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Sketch, maker of popular digital design tools for Mac which says 1M people paid it $99 for a perpetual license, raises $20M Series A in its first outside round (Connie Loizos/TechCrunch)

Connie Loizos / TechCrunch: Sketch, maker of popular digital design tools for Mac which says 1M people paid it $99…

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Microsoft launches a new cross-platform mobile SDK that allows game developers to add Xbox Live features to any iOS or Android games (Tom Warren/The Verge)

Tom Warren / The Verge: Microsoft launches a new cross-platform mobile SDK that allows game developers to add Xbox Live…

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Huawei says it has developed its own OS for both smartphones and computers in case those developed by US companies are no longer available (Li Tao/South China Morning Post)

Li Tao / South China Morning Post: Huawei says it has developed its own OS for both smartphones and computers…

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Adthena, which offers an AI-driven search marketing intelligence platform, raises $14M Series A, says it has over 250 customers including Volvo and HSBC (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Adthena, which offers an AI-driven search marketing intelligence platform, raises $14M Series A, says it has…

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HTC's subscription service Viveport Infinity, which gives access to a catalog of 600+ VR apps and games, will launch on April 2nd and cost $13/month or $99/year (Jon Fingas/Engadget)

Jon Fingas / Engadget: HTC’s subscription service Viveport Infinity, which gives access to a catalog of 600+ VR apps and…

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As Lyft, Pinterest, Postmates, Slack, and Uber prepare to go public, VCs are preparing to invest in a new wave of startups created by employees enriched by IPOs (Erin Griffith/New York Times)

Erin Griffith / New York Times: As Lyft, Pinterest, Postmates, Slack, and Uber prepare to go public, VCs are preparing…

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Polarr, which develops a hardware-agnostic AI stack to enable computational photography on a range of devices, raises $11.5M Series A led by Threshold Ventures (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Polarr, which develops a hardware-agnostic AI stack to enable computational photography on a range of devices,…

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There are parallels between Facebook's response to organized abuse of its platform and Microsoft's response to malware on Windows and Office 20 years ago (Benedict Evans)

Benedict Evans: There are parallels between Facebook’s response to organized abuse of its platform and Microsoft’s response to malware on…

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Google breaks world record for the most accurate value of pi, first time using cloud computing, calculating 31.4T digits after a ~112-day computation (Emma Haruka Iwao/Google Cloud Blog)

Emma Haruka Iwao / Google Cloud Blog: Google breaks world record for the most accurate value of pi, first time…

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Profile of Peter Szulczewski, co-founder of Wish, the most downloaded shopping app worldwide with a valuation of $8.7B+, and a revenue of $1.9B last year (Parmy Olson/Forbes)

Parmy Olson / Forbes: Profile of Peter Szulczewski, co-founder of Wish, the most downloaded shopping app worldwide with a valuation…