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March 8, 2019, 6:15 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  —  Team WarrenBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing  —  Twenty-five years ago, Facebook, Google, and Amazon didn't exist.
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 …
CNN:
Sources: House Judiciary Committee asks Facebook for docs on issues including how it has been used for voter suppression or by people who committed hate crimes  —  San Francisco and Washington DC (CNN Business)Facebook could soon have another headache on Capitol Hill: Democrats …
Jordan Crucchiola / Vulture:
Alfonso Ribeiro withdraws his lawsuit against Epic Games over dance-move emotes in Fortnite after US Copyright Office refused “Carlton Dance” copyright claim  —  Epic Games will get a short respite from its dance-based legal battles.  The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air actor Alfonso …
Kaspersky Lab / Securelist:
Report: in 2018, 889K+ users were attacked with banking Trojans, up ~16% YoY, while Android banking malware attacked ~1.8M users, up 300%+ YoY  —  Introduction and Key Findings  —  The world of finance has been a great source of income cybercriminals across the world due to an obvious reason - money.

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