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April 11, 2015, 10:00 PM

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Nick Halstead / DataSift:
Social intelligence service DataSift says its Twitter firehose access expires August, bemoans impact on its customers and their customers, touts Facebook access  —  Twitter Ends its Partnership with DataSift - Firehose Access Expires on August 13, 2015  —  For several months now …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter cuts off firehose access for third-party data resellers DataSift and NTT Data as Twitter grows in-house big data business  —  Twitter Cuts Off DataSift To Step Up Its Own Big Data Business  —  In the push for more revenue growth, Twitter has been building up its business in areas …
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
As Flash usage wanes, Internet archivists struggle to preserve Flash websites  —  Gone in a Flash: The Race to Save the Internet's Least Favorite Tool  —  Navigating awful, 100 percent Flash-based sites is an experience many of us have had, and is unequivocally part of internet canon.
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Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg Business:
HBO Now streaming service faces first major stress test with Sunday's Game of Thrones premiere  —  The Streaming Throne: Can HBO Win at Netflix's Game?  —  HBO's online-video operation has failed before—and now winter is coming  —  The launch of HBO's long-awaited Internet television service …
Tweets: @pkafka and @business
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet:
Bitglass security researchers demonstrate how stolen personal data can traverse the Dark Web  —  Diving into the Dark Web: Where does your stolen data go?  —  Summary:If your sensitive data is stolen online, where does it go — and who sees it?  One security team found out.
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
SendGrid Account Breach Was Used to Attack Coinbase, a Bitcoin Exchange  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Hackers targeted SendGrid, a mass email service used by 180,000 companies including Uber, Pinterest, Spotify and Foursquare, to infiltrate Coinbase, one of the most popular Bitcoin exchanges.
Lucian Armasu / Tom's Hardware Guide:
BQ Aquaris E4.5, First Commercially Available Ubuntu Phone, Lands In Europe For 170 Euro  —  The first Ubuntu phone is finally here.  The Aquaris E4.5, previously only an Android 4.4 phone, now also has a “Ubuntu Edition.”  The phone is available only in the European Union from BQ's website right now for 170 euro ($180).
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