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April 17, 2017, 3:30 PM

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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google reaches $7.8M out-of-court settlement in Android antitrust case in Russia, which was originally filed by Yandex  —  Google has reached a settlement with Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) agency in the antitrust case the Russian search rival Yandex had originally filed …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram now lets you organize bookmarks into private collections  —  Instagram will make its bookmarking feature more useful, the company announced this morning, with the introduction of “collections.”  The new feature will allow users to organize the posts they save into private groupings for easier access.
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Leaked documents reveal the hotel industry's plan to combat Airbnb with lobbying, pushing for bills at state level, and funds for anti-Airbnb research  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Last year, Airbnb underwent a rough regulatory patch.  —  The short-term rental company became a Federal Trade Commission target …
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Several hours passed before Facebook removed a video of a murder shared on the social network  —  Facebook took posts down hours later  —  A Cleveland man is at large after reportedly killing someone and uploading the footage to Facebook.  The video appears to show a man identified by police …
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
How Zuckerberg has polished his image to win people over, beginning with greater use of personal FB posts in 2015 and culminating in his current US talking tour  —  Until recently  —  , Mark Zuckerberg's most iconic public appearance may have been the image of the young startup founder sweating through …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
How Google, Apple, and Microsoft and their operating systems are faring in their fight for the cheap computer market  —  The war for cheap computers is about to begin  —  It feels like a long time since we've had a great big knock-down, drag-out operating system battle.
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