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March 30, 2019, 3:35 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
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.
Craig Lloyd / iFixit:
A theory on Apple's AirPower: its overlapping multi-coil design worked in the lab but complying with FCC's rules for safe wireless emissions was too challenging  —  In a surprising turn of events, Apple has cancelled its long-awaited AirPower wireless charging mat.
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
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.
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.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
AirPods with Wireless Charging Case review: excellent wireless performance and reliability with support for Qi charging but using “Hey Siri” can be frustrating  —  The new AirPods look and sound familiar, but have a couple new tricks  —  Of the many new products that Apple announced …
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.

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