Today in Tech: Apple revealing iPad 3 todayMarch 7, 2012: 8:59 AM ET
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"We have to turn ourselves into the OS of music ... We are in the middle of a transformation from being an app ourselves to being a platform." -- Sten Garmark, Spotify's director of platform (The Guardian)
* The day many iPad adopters have been waiting for (or dreading) is here. Apple (AAPL) is expected to unveil a new iPad, widely thought to be named the iPad 3 or iPad HD. At this point, it's almost certain the newest tablet will pack a Retina-like display, one with nearly double the resolution of its predecessors, however what else the iPad 3 will be packing is anyone's guess. Check back in to Fortune.com at 10 AM PST/1 PM EST for a live blog serving up all the details as they come, and keep a lookout afterwards for our hands-on impressions.
* Five people associated with the hacktivist group "Anonymous" were arrested by federal authorities. (CNNMoney)
* Google (GOOG) announced Google Play, a marketplace that brings together all of the company's other stores, including Android Market and Google Music. (VentureBeat)
* Jack Dorsey's Square began rolling out its mobile payments service out to New York City taxis with the help of some new hardware. (The New York Times)
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