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March 31, 2017, 2:50 PM

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Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Inside today's decision by Twitter to change the default profile picture from an egg to human silhouette  —  An icon that came to represent Twitter's dark side is giving way to one designed not to turn anyone off, without looking like something you'd want to stick with.
Kunal Dua / NDTV Gadgets 360:
Phil Schiller officially opens Apple's new App Accelerator in Bengaluru for Indian developers  —  Phil Schiller is in India this week to mark the official opening of Apple's App Accelerator in Bengaluru, a venture that was announced by CEO Tim Cook during his visit to India last May.
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Cloudera files to raise $200M in IPO; the company lost $187M on $261M in revenue for the year ending January 31  —  Big data software company Cloudera today submitted its S-1 filing to go public on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CLDR.  —  Joint underwriters on the deal include …
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Nate Rau / The Tennessean:
RIAA report: streaming music in 2016 grew 68% YoY to bring in 51% of total revenues in music market, as total revenue reaches $7.7B, up 11.4% YoY  —  The U.S. music industry, which was beguiled two decades ago when online music service Napster invaded college campuses, for the first time boasts streaming …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Snapchat starts rolling out search for public Stories, starting in select US cities  —  Snapchat, looking to stay a step ahead of rival Facebook, is finally adding a search function for Stories — the 24-hour photo and video posts users can share on the app.
Ryan Knutson / Wall Street Journal:
iOS 10.3, released earlier this week, fixes major vulnerability that allowed malicious code to force iPhones to repeatedly dial 911  —  Fix is aimed at preventing cyberattacks on 911 centers in the U.S.  —  Among the changes in an iPhone software update Apple Inc. AAPL -0.13% released this week …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Verizon plans to start selling a live online TV package with dozens of channels this summer, separate from go90  —  Verizon Communications Inc. has been securing streaming rights from television network owners in preparation for the nationwide launch of a live online TV service, according to people familiar with the matter.
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
As US tech firms spend billions to get into India, Chinese tech giants bolster Indian competitors with investments and expertise  —  While American tech companies look to boost local subsidiaries, Chinese firms pour money into startups  —  As the U.S.'s top tech brands ramp up operations in India …
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