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April 28, 2016, 10:25 PM

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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Sources: HTC will make the next Nexus phones, likely codenamed Marlin and Sailfish  —  The Android rumor mill has decided: HTC will make the next Nexus phones  —  If you've been paying attention to Android rumors for the past month or so, you know that at this point it's a fait accompli …
Amazon.com:
Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 28% to $29.1 Billion  —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016.  —  Operating cash flow increased 44% to $11.3 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.8 billion …
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Google hires former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh to head new hardware division that includes Nexus, Chromecast, Chromebooks, Pixel C, OnHub, ATAP, and Glass  —  Google is building a new hardware division under former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh  —  Rick Osterloh is coming back to Google.
Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Carl Icahn announces he sold all of his Apple shares, says China's attitude towards Apple affected his decision  —  Icahn: We're out of Apple, and it's China's fault  —  Carl Icahn, Chairman of Icahn Enterprises, talks about his view on Apple. … Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold …
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Steam is now accepting Bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay  —  Gaming Platform Steam Now Accepting Bitcoin  —  Confirming a long-rumored move, gaming and digital media platform Steam is now accepting bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay.
Davis Fields / Facebook:
New Facebook and Messenger apps launched for Windows 10; Instagram comes to Windows 10 Mobile, with video support  —  Introducing Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram Windows Apps  —  There are many people using Facebook, Messenger and Instagram on Windows, so today we're excited …
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Jelly as an anonymous Q&A platform  —  Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launched a startup, then pivoted it, and now he's launching the original idea all over again  —  In 2013, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and former Twitter executive Ben Finkel set out to launch a startup called Jelly.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
HP announces ultra-thin Chromebook 13, the first with an Intel Core M processor, starting at $499  —  HP today unveiled its all-new Chromebook at an event in New York.  —  The new HP Chromebook 13 sports a 13.3-inch screen and comes replete with a QHD+ (3200 x 1800) resolution display …

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