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October 28, 2014, 5:00 AM

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Twitter Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results  —  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - October 27, 2014 - Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014.  Q3 revenue of $361 million, up 114% year-over-year Q3 net loss of $175 million and non-GAAP net income …
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Jack Ma and Tim Cook to talk this week on potential Alipay, Apple Pay partnership  —  Alibaba's Jack Ma “Very Interested” in Possible Apple Partnership  —  Jack Ma, co-founder and chairman of Alibaba and China's richest man, is interested in partnering Alipay with Apple's new mobile payments system, Apple Pay.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft targets Dropbox and Google with unlimited OneDrive storage for Office 365 subscribers  —  Microsoft is removing its OneDrive storage limits for Office 365 subscribers.  If you're an Office 365 Home, Personal, or University subscriber then OneDrive storage will be unlimited …
Josh Lowensohn / The Verge:
Half of YouTube's views now come from phones and tablets  —  More people are watching videos on smaller screens  —  Where are people watching videos on YouTube?  A little while ago, the majority were on desktop, but now the company says that half are tuning in from mobile devices like phones and tablets.
More: Re/codeTweets: @marcsettle
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Alienware Area 51 desktop with latest Intel processor and chipset coming in December, starts at $1,699  —  Alienware shows off its new Area-51 gaming desktop  —  Alienware makes PCs for serious gamers.  That's evident in a demo I saw of the Alienware Area-51 gaming desktop, which ships to retail Tuesday morning.
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Apple discussed NFC use for building security access, public transit, more, with possible partners like HID Global and Cubic  —  Apple Eyes New Uses for NFC Beyond iPhone Payments  —  Consumers are just starting to use Apple Pay to make purchases at cash registers and online stores.
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Larry Page's reorg memo says new Google structure is “scalable, focused and enables fast decision making”  —  In New Structure, Google CEO Page Aims for ‘Faster, Better Decisions’  —  Google CEO Larry Page says the 16-year-old company is showing signs of age, and Page wants to make sure it stays innovative.
More: Tech2 and WebProNewsTweets: @whatthebit
Derek Walter / TechHive:
Google's guide for switching from iPhone to Android locks you into its cloud  —  Following Google's new guide for switching to Android will put you firmly in the company's grip.  —  That's not necessarily a bad thing, as Google has strong cloud services for managing your mail, photos, contacts, and music.
More: Guardian
Se Young Lee / Reuters:
LG says it will end the production of plasma TVs by the end of November  —  LG Electronics says to end production of plasma display TVs  —  The LG company logo is seen following an event during the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES ) in Las Vegas, Nevada January 6, 2014.
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Apple confirms decline in sales of iTunes digital music downloads  —  In a securities filings, Apple confirmed what just about everyone else suspected: Sales of iTunes music downloads are falling.  —  The admission came in the company's annual report filed yesterday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
More: Wired, Inc.com and BloombergThanks:@obrien
Jonathan Vanian / Gigaom:
BigPanda takes in $7M to help IT staff spot problems in the data center  —  By hooking up services like New Relic, Loggly and Puppet to BigPanda's cloud-based system, IT staff will supposedly get a better picture of infrastructure-related problems.  —  IT problem-spotter BigPanda plans …
Richard Lai / Engadget:
Nextbit is bringing iOS-like app continuity and ‘limitless’ storage to Android  —  You may just about recall that Nextbit, a startup formed by ex-Googlers, has been collaborating with Cyanogen on a “really cool” secret project.  As it turns out, this is all about the continuity experience …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Taiwan's XYZprinting launches $800 all-in-one 3D printer and scanner  —  XYZprinting announced it has created an all-in-one 3D printer and scanner for sale starting today at $800.  —  The Da Vinci 1.0 all-in-one 3D printer allows just about anyone to create a 3D-printed object …

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