March 22, 2018, 11:05 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.
Dropbox priced IPO at $21/share, above already increased range of $18-$20, raising $756M and giving company a valuation of $8.2B+  —  Dropbox priced its IPO above expectations at $21 per share on Thursday night, setting the stage for the software company's stock to hit the public market on Friday.
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) …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook Head of News Partnerships Campbell Brown says it was “not probably our wisest move” to threaten to sue The Guardian over Cambridge Analytica stories  —  Facebook was blindsided by the user-data scandal that has grabbed the headlines in the past week …
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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.
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.
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 …
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
Symantec report: instances of cryptojacking rose 8,500% in Q4 2017, partly due to easy-to-operate coin mining apps, coin mining up 34,000% in 2017  —  Where the money is, the thieves will follow  —  Instances of computers hijacked to mine cryptocurrency, a practice known as cryptojacking …
More: Symantec, Mashable, and CSO
Blair Hanley Frank / VentureBeat:
Microsoft and Databricks, an Apache Spark-based analytics platform, bring the Azure Databricks cloud service out of beta  —  Microsoft is bringing its Azure Databricks cloud service out of beta today to help its customers better process massive amounts of data, powered by a partnership unlike anything the tech titan has done before.

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