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March 2, 2016, 10:50 AM

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Financial Times:
US House committee skeptical of some FBI claims, also critical of Apple for offering no solution after both sides ask for laws on new encryption technologies  —  Apple and FBI in plea for encryption legislation  —  The FBI and Apple on Tuesday both urged Congress to produce legislation …
Caroline Wall / FierceMobileIT News:
iOS 9.3 may let IT admins dictate homescreen layout, blacklist or whitelist apps, and enforce notification settings on employee iPhones  —  IOS 9.3 might let IT admins dictate app position on employee iPhone homescreens  —  Employers will have greater control of company-issued iPhone with iOS 9.3 …
Will Oremus / Slate:
Facebook will now show Live Videos higher in News Feed provided they are currently live and not recordings  —  Facebook Is Becoming Less Like a Newspaper ... and More Like Cable News  —  Facebook's News Feed long functioned as a sort of personalized newspaper—a collection of stories …
Agam Shah / Computerworld:
DisplayPort 1.4 to support 8K displays, work with USB-C  —  Big changes are coming to the popular DisplayPort display standard, with version 1.4 promising support for 8K displays.  —  DisplayPort 1.4 will allow 8K displays to hook up to laptops, smartphones and other devices via a USB Type-C port.
Agence France-Presse:
Brazil judge orders release of Facebook executive  —  Sao Paulo (AFP) - A Brazilian judge ordered the release Wednesday of Facebook's vice president for Latin America, a day after he was arrested for refusing to hand over WhatsApp messages to the police investigating a drugs case.
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Zynga board member Frank Gibeau to replace founder Mark Pincus as CEO; Pincus now executive chairman  —  Mark Pincus is out as CEO of Zynga after less than a year — and a turnaround expert is in  —  Mark Pincus has stepped down from his role as CEO of publicly-traded social game developer Zynga …
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
Jay Z's streaming music service Tidal has fired CFO Chris Hart and COO Nils Juell  —  Tidal fires its CFO and COO  —  Tidal has let go of its CFO Chris Hart and COO Nils Juell, the company confirmed to The Verge.  The news of their terminations was originally reported by the Swedish news site Breakit …
David Meyer / Fortune:
Facebook Hit With German Antitrust Investigation Over User Terms  —  The German federal competition authority has opened an investigation into Facebook fb , over what it suspects is “an abusive imposition of unfair conditions on users.”  —  The Bundeskartellamt said Wednesday that Facebook's terms …
Alan Travis / Guardian:
Revised Investigatory Powers Bill introduced in UK parliament, said to include safeguards for privacy but requires ISPs store browsing data for 12 months  —  Snooper's charter: wider police powers to hack phones and access web history  —  Latest version of investigatory powers bill …

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