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May 1, 2015, 7:30 AM

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Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Satya Nadella envisions a Microsoft that is more willing to favor big bets on new technologies over protecting legacy cash cows  —  Microsoft (Yes, Microsoft) Has a Far-Out Vision  —  Last June, in the basement of the Microsoft visitor center in Redmond, Wash., Todd Holmdahl …
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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Windows 10 won't launch on phones this summer  —  While Microsoft is planning to launch Windows 10 on PCs this summer, the phone part of the operating system will debut at a later date.  Speaking at a media event at Build in San Francisco today, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore explained the company's plans for the launch of Windows 10.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Grooveshark ceases operations as a result of settlement with major record companies, offers apology  —  Grooveshark, the Free Music Service That Used to Scare the Big Labels, Gives Up  —  Remember Grooveshark?  —  At one time, the music startup — which promised 35 million users they could …
Chris Kohler / Wired:
Tweets viewed on the web can now embed playable emulations from Internet Archive's collection of classic MS-DOS games  —  Turns Out You Can Embed Playable MS-DOS Games in Tweets  —  Embedding playable DOS games into tweets?  Why not?  —  The post Turns Out You Can Embed Playable MS-DOS Games in Tweets appeared first on WIRED.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
IHS: 38mm Apple Watch Sport component and manufacturing costs are $83.70, about 24% of retail price  —  Apple Watch Sport Component Costs Estimated at $83.70, Which Won't Sit Well With Tim Cook  —  IHS iSuppli often tears down devices to estimate component costs, and today …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Ben Thompson / stratechery:
A long-winded case for replacing Dick Costolo  —  Twitter Needs New Leadership  —  Yesterday Twitter released very disappointing quarterly results, with misses on both user and revenue growth.  From the Wall Street Journal: … The symbolism of the leak was appropriate …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Rocket Internet's Foodpanda Gobbles Up $100M More Led By Goldman Sachs  —  Less than two months after raising $110 million, Foodpanda — the Rocket Internet-backed food delivery service — is back at the table gobbling down an additional $100 million serving from investors.
John Callaham / Windows Central:
The full SDK for the Microsoft Band is now available for developers  —  Microsoft has now released the full version of their SDK tools for the Microsoft Band, allowing Windows, Windows Phone, iOS, and Android app developers to start making full-featured third-party apps for the fitness wearable.
Jeff Beck / Android Police:
Custom Voice Actions Launch On Android, Allow You To Control Selected 3rd Party Apps  —  Over on the Android Developer's Google+ page an awesome new feature for Google's voice search was just announced.  A small selection of applications will now open directly when using certain voice commands.

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