1. Google Photos adds a couple new album tools, custom photo description editing
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-23 at 15:26:39

Updates to the Google Photos app and website today have added a couple new ways of adding to and tweaking albums. In version 1.2 of the app, when viewing an individual photo you'll now see a new "Add to album" option in the overflow menu, which will let ...

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2. Your music taste might reveal how your brain works
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-23 at 00:36:24

Do you like the sweet sounds of Billie Holiday or the hard edge of Metallica? A new study from the University of Cambridge says your choice shows whether you're an empathetic or systematic thinker.

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3. Google Offers To Give Away Patents To Startups In Its Push Against Patent Trolls
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-23 at 07:03:30

 Back in April, Google launched a pop-up, temporary marketplace for companies to sell patents, with Google being the sole buyer. Today, the search and mobile giant is expanding that marketplace in the other direction: Google has started a program...

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4. Converse Redesigned Its Iconic Chucks for the First Time in 98 Years
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-23 at 11:29:00

Some would consider it as sacrilegious as when Coke dabbled with its classic formula back in the 80s, but after 98 years Converse has updated its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars. On the outside they look nearly identical, but on the inside the Chuck II is a...

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5. The Wear Mini Launcher makes getting to your apps easier than ever
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-23 at 06:17:25

Smartwatches have brought the ease and accessibility of modern technology to our wrists, but even with the most recent Android Wear update being able to get to the app you need in a pinch can take longer than you'd prefer. Wear Mini Launcher has been sol...

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6. Playing the Funding Game — SGN Gets $130 Million From Korea’s Netmarble
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-23 at 02:25:03

It's a global mobile market now.

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7. China’s Stock Market Troubles Threaten Private Funding
     Published by The Information on 2015-07-23 at 13:08:45

As the valuations of Chinese tech companies continue to rise, tech investors in the country are starting to grumble about the high prices. And China’s volatile stock market seems to be making the problem worse.

Investors are worried that the market vol...

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8. Microsoft Targets Revenge Porn With Link Removal Form
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-23 at 02:20:45

 Falling in step with various recent industry moves, Microsoft has set up a formal process for removing links to so-called ‘revenge porn’ from its Bing search engine, allowing victims to notify it via a dedicated web form to have access t...

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9. NASA announces the discovery of ‘Earth 2.0’
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-07-23 at 11:48:08

The Kepler team says it's Earth's closest cousin found 'so far.'

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11. Amazon surprise! Prime members help deliver a profit
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-23 at 17:15:03

The e-commerce giant's unexpected profit and better-than-predicted sales prompted investors to push Amazon's market value above Walmart's.

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12. AT&T can thank connected cars and tablets for its growth
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-23 at 15:18:15

AT&T tops expectations for its second-quarter earnings, and manages to grow its base despite losing core phone customers.

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13. Amazon Web Services is now a $6 billion-a-year cloud-computing monster
     Published by QZ on 2015-07-23 at 14:42:07

Amazon’s bet on cloud computing almost a decade ago continues to look brilliant. Amazon Web Services generated $1.8 billion in revenue during the second quarter,…

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14. Samsung continues to rule over Apple in smartphone market
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-23 at 13:02:31

Although its market share fell last quarter while Apple's share rose, Samsung retains the crown for the world's leading smartphone vendor, says research firm IDC.

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15. Are There Any Habitable Exoplanets That Can Hear Us?
     Published by Wired on 2015-07-23 at 10:42:47

Today, NASA announced the discovery of the most Earth-like exoplanet ever. Meh.
The post Are There Any Habitable Exoplanets That Can Hear Us? appeared first on WIRED.

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16. Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ pose for the camera in latest leaked pics
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-23 at 10:53:09

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ have been the center of attention recently, with various images surfacing, and a reported August 13 launch date. And today even more images of the unannounced Samsung phones are doing the rounds.

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18. Here’s the Moto X (2015) in gold and white
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-23 at 02:20:07

Yesterday, we looked at some leaked photos of the Moto X 2015, which is set to be announced at next week's Motorola event. Today, we're taking another look at the very same handset, but in gold and white. While the shots of this unique phone do not revea...

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19. Euro SaaS Startups Would Be Idiots Not To Know Notion After New $150M Fund
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-23 at 03:57:01

The scale of the opportunity in Cloud computing and SaaS was underlined today with the news that Notion Capital has closed its third fund with a first round of $120m, with a final close of $150m expected. Funds under management will therefore be over $300...

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20. Samsung pulls 128GB Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in India
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-23 at 04:07:13

Samsung removed the microSD card slot in the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, offering the phones in three storage variants: 32, 64 and 128GB. However, it looks like the manufacturer has pulled the 128GB model from its Indian store, which is currently listi...

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