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March 5, 2015, 9:50 AM

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Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Production of Apple's 12.9-inch iPad delayed until September  —  Apple to Delay Larger iPad Production  —  Don't Miss Out —  (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc., which has seen stagnating iPad sales, will delay the start of manufacturing for a larger-screened version of the tablet, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Luke Dormehl / Cult of Mac:
iPad Pro may boast superior display, USB 3.0 ports, and more  —  Two bits of news have emerged for anyone excited about Apple's upcoming 12-inch+ iPad Pro.  Sources from the Chinese supply chain suggest that the tablet will come equipped with Oxide LCD display technology …
Michael Learmonth / International Business Times:
Sources: HBO's new streaming service to be called “HBO Now”, will cost $15/month, include Apple TV as launch partner  —  HBO In Talks With Apple To Be Launch Partner For Coming Web Service ‘HBO Now’: Exclusive  —  HBO is in talks with Apple to make Apple TV one of the launch partners …
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
Reports of Apple Pay fraud are due to a loophole in banks' verification procedures, not a breach of Apple's encryption  —  Does Apple Pay really have a fraud problem?  —  The fraud is happening through the banks, not through Apple Pay  —  Apple Pay is being used for fraudulent activities …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Imgur launches iPhone app to make browsing addicting images easy  —  Imgur is ready to take mobile seriously.  The popular image sharing site is launching a new iPhone app on Thursday that reimagines the experience of browsing through its massive collection of photos, GIFs, and other images.
Associated Press:
Hillary Clinton used her own private email server for official business as secretary of state  —  CLINTON RAN HOMEBREW COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR OFFICIAL EMAILS  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails - on a private account she used exclusively …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Etsy files for IPO, seeks to raise $100M, on NASDAQ under ticker symbol ETSY  —  Etsy files to go public with $100M IPO  —  Online retailer Etsy is going public.  The company today filed its form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, kicking off the process for raising $100 million …
Microsoft:
Stephen Alvarez takes smartphone photography to the next level  —  The 20-year National Geographic veteran is shooting the Seven Natural Wonders of the World using only Microsoft smartphones.
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Lauren Goode / Re/code:
Fitbit acquires FitStar, a personal training app for iOS with 2M registered users; plans to expand app to other platforms  —  Fitbit Gets Even More “Fit” by Acquiring FitStar Personal Training App  —  Health-and-fitness hardware maker Fitbit has acquired FitStar, a personal training app …
Medium:
Two former and four current Twitter execs, all women, announce new investment group #Angels  —  Introducing #Angels  —  Over the better part of the last decade we have poured our energy, passion, and time into building Twitter—the product, the business, the platform, the culture and the company.

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Microsoft:
Stephen Alvarez takes smartphone photography to the next level  —  The 20-year National Geographic veteran is shooting the Seven Natural Wonders of the World using only Microsoft smartphones.
HP:
Behind the Scenes: Medicare and Medicaid IT Healthcare Infrastructure  —  Since the 1960s, HP has been one of the largest Medicare and Medicaid providers in the U.S. Of the 37 states that outsource Medicare and Medicaid, HP is the service provider in 20.
Zoho:
5 Businesses You Never Thought Would Use a CRM  —  Every business, no matter the industry, eventually needs a CRM.  As a company that has been in the CRM space for a decade now, we are always pleasantly surprised …
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