Happy Tax Day, Austin! Well, at least you made it to Friday. Here's what tech blogs are buzzing about this morning.
Microsoft takes on U.S. government over privacy
Microsoft is suing the U.S. government for the right to inform customers when their cloud data is being searched, reports The Verge, among others. It's just one more instance of a major tech company add odds with the government over privacy and surveillance.
Instagram wants you flipping channels
Fresh off the news that it's expanding video lengths to 60 seconds, Facebook-owned Instagram is now also adding channel surfing to the mix as it gains traction in video uploads, according to its blog.
Apple App Store search could improve (haven't we heard that before?)
Bloomberg reports that Apple is still trying to find ways to make it easier to find stuff in its overcrowded App Store. Is paid search the answer?
Still confused about what bots are and why they're suddenly al the rage at Facebook and MIcrosoft? CNet's Bridget Carey has a great video to get you up to speed.
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