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March 29, 2015, 7:40 PM

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Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Apple Watch for Sale in Retail Stores by Reservation Only, No Walk-In Sales  —  As the Apple Watch launch approaches, details have been leaking out about how Apple will be handling sales of their new device.  According to leaked Apple documentation, the company will not be selling the Apple Watch to walk-in customers at launch.
Eva Dou / Wall Street Journal:
As DDoS attack that started on Thursday continues, Github says it has mitigated some of the impact; Baidu denies involvement  —  U.S. Coding Website GitHub Hit With Cyberattack  —  Security experts say attack is likely an attempt by China to shut down anticensorship tools
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Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Android for Work review: best dual-persona solution to date with easy account removal if you change jobs, but complicated setup and confusing dashboard  —  A review of Android for Work: Dual-persona support comes to Android  —  Google aims for the enterprise with separate work and home data on a single device.
Lauren Smiley / Matter:
The on-demand world isn't about sharing; it's about being served and self-isolation  —  The Shut-In Economy  —  In the new world of on-demand everything, you're either pampered, isolated royalty—or you're a 21st century servant.  —  Angel the concierge stands behind a lobby desk …
Hope King / CNNMoney:
Pebble Time Kickstarter project raised $20.3 million  —  During its month-long crowdfunding campaign, which ended 10 p.m. ET Friday, Pebble Time shattered two Kickstarter records.  —  It broke its first record on its first day, when it became the fastest project to raise $1 million — in 49 minutes.
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 …
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 …
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