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October 23, 2015, 3:40 AM

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Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Bing finally reaches profitability, contributing more than $1B to Microsoft's Q1 revenue  —  Microsoft's Bing search business finally is profitable  —  Microsoft's search business has turned the corner and is finally profitable, and generated $1 billion in revenues during the company's first quarter of 2016.
Microsoft:
Microsoft announces first quarter results: Windows 10 running on 110M devices, commercial cloud annualized revenue run rate exceeds $8.2B  —  Earnings Release FY16 Q1  —  Strong Execution Drives Microsoft First Quarter Results — Windows 10 running on 110 million devices …
Ari Grant / Facebook:
Facebook identifies battery drain issues with iOS app, claims today's update should resolve some of them  —  We recently heard reports of some people experiencing battery issues with the Facebook iOS app and have been looking into the causes of these problems.
Google:
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg Business:
CEO Jack Dorsey Gives a Third of His Twitter Stock Back to Employees  —  Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey is giving a third of his Twitter stock to the company's employees, he said in a tweet today.  —  The shares amount to 1 percent of the company, and the move is to “reinvest directly in our people,” he said.
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook makes all 2 trillion public posts available to search, improving ability to view real-time conversations  —  Facebook is unleashing universal search across its entire social network  —  Almost a year ago, Facebook transformed the search bar normally used to find other Facebook users …
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Comcast considers launching a hybrid wireless service using its Wi-Fi hotspots and Verizon's cellular network  —  Comcast Said to Be Planning Wireless Push With Verizon's Network  —  Cable giant could resell Verizon's service under 2011 deal  —  Comcast seen offering Wi-Fi, cellular service like Google Fi
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Sources: Major Windows 10 update set for early November release with UI changes, Messaging app, but no Edge extensions  —  Next big Windows 10 update will arrive in early November  —  Microsoft is currently putting the finishing touches on its next big Windows 10 update.

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