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April 29, 2015, 5:55 AM

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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.
CNBC:
Twitter shares close down 18% on Q1 revenue of $436M that missed expectations, and weak forecast  —  Twitter closes 18% lower on disappointing report  —  Twitter's earnings came out early, and the stock halted for trading.  CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the first trade as the stock resumed trading.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
GoPro acquires Kolor, a French virtual reality software firm that specializes in creating 360-degree panoramas and videos for VR headsets  —  GoPro just bought a virtual reality company  —  The world's leading action camera company just took its first major step into the growing virtual reality market.

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Smartsheet:
Smartsheet Announces Appointment of Praerit Garg as CTO  —  Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, today announced that Praerit Garg has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.
Zoho:
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Chromebook:
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