Spotify files a pretty timely anti-trust complaint against Apple, Microsoft tries to get a jump on Google’s steaming video game announcement, is Google scaling back its hardware ambitions, what is Discord and why is it going mainstream all the sudden, and maybe you already knew this, but scientists think they’ve proven that there’s no such thing as objective reality.
Spotify files EU antitrust complaint against Apple (Reuters)
Apple Courts HBO and Showtime for Service to Challenge Netflix (Bloomberg)
Facial recognition's 'dirty little secret': Millions of online photos scraped without consent (NBC News)
Google has told dozens of employees on its laptop and tablet division to find new jobs at the company, raising questions about its hardware plans (Business Insider)
Verizon’s 5G service will cost $10 extra, launches in Chicago and Minneapolis on April 11th (The Verge)
Microsoft demonstrates xCloud game streaming a week before Google’s ‘future of gaming’ event (The Verge)
How an App for Gamers Went Mainstream (The Atlantic)
A quantum experiment suggests there’s no such thing as objective reality (MIT Technology Review)
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