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March 8, 2019, 9:25 PM

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Elizabeth Warren / Team Warren:
Sen. Warren proposes tech regulation, including breaking up big tech and rolling back acquisitions at Amazon, Google, and Facebook, as part of her 2020 bid  —  Twenty-five years ago, Facebook, Google, and Amazon didn't exist.  Now they are among the most valuable and well-known companies in the world.
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Dan Primack / Axios:
Sam Altman steps down as president of Y Combinator, will transition into a chairman role  —  Sam Altman is stepping down as president of influential startup incubator Y Combinator, in order to spend more time on outside interests like the OpenAI research organization.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple to start manufacturing its AR headset between Q4 2019 and Q2 2020; the headset will rely on iPhone for rendering and connectivity  —  Apple talks about augmented reality at any opportunity it gets, but so far its fierce ambition has only materialized to consumers as ARKit apps on the iPhone and iPad.
Dennis Crowley / Foursquare Intersections:
Foursquare's Hypertrending app uses Pilgrim, its SDK used by thousands of apps on millions of phones, to show where people congregate in Austin, in real time  —  Where 10 Years of Foursquare Has Led Us  —  It's been 10 years since we launched Foursquare at SXSW in 2009.
Joe Maring / Android Central:
Google is rolling out Continued Conversations, Assistant's feature to avoid saying “Hey Google” repeatedly in a conversation, to smart displays in the US  —  Smart Displays, like the Google Home Hub and Lenovo Smart Display, are great.  They're helpful smart home gadgets …
Stan Black / Citrix Blogs:
Citrix says it was informed by the FBI that Citrix's internal network has been breached, believes some business documents may have been accessed and downloaded  —  On March 6, 2019, the FBI contacted Citrix to advise they had reason to believe that international cyber criminals gained access to the internal Citrix network.

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