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January 27, 2016, 3:50 AM

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Apple:
Apple Reports Record First Quarter Results  —  CUPERTINO, California — January 26, 2016 — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 26, 2015.  The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $75.9 billion and record quarterly net income of $18.4 billion, or $3.28 per diluted share.
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal:
Apple says it sold 74.8M iPhones, up less than 1% year-over-year, the slowest growth pace ever  —  Apple Reports Slowing Growth in iPhone Sales  —  Company sees revenue in current quarter declining at the steepest rate in 15 years  —  Apple Inc. said iPhone sales grew at the slowest pace since …
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg Business:
Apple reports quarterly record net income of $18.4B on revenue of $75.9B, forecasts $50B-53B in revenue next quarter, below estimates of $55.5B  —  Apple Forecasts First Sales Drop Since 2003 on iPhone Slowdown  —  Apple Inc. is forecasting a sales decline for the first time in more than a decade …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple says it now has over 1B active devices worldwide, up 25% year-over-year  —  Apple Now Has Over 1 Billion Active Devices Worldwide  —  Apple has announced that its active installed base of devices has reached 1 billion, based on the number of iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod touch …
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Sources: Twitter's former VP of product Kevin Weil joins Instagram as product head  —  Former Twitter Product Head Kevin Weil Is Joining Instagram  —  Kevin Weil, Twitter's former VP of product who was among the group of executives who left the company over the weekend, has a new job: Head of Product at Facebook-owned Instagram.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft launches Bing-powered iOS news app, News Pro, and personalizes interests by using Facebook and LinkedIn sign-ins  —  Microsoft Launches A Bing-Powered News App For iOS Devices, News Pro  —  Microsoft today unveiled yet another application aimed at iOS users …
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily:
VMware beats slightly with $1.87B in revenue, up 10% YoY, confirms layoffs of 800, and appoints new CFO Zane Rowe from EMC  —  VMware Q4 Beats; Will Cut 800 Jobs; Appoints EMC CFO  —  Virtualization software pioneers VMware (VMW), which is in the process of being acquired …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft announces first technical preview of Azure Stack, which puts Azure on-premises, to launch January 29 with full release slated for Q4  —  Microsoft Announces The First Technical Preview Of Azure Stack  —  With Azure Stack, Microsoft wants to bring its Azure cloud computing services into its customers' data centers.
Re/code:
Twitter is eyeing Apple veteran Natalie Kerris for top communications job  —  Twitter Eyeing Apple Veteran for Top Comms Job  —  Twitter is close to hiring Natalie Kerris, the longtime and high-profile Apple communications exec, to run its communications unit, a critically important job given …
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Periscope integrates with GoPro to bring live streaming to action cameras  —  Periscope just took its first steps away from the smartphone.  The Twitter-owned live-streaming app announced an integration with GoPro that will let users broadcast to their followers from an action camera for the first time.
Alistair Barr / Wall Street Journal:
Waze announces Transport SDK to let apps integrate driver guidance data, launches with six partners including Lyft, JustPark, 99taxis  —  Waze to Scoop up More Data through New Partnerships  —  Waze changed how millions of people drive by convincing them to share their locations in return for real-time …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
YouTube now lets video creators use Donation Cards, which overlay the page, to help raise money for charities directly  —  YouTube's New Donation Cards Help Video Creators Raise Money For Charities  —  YouTube just made it a lot easier for its users in the U.S. to use their videos to drive donations to nonprofit organizations.
Reuters:
Sources: Apple building paywall system to let publishers offer subscription content through the News app  —  Apple plans to offer subscription content through News app  —  Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is working to make subscription content available through its News app, giving publishers with paywalls …
 

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