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April 29, 2015, 9:45 AM

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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.
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 …
Chance Miller / 9to5Google:
Samsung announces Q1 2015 revenue of $44 billion, operating profit of $5.63 billion  —  After releasing its earnings guidance earlier this month, Samsung has just posed its official Q1 2015 earnings.  The company reports an operating profit of $5.63 billion off of revenues of $44 billion.
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.
Joshuah Bearman / Wired:
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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.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
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 …
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 …
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 …
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