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April 26, 2016, 8:50 AM

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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Nokia enters the digital health realm with $192 million acquisition of France's Withings  —  Nokia has today announced that it is acquiring Withings, the company behind a range of connected health products, including watches, fitness bands, sleep-trackers, thermometers, and scales.
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook is developing a stand-alone camera app with ability to livestream video, to encourage users to create and share more photos and videos  —  Facebook Developing Camera-First Format  —  Camera app to encourage users to create, and share, more photos and videos
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Hundreds of Spotify users' credentials appear online, and users report accounts hacked; Spotify denies being hacked  —  Hundreds of Spotify credentials appear online - users report accounts hacked, emails changed  —  A list containing hundreds of Spotify account credentials - including emails …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google updates Gmail app for Android with Microsoft Exchange support for all devices  —  Gmail for Android gets Microsoft Exchange support  —  Google today updated Gmail for Android with a very notable feature: support for Microsoft Exchange.  You can download the latest version of the app …
Los Angeles Times:
Charter-Time Warner Cable merger and Bright House Networks acquisition get regulatory OK in deals valued at $88B, with terms to protect streaming competition  —  FCC chairman, Justice Department sign off on Charter's takeover of Time Warner Cable  —  Charter Communications is closer …
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple is working on adding cell-network connectivity, faster processor to its next-generation Watch  —  Apple's Watch Outpaced the iPhone in First Year  —  Despite sizable sales, Apple's latest product has challenges to overcome  —  Apple Inc. sold twice as many Watches as iPhones in each device's debut year.
Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
You can now add Techmeme's events list to your own calendar  —  As tech news events and industry conferences proliferate, Techmeme's events calendar has become an ever more vital resource for all sorts of technology professionals.  Previously available only on the web, it's now available in iCalendar format …
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Leaked Postmates financials show gross margins above 20%, doubling of revenues in six months ending Q1 2016  —  Leaked Postmates financials suggest company might be doing better than everyone thought  —  Postmates, the delivery app, has almost become the poster child for struggling on-demand businesses.
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Casey Newton / The Verge:
You can now flag abusive Twitter accounts by reporting multiple tweets at once  —  Twitter's processing for reporting abusive accounts has long been criticized as being clunky and ineffective.  Until now, users who are subject to harassment have had to report every abusive tweet individually.
Dave McNary / Variety:
Lionsgate to distribute more than 100 films on Steam, including The Hunger Games  —  Lionsgate Launches Distribution Through Steam, Includes ‘Hunger Games’ … Valve Corp. and Lionsgate have formed a partnership under which Lionsgate will license more than 100 films to Valve's Steam digital …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Critical Android bugs present in older devices now targeted by malvertising campaigns and other drive-by exploits  —  Active drive-by exploits critical Android bugs, care of Hacking Team  —  Hostile JavaScript delivered through ads installs ransomware on older Android phones.

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