident I joined …
Kevin Clark / Wall Street Journal:
NFL to broadcast one game via Internet for upcoming season for the first time in its history  —  NFL to Broadcast a Game Nationally Via Internet Only  —  Move marks first time league will air national broadcast solely by streaming  —  For the first time in its history …
Miguel Helft / Forbes:
How Cyanogen got started and its plans to disrupt Android, including upcoming first Cyanogen OS phone without Google apps from Blu  —  Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google  —  It's a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first.
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Becoming Steve Jobs challenges Walter Isaacson's official biography with support from Jobs's inner circle  —  The War Over Who Steve Jobs Was  —  Walter Isaacson's official biography of Apple's genius leader is being challenged by a new book supported by Jobs's inner circle.
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Instagram reveals Layout, its own photo collage app  —  If you've ever seen a collage in your Instagram feed, it was likely created by one of several third-party apps — Diptic and Framatic are a couple that spring to mind — that let you arrange multiple photos in a variety of grids.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Trade group led by AT&T and Verizon sues FCC to overturn net neutrality  —  FCC calls early lawsuit “premature and subject to dismissal.”  —  The Federal Communications Commission's new net neutrality rules haven't taken effect yet, but they're already facing lawsuits from Internet service providers.

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