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March 22, 2018, 4:35 PM

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Gabe Madway / Instagram:
Instagram says it's “making changes” to ensure that newer posts are more likely to appear first and is testing a button to let users choose when to refresh  —  Today we're introducing changes to give you more control over your feed and ensure the posts you see are timely.
Kara Swisher / Recode:
In interview, Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook has made mistakes in building its platform, the fixes will not be easy and will cost “many millions of dollars”  —  In a wide-ranging interview, the Facebook CEO admitted that the social networking giant may have made mistakes in opening up its network so much a decade ago.
CNN:
Highlights from CNN's interview with Mark Zuckerberg: “I'm really sorry that this has happened” and that he is “happy to” testify before Congress  —  Mark Zuckerberg is responding to the fallout following the revelation that Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed the personal data of 50 million Facebook users.
Denelle Dixon / The Mozilla Blog:
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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google rolls out the ability to send payments using Assistant through Google Pay to iOS and Android users in the US  —  But only via Google Pay  —  Google is rolling out the ability to send peer-to-peer payments with Google Assistant.  Starting today (only in the US) …
ProPublica:
Investigation shows IBM flouted US laws against age discrimination and estimates the company eliminated about 20K+ US employees over 40 in the past five years  —  FOR NEARLY A HALF CENTURY, IBM came as close as any company to bearing the torch for the American Dream.
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple says it will fix a privacy bug that let Siri read out hidden third-party lock screen notifications in a future update  —  Apple has confirmed it will fix a privacy issue in which Siri can read aloud hidden lock screen notifications from many apps on iPhones.
Lucinda Shen / Fortune:
Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey says he believes bitcoin will eventually become the world's single currency, but it will probably take over ten years  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey isn't pulling his punches on Bitcoin.  —  While J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon sees promise in blockchain …
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Vivaldi browser adds DuckDuckGo as the default search engine for users in private browsing windows  —  Vivaldi, the desktop browser app that was launched in 2016 by Opera cofounder Jon von Tetzchner, has introduced a small but interesting new feature today.
Adam Behsudi / Politico:
Trump announces plans to levy tariffs on ~$60B of Chinese-made goods; source says list of targeted products, coming within 15 days, will mostly focus on tech  —  President Donald Trump will escalate economic tensions with China by unveiling on Thursday extensive new trade restrictions …
Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:
Australia-based Ansarada, which develops “data rooms” that help firms collect financial and other information before a major transaction, raises $18M Series A  —  Australian startup Ansarada, which provides tools for companies preparing for a major transaction …

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