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February 28, 2017, 9:10 PM

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Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube debuts YouTube TV, a $35/month service including broadcast networks, about 30 cable channels, cloud DVR with unlimited storage, personal recommendations  —  Meet YouTube TV.  —  YouTube used to be the place you could watch almost anything you wanted, for free.
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
AWS says all issues related to northern Virginia data centers are fixed and S3 is now “operating normally”  —  This is a developing story.  We will update it as more information becomes available.  —  UPDATE: 2:15 p.m.: Amazon Web Services has fixed all the issues related to the cloud storage outage Tuesday.
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
AWS investigating S3 issues that affected US-EAST-1 region of data centers in northern Virginia and impaired sites including Quora, Trello, IFTTT, Imgur  —  BCloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) today confirmed that it's looking into issues with its widely used S3 storage service …
Phil Spencer / Xbox Wire:
Xbox Game Pass subscription grants access to 100+ games for $9.99 per month, launches in spring; service works by downloading games, not streaming  —  At Xbox, we put gamers at the center of everything we do and remain committed to giving you the freedom to play the games you want, with the friends you want, on the devices you want.
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Google adds its Keep note taking app to the G Suite portfolio of services and integrates it into Docs' interface via a side panel  —  Google today is announcing the addition of the Google Keep notetaking app to its G Suite portfolio of cloud services for organizations.
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Dashcam video showing Uber CEO Travis Kalanick lecture “bankrupt” driver about “responsibility” emerges at difficult moment for the company  —  Travis Kalanick tells a driver to take responsibility for his problems and boasts about a tough culture.  —  by
TechCrunch:
Google SVP of hardware Rick Osterloh says the company has “no plans” to make another Pixel laptop “right now”, focusing instead on smartphones  —  Feb 28, 2017, 9:41 amFeb 28, 2017, 3:54 pm  —  In a small meeting with journalists at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today …
Cromwell Schubarth / Silicon Valley Business Journal:
Palo Alto Networks misses expectations with Q2 revenue of $423M and a loss of $60.6M, up from $57.3M last year; stock down about 18% after hours  —  A disappointing second quarter report sent shares of Palo Alto Networks down by as much as 18 percent Tuesday in after-hours trading.
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple's next iPhones will have no physical home button, include one curved OLED model and two LCD models, and come with a USB-C power cord  —  Rival Samsung will be the initial supplier of OLED screens for Apple's 10th anniversary iPhones  —  TOKYO— Apple Inc. has decided to adopt …
Eva Dou / Wall Street Journal:
Development of Xiaomi's Pinecone Surge S1 chip, debuting today, was aided by an undisclosed amount of Chinese government funding  —  Government funding helped smartphone maker develop its Pinecone Surge S1 chip  —  BEIJING—Chinese government funding helped Xiaomi Corp. produce …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
SoundCloud debuts SoundCloud Go $4.99/month plan with 120M tracks ad free, will still offer its SoundCloud Go+ $9.99/month plan, which offers 150M tracks  —  SoundCloud has rebooted its paid membership plan with a new budget option less than a year after it launched.

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