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April 19, 2013, 5:45 AM

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Google:
Google Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Results  —  Google Inc. today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013.  “We had a very strong start to 2013, with $14.0 billion in revenue, up 31% year-on-year,” said Larry Page, CEO of Google.
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
Microsoft profits increase to over $6 billion in Q3 2013 despite flat Windows revenue  —  Microsoft just released its fiscal Q3 2013 statement, with overall revenue of $20.49 billion up 18 percent year-over-year.  However, when you take into account recognition of revenue related …
Paul Foy / Associated Press:
Google Buying $39M Fiber Service In Utah For $1  —  SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Google Inc. will pay $1 for a municipal fiber-optic system that cost $39 million to build, according to terms of the Internet company's agreement with Provo.  —  The deal is widely expected to be approved Tuesday by the City Council …
Wall Street Journal:
IBM in Talks to Sell Part of Its Server Unit to Lenovo  —  International Business Machines Corp. is looking to part ways with the servers that have powered much of the Internet.  —  The company is in advanced discussions to sell its so-called x86 server business to China's Lenovo Group Ltd., people familiar with the matter said.
Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Steven Musil / CNET:
Twitter, BBC America announce video partnership  —  The pair will offer the first “in-tweet branded video synced to entertainment TV series,” according to a BBC America tweet.  —  It looks like Twitter is ready to make its rumored foray into the TV business.
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Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube Again Beats Viacom's Massive Copyright Infringement Lawsuit  —  After an appellate court revived Viacom's claims that YouTube hosted copyright infringing work, U.S. District judge Louis Stanton has again given the defendant a victory.  —  Viacom has been hit with a devastating legal loss.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Broadband internet arrives in California's Gold Country through white spaces deployment  —  While select outfits race to make satellite broadband an acceptable solution for those who need ping times south of three digits, there's another game in town looking to quietly revolutionize rural access.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Where's Twitter Music For Android?  Why Today's Tech Companies Are Still Going iOS First  —  Where is Twitter Music for Android?  With today's launch of Twitter's new music discovery platform, the company has again made a move to sideline the install base of around half of the U.S.'s smartphone audience …
David Benoit / Wall Street Journal:
Blackstone Ends Pursuit of Dell  —  Blackstone Group LP has ended its pursuit of Dell Inc., less than a month after the private-equity firm said it would try to top a leveraged buyout by the computer maker's founder and a rival investment firm.  —  Blackstone had been putting together a bid …

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