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April 28, 2015, 1:55 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.
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 …
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 …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
China's Great Firewall has been replacing Facebook Connect's Javascript module with redirection code en route since Sunday, seemingly for DDoS purposes  —  Facebook's login system is being hijacked by China's Great Firewall  —  For the last three days, China's Great Firewall has been intercepting …
Jefferson Graham / USA Today:
SoundCloud brings podcast hosting features out of beta, allowing anyone to create compatible RSS feeds for their uploads  —  SoundCloud doubles down on podcasting  —  LOS ANGELES — SoundCloud is opening its podcasting doors to the general public today, promising an easy way for anyone to grab a mic …
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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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