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April 28, 2015, 3:40 PM

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Dan Seifert / The Verge:
LG debuts the G4 with a 5.5-inch QuadHD 2560 x 1440 screen, camera with f1.8 lens aperture and autofocus, Snapdragon 808 processor, and leather back  —  LG's new G4 is a powerhouse phone wrapped in leather  —  LG's new flagship smartphone, the G4, is official.
Roya Soleimani / Inside Search:
Google app on Android adds Google Now cards for 70 new apps, including Zipcar, Circa, Spotify, OpenTable, and Runkeeper  —  New in the Google app: more Now cards from your Android apps  —  Our phones help us find answers to questions large and small, stay on top of what's happening …
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon launches Amazon Business marketplace with exclusive merchandise and better prices, phases out Amazon Supply  —  Amazon Expands Business-Sales Marketplace After Three Years  —  After three years of testing, Amazon.com is hoping to widen the reach of its business customer marketplace site …
Nitasha Tiku / The Verge:
Uber is bringing its food delivery service to New York City and Chicago  —  This week Uber is launching its food delivery service, UberEats, in New York City and Chicago.  The company has already piloted the program in Los Angeles and Barcelona.  UberEats will be accessible from within Uber's existing app …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Dropbox now allows users to comment on shared files; feature can be turned off on any file  —  You can now post comments directly on Dropbox files  —  Dropbox today started rolling out the ability to add comments to files.  The feature, first available in March as part …
Buster Hein / Cult of Mac:
Apple's Sport Watch's Ion-X glass is more likely to scratch but reflects less ambient light than the sapphire crystal displays of more expensive models  —  Apple Watch Sport has better display than pricier models  —  Apple is pushing into new territory with the Apple Watch …
Jane Martinson / Guardian:
Google and eight European publishers plan Digital News Initiative to develop news business models, with $163M Google innovation fund  —  Google admits mistakes with news outlets as it announces new partnership  —  The Digital News Initiative is likely to be seen as an attempt for Google …
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Unable to restructure debt, game console maker OUYA looks for a buyer, hires Mesa Global to handle sale  —  Exclusive: Gaming startup OUYA needs to find a buyer quickly  —  Gaming company OUYA is on the auction block after tripping a debt covenant, according to a confidential email sent …
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Gett ride-hailing service plans expansion into on-demand services like food delivery, health care, beauty, and home maintenance  —  Gett Wants To Deliver Dinner, Doctors On Demand  —  The ride-hailing service plans to expand into food delivery and a handful of other new verticals.

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