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April 17, 2016, 8:00 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 …
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.
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 …
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Reuters:
Apple opposes unlocking iPhone in Brooklyn drug case, saying the government has not proven its help is necessary  —  Apple opposes U.S. appeal over iPhone in New York drug case  —  Apple Inc argued on Friday that the U.S. Justice Department had failed to substantiate that it needed …
Darren Orf / Gizmodo:
Facebook's initial Messenger chatbots are slow, frustrating, and useless  —  Facebook Chatbots Are Frustrating and Useless  —  Facebook's new Messenger chatbots are barely two days old, and it's definitely showing.  Right now, you can only interact with a few, and finding them is a huge pain in the ass.
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Researchers uncover GozNym, malware that is a hybrid of Nymaim and Gozi that has stolen $4M from customers of 24 US and Canadian banks in just 3 days  —  Eastern European Cyber Crooks Raid US Banks For $4 Million In Just 3 Days  —  In early April, cybercriminals believed …

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