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February 3, 2015, 11:20 PM

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Brian Ries / Mashable:
Obama administration publishes 2016 fiscal budget proposal on Github and Medium  —  How the White House found a publishing ally in Medium  —  The White House published President Obama's 2016 fiscal budget on Monday using a medium that's become increasingly popular among its advisors …
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Microsoft launches Picturesque, its second free lock screen replacement app for Android  —  Microsoft quietly launches a free lock screen replacement app for Android  —  Things are busy at Microsoft Garage, where the company's employees share experimental projects they've been working on.
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
SAP revamps Business Suite with new UI, HANA analytics  —  SAP says its Business Suite 4 on HANA has been “reinvented for the digital age.”  Adoption of the suite, which includes a new UI, is likely to be critical to SAP's 2020 outlook.
Brad Sams / Neowin:
Microsoft pushes the open source door a little wider with .NET CoreCLR  —  Microsoft has been pushing the open source message for many months now, and today the company announced a few updates to this initiative.  The Redmond-based company has taken the next step in completely open-sourcing …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
With an Eye on Wall Street, Twitter Starts Selling Twitter Ads Outside of Twitter  —  Twitter is rolling out plans for a new revenue stream: Twitter ads that don't appear on Twitter.  —  Starting today, the company will start running its core “Promoted Tweet” ad unit on other people's apps and sites.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T previews lawsuit it plans to file against FCC over net neutrality  —  AT&T says Title II proponents “are only deceiving themselves.”  —  AT&T seems resigned to the near-certainty that the Federal Communications Commission will reclassify broadband as a common carrier service in order to enforce net neutrality rules.
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
Apple builds US sales team for IBM partnership to target healthcare, retail, finance, manufacturing customers  —  Apple builds national enterprise sales team for IBM partnership, targets industrial, healthcare, financial customers  —  Apple is looking to hire individuals across the US …
Bloomberg Business:
Amazon discussed buying some RadioShack stores to showcase its hardware and serve as pickup/drop-off centers  —  Amazon in Talks to Buy Some of RadioShack's Stores  —  Don't Miss Out —  (Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc., aiming to bolster its brick-and-mortar operations …
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