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April 2, 2021, 1:15 PM

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Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Apple expands its Arcade subscription gaming service, which previously focused on exclusive titles, with a back catalog of classic App Store games  —  Apple has announced an expansion for its subscription gaming service Apple Arcade.  In addition to exclusive game releases …
John Koetsier / Forbes:
Developers say the App Store has started rejecting updates for apps using third-party SDKs that collect data which can be used for device fingerprinting  —  Apple is rejecting updates to apps that conflict with its new privacy policies in iOS 14, signaling that it is now getting serious about privacy enforcement.
Financial Times:
Snap confirms it was testing probabilistic matching to track iOS users for a few months, but will discontinue the program after Apple rolls out tracking changes  —  Owner of Snapchat has explored how to track users with data from third party companies  —  Snap has explored how it can circumvent …
Jeff John Roberts / Decrypt:
Coinbase says it expects its shares will start trading on April 14 and plans to release Q1 results on April 6  —  Cryptocurrency giant Coinbase announced on Thursday that its highly anticipated direct listing will happen on April 14.  The company also disclosed it will share its Q1 financial results eight days beforehand, on April 6.
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
A federal judge has ruled that a class action lawsuit against Apple for selling MacBooks with defective display cables can proceed  —  A potential class-action lawsuit will go forward  —  When Apple introduced its controversial MacBook Pro redesign in 2016, the company probably …
Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:
Arbitrator orders Uber to pay $1.1M to blind woman denied rides due to her guide dog, rejecting Uber's defense that it isn't liable for gig drivers' conduct  —  Bernie, a Labrador retriever, trained for two years at Guiding Eyes for the Blind to be a service animal.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook staff are raising concerns internally over allowing Chinese propaganda ads about Xinjiang, as Facebook awaits UN's response to the situation  —  Workers express concerns internally about advertisements and content by Beijing promoting message that mostly Muslim ethnic minorities in the region are thriving
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Amazon says it expects some employees to start coming back to the office as early as this summer and most of its staff to be back at the office this fall  —  - Amazon said it expects some employees to begin transitioning away from remote work this summer, with most of its staff back at the office by the fall.
Ina Fried / Axios:

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