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March 11, 2017, 7:35 PM

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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo asks court to block Uber from operating autonomous vehicles, adds Levandowski's former colleague's testimony to support allegations of trade secrets theft  —  The case of the stolen self-driving car is heating up  —  Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving spinoff from Google …
Dan Primack / Axios:
SEC rejects the request to list Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF on BATS stock exchange  —  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today decided not to mainstream bitcoin, by ruling that it will not permit the public listing of an ETF (exchange traded fund) that would have effectively allowed people …
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: SoundCloud has been trying to raise $100M since last summer, without success  —  In 2014, the streaming music service thought it was worth $700 million.  It could sell for much less.  —  SoundCloud needs more money, or it needs a buyer.  —  Sources say the streaming music service …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers find ephemeral messaging app Confide doesn't provide true end-to-end encryption  —  Confidential messenger service provides no authentication or integrity assurances.  —  A pair of damning advisories independently published Wednesday raise serious questions about the security assurances …
Andrew Webster / The Verge:
Twitch rebrands Curse as Twitch Desktop App, adds social features from the main service, available in open beta on March 16  —  The Curse app is being rebranded with some new features  —  Game streaming platform Twitch is getting a desktop app very soon.  The new app is actually a rebrand …
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Court dismisses Total Recall Technologies' suit against Oculus founder Palmer Luckey alleging breach of contract  —  In its quest to embrace a virtual world, Oculus has had to spend a lot of time navigating the legal world.  —  Today, they seemed to have caught a good break.
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