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Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android currently in private beta, APK leaks online (Mehedi Hassan/Microsoft News)

7 hours 21 min ago

Mehedi Hassan / Microsoft News:
Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android currently in private beta, APK leaks online  —  This is Microsoft's Arrow Launcher for Android (download APK)  —  Microsoft is currently working on a new Android app, and it's an Android launcher.  The company's latest app is Arrow Launcher and it is currently …

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Mac users may be able to access Cortana on OS X with Windows 10 running in the background on next version of Parallels Desktop (Brad Sams/Neowin)

7 hours 46 min ago

Brad Sams / Neowin:
Mac users may be able to access Cortana on OS X with Windows 10 running in the background on next version of Parallels Desktop  —  Want Cortana on your Mac?  Parallels has you covered  —  When Windows 10 arrives next week, it will bring with it Cortana.  The digital personal assistant …

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Steam resolves password-reset exploit that compromised some accounts July 21-25 (Luke Plunkett/Kotaku)

8 hours 11 min ago

Luke Plunkett / Kotaku:
Steam resolves password-reset exploit that compromised some accounts July 21-25  —  Some Steam Accounts Hijacked Following Security Lapse  —  Over the past week, a number of Steam accounts—including those of some prominent streamers and DOTA 2 pros—were temporarily stolen courtesy of a pretty glaring hole in Valve's security.

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Business Insider launches new tech site, Tech Insider, with original reporting by 30+ journalists on tech, science, innovation, culture (Gus Lubin/Tech Insider)

8 hours 26 min ago

Gus Lubin / Tech Insider:
Business Insider launches new tech site, Tech Insider, with original reporting by 30+ journalists on tech, science, innovation, culture  —  Welcome to Tech Insider!  —  There has never been a better time to be alive.  —  Contrary to what you might have heard, people are healthier, safer, happier, and smarter than ever.

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Two Weeks After Content Policy Update, Reddit's Head of Community, Jessica Moreno, Has Left the Company (Noah Kulwin/Re/code)

8 hours 41 min ago

Noah Kulwin / Re/code:
Two Weeks After Content Policy Update, Reddit's Head of Community, Jessica Moreno, Has Left the Company  —  Reddit's head of community, Jessica Moreno, has left the company.  She is the fourth senior female employee to exit in less than a month.  —  Moreno and her husband …

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Visa Invests in Stripe at $5 Billion Valuation and Strikes Commercial Deal, Too (Jason Del Rey/Re/code)

8 hours 56 min ago

Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Visa Invests in Stripe at $5 Billion Valuation and Strikes Commercial Deal, Too  —  Credit card companies think they have a found an ally in the increasingly competitive world of online payments.  Its name is Stripe.  —  Visa has inked a commercial agreement with the payments startup …

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Hands-on with OnePlus 2: Impressive specs for the price with thoughtful software additions, fingerprint unlock sensor works as advertised (Nathan Ingraham/The Verge)

9 hours 1 min ago

Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
Hands-on with OnePlus 2: Impressive specs for the price with thoughtful software additions, fingerprint unlock sensor works as advertised  —  The OnePlus 2 pushes the boundaries of how cheap a flagship phone can be  —  There are more options than ever for getting a good, cheap smartphone, and last year's OnePlus One was a standout.

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Musk, Wozniak and Hawking urge ban on warfare AI and autonomous weapons (Samuel Gibbs/Guardian)

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:05pm

Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Musk, Wozniak and Hawking urge ban on warfare AI and autonomous weapons  —  More than 1,000 experts and leading robotics researchers sign open letter warning of military artificial intelligence arms race  —  Over 1,000 high-profile artificial intelligence experts and leading researchers …

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Twitter's Periscope Now Lets You Mute Users, Watch Live On Mac Via iOS 8 Handoff (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 9:50pm

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter's Periscope Now Lets You Mute Users, Watch Live On Mac Via iOS 8 Handoff  —  One of the biggest problems with the Twitter-owned live streaming app Periscope from day one has been its notification system.  While push notifications are a useful way to immediately discover which broadcasters …

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Nextbit shifting from mobile software and services to hardware, plans to launch Android phone (Ina Fried/Re/code)

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 8:15pm

Ina Fried / Re/code:
Nextbit shifting from mobile software and services to hardware, plans to launch Android phone  —  Nextbit Shifts to Become a Phone Maker (Exclusive)  —  While many phone makers are looking to move into software and services, startup Nextbit is moving in the other direction.

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Samsung hosting Unpacked event Aug. 13; Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus likely to be detailed (Dan Seifert/The Verge)

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 8:05pm

Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Samsung hosting Unpacked event Aug. 13; Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus likely to be detailed  —  Samsung to host Unpacked event on August 13th  —  Samsung today officially announced its next major product launch event, which will take place in New York on August 13th.

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Restaurant Delivery Startup Deliveroo Raises $70M Series C (Steve O'Hear/TechCrunch)

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 7:40pm

Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Restaurant Delivery Startup Deliveroo Raises $70M Series C  —  Deliveroo, the on-demand startup that offers food delivery from premium restaurants that don't traditionally offer a take-out service, appears to be on somewhat of a roll.  It was just two months ago that the company announced …

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Instagram should bring in $595M in mobile ad revenues this year, reach $2.81B in 2017 (eMarketer and Newsroom Posts)

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 6:35pm

eMarketer and Newsroom Posts:
Instagram should bring in $595M in mobile ad revenues this year, reach $2.81B in 2017  —  Instagram Mobile Ad Revenues to Reach $2.81 Billion Worldwide in 2017  —  Instagram will surpass Google, Twitter in US mobile display ad revenues by 2017  —  Instagram will bring in $595 million …

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NSA says it will stop accessing historical metadata collected under Section 215 of the Patriot Act on Nov. 29 (Lauren Walker/Newsweek)

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 5:00pm

Lauren Walker / Newsweek:
NSA says it will stop accessing historical metadata collected under Section 215 of the Patriot Act on Nov. 29  —  NSA to Stop Accessing ‘Historical Metadata’ on Nov. 29  —  On November 29, 2015, the National Security Agency (NSA) will stop accessing “historical metadata” …

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