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March 28, 2015, 2:10 PM

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Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Ellen Pao Disrupts How Silicon Valley Does Business  —  Silicon Valley is enamored of “disrupters,” those shrewd, brave men — it is almost always men — who are hailed for enduring years of ridicule and risking everything to shake up the conventional order.  —  Now, in Ellen Pao, the Valley has found its newest disrupter.
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Ellen Pao Loses on All Claims in Historic Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Kleiner Perkins  —  Ellen Pao lost her gender discrimination lawsuit against former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Friday, a closely watched trial that has captivated Silicon Valley and served as a referendum …
Colleen Taylor / TechCrunch:
Ellen Pao's Statement On Losing The Kleiner Perkins Case: “The Battle Was Worth It”  —  Directly after the jury announced its final verdict in Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield, in which it ruled against all four of Pao's claims of gender discrimination and retaliation …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft's next Windows 10 Mobile test build on track to support majority of Windows Phones  —  Summary:Microsoft's next Windows 10 Mobile test build, expected around early April, will support a lot more Windows Phone test devices than the first build did.  —  Microsoft's Operating Systems Group team …
Michael Geist Blog:
Quebec to block gambling and gaming sites to boost revenues for its own gaming site Espacejeux  —  Quebec Takes on the Internet: Government Announces Plans to Require Website Blocking & Studies New Internet Access Tax  —  The Government of Quebec released its budget yesterday featuring …
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Stolen Uber Customer Accounts Are for Sale on the Dark Web for $1  —  Active Uber accounts are for sale on a dark web marketplace for as little as $1 each, Motherboard has learned.  —  One seller claims he has “thousands” of user logins for sale.  —  A username and password is all you need …
Larry Hryb / Xbox Live's Major Nelson:
Xbox One April System Update: Voice Messages, Party Chat Updates and More Now in Preview  —  You may have noticed a few new features that rolled out to preview over the weekend, including game hub links and more detailed achievement notifications.  Now this week, we're bringing even more features …
Owen Williams / The Next Web:
Product Hunt interviews Periscope: where it came from and its pivot from photos to video  —  Periscope, the new video streaming app owned by Twitter, launched today.  In that time, we've seen users stream everything from their walk to work to an explosion in NYC.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's strategy: buy, build, and partner because a single app no longer meets the needs of all users  —  Facebook Finds Strength As A Family, Not An App  —  F8 started with a family photo.  But not of the Zuckerbergs.  Of Facebook's products.  “Facebook used to be this one blue app on your phone …
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