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April 23, 2015, 10:15 PM

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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 $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. …
Amazon.com:
Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 15% to $22.72 Billion  —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015.  —  Operating cash flow increased 47% to $7.84 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $5.35 billion …
Rachel King / ZDNet:
Amazon Web Services generated $5.16B in revenue last year, $1.57B in revenue last quarter, up from $1.1B in the same quarter last year  —  Amazon breaks out cloud results for first time on Q1 earnings report  —  Summary:Analysts and shareholders have been waiting many moons for Amazon …
Microsoft:
Microsoft FY15 Q3: Increasing usage of Azure, Office 365, Bing, and Xbox Live contributes to growth  —  Earnings Release FY15 Q3  —  Strength in Microsoft Cloud Highlights Q3 Results Increasing usage of Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Bing and Xbox Live contributes to Q3 growth REDMOND …
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.
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Google:
Google Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Results  —  Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.  —  “Google's first quarter revenue was $17.3 billion, up 12% year on year.  Excluding the net impact of foreign currency headwinds …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Dropbox's Collaborative Note-Taking Service, Dropbox Notes, Heads Into Beta Testing  —  Earlier this month, Dropbox was spotted testing an early version of an online note-taking service dubbed “Project Composer,” which appeared to have roots in the company's 2014 acquisition of collaborative docs startup HackPad.
Wall Street Journal:
Filings: Kleiner Perkins offers to waive nearly $1M in legal fees if Ellen Pao doesn't appeal, offered $965K settlement last year  —  Kleiner Perkins Is Seeking Nearly $1 Million in Legal Fees From Ellen Pao  —  Silicon Valley venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers filed legal …
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.

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