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April 6, 2018, 11:55 AM

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook retracted some messages sent by Zuckerberg and other executives from recipients' inboxes without informing those users or the public  —  You can't remove Facebook messages from the inboxes of people you sent them to, but Facebook did that for Mark Zuckerberg and other executives.
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook “underinvested” in safety and security and that she and Zuckerberg should have spoken about Cambridge Analytica scandal sooner  —  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's second-in-command, said she personally made “mistakes” and that the company had been too slow …
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
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Joyce Lee / Reuters:
Samsung's Q1 profit of ~$14.7B, up 57.6% YoY, beat estimates in preliminary results on sales of ~$56.1B, up 18.7% YoY; full earnings expected in late April  —  SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) tipped a surprise record first-quarter profit on Friday but market reaction …
Kate Rooney / CNBC:
Coinbase is launching Coinbase Ventures, a $15M seed-stage fund to invest in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups  —  - Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is launching a vehicle for early-stage investments called Coinbase Ventures.  — “We will invest in companies that are in the space …
Kate Rooney / CNBC:
RBI, India's central bank, bans financial institutions and banks from providing services to businesses and individuals dealing with cryptocurrencies  —  - Regulated financial institutions in India can no longer provide services to companies or individuals dealing with virtual currencies, the Reserve Bank of India says.
Brad Chacos / PCWorld:
Razer launches Game Store, a PC game distribution platform, in the US, UK, Germany, and France, with perks for each purchase  —  Razer creates virtually every type of PC peripheral you can think of, from headsets to mice to keyboards, but today it's taking on a new challenge: Steam.
Jack Stubbs / Reuters:
Russia's communications watchdog files a lawsuit to block Telegram for refusing to provide access to encrypted messages to state security services  —  MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's state communications watchdog said on Friday it had filed a lawsuit to limit access to the Telegram messaging app …

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