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February 9, 2017, 9:55 AM

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Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
Twitter reports Q4 revenue of $717M, missing estimates, but beats on earnings; MAUs grew only 2M from prior quarter to 319M  —  Twitter missed analysts' expectations for its fourth-quarter revenue — reporting $717 million versus estimates of $740 million — as advertising spend lagged behind …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with a picture-in-picture feature called Compact Overlay, new share icon, Dynamic Lock, more  —  Timed perfectly with Windows Developer Day, Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with a Compact Overlay mode, Dynamic Lock, and improved full-screen Game Bar support.
Andrew Martonik / Android Central:
LG debuts 1.2" $249 Watch Style and 1.38" $349 Watch Sport with Android Wear 2.0, on sale Feb. 10; the Sport is bulky but has NFC, GPS, LTE, heart rate monitor  —  Welcome to a new era of Android Wear smartwatches.  —  Google is ready to launch its newest revision of Android Wear …
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Gabriela Vatu / Softpedia News:
Researchers detail hard-to-detect malware affecting 140+ banks and other orgs that can be injected directly into computer memory using legitimate system tools  —  A new Kaspersky report talks about at least 140 banks  —  Banks, telcos, and even governmental agencies in the United States …
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook is closing around 200 of its 500 Oculus VR pop-ups in Best Buys after a steep decline in consumer demos after Christmas  —  Facebook is closing around 200 of its 500 Oculus virtual reality demo stations at Best Buy locations across the US, Business Insider has learned.
Jasper Jackson / The Guardian:
In an unusual move, Wikipedia editors vote to ban The Daily Mail as a source after finding it “generally unreliable”  —  Online encyclopaedia editors rule out publisher as a reference citing ‘reputation for poor fact checking and sensationalism’

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