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April 10, 2018, 6:20 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Some Facebook staff say current scandal is mostly being hyped by the media; source: the scandal isn't deterring job applicants broadly, according to Zuckerberg  —  Many workers are undaunted by user-data scandal; issues are mostly hype, some say  —  Facebook Inc. FB .46% may be losing friends …
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Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Congress releases Zuckerberg's prepared testimony: “it's clear now that we didn't do enough” to protect data privacy, prevent fake news, election interference  —  Congress has released Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony ahead of Wednesday's hearing.  —  Here's the full testimony:
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Pew Research Center:
Pew: the 500 most-active suspected bot Twitter accounts are responsible for 22% of links from prominent news and media sites that are shared on Twitter  —  An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated accounts - not human beings
Rishi Chandra / Official Google India Blog:
Google launches Home and Home Mini smart speakers in India for Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 4,499 respectively, available online on Flipkart and in 750+ retail stores  —  Bringing together the best of Google's AI, software and hardware, now with a desi twist  —  Whether you're getting the kids ready for school …
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple says its facilities are “powered 100 percent by renewable energy” worldwide; to reach goal, Apple purchases clean energy bonds and other green investments  —  But there's a catch  —  Apple announced today that its business is now powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources.
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber acquires bike-sharing startup JUMP, source says for ~$200M; JUMP will continue running independently  —  Uber has acquired bike-sharing startup JUMP for an undisclosed amount of money.  This comes shortly after TechCrunch reported that JUMP was in talks with Uber as well as with investors regarding …
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
HQ Trivia pilots its first social feature, “Friends on HQ”, in the UK, to help users track friends' performance and show whether they're in the current game  —  The popular quiz startup HQ Trivia is beginning to roll out the first of many new social features to its app focused …

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