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April 22, 2015, 4:15 PM

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Nick Fox / The Official Google Blog:
Google's MVNO is called Project Fi, costs $20/month + $10/GB for data in US and abroad, available for Nexus 6, runs on Sprint and T-Mobile networks  —  Say hi to Fi: A new way to say hello  —  In today's mobile world, fast and reliable connectivity is almost second nature.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Flaw in iOS causes devices to endlessly reboot after connecting to malicious Wi-Fi; iOS 8.3 may partially mitigate attack  —  iOS bug sends iPhones into endless crash cycle when exposed to rogue Wi-Fi  —  SSL cert parsing error allows attackers to create “No iOS Zone,” researchers say.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Creative Labs releases Android dialer Hello with robust caller ID, call blocking, and local business search  —  “Hello” Is Facebook's New Android-Only Social Caller ID App  —  Say goodbye to calls from unknown numbers.  Facebook's newest app Hello instantly matches phone numbers …
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Twitter ends program that let top executives sell stock at regular intervals  —  Exclusive: Twitter execs put stock sales on ice  —  Twitter has ended a program whereby top executives had been selling company stock at regular intervals, Fortune has learned.
More: Business InsiderTweets: @jimcramer
Major Nelson / Xbox Wire:
Xbox One updated with over-the-air TV for the US and Canada, Miracast streaming support, more  —  New Features in Preview for Xbox App on Windows 10 and Xbox One  —  Xbox keeps getting better with more new features coming to preview this month for both Xbox One consoles and the Xbox app on Windows 10.
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Microsoft Band now integrates with cycling apps Strava and MapMyRide, offers in-depth sleep information, maximum oxygen levels during workouts, more  —  Microsoft Bulks Up Fitness Band With Cycling Features, Sleep Data  —  Aiming to be a more serious player in the fitness space …
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Selfie app Shots raises $8.5M, led by Chinese VC firm WI Harper, adds more social features  —  Selfie App Shots Moves Beyond Bieber With $8.5 Million in Funding  —  Shots, a mobile app for sharing selfies, owes much of its early popularity to Justin Bieber.

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