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April 13, 2018, 1:18 PM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Leaked Gmail redesign screenshots also show Confidential Mode that lets Gmail users stop recipients from forwarding, copying, downloading, or printing emails  —  New feature gives you control over how emails are used  —  Gmail on the web is getting a big update in the coming weeks …
Manish Singh / The Outline:
Sources: secure messaging app Telegram is being used to distribute pirated movies, TV, music, apps, and even stolen credentials for online services like Netflix  —  Law-abiding citizens: Please do NOT download.  Thank you.  —  Since its launch in 2013, the instant messaging platform Telegram …
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook marketing exec says users generally haven't changed settings amid the recent privacy scandals and that it doesn't expect any revenue impact  —  Company marketing executive says users generally haven't changed privacy settings amid recent concerns  —  LONDON— Facebook Inc. FB -1.47% …
Comcast:
Comcast plans to include Netflix with its TV bundles starting this month and gives no details about pricing; it will handle Netflix billing for customers  —  PHILADELPHIA, PA AND LOS GATOS, CA  —  Comcast and Netflix today announced an expansion of their partnership that will provide Comcast …
The Guardian:
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Yahoo Japan to buy 40% stake in local cryptocurrency exchange BitARG, source says for $18.5M to $27.8M  —  - Yahoo Japan Corp said on Friday it would buy a minority stake in cryptocurrency exchange BitARG Exchange Tokyo.  — Yahoo Japan, which is also the country's biggest online auction site …
Don Thompson / Associated Press:
Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty to federal and state charges of conspiracy and money laundering; Texas AG says the company pleaded guilty to human trafficking  —  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide “online brothel” …

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