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Google (GOOGL) reportedly is in early talks to buy Skybox Imaging, a satellite-imagery start-up. Google also reportedly expressed interest in drone maker Titan Aerospace, the same company Facebook (FB) was said to be in talks with. Separately, Google looks to be expanding into the online hotel booking space. According to Bloomberg, Google has licensed hotel-booking software from startup Room 77 in an apparent bid to expand its travel business, taking on Priceline (PCLN), Expedia (EXPE) and Orbitz (OWW).

Shares of Twitter (TWTR) are moving higher this morning. The company announced in a blog post today that user's profile pages will have a new look. The new profile pages will roll out for most users over the next few weeks, but profile pages of some users like first lady Michelle Obama and actor Channing Tatum already have the new layout. The company also announced it bought "Cover," the maker of an Android-based app that allows users to create custom lockscreens. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Cover said the app will remain available in the Google Play store for now.

Tesla (TSLA) announced the launch of a new financing arm and leasing program for business owners. Companies will be able to log onto the Tesla website and calculate the cost of the lease as they configure their individual cars. The new Tesla finance unit will offer loans from partner banks. Tesla founder Elon Musk said the company is aiming to boost production of its Model S by more than 50% this year.

Wall Street slammed World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) yesterday, a day after its signature event "Wrestlemania 30." WWE closed down 15% for the day, after falling 22%. That came after the company released subscription numbers on its WWE Network service. It said 667,000 people had signed up for $9.99-a-month streaming service. WWE said it's on its way to its goal of reaching a million subscribers by the end of the year.

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