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April 13, 2016, 7:40 PM

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Journalist Matthew Keys sentenced to 24 months under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for his role in 2010 Los Angeles Times hack, plans appeal  —  Journalist Matthew Keys Sentenced To 24 Months For Tribune Media Hack  —  Keys was convicted in October 2015 of three counts of criminal hacking under …
Miguel Helft / Forbes:
Facebook hires Regina Dugan, head of Google's ATAP and former DARPA chief, to lead new Building 8 R&D group that has budget of hundreds of millions of dollars  —  Google's ATAP Head Regina Dugan Joins Facebook To Start DARPA-Inspired Team  —  Regina Dugan, the high profile former head of DARPA …
Lucinda Shen / Fortune:
GoPro poaches top Apple designer Daniel Coster to be VP of design; GoPro shares jump over 18%  —  GoPro Poached a Top Apple Designer and Shares Are Soaring  —  Shares of GoPro gpro popped nearly 16% in afternoon trading Wednesday after a report said the troubled camera maker had poached a member of Apple's aapl elite design group.
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google launches Android N Developer Preview 2 with new 3D rendering API, launcher shortcuts, and Emoji Unicode 9  —  Google today launched the second release of the Android N developer preview.  You can start testing your apps against this release by downloading the new preview from developer.android.com/preview.
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Amazon announces $290 Kindle Oasis, its thinnest Kindle to date, which comes with leather case that extends battery life; pre-orders open today, ships April 27  —  Amazon's Kindle Oasis is the funkiest e-reader it's ever made  —  Amazon's philosophy with the Kindle line has been consistent …
Neeraj Choubey / Facebook Code:
Facebook announces new terrestrial connectivity systems, Terragraph and Project ARIES, to bring Internet to underserved urban and rural areas, respectively  —  Introducing Facebook's new terrestrial connectivity systems — Terragraph and Project ARIES  —  Facebook believes that people …
Walt Mossberg / The Verge:
Stewart Butterfield says Slack is working on threaded messages, hopes to update service with the feature by next quarter  —  Mossberg: Slack beats email, but still needs to get better  —  Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat launches feature that lets you pin emoji to moving objects in videos, rolling out on Android today, coming soon to iOS  —  Snapchat augments reality with 3D Stickers  —  Today Snapchat revealed its new 3D stickers that can be pinned to objects in a video and stick with them no matter how they or your camera move.
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Google Calendar launches Goals feature on iOS and Android, which automatically schedules your self-improvement activities into gaps in your calendar  —  Google Calendar's new Goals will help find you time for self-improvement  —  Google Calendar turns 10 this year, but the service isn't ready …

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