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March 30, 2019, 1:55 PM

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Andrew Liptak / The Verge:
Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is exploring restrictions on who can go Live depending on factors such as prior Community Standard violations after Christchurch  —  Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg outlined three steps that the company is taking
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple cancels AirPower wireless charging mat, citing inability to meet its quality standards for the product  —  Apple has canceled the AirPower product completely, citing difficulty meeting its own standards.  —  “After much effort, we've concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have cancelled the project.
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb says around $13M in the EOS cryptocurrency has been stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job  —  South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had around $13 million in the EOS cryptocurrency stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job.
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
A look at Facebook's growth team, set up in 2007 to pioneer techniques to lure in new users, that has now been charged to fix the company's “integrity” problems  —  If you joined Facebook at any time over the past decade, Alex Schultz probably had something to do with it.
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Valve teases a VR headset called the Valve Index with a May 2019 release date; Valve previously partnered with HTC on the HTC Vive in 2016  —  Months of barely contained rumors have now been confirmed.  —  Valve Corporation's long-rumored VR headset is finally real.
April Glaser / Slate:
ISPs that block access to sites hosting the Christchurch shooting video set a worrisome precedent that ISPs may put up barriers between customers and content  —  Facebook and YouTube were right to delete the video shot by the New Zealand shooter.  Internet providers were wrong to try to do it, too.
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google accidentally posts information about Nest Hub Max, an unannounced 10" smart display with a built-in Nest camera, on Google Store's connected home page  —  A lot of Google products have “fallen off of a truck” in the last couple of years, leading to leaks ahead of official announcements.
Brian Feldman / New York Magazine:
In his interview, Neal Mohan disingenuously fails to mention that YouTube gives users a heavily weighted single recommendation after each video via autoplay  —  There is perhaps no better pipeline to online radicalization, save for 4chan, than by watching videos on YouTube.
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