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April 18, 2015, 6:00 AM

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David McLaughlin / Bloomberg Business:
Sources: US Justice Department lawyers leaning against Comcast merger with Time Warner Cable, could submit recommendation next week  —  U.S. Antitrust Lawyers Said to Be Leaning Against Comcast Merger  —  Staff attorneys at the Justice Department's antitrust division are nearing a recommendation …
Joshua Ho / AnandTech:
Galaxy S6, S6 edge review: Exynos is SoC to beat in Android space for the next 6 months, battery life effectively the same as S5, camera comparable to iPhone  —  The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Review  —  As recently as the Galaxy S5, Samsung had a fundamentally different strategy from companies like HTC and Apple.
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
After years of testing, Google has replaced the URL with the site name and breadcrumb trail in the mobile search snippets  —  Google Replaces A Site's URL In Search Results & Uses Its Site Name & Breadcrumb Path  —  Google announced they've begun replacing the URL within the search result snippet area …
Wall Street Journal:
Apple plans to launch Pay in Canada in November, in talks with six biggest banks, which account for more than 90% of country's retail bank accounts  —  Apple Pay Plans to Launch in Canada This Fall  —  Apple is in talks with six Canadian banks for mobile payment service's first venture outside the U.S.
Jordan Pearson / Motherboard:
MakerBot's new CEO lays off 20% of the staff, about 100 people  —  MakerBot Just Laid Off 20 Percent of Its Staff  —  When MakerBot, the Brooklyn-based 3D printing company, became a subsidiary of 3D printing giant Stratasys, Inc. in 2013, everyone expected there would be changes.
Paul Thurrott / Thurrott.com:
Major Update to Office Sway Adds Focus Points, Interactive Charts and More  —  Office Sway received a major update today that adds image Focus Points, Accent highlighting, interactive charts, and easier document embeds to Microsoft's cloud-based app for dynamic, interactive web apps.
C. Custer / Tech in Asia:
Xiaomi CEO says company has invested in 20+ startups and plans to invest in a hundred more  —  Lei Jun: Xiaomi will invest in 100 more startups  —  This has been a big week for the Xiaomi ecosystem, as one of the companies in the Xiaomi fold just acquired Segway.
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Klout co-founder Joe Fernandez steps down as CEO about a year after firm's acquisition  —  Klout Founder Joe Fernandez Steps Down  —  Klout co-founder and CEO Joe Fernandez has stepped down from his role leading the social media influence startup that's now owned by Lithium Technologies.
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Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Recently patched Windows flaw seen exploited in the wild for DDoS attacks; web servers of 70M sites at risk  —  Recently Patched Windows Flaw Exploited in the Wild for DoS Attacks  —  SANS Institute researchers advise system administrators to update their Windows operating systems as soon …

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