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April 22, 2015, 5:45 PM

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Nick Fox / The Official Google Blog:
Google's MVNO is called Project Fi, costs $20/month + $10/GB for data in US and abroad, available for Nexus 6, runs on Sprint and T-Mobile networks  —  Say hi to Fi: A new way to say hello  —  In today's mobile world, fast and reliable connectivity is almost second nature.
Facebook:
Facebook Reports First Quarter 2015 Results  —  Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.  —  “This was a strong start to the year,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO.  “We continue to focus on serving our community and connecting the world.”
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Has Mixed Q1 Earnings With Miss On $3.54B Revenue, Beat On $0.42 EPS, User Growth Up To Hit 1.44B  —  Facebook failed to beat earnings estimates in Q1 2015, coming in with mixed results after 10 straight quarters of beating them.  Its revenue of $3.54 billion fell short …
More: bizjournalsThanks:@joshconstine
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Creative Labs releases Android dialer Hello with robust caller ID, call blocking, and local business search  —  “Hello” Is Facebook's New Android-Only Social Caller ID App  —  Say goodbye to calls from unknown numbers.  Facebook's newest app Hello instantly matches phone numbers …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Flaw in iOS causes devices to endlessly reboot after connecting to malicious Wi-Fi; iOS 8.3 may partially mitigate attack  —  iOS bug sends iPhones into endless crash cycle when exposed to rogue Wi-Fi  —  SSL cert parsing error allows attackers to create “No iOS Zone,” researchers say.
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Twitter ends program that let top executives sell stock at regular intervals  —  Exclusive: Twitter execs put stock sales on ice  —  Twitter has ended a program whereby top executives had been selling company stock at regular intervals, Fortune has learned.
More: Business InsiderTweets: @jimcramer
Major Nelson / Xbox Wire:
Xbox One updated with over-the-air TV for the US and Canada, Miracast streaming support, more  —  New Features in Preview for Xbox App on Windows 10 and Xbox One  —  Xbox keeps getting better with more new features coming to preview this month for both Xbox One consoles and the Xbox app on Windows 10.
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Microsoft Band now integrates with cycling apps Strava and MapMyRide, offers in-depth sleep information, maximum oxygen levels during workouts, more  —  Microsoft Bulks Up Fitness Band With Cycling Features, Sleep Data  —  Aiming to be a more serious player in the fitness space …
Leo Kelion / BBC:
AdBlock Plus defeats German publishers in court: ruling says users do have the right to use the plug-in  —  AdBlock Plus defeats German publishers in court  —  The German publishers challenged AdBlock Plus's right to suppress ads on their web pages  —  The creator of software that stops adverts …
The Hill:
House passes cybersecurity bill  —  The House on Wednesday passed the first major cybersecurity bill since the calamitous hacks on Sony Entertainment, Home Depot and JPMorgan Chase.  —  Passed 307-116, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA), backed by House Intelligence Committee leaders …

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