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April 6, 2016, 11:35 AM

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Fidji Simo / Facebook:
Facebook overhauls Live Video with support for groups and events, reactions, comments, filters, and a global map  —  Introducing New Ways to Create, Share and Discover Live Video on Facebook  —  With Facebook Live you can use your phone to share a moment instantly with the people you care about.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Vivaldi browser launches out of beta with plenty of customization features for power users  —  Vivaldi browser hits 1.0  —  After more than a year of public alpha and beta releases, the Vivaldi browser is hitting its 1.0 release today.  —  Vivaldi, which was founded by Opera co-founder …
Nick Summers / Engadget:
IKEA launches IKEA VR Experience, a kitchen showroom app for HTC Vive now on Steam, as a pilot that runs through August  —  Ikea made a kitchen showroom in VR  —  Don't want to go to the store?  No problem.
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Source: new higher-end Kindle will be thinner and come with a rechargeable case for extended battery life, and a solar-powered case is in development  —  Amazon to Release New Kindle With Rechargeable Protective Case  —  Solar-charged Kindle case also being developed
Cade Metz / Wired:
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Microsoft makes Cloud App Security generally available, using the tech from last year's Adallom acquisition  —  Microsoft marches forward with its security plan, releasing Cloud App Security  —  As Microsoft works its way toward implementing the security plan that CEO Satya Nadella outlined …
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Rosie Bubb / Lyft Blog:
Lyft Line carpooling service to launch in Denver, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle and Newark, starting April 11  —  Five Days.  Six Cities.  A Lyft Line First.  —  From April 11-15, Lyft Line will launch in six of our fastest growing cities: Denver, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle, and Newark.

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