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March 22, 2019, 12:45 PM

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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
OpenSignal: AT&T's “5G E” phones get average speeds of 28.8Mbps, compared to T-Mobile's 29.4Mbps and Verizon's 29.9Mbps which use similar 4G LTE-Advanced tech  —  AT&T's so-called “5G E” lost to Verizon and T-Mobile 4G in new speed tests.  —  AT&T's “5G E” service …
Julia Carrie Wong / The Guardian:
Court filing by DC AG: Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica data misuse months before it was first reported; Facebook says it did not mislead about timeline  —  Company confirms suspicions of separate incident following Washington DC attorney general court filing
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Source: Apple has signed up Vox for its upcoming news subscription service; other Vox Media properties will not participate initially  —  Apple Inc. signed Vox to be part of an upcoming subscription service for newspaper and magazine readers, according to a person familiar with the matter …
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Andrew E. Freedman / Tom's Hardware:
Intel confirms it will not develop new Compute Card products  —  Intel will not develop new Compute Cards, the company has confirmed to Tom's Hardware.  Compute Cards were Intel's vision of modular computing that would allow customers to continually update point of sale systems, all-in-one desktops, laptops and other devices.
Ali Breland / Mother Jones:
Since the Christchurch shootings, Reddit's r/CringeAnarchy and r/The_Donald continue to host anti-Muslim hate speech justifying it and violence against Muslims  —  And the platform doesn't seem to care.  —  Days after the tragic shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand …
Joe Carlson / Star Tribune:
DHS warns of two vulnerabilities affecting about 750,000 Medtronic implantable defibrillators worldwide, which could allow hackers to take control of devices  —  Alert from Medtronic, Homeland Security says 750K defibrillators are at risk.  —  As many as 750,000 heart devices …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Report: Apple acquires Italian startup Stamplay, which specializes in backend automation, for about €5M  —  Apple has acquired Italian startup Stamplay, which offered an API-based back-end development platform, according to Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. The report claims Apple paid around five million euros for the company.
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Source: Uber picks the NYSE for its upcoming IPO; Lyft will start trading next week on Nasdaq  —  - Listing is likely to be the biggest public offering this year  — Company expected to officially file for its IPO in April  —  Uber Technologies Inc. has selected the New York Stock Exchange …
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Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Q&A with Vishal Shah, Instagram's head of product who previously ran Instagram's business products, on e-commerce as a revenue driver, IGTV, and more  —  Instagram's new product chief talks about the app's push into e-commerce, life after the departure of Instagram's two cofounders …
Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:
Pedro Canahuati / Facebook:
Facebook says it will notify hundreds of millions of Facebook users and thousands of Instagram users after it found passwords were stored in a readable format  —  As part of a routine security review in January, we found that some user passwords were being stored in a readable format within our internal data storage systems.
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:

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