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April 3, 2015, 12:10 PM

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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 …
Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
HTC launches One M8s for Europe with essentially same body as M8, cheaper chipset, 13MP camera  —  HTC Launches the One M8s  —  Today HTC is announcing a new smartphone that sits somewhere between their mid-range smartphones and their flagship ones.  This new phone is the One M8s …
CNET:
Motorola Moto G 2015 review: 4G LTE speeds, and low price, but processor makes operation sluggish  —  Motorola Moto G (2015) review: Big-screened brilliance on a budget  —  Motorola updated its popular budget Moto G smartphone in 2014 with a larger 5-inch display, an improved camera and expandable storage.

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IBM:
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