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March 7, 2017, 10:35 AM

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Angus Crawford / BBC:
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.  —  The chairman of the Commons media committee …
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 …
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
Rachael King / Wall Street Journal:
HP Enterprise to acquire flash storage vendor Nimble Storage for about $1B in cash, an amount 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
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Adobe's Lightroom apps for Android and iOS can now shoot RAW HDR photos on some top phones  —  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.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google's smarter, A.I.-powered translation system expands to Russian, Hindi, and Vietnamese  —  Last fall, Google introduced a new system for machine-assisted language translations, Google Neural Machine Translation system (GNMT), which takes advantage of deep neural networks to translate entire sentences …
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
IBM, Salesforce announce strategic AI partnership where Salesforce customers will gain access to Watson services, and IBM will use Einstein internally  —  IBM's Watson is about to get cozy with Salesforce's Einstein.  —  IBM's Watson is about to get cozy with Salesforce's Einstein.

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