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April 3, 2015, 3:40 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.
Brendon Lynch / Microsoft on the Issues:
Microsoft's future browsers will not enable Do Not Track as the default setting, in a reversal of the company's policy with Internet Explorer 10  —  An update on Microsoft's approach to Do Not Track  —  As industry standards evolve, how we implement those standards evolve as well.
Eric Johnson / Re/code:
Gondola's dynamic pricing engine intelligently changes the price of game in-app purchases to maximize revenue  —  What Can the Video Game Business Learn From Airlines and Uber?  —  When you make a purchase in a free-to-play video game like Candy Crush Saga or Clash of Clans …
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.
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Senator Al Franken writes letter to FBI Director Comey, asking for details of agency's legal methods and roadblocks to combat revenge porn  —  Al Franken Urges FBI to Crackdown on Revenge Porn  —  “New technologies can pose significant threats if bad actors are not held accountable to our nation's laws,” Franken said.

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