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March 27, 2018, 9:25 AM

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Nick Statt / The Verge:
Arizona's Governor Ducey orders Uber to suspend testing of autonomous cars in the state indefinitely, says Uber's fatal accident was an “unquestionable failure”  —  Arizona governor calls Uber crash an ‘unquestionable failure’  —  Uber has been suspended from testing autonomous vehicles …
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Xiaomi launches Mi Mix 2S in China with Snapdragon 845, 5.99-inch near-bezel-less IPS LCD screen, dual 12MP AI-powered cameras, Qi wireless charging, from ~$527  —  By now, you probably know exactly what to expect from a smartphone sequel with an S in its name: it'll be faster than its predecessor but its design won't change very much.
Alice Woodhouse / Financial Times:
Foxconn subsidiary FIT Hon Teng announces it will acquire Belkin, which owns Linksys and Wemo brands, for $866M, by way of a merger  —  A Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of Taiwan-based iPhone supplier Foxconn said on Tuesday it had agreed to buy US consumer electronics maker Belkin International for $866m by way of a merger.
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Roman / infosec.rm-it.de:
iOS camera app bug means maliciously-crafted QR codes can prompt notification previewing a completely different URL destination, was reported to Apple on Dec 23  —  I've learned recently that the iOS 11 camera app will now automatically scan QR codes and interpret them.
Jon Evans / TechCrunch:
Dear blockchain startups: do not promise decentralized Internet, you don't have to scale to the size of Facebook, just think small and build viable applications  —  Dear blockchain people: this is your hour.  Abandon your transparently greedy get-rich-quick schemes, turn away from your casinos …

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