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February 27, 2018, 9:45 AM

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Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Apple is launching AC Wellness, a group of medical clinics for its employees and their families, starting in California this spring  —  - The company is advertising for doctors, health coaches, and “designers” to create a program to promote healthy behavior.
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Craig Wright, who once claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, sued for $10B by estate of deceased business partner Dave Kleiman, for allegedly stealing $5B in bitcoin  —  Dave Kleiman's estate wants ten billion dollars in bitcoin, allegedly taken by fraud  —  Craig Wright, who once claimed …
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
Coinbase to comply with court order and send IRS details of ~13,000 users who moved $20K+ through their accounts in a single year between 2013 and 2015  —  Within 21 days  —  Coinbase told its customers on Friday that it plans to comply with a court order and hand over about 13,000 customers' data to the IRS within 21 days.
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Apple's iOS Security Guide confirms 2016 reports that Google Cloud Platform is one of the third-party services Apple uses to store data for its iCloud services  —  - The collaboration is around storing iCloud users' data.  There's no indication Apple is also relying on Google for additional computing work.
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple planning three new iPhones for this fall: a high-end near-6.5" OLED model, updated iPhone X, and cheaper phone with Face ID, edge-to-edge screen  —  Company aims to boost sales after iPhone X missed expectations  —  All models to have facial recognition, edge-to-edge screens
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Vero, an ad-free social networking app that first launched in 2015, becomes the top app on the App Store in US as frustration with Instagram's algorithm grows  —  Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists.  If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work.
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Sources: Cellebrite, popular with governments and law enforcement for hacking into devices, is telling potential clients that it can unlock iOS 11 devices  —  In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement, and a possible privacy problem for Apple customers …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources detail how tech magnate Masayoshi Son invests in companies, often acting quickly and detached from fund's investor committee and Softbank's directors  —  SoftBank is on a shopping spree, investing billions in firms such as Uber and WeWork, both directly and through an affiliated tech fund
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Q&A with Coinbase VP and general manager Dan Romero on competition, doubling headcount to 500 this year, why it took so long to add Bitcoin SegWit support, more  —  - Business Insider checked in with Dan Romero, VP and general manager at Coinbase, to find out what it's like trying to grow …
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