1. ‘In my heart, I am a gamer…’ Satoru Iwata (1959 – 2015) was the soul of Nintendo
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-13 at 02:25:06

It is a rare kind of CEO whose death shakes not only their own company and the markets, but an entire culture. A single obituary or even a forest of them, could not encompass the influence of and affection for Satoru Iwata. This was a man whose infectiou...

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2. Welcome Alfred Lee!
     Published by The Information on 2015-07-13 at 15:45:09

We are so happy to welcome Alfred Lee to The Information as our seventh reporter, based in New York. Alfred, who comes to us by way of a Knight-Bagehot fellowship at Columbia University, will be covering the growing grey area between the public and privat...

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3. Woman legally changes name to silly Facebook name to get back on Facebook
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-13 at 13:13:40

Technically Incorrect: So Jemma Rogers wanted to be called Jemmaroid Von Laalaa on Facebook. Then Facebook shut her out. So she changed her name legally.

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4. How consumers can fight back against big wireless
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-13 at 06:01:02

CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at a startup that could allow wireless customers who are prohibited from filing class-action lawsuits to hold big companies like AT&T accountable when they violate their contracts.

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5. Microsoft plots Windows 10 blitz for July 29 launch
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-13 at 10:12:22

Microsoft's multimillion-dollar Windows 10 ad and marketing campaign will focus on an "upgrading the world" theme.

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6. First Suicide Squad teaser reveals Jared Leto’s brutal Joker
     Published by The Verge on 2015-07-13 at 14:05:06

There's been a steady stream of images and information coming from the set of Suicide Squad, and after footage from Saturday's Comic-Con presentation leaked, David Ayer just released the preview footage from his film. As you'd expect from a mov...

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7. Android 5.1 now available for the Galaxy Note Edge on Sprint
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-13 at 11:59:01

Sprint is now pushing the Android 5.1 update to Samsung Galaxy Note Edge owners on its network. The update, which bumps the phone to version N915PVPU4COFE, also carries some bug fixes and enhancements for the device as well.

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8. MasterCard Goes Global With Its “Masters Of Code” Hackathon
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-13 at 16:26:08

 Okay, so the fact that MasterCard is hosting a series of hackathons might not seem terribly exciting — even if we grant that the name Masters of Code is kind clever, it seems like every big company is going after the startup/developer crowd w...

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9. BudapestCrunch II Was A Great Success
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-13 at 08:39:13

 I got to Budapest after a massive storm had gone from northern Europe through to the Central hills and plains. Trees were downed and it had cooled off considerably and I thanked the meet-up gods for ensuring that I wouldn’t sweat through my cl...

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14. The Turing Phone Is Built to Be Unhackable and Unbreakable
     Published by Wired on 2015-07-13 at 10:57:43

Meet the company that thinks the era of the cypherphone is upon us.
The post The Turing Phone Is Built to Be Unhackable and Unbreakable appeared first on WIRED.

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15. T-Mobile hints at ‘big, bold’ plan this week
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-13 at 09:52:29

In an interview, T-Mobile's chief operating officer spills the beans on a potentially attractive, alternative service plan and on its new cross-border program.

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17. Maker Creates A 3D-Printed “Poison Dart Gun”
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-13 at 03:06:24

 Maker Peter Alaric DeSimone has created a 3D-printed dart pistol that shoots 40mm blowgun darts using a piston system. The entire gun takes about eight hours to build and features rubber bands to bring the piston down and reset the trigger. DeSimone...

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18. Saddle Up With This Gear for Long-Distance Bike Trekking
     Published by Wired on 2015-07-13 at 03:23:52

The best way to soak up the open road isn't behind the wheel, it's on a bike.
The post Saddle Up With This Gear for Long-Distance Bike Trekking appeared first on WIRED.

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20. It’s Official: Gays Can Now Lead Boy Scouts
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-13 at 15:08:09

After much controversy, the Boy Scouts of America executive committee just voted unanimously to allow gay adult leaders. The move brings to an end decades of discrimination by one of the country’s most popular youth organizations. Read more...

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