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March 1, 2018, 11:05 AM

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Dr. Raymond M. Soneira / DisplayMate:
DisplayMate: Samsung Galaxy S9 has the most innovative and high performance display we've ever tested, with highest absolute color accuracy and peak brightness  —  Introduction and Overview The key element for a great Smartphone has always been a truly innovative and top performing display …
Khadeeja Safdar / Wall Street Journal:
Best Buy will be closing all of its 250 mobile phone stores in the US by end of May, says sales from the mobile stores account for ~1% of company revenue  —  The electronics retailer, which will close all 250 Mobile stores by the end of May, said operating the small stores cost more than big-box locations
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Fired Google engineer who worked at the company for seven years files lawsuit against Google alleging “bro culture” led to repeated sexual harassment  —  Loretta Lee, a software engineer who worked at Google for seven years before being fired in February 2016 …
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Dan Primack / Axios:
Spotify files with SEC for $1B direct listing, will use SPOT as stock symbol; reports 71M paid subs, up 46% YoY, $4.09B revenue in 2017, up from $2.95B in 2016  —  Music streaming giant Spotify today filed for a $1 billion IPO.  Axios had previously reported on the company's confidential filing, but the new paperwork is public.
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Paris Martineau / The Outline:
After removing some conspiracy and pro-gun videos and channels, YouTube says it will reinstate videos, which may have been removed in error by moderators  —  Looks like that whole “content moderation” thing wasn't a joke after all.  —  The Future  —  Looks like that whole “content moderation” thing wasn't a joke after all.
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Nintendo is focusing on making accessories and increasing Switch supply, rather than updating its hardware, a year after it first went on sale  —  Seventeen million sets will have been sold by March 31  —  OSAKA, Japan— Nintendo Co. NTDOY .33% is looking to peripherals to lift …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter begins rolling out its Bookmarks feature, which lets users privately save tweets to view later via a new share button, to all mobile users  —  Twitter today is publicly launching its “Bookmarks” feature, which has been in testing since late last year, following the company's HackWeek project dubbed #SaveForLater.
Paul Benjamin Osterlund / The Verge:
How server redirects in a group of apps, meant to camouflage users of ByLock messaging app, led to 11K+ wrongful arrests in Turkey after the 2016 failed coup  —  Hamdullah faithfully served his country in the Turkish Armed Forces for more than two decades before retiring as a specialist sergeant.

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