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April 11, 2015, 12:10 AM

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Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg Business:
Apple has asked over a dozen artists for exclusive deals to promote Beats Music, which relaunches this summer at $9.99/month with family plan for $14.99  —  Apple's New Beats Music Thinks Taylor Swift Will Make You Pay  —  Apple Inc. has asked Florence and the Machine and more than a dozen …
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 …
Sam Byford / The Verge:
The Citizen Lab:
Technical findings on China's Great Cannon and its similarities to the Great Firewall  —  China's Great Cannon  —  This post describes our analysis of China's “Great Cannon,” our term for an attack tool that we identify as separate from, but co-located with, the Great Firewall of China.
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft's new Windows 10 mobile test build now includes Spartan browser, and new Mail, Calendar, Phone, and Messaging apps  —  Microsoft's new Windows 10 mobile test build now includes Spartan  —  Summary:Microsoft has delivered a second preview build of Windows 10 Mobile to testers …
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
Mike Kerns, senior vice president of the Yahoo homepage, has resigned  —  One of the first execs Marissa Mayer really trusted at Yahoo just quit the company  —  Mike Kerns, the Yahoo senior vice president in charge of Yahoo's homepage and other destinations, just quit the company, a source close to Kerns just told us.
TechCrunch:
Instacart Is Quietly Working With Third Parties To Outsource (Some Of) Its Deliveries  —  Instacart, the on-demand grocery delivery startup that is reportedly valued north of $2 billion, is growing fast in 15 markets throughout the country.  As it seeks to meet that demand …
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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Critical Reviews From Google Maps  —  There's troubling news in Japan today, after Google was told to delete two critical customer reviews from its Google Maps service.  —  The Chiba District Court today issued a preliminary injunction forcing …

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