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April 29, 2015, 12:15 PM

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MSDN:
Livestream of Microsoft's Build 2015 keynote from San Francisco  —  LiveBuild 2015  —  Keynote Presentation 10:30AM to 1:00PM Ask The Gu 1:02PM to 1:30PM with Scott Guthrie The Next Generation of Azure Compute Platform with Mark Russinovich 1:30PM to 2:30PM Learn about ways to integrate …
The Verge:
Live from Microsoft's Build 2015 keynote  —  Here comes Windows 10 Event Updates 8:26:54 AM PDT Will we see Android apps on Windows 10 today?  All will be explained.  It's a long keynote of 2hrs 30 minutes, so stick with us.  8:26:32 AM PDT Will Project Spartan get a name today?  Sure.
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft releases .NET Core preview for Mac and Linux  —  At its Build 2015 developer conference today, Microsoft took the first step in releasing a cross-platform version of .NET, the company's software framework that primarily runs on Windows.  The company has released a preview …
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Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Sources: Uber is in talks with over 400 merchants for a new same-day delivery program, plans to source inventory from local stores  —  Uber Is Quietly Testing A Massive Merchant Delivery Program  —  Uber is planning to launch a merchant delivery program that would allow online shoppers …
Serenity Caldwell / iMore:
Tattoos, particularly with dark solid colors, may interfere with Apple Watch heart rate sensor  —  Apple Watch, heart rate sensors, and wrist tattoos: What you need to know!  —  Will an arm sleeve tattoo prevent you from wearing the Apple Watch?  If it's a solid color, perhaps.
Paul Thurrott / Thurrott.com:
Microsoft may enable Android apps to run on Windows 10 devices; announcement could come as soon as this week  —  Windows + Android?  —  Microsoft will most likely announce this week that it will enable customers to run Android apps on their Windows 10 phones, tablets and PCs.
Youkyung Lee / Associated Press:
Samsung's profit sinks 39% hit by bigger iPhones  —  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said its first-quarter net income plunged 39 percent as consumers switched to bigger iPhones, squeezing its profit from the mobile business to less than half from a year earlier.
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Software issue on American Airlines' iPads, used to distribute flight plans and other information to flight crews, forces airline to ground select flights  —  An iPad glitch grounded several dozen American Airlines planes  —  American Airlines flights experienced significant delays …
Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
Jawbone Up3 review: great battery life and companion app, but not worth $180, adds few additional features over the $100 Up2 fitness band  —  Jawbone Up3 Review: Smartwatches Send Fitness Bands Running  —  The Up3 was supposed to take fitness bands to a new level, but Jawbone's high-priced hardware doesn't live up to its promise
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple Watch apps whose primary function is to tell time will be rejected, say updated App Store Review Guidelines  —  Apple says it will reject Apple Watch apps that just tell the time, more first-party faces may be coming soon  —  Apple has today added a new guideline to the App Store Review Guidelines …
Twitter:
Twitter Reports First Quarter 2015 Results; Lowers Full-Year 2015 Expectations  —  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - April 28, 2015 - Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, and outlined lower 2015 expectations.
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