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January 28, 2015, 9:30 PM

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Facebook:
Facebook Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results  —  Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014.  —  “We got a lot done in 2014.  Our community continues to grow and we're making progress towards connecting the world …
Garett Sloane / Adweek:
Ben Kepes / Forbes:
Amazon to introduce WorkMail, a cloud email and calendar service aimed at Microsoft Exchange's market, in Q2 2015  —  Amazon Changes The Game Again—AWS Introduces WorkMail  —  Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud computing business unit, continues to surprise industry commentators with both its growth and its incessant innovation.
Eric Lempel / PlayStation.Blog:
Sony announces Spotify-powered PlayStation Music streaming service for PS4, PS3, and Xperia devices; Music Unlimited shutting down March 29  —  PlayStation, Meet Spotify  —  Hello everyone!  I'm thrilled today to introduce a new music destination called PlayStation Music, with Spotify as the exclusive partner.
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Qualcomm Cuts Outlook, Warning Its Snapdragon 810 Dropped From a Flagship Device  —  Wireless chipmaker Qualcomm said Wednesday that it is cutting its financial outlook for the next two quarters as its Snapdragon 810 chip was dropped by a large customer.  —  The company also blamed continued concerns …
Facebook:
Facebook Super Bowl hub collects posts and videos from friends, news outlets, players, and teams  —  Introducing a New Super Bowl Experience on Facebook  —  By Alex Himel, Engineering Director and Dan Reed, Head of Global Sports Partnerships  —  More than 50 million people joined …
Ina Fried / Re/code:
FTC fines TracFone Wireless $40M for throttling customers after advertising “unlimited” data  —  FTC Says Unlimited Data With Throttling Doesn't Count as Unlimited  —  In a case that could have broad implications, the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday ordered prepaid mobile provider TracFone …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Slack Buys Screenhero To Add Screen Sharing And Voice Chat To Its Work Messaging Platform  —  Slack, the enterprise collaboration service that has raised $180 million and proven to be a runaway success with 365,000 daily active users, has made another acquisition to add more functionality …
Washington Post:
Google says it fought gag orders in WikiLeaks investigation  —  Google has fought all gag orders preventing it from telling customers that their e-mails and other data were sought by the U.S. government in a long-running investigation of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks …
CBC News:
Canada's electronic spy agency tracks millions of online movie, photo, music, and other downloads worldwide  —  CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents  —  Global sites for sharing movies, photos, music targeted in mass anti-terror surveillance
Matthias Schaefer / The Jawbone Blog:
Jawbone launches marketplace for third-party devices and apps in the US  —  Experience the Internet of You: Introducing the Jawbone Marketplace  —  “At Jawbone, we embrace the promise of the Internet of Things.  We can only put all this together if we work with others …
Associated Press:
Samsung's 4Q earnings drop 27 percent, beats forecast  —  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its quarterly earnings dropped 27 percent in the fourth quarter but its result beat forecasts.  —  The world's top smartphone maker reported Thursday that its October-December earnings …
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg Business:
China accuses Alibaba of bribery and lax oversight of illegal operations on its platforms in report withheld until now to avoid disrupting the company's IPO  —  China Accuses Alibaba of Lax Oversight of Merchants  —  Don't Miss Out — … (Bloomberg) — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has a …
Andrew Grush / Android Authority:
Evleaks reveals render showing off One M9 in two sizes, with improved aesthetics  —  With HTC set to unveil its next flagship in March, we're already hearing quite a few rumors on what to expect from the One (M9).  In addition to talk of specs, there have also been several leaked images …
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
TechStars Ventures Raises $150 Million As It Expands Into Series A Investments  —  Techstars has raised $150 million for its latest vehicle, Techstars Ventures (formerly known as Bullet Time Ventures) as it expands from seed into Series A investment.  —  “The $150 million third fund is focused …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Firmware update prevents DJI drones from flying over Washington, DC after White House crash  —  Drone maker DJI will disable its units over Washington, DC, after White House crash  —  Rookie pilots will get a little extra help determining what's a no-fly zone

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