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April 26, 2016, 2:55 PM

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Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Dropbox previews Project Infinite, which will show files locally but store them remotely; no launch timeline or pricing set  —  Dropbox's Project Infinite shows all company files locally but stores them remotely  —  Cloud file syncing and sharing software company Dropbox today is announcing …
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Nokia enters the digital health realm with $192 million acquisition of France's Withings  —  Nokia has today announced that it is acquiring Withings, the company behind a range of connected health products, including watches, fitness bands, sleep-trackers, thermometers, and scales.
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Microsoft releases Skype for Business Mac Preview with Outlook calendar integration today, plans to add instant messaging, telephony, and more this summer  —  Microsoft introducing Skype for Business Mac Preview w/ Outlook calendar integration  —  Microsoft is getting serious with the Mac today …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple's Upgrade Program Now Available for iPhones Purchased Through Online Store  —  With the launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Apple introduced an iPhone Upgrade Program in the U.S. designed to let Apple customers pay a monthly installment fee for a new iPhone and trade it in after 12 months …
Dan Frommer / Re/code:
Analysts expect Apple to post its first quarterly year-over-year revenue decline today since 2003, down about 10% to $52B, driven by shrinking iPhone sales  —  Apple is about to post its first quarterly revenue decline since 2003  —  Apple's incredible growth streak is expected to officially come …
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
Turner to launch ad-free subscription streaming video service, FilmStruck, this fall, to be managed by TCM and the Criterion Collection; price not yet finalized  —  Time Warner's Turner Appeals to Film Nerds With Web-Only Service  —  Ad-free FilmStruck will be managed by Turner Classic Movies
Aaron Tilley / Forbes:
Hover Camera, a foldable drone, follows you automatically, with 13MP camera for 4K video, ships in summer for less than $600  —  Hover Camera Is A Self-Flying Drone That Doesn't Look Like Anything You've Seen Before  —  Hover Camera's creator, Meng Qiu “MQ” Wang, pulls out a small …
Kane Wu / Wall Street Journal:
Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial closes the world's largest private fundraising round for an Internet company at $4.5B, giving it a roughly $60B valuation  —  Alibaba Affiliate Ant Financial Raises $4.5 Billion in World's Largest Private Tech Funding Round  —  China's Ant Financial raises fresh funds at a roughly $60 billion valuation
David Shepardson / Reuters:
Google, Ford, Volvo, Uber, and Lyft join coalition to push federal action to help speed self-driving cars to market  —  Google, Ford, Uber join coalition to further self-driving cars  —  Alphabet Inc's Google unit (GOOGL.O), Ford Motor Co (F.N), the ride-sharing service Uber [UBER.UL] …
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Leaked Postmates financials show gross margins above 20%, doubling of revenues in six months ending Q1 2016  —  Leaked Postmates financials suggest company might be doing better than everyone thought  —  Postmates, the delivery app, has almost become the poster child for struggling on-demand businesses.
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