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March 27, 2017, 1:20 PM

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger now lets you share your live location to a group of friends or just one person for one hour at a time, on iOS and Android  —  Facebook Messenger wants to be an offline social gathering tool, not just an online chat app.  Today it's adding a new Live Location feature …
Washington Post:
White House team led by Jared Kushner to work with tech titans like Cook, Gates, and Benioff to modernize tech and data infrastructure of all federal agencies  —  President Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy …
Natt Garun / The Verge:
Samsung says returned Galaxy Note7 devices will be sold outside US as “refurbished phones or rental phones where applicable”, remaining devices will be recycled  —  Pending approval by local regulators  —  Ahead of the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch, the company has released …
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple releases iOS 10.3 with Find My AirPods, Apple File System, CarPlay updates, more  —  Apple is rolling out iOS 10.3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.  The latest software update includes Find My AirPods support, CarPlay improvements, Apple's new filesystem, and more.
Gina Cherelus / Reuters:
Uber resumes testing self-driving cars in San Francisco after halt following crash in Arizona; autonomous cars in Arizona, Pennsylvania remain halted for now  —  Driverless vehicles operated by Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] were back on the road in San Francisco on Monday …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: BitTorrent hires Rogelio Choy as CEO, prepares to spin off BitTorrent Live streaming unit; BitTorrent founder Bram Cohen easing out of day-to-day role  —  More changes are afoot at BitTorrent: The San Francisco-based P2P technology company has hired Rogelio Choy as its new CEO …
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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Users unwittingly exposed sensitive docs on Microsoft's Docs.com due to default “share publicly” setting; Microsoft initially responded by turning off search  —  Microsoft has quietly removed a feature on its document sharing site Docs.com that allowed anyone to search through millions …
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sources: Amazon exploring retail store concepts for furniture, electronics, and more, including plans for grocery stores in India's vast market  —  SEATTLE — Last Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif., Jeffrey P. Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot …

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