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March 30, 2015, 8:25 PM

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Régis Décamps / 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  —  These days, many of us have more than one email address.  If you're a student, you may have one account for school, one for a campus group you lead, and one for your blog.
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 …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Jay-Z relaunches Tidal with $9.99/month standard and $19.99/month high-quality tiers, with top artists as co-owners  —  Jay Z relaunches Tidal with music's biggest artists as his co-owners  —  At a press conference in New York City this afternoon, Jay Z and a huge group of musical stars took …
New York Times:
Two former federal agents charged for stealing bitcoin during Silk Road investigation  —  2 Federal Agents in Silk Road Case Face Fraud Charges  —  Two former federal agents are expected to be arrested on Monday on charges of stealing money while working undercover on an investigation into Silk Road …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft rolls out first Windows 10 preview with ‘Spartan’ browser  —  Summary:Microsoft has released to testers a new Windows 10 Desktop preview build, the first to include the coming new ‘Project Spartan’ browser.  —  Microsoft is making available to its Windows Insiders testers …
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
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 …
Mark Wilson / Co.Design:
Facebook moves into its new 430,000-square-foot Menlo Park building designed by Frank Gehry  —  A First Look At Facebook's New Mothership, Designed By Frank Gehry  —  2,800 people.  One room.  And a giant green roof.  —  This is the story of “MPK 20”—Facebook's new flagship building in its Menlo Park campus.
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 …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
DHS subpoenas Reddit for personal data on users involved with defunct dark-web marketplace Evolution  —  Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum  —  Over the last year, Reddit's “dark net markets” discussion forum has grown into one of the central fixtures of the online drug scene.
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