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April 2, 2018, 2:17 PM

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Ezra Klein / Vox:
Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook's hardest year, how it has changed the company's future ambitions, and his faith in its mission  —  “We will dig through this hole, but it will take a few years.”  —  It's been a tough year for Facebook.  The social networking juggernaut found itself engulfed …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
ESPN will launch its over-the-top streaming service, ESPN+, on April 12 for $4.99 per month  —  ESPN's new streaming service, ESPN+, was already expected to arrive this spring.  Now we have the launch date: April 12, 2018.  The service will cost subscribers $4.99 per month …
Azeen Ghorayshi / BuzzFeed:
Matthew Prince / Cloudflare Blog:
Cloudflare debuts 1.1.1.1, a free privacy-first consumer DNS service, which collects as little info as possible and wipes logs daily, retains KPMG as an auditor  —  Cloudflare's mission is to help build a better Internet.  We're excited today to take another step toward that mission …
Wall Street Journal:
As part of HQ2 search, Amazon officials have already visited 10 of 20 finalist cities, which are providing them with data including SAT scores of local students  —  Finalists for the company's second home base break out bicycles to win over the internet giant  —  Don't get too fancy.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Interview with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst about growing the company's core business beyond Linux with cloud computing projects like OpenShift and OpenStack  —  The Red Hat Linux distribution is turning 25 years old this week.  What started as one of the earliest Linux distributions …
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
SiFive, which helps companies ship custom chip designs based on the RISC-V architecture, raises $50.6M in venture financing led by Spark Capital and others  —  With the race to next-generation silicon in full swing, the waterfall of venture money flowing into custom silicon startups …

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