March 28, 2016, 12:55 PM

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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Oculus Rift review: great design, good VR games, promising future game catalog, but expensive, lack of motion controls is a big weakness  —  Oculus Rift review  —  For a long time, the hopes and dreams of many virtual reality fans could be summed up with two words: Oculus Rift.
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Wall Street Journal:
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai talks about his upbringing, legacy, expanding internet access, importance of product, and more in wide-ranging profile  —  Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of  —  universally known as CES, is a riot of technology.
Robert O'Harrow Jr / Washington Post:
Clinton email scandal began with her desire to keep using an impossible-to-secure personal BlackBerry, transmitting classified docs over insecure communications  —  How Clinton's email scandal took root  —  Hillary Clinton's email problems began in her first days as secretary of state.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren becomes the new CEO as part of management makeover  —  Pandora has appointed cofounder Tim Westergren its new CEO as part of a broader management makeover, the company announced today,  —  Stating that it “remains 100 percent committed to growth strategy,” …
Grace Huang / Bloomberg Business:
Japan's NTT Data to buy Dell's IT services business for $3.055B; Dell bought the unit, formerly known as Perot Systems, for $3.9B in 2009  —  Japan's NTT to Buy Dell Systems for $3.055 Billion  —  Deal is largest by NTT Data Corp., which is expanding overseas  —  NTT doesn't give details of when it will acquire Dell units
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News:
Transmission BitTorrent client released for Windows  —  The popular BitTorrent client Transmission, formerly only available for Mac OS X and Linux distributions, has been released as a binary for Windows officially.  —  The new release is not advertised yet on the project's website …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr brings back Replies, revamps Notes to encourage more conversations on its service  —  Yahoo-owned blogging platform Tumblr this morning announced two changes to its service designed to encourage more conversations and increase engagement around posts and other content.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Bug in iOS 9.3 crashes some iPhones and iPads when opening links in Safari and other apps, affects latest as well as older devices  —  Some users reporting iPhone crashes on iOS 9.3 when tapping links in Safari and other apps [Update]  —  Update: Although details around the problem …

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