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April 26, 2015, 8:10 PM

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Eva Dou / Wall Street Journal:
Xiaomi expects revenue from mobile services, such as games and a payments app, to more than triple this year to nearly $1B  —  Xiaomi Sees $1 Billion in Mobile Services Revenue This Year  —  Chinese company wants to make smartphone games and mobile finance an increasing part of its business
More: ReutersTweets: @mims
Jussi Rosendahl / Reuters:
Nokia says it currently has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets  —  Nokia denies return to phone manufacturing  —  (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia denied reports in Chinese media that it planned to return to manufacturing phones.  —  “Nokia notes recent news reports claiming …
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
How Uber customizes its approach for overseas: auto-rickshaws in India, Lamborghinis in Singapore, designated driver service in Colombia  —  This Is How Uber Hopes To Take Over The World  —  The ride-hail giant is expanding globally — and it's doing so by replicating the hyperlocal approach …
Daniel Roberts / Fortune:
The dearth of women in Bitcoin mirrors tech as a whole, with some women actively involved, influential, and welcomed in the community  —  Think there aren't women in bitcoin?  Think again.  —  The bitcoin community—the developers, executives, venture capitalists, policy wonks, academics …
More: CoinDeskTweets: @danprimack
Lizzie Plaugic / The Verge:
Jay Z takes to Twitter to defend Tidal, says it's “doing just fine”, declares “we are here for the long haul”, notes competitors are even richer  —  Jay Z defends Tidal in a Sunday afternoon tweetstorm  —  Jay Z officially relaunched his streaming service Tidal …
Asana:
Take back your productivity with No Meeting Wednesday  —  Want to boost your team's productivity?  Implement a no meeting day, every week.  It's a simple practice that's helped our team tremendously and could help yours, too.
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New York Times:
AWS revenue confirms Amazon's cloud computing dominance as Microsoft and Google give chase  —  With Amazon Atop the Cloud, Big Tech Rivals Are Giving Chase  —  Amazon unveiled the financial performance of its powerful growth engine for the first time on Thursday, and the numbers sure looked pretty …
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Nike and Under Armour pour money into health tracking to develop connections with customers, recommend products based on exercise data, reach new markets  —  Why Nike and Under Armour are spending wildly to watch your every step  —  Runners leave the starting line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Visual Supply Co, maker of photo editing and sharing mobile app VSCO Cam, raises $30M Series B  —  Fancy Photo App Startup VSCO Raises $30 Million More  —  The application has more than 20 million monthly active users  —  The most popular brand-related hashtags on Instagram don't belong just to Nike …

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Microsoft:
Students are invited to the Break into Code! challenge  —  Young students can become technology creators in this first of a new series of contests from Microsoft Imagine.  Students can learn to code their first game in about an hour.
Avangate:
Go Beyond Retention  —  If the solidification of the cloud as the predominant business model for software and services companies has taught us anything, it is that a customer ‘on the books’ is worth two or more off of them.
Asana:
Take back your productivity with No Meeting Wednesday  —  Want to boost your team's productivity?  Implement a no meeting day, every week.  It's a simple practice that's helped our team tremendously and could help yours, too.
Zoho:
Introducing Zoho Business Apps for Apple Watch  —  Apple Watch.  Enough has been said already.  —  With the Apple Watch coming out later this week, we are excited to launch three new apps.
HP:
Entertainment Visionary Fred Seibert is Animated About Mobile  —  Following his tremendous success in traditional media, entrepreneur Fred Seibert has adapted quickly to the rapidly changing universe of mobile entertainment.
 

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