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April 17, 2016, 11:00 PM

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Anton Shilov / AnandTech:
Intel unveils Apollo Lake next generation platform for cheap Atom-based devices, with first products shipping in the second half of 2016  —  Intel Unveils New Low-Cost PC Platform: Apollo Lake with 14nm Goldmont Cores  —  This week, at IDF Shenzhen, Intel has formally introduced …
Clive Thompson / New York Times:
The Minecraft Generation: How Mojang's virtual sandbox, which sells 10K copies per day, is teaching millions of children to master the digital world  —  The Minecraft Generation  —  How a clunky Swedish computer game is teaching hundreds of millions of children to master the digital world.  —  J
The Verge:
The history of content moderation, the laws that govern internet speech, and how safety works online  —  The secret rules of the internet  —  Julie Mora-Blanco remembers the day, in the summer of 2006, when the reality of her new job sunk in.  A recent grad of California State University …
Sharyn Alfonsi / CBS News:
On 60 Minutes, security expert Karsten Nohl eavesdrops on cellphone calls and texts knowing just the phone's number by hacking SS7, a global carrier protocol  —  Hacking Your Phone  —  Sharyn Alfonsi reports on how cellphones and mobile phone networks are vulnerable to hacking
Christian Oliver / Financial Times:
Sources: EU antitrust charges against Google over Android may be announced very soon  —  Europe nearing Google antitrust charges  —  Brussels has stepped up its efforts to finalise antitrust charges related to the Android mobile operating system, advancing a case which is set to sharply escalate …
More: Fortune
Ben Popper / The Verge:
DJI releases the Matrice 600, a $4600 drone which can stream in 1080p at 60 FPS from a distance of 3 miles, as well as the $1600 Ronin-MX aerial gimbal  —  DJI just released its most powerful drone yet  —  The film and television industry are gathered in Las Vegas this week …
More: CNET
Politico:
Inside the European Commission's efforts to create a digital single market and how the creative industry is pushing back  —  Copyright fight club  —  EU wants to change how millions watch Hollywood films and YouTube videos, but legacy media groups are pushing back hard.

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IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
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