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April 29, 2015, 11:10 AM

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Paul Thurrott / Thurrott.com:
Microsoft may enable Android apps to run on Windows 10 devices; announcement could come as soon as this week  —  Windows + Android?  —  Microsoft will most likely announce this week that it will enable customers to run Android apps on their Windows 10 phones, tablets and PCs.
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Software issue on American Airlines' iPads, used to distribute flight plans and other information to flight crews, forces airline to ground select flights  —  An iPad glitch grounded several dozen American Airlines planes  —  American Airlines flights experienced significant delays …
Serenity Caldwell / iMore:
Tattoos, particularly with dark solid colors, may interfere with Apple Watch heart rate sensor  —  Apple Watch, heart rate sensors, and wrist tattoos: What you need to know!  —  Will an arm sleeve tattoo prevent you from wearing the Apple Watch?  If it's a solid color, perhaps.
Youkyung Lee / Associated Press:
Samsung's profit sinks 39% hit by bigger iPhones  —  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said its first-quarter net income plunged 39 percent as consumers switched to bigger iPhones, squeezing its profit from the mobile business to less than half from a year earlier.
Joshuah Bearman / Wired:
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Twitter:
Twitter Reports First Quarter 2015 Results; Lowers Full-Year 2015 Expectations  —  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - April 28, 2015 - Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, and outlined lower 2015 expectations.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple Watch apps whose primary function is to tell time will be rejected, say updated App Store Review Guidelines  —  Apple says it will reject Apple Watch apps that just tell the time, more first-party faces may be coming soon  —  Apple has today added a new guideline to the App Store Review Guidelines …
Bryan Bishop / The Verge:
Lucasfilm alums join Jaunt as it launches VR movie studio in LA  —  VR company Jaunt is starting a virtual reality movie studio  —  As virtual reality steadily moves closer to mainstream reality, one of the biggest outstanding questions is content: how popular can VR devices get if there's nothing …

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