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April 10, 2015, 1:10 PM

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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
All Apple Watch models in US sold out as shipping times slip to minimum of 4 to 6 weeks; Watch AppleCare+ pricing ranges from $49 to $1.5K  —  Almost all Apple Watch models sold out, AppleCare+ pricing revealed (update: sold out!)  —  Update: All Apple Watch models in the US are now at minimum 4 …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon Quietly Acquired Shoefitr To Improve How It Sells Footwear Online  —  It looks like Amazon has made another acquisition under the radar, this time to boost online sales in fashion.  The company has purchased Shoefitr, a startup based in Pittsburgh that has developed 3D technology …
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Mark Boslet / PE Hub Blog:
Andy Rubin raises $242M for fund called Playground Ventures to accompany Playground Global hardware incubator  —  Rubin raises $242 mln fund to go with new Playground hardware incubator  —  Yesterday the news surfaced that Android co-founder Andy Rubin had raised $48 million for his new hardware incubator …
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Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Amazon announces new machine learning platform to help developers build, validate, optimize, and run batch predictions with their models  —  AWS Wants To Put Machine Learning In Reach Of Any Developer  —  Andy Jassy, senior vice president at Amazon Web Services, announced …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
GoDaddy acquires San Francisco-based web development marketplace Elto to expand its services for web professionals  —  GoDaddy Acquires Marketplace Startup Elto To Expand Its Services For Web Pros  —  Web hosting and web services provider GoDaddy is continuing to expand its resources …

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