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March 30, 2015, 6:00 PM

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Gmail Blog:
Gmail for Android updated with unified inbox view, conversation view for non-Gmail accounts, smarter search  —  All your mail, together in one place  —  Posted by Régis Décamps, Software Engineer  —  These days, many of us have more than one email address.
Josh Hudgins / Google Drive Blog:
Google makes photos and videos from Google+ Photos available in Drive  —  Your photos and files, together in Drive  —  We take all kinds of photos, from pics of friends and family to snapshots of a scenic view.  We also use photos for more practical purposes, like planning a wedding …
Tim Cook / Washington Post:
Tim Cook speaks out in op-ed against state “religious freedom” laws that discriminate  —  Tim Cook: Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom’ laws are dangerous  —  There's something very dangerous happening in states across the country.  A wave of legislation …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Amazon launches Home Services to sell everything from an oil change to piano lessons  —  Amazon started out as an online bookstore, but has since expanded into selling almost any physical goods you can think of.  But the company believes a lot of the stuff people buy on Amazon are things …
Ed Pilkington / Guardian:
Amazon tests delivery drones at secret Canada site after US FAA frustration  —  Exclusive: Guardian gains access to unnamed British Columbia site where tech giant's roboticists and engineers, stymied by American regulation, are now developing their unmanned domestic delivery service
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg Business:
FDA ‘Taking a Very Light Touch’ on Regulating the Apple Watch  —  As wearable health devices proliferate, how will they be regulated?  —  With Apple Inc. and fellow Silicon Valley companies edging further into health care, the U.S. agency in charge of oversight says it will give …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple expands trade-in program in US and Europe to include Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone devices, and PCs  —  Apple's Smartphone Trade-In Program Launches in United States, Canada and Europe  —  Apple has expanded its Reuse and Recycling Program in the United States …
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
Sony launches Spotify-powered PlayStation Music on PS4 and PS3  —  Spotify is launching today for Sony's PS4 and PS3  —  A few months ago, Sony brought good news to its music-loving PlayStation users — the company was officially discontinuing its failed Music Unlimited streaming service …
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
T-Mobile hopes to draw you in with crowdsourced coverage maps  —  If you've relied on carrier coverage maps to decide who gets your business, you know that they're sometimes sketchy.  A good connection on the map could still mean lousy service in your neighborhood, for instance.

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Smartsheet:
Roche Transforms Processes That Help Millions of Patients  —  “We're actually managing 30% more projects with the same number of project managers as we were before.”  Watch the video here.
TWiT.tv:
Tech Podcasts from Every Angle  —  TWiT.tv covers the latest in news, privacy, hacking, security, plus reviews of smartphones, laptops, tablets, and wearables.  If it has a chip, Leo Laporte and friends have a podcast on it.
Zoho:
3 things to know before hosting a Twitter chat  —  We are in a world of infinite scrolling and relentless trolling, putting brands under constant pressure to try something novel in order to succeed.
Google Cloud:
What does the future of cloud computing hold  —  and what does this mean for businesses?  We looked at the data, talked to luminaries, and listened to customers across the world.  Here's what they said.
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