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April 13, 2016, 3:40 PM

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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 …
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 …
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.
Lucinda Shen / Fortune:
GoPro poaches top Apple designer Daniel Coster to be VP of design; GoPro shares jump over 16%  —  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.
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: FBI did not use Cellebrite to crack San Bernardino iPhone, paid hackers for undisclosed software flaw that was used to create hardware to crack PIN  —  FBI paid professional hackers one-time fee to crack San Bernardino iPhone  —  The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist's phone …
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Nest CEO Tony Fadell went to Google's all-hands meeting to defend Nest.  Here's what he said.  —  After a spate of damning articles about Nest, CEO Tony Fadell came to the weekly staff meeting of sister company Google to counter the negative press and defend Nest's corporate culture and sales figures.
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.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook announces Rights Manager to help video creators combat freebooting; content owners can apply for access beginning today  —  Facebook launches video Rights Manager to combat freebooting  —  There's an epidemic of stolen videos on Facebook.  Business Pages rip videos from YouTube …
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