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April 7, 2016, 7:40 AM

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Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
In his annual shareholder letter, Jeff Bezos reveals AWS is on track to reach $10B in annual sales, defends Amazon's working culture, and more  —  Jeff Bezos Calls Amazon ‘Best Place In The World To Fail’ In Shareholder Letter  —  In his annual shareholder letter, which was unveiled on Tuesday …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview for PCs with Bash, Cortana cross-device features, universal Skype app  —  Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs.  This is the first build released since Build 2016, where the company announced the Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming this summer.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
A detailed look at the components making up the $3K Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition  —  Inside Microsoft's HoloLens  —  When I tried Microsoft's HoloLens headset last year, security guards lined the walls of a hotel, and I had to stash all my belongings in a locker before I even set foot near it.
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
A look at the software and methods used to distribute 11M documents, totaling 2.6TB, of the Panama Papers to 100+ publications and about 400 journalists  —  From Encrypted Drives To Amazon's Cloud — The Amazing Flight Of The Panama Papers  —  It was an epic haul.
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome Canary implements native push notifications on Mac, but feature is not enabled by default; support for merged tabs on Chrome for Android is removed  —  Google testing Chrome notifications in Mac OS X notification center, removed merged tabs on Android
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK grants E-Money Issuer license to a virtual currency company, Boston-based Circle, for the first time, allowing for a banking relationship with Barclays  —  Social payments startup Circle rolls into Europe  —  It may have started as a Bitcoin wallet but veteran entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire's …
iFixit:
LG G5 receives a high 8/10 repairability score from iFixit teardown thanks to its modular design  —  LG G5 Teardown  —  Teardown  —  Teardowns provide a look inside a device and should not be used as disassembly instructions.  —  Featured Guide  —  This guide has been found to be exceptionally cool by the iFixit staff.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Yik Yak CTO Tom Chernetsky leaves amid falling download rates, traffic; source says app has had zero significant growth in past year, plans messaging feature  —  Yik Yak's CTO drops out as the hyped anonymous app stagnates  —  Is Yik Yak a thing anymore?  Not so much, according to download stats …
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