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March 7, 2017, 12:40 PM

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WikiLeaks:
WikiLeaks releases 8K+ alleged CIA classified docs from 2013 to 2016 describing malware, zero-day exploits targeting iOS, Android, Windows, macOS, and Linux  —  Press Release Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.
Angus Crawford / BBC:
After the BBC investigates Facebook's failure to remove sexualized images of children, Facebook reports BBC journalists to UK's National Crime Agency  —  Facebook has been criticised for its handling of reports about sexualised images of children on its platform.
Rachael King / Wall Street Journal:
HP Enterprise to acquire flash storage vendor Nimble Storage for about $1B in cash, about 41% above Nimble's roughly $700M market value as of Monday  —  Hewlett Packard Enterprise hopes the acquisition of the flash-storage systems maker will boost sales  —  Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co …
Elena Cresci / The Guardian:
DoNotPay, a free bot service for appealing parking tickets, can now help refugees fill out asylum applications for the US, Canada, and the UK  —  ‘Robot lawyer’ DoNotPay is giving free legal aid to refugees seeking asylum in US and Canada, and asylum support in UK
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitch debuts Pulse, a Twitter-like service where broadcasters can share videos, images, and text with their friends and followers  —  This is what disruption looks like  —  Whenever I wonder what will eventually happen to Twitter, which is something I think about literally every day …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Adobe's Lightroom apps for Android and iOS can now shoot RAW HDR photos on iPhone 7, 6S, SE, 9.7" iPad Pro, Pixel, Pixel XL, Galaxy S7, and S7 Edge  —  Lightroom mobile's in-app camera is getting an update today that'll let it capture RAW HDR photos.  —  Adobe says the photos are made by stitching together three RAW images.
Kelly J. O'Brien / Boston Business Journal:
CA Technologies announces it will acquire cybersecurity firm Veracode for $614M in cash  —  Burlington security software company Veracode will be acquired by CA Technologies for $614 million in cash, the companies announced Monday.  —  The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018.

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Microsoft:
Helping a groundswell of citizen scientists aid the environment  —  See how Microsoft's AI for Earth program is partnering with iNaturalist to help amateur and expert scientists share data.
eero:
eero: your first line of defense against security breaches.  —  Thanks to our automatic and regular software updates as well as a number of other security measures built into our devices and software …
Mozilla:
Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you're being tracked  —  Our Multi-Account Containers extension has been a game changer for many users, letting them manage various parts of their online life without intermingling their accounts.
Zoho:
Announcing Zoho Mail Desktop Lite Client  —  Get the best of both worlds.  —  There are times when you can't afford distractions while communicating over email.  This is especially true in the case of business emails …

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