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April 11, 2018, 4:10 PM

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The Verge:
Live blog of Mark Zuckerberg's second hearing before Congress, titled “Facebook: Transparency and Use of Consumer Data”  —  More questions about data privacy, election security, and the Facebook's role in society
Washington Post:
Transcript of Mark Zuckerberg's second day of congressional hearings  —  REP. GREG WALDEN (R-ORE): OK.  I'd ask our guests to please take their seats so we can get started.  The Committee on Energy And Commerce will now come to order.  —  WALDEN: Before my opening statement …
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Google emails G Suite customers to detail upcoming changes to Gmail web client: ability to snooze emails and save emails offline, Smart Replies, and more  —  Google sent an email to G Suite customers to tell them that the company has been working on a brand new version of Gmail for the web.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Highlights from first hearing: Zuckerberg asked about Facebook's monopoly power, hopes AI will flag bad content soon, says Facebook doesn't snoop on phone calls  —  Congress doesn't understand Facebook.  Does anyone?  —  Mark Zuckerberg made his highly anticipated debut before Congress today during …
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Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Steam Spy, a service estimating games sales and other stats on Steam, shuts down after Valve makes privacy changes hiding users' gaming libraries by default  —  In light of Internet and social-media privacy landing at the top of major news outlets this week, another major online service announced …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
FCC publishes filing from Snap that appears to show second generation Spectacles with 802.11ac WiFi support and more; report said Snap was planning Q3 debut  —  Snapchat's corporate parent Snap Inc. may be getting ready to release a new version of its Spectacles wearable device soon …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Spotify and Hulu launch a combined subscription bundle for $12.99 per month for Spotify Premium users, available to all users later this summer  —  Last fall, Hulu and Spotify teamed up to offer students a bundle including both of their services for a discounted price, compared with paying for each subscription separately.
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it plans to integrate new forms of transportation into its app, including bikes and public transport, and debuts Uber Rent car-sharing in SF  —  Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is in Washington, DC today to extend the hand of friendship to cities and make some product news
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Sources: Microsoft delays planned April 10 release of next major Windows 10 update, called Version 1803, after finding bug; roll out likely delayed by weeks  —  Microsoft has found a blocking bug that has temporarily postponed the planned release of Windows 10 Version 1803 to the public.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Trump signs sex trafficking-focused FOSTA/SESTA bill into law, to make sites liable for some user generated content, weakening online free speech protections  —  President Donald Trump has signed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), a bill that aims …

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