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April 3, 2015, 1:05 PM

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
AppleCare+ for Apple Watch: $999 for Edition, $79 for Watch, $59 for Sport  —  To go along with the premium $10,000 and up pricing of the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition, Apple will charge up to $999 for the Apple Watch Edition's AppleCare+ Protection Plan, 9to5Mac has learned.
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud  —  Founder and former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills has been found guilty on two counts of wire fraud, and ordered to serve 24 months in jail.  In addition, he was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $572,039.
Kinect for Windows Product Blog:
Microsoft stops producing Kinect for Windows v2 sensors, says Kinect for Xbox One is functionally identical and can be used with adapter  —  Microsoft to consolidate the Kinect for Windows experience around a single sensor  —  At Microsoft, we are committed to providing more personal computing experiences.
Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:
Cloud gaming service OnLive to shut down April 30, sells assets and patents to Sony  —  OnLive shuts down streaming games service, sells patents to Sony  —  The industry's first experiment in server-streamed gaming comes to an end.  —  The first company to try to make a business …

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