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May 1, 2015, 12:45 AM

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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:
Teardown of Apple's S1 Watch chip reveals custom CPU, 512MB RAM, 8GB flash storage, components from ADI and IDT  —  Early Looks Inside Apple Watch's S1 Chip Confirm 512 MB RAM, Unexpected Suppliers  —  Since the Apple Watch's initial unveiling last September, Apple has touted the S1 chip …
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.
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 …
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.
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 …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Microsoft showcases face detection API with a web site that guesses your age based on a photo, which quickly goes viral  —  Microsoft's face-recognition app How Old gets everyone's age wrong, turns into a meme  —  My Twitter timeline just blew up with selfies with boxes hovering above faces guessing …
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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