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February 9, 2017, 11:25 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.
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 …
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Memo: Zenefits is laying off 430 employees, 45% of its workforce  —  Roughly 430 employees will lose their jobs in Zenefits' single largest round of cuts, showing how the embattled startup fell far short of its lofty expectations.  —  Zenefits will lay off 45% of its employees in an effort to slash costs …
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’
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Android Wear 2.0 review: new capabilities, such as Android Pay and installing apps locally, make devices more useful, but bugs can spoil the experience  —  Are Android Wear 2.0 and two new watches from LG enough to get you to care about smartwatches?  —  Are you wearing a smartwatch?  Not likely.
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