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April 9, 2018, 10:45 AM

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Apple:
Apple introduces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED special edition in 64GB and 256GB, available to order in select countries April 10  —  All (PRODUCT)RED Purchases Help Provide Testing, Counseling and Treatment for Tens of Millions of People Living with HIV/AIDS
David Shepardson / Reuters:
Sources: Mark Zuckerberg will meet with some US lawmakers on Monday, a day before he is due to appear for congressional hearings  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will hold meetings with some U.S. lawmakers on Monday, a day before he is due …
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Bloomberg:
SenseTime, a Chinese AI startup specializing in object and face recognition, raises $600M from Alibaba and others at $3B+ valuation, up from $1.47B in July 2017  —  It becomes the world's richest-valued private AI startup  —  The company drives China's ambition to dominate global AI
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Twenty child advocacy and privacy groups ask FTC to investigate whether YouTube violates COPPA, a federal law designed to protect kids' online privacy  —  Consumer and privacy groups say the Google-owned video site is violating online child privacy laws.  —  YouTube is in hot water again …
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
After CNBC inquiry, Facebook suspends CubeYou, a firm that made popular quiz apps for Cambridge University and bragged it had personal info of tens of millions  —  - Data analytics firm CubeYou used personality quizzes clearly labeled for “non-profit academic research” to help marketers find customers.

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Smartsheet:
Smartsheet Acquires Slope to Speed Innovation  —  Integrating Slope technology will give users the ability to collaborate on everything from videos to documents directly in Smartsheet
Zoho:
Blueprint in Zoho Projects: Adding life to your task's life cycle  —  Every task in your project has a life cycle—a series of stages it has to pass through from creation to completion.
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