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April 20, 2018, 4:30 PM

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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google unveils Chat, a set of features in default Android Messages app for an RCS-based carrier service to supplant SMS, as it pauses investment in Allo  —  A top-tier Android phone can cost upwards of a thousand dollars, and for that money, you'll get some amazing features.
Drew FitzGerald / Wall Street Journal:
At antitrust trial, AT&T CEO announced AT&T Watch, a $15/month streaming TV bundle without sports; service is free for cellular customers, will debut in weeks  —  CEO unveils ‘skinny bundle’ service in testimony during antitrust case  —  AT&T Inc. T 0.13% plans to launch a …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple's efforts to lessen its reliance on Samsung as the sole OLED display supplier for iPhones in peril due to manufacturing problems at LG Display  —  Manufacturing problems at South Korea's LG Display could force Apple to rely solely on its competitor for high-end and costly smartphone screens
Reuters:
German Supreme Court rules that ad blockers are legal, in favor of Adblock Plus, and throws out a case brought by Axel Springer  —  KARLSRUHE/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a case brought by Axel Springer seeking to ban a popular application …
Patrick Howell O'Neill / Cyberscoop:
Twitter bans Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its network, pointing to DHS' September notice of vendor's ties to Russian intelligence services  —  (Norwegian University of Science and Technology / Kai T. Dragland / Flickr)  —  Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has been banned …
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
A look at the different methods and technologies that Waymo and Tesla use to collect data from the billions of miles their self-driving vehicles have driven  —  Autonomous cars won't happen without tons of data.  Tesla and Waymo have a big head start  —  There's a race happening right …

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