April 23, 2015, 3:40 PM

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Stephanie M. Lee / BuzzFeed:
Apple shares list of must-have apps for Watch, including Twitter, Instagram, New York Times, Mint, Citymapper, Strava, and more, as Watch App Store goes live  —  Apple Thinks You Should Use These Apps On The Apple Watch  —  As the App Store for the Apple Watch goes live today, Apple reveals which apps it thinks are must-haves.
Alex Sherman / Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Comcast to drop proposed Time Warner Cable takeover deal after FCC staff recommends hearing; announcement as soon as Friday  —  Comcast Plans to Drop Time Warner Cable Deal  —  Comcast Corp. is planning to walk away from its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. …
New York Times:
Apple Watch to be stocked in select fashion boutiques in Tokyo, London, LA, Paris, Berlin, and Milan on Friday  —  The Apple Watch Arrives in Stores (Just Not Its Own)  —  Rumors of the Apple Watch's unavailability have, it turns out, been slightly, if not greatly, exaggerated.
John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Kim Zetter / Wired:
How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks  —  Among all of the NSA hacking operations exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden over the last two years, one in particular has stood out for its sophistication and stealthiness.  Known as Quantum Insert, the man-on-the-side hacking technique …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi unveils Mi 4i for around $205 in India, with 5-inch Full HD display, 13MP camera, Snapdragon 615, and LTE  —  Xiaomi's New Mi4i Packs A Gamut Of High-End Features Into A $200 Smartphone  —  Xiaomi today took the wraps of off its newest smartphone, the Mi4i, at an event in New Delhi, India.
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Samsung Galaxy S5 Flaw Allows Hackers To Clone Fingerprints, Claim Researchers  —  Biometric information is about as personal as data gets.  But Google's Android partners are still failing to protect it, as researchers from security firm FireEye will discuss this week at RSA …
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Google's Wireless Service: What It Means for Consumers, Google and the Carriers  —  Earlier today, Google officially announced its plans to offer its own wireless service under the Project Fi moniker.  —  As expected, the effort taps three networks: LTE networks from Sprint and T-Mobile along with a heavy dose of Wi-Fi.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
First official look at Operator from Expa, an app that lets you message a human expert to assist in making “high-consideration” purchases  —  First Look At Uber's Co-Founder's Shopping Concierge “Operator”  —  Operator wants to “unlock the 90% of commerce that's not on the Internet”, CEO Robin Chan tells me.
Bloomberg Business:
Twitter launches Highlights, a feature in its Android app that curates about a dozen of the most interesting tweets into a personalized digest  —  Twitter Tries to Tone Down the Chirping  —  An update called Highlights edits feeds to about a dozen tweets  —  Twitter today looks pretty …
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Facebook sees 4B video streams each day but has offered investors few details on monetization  —  Facebook video: Big on growth, little on details  —  A year ago, Facebook FB was not a destination for video content.  Now, the social media company sees four billion video streams each day …

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