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April 28, 2016, 10:45 PM

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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Sources: HTC will make the next Nexus phones, likely codenamed Marlin and Sailfish  —  The Android rumor mill has decided: HTC will make the next Nexus phones  —  If you've been paying attention to Android rumors for the past month or so, you know that at this point it's a fait accompli …
Amazon.com:
Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 28% to $29.1 Billion  —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016.  —  Operating cash flow increased 44% to $11.3 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.8 billion …
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Google hires former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh to head new hardware division that includes Nexus, Chromecast, Chromebooks, Pixel C, OnHub, ATAP, and Glass  —  Google is building a new hardware division under former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh  —  Rick Osterloh is coming back to Google.
Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Carl Icahn announces he sold all of his Apple shares, says China's attitude towards Apple affected his decision  —  Icahn: We're out of Apple, and it's China's fault  —  Carl Icahn, Chairman of Icahn Enterprises, talks about his view on Apple. … Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold …
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Steam is now accepting Bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay  —  Gaming Platform Steam Now Accepting Bitcoin  —  Confirming a long-rumored move, gaming and digital media platform Steam is now accepting bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay.
Davis Fields / Facebook:
New Facebook and Messenger apps launched for Windows 10; Instagram comes to Windows 10 Mobile, with video support  —  Introducing Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram Windows Apps  —  There are many people using Facebook, Messenger and Instagram on Windows, so today we're excited …
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Jelly as an anonymous Q&A platform  —  Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launched a startup, then pivoted it, and now he's launching the original idea all over again  —  In 2013, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and former Twitter executive Ben Finkel set out to launch a startup called Jelly.
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
OnHub Supports Home Automation Via IFTTT After Latest Software Update  —  The OnHub has been out for more than six months now, and it hasn't evolved much beyond the basic router functionality.  Google promised us smart home features, and now it's starting to happen.  The latest OnHub update added support for IFTTT.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
HP announces ultra-thin Chromebook 13, the first with an Intel Core M processor, starting at $499  —  HP today unveiled its all-new Chromebook at an event in New York.  —  The new HP Chromebook 13 sports a 13.3-inch screen and comes replete with a QHD+ (3200 x 1800) resolution display …

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