1. Android 5.1 now rolling out to the Moto X (2013) on AT&T
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-08 at 07:08:07

Those who are still holding true to the 2013 Moto X, and are using AT&T as their carrier of choice, will be excited to hear that Android 5.1 is now rolling out. The update, which has been in the making for quite some time, brings along with it a numb...

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2. Chinese Uber Rival Didi Kuaidi Raises $2 Billion
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-08 at 01:52:10

The latest fundraising values the company as high as $15 billion, sources said.

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3. Adobe Is Patching A Hole The Hacking Team Used To Exploit Flash
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-08 at 02:15:29

 Many companies have best practices and the Hacking Team, the “computer security experts” who sold hacking tools to various federal and state agencies around the world, are no exception. Their database of information includes a number of ...

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4. Microsoft to Cut 7,800 Jobs, Write Down Nokia Phone Business
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-08 at 08:16:27

The latest round of job cuts is on top of the 18,000 job cuts the company announced last year.

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5. Smartphones aren’t selling like they used to (it’s an Android thing)
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-08 at 06:51:50

Samsung is just the latest smartphone vendor to offer bad news as demand slows around the world.

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7. YouTuber PewDiePie Responds To Haters After They Discover He Made $7 Million Last Year
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-08 at 02:33:23

 Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie is the king of the YouTubers. He’s a YouTube star with 9 billion views and Expressen, a Swedish newspaper, estimated that he made $7 million last year on advertising, a feat that is no longer an outlier in the bur...

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8. Uber Is Now Testing “Suggested Pickup Points”
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-08 at 03:17:21

 Uber is going to tell you where you should get picked up. A few days after I wrote a story recommending that Uber launch a feature called “Suggested Pickup Location”, I’ve spotted the company testing a feature called “Sugges...

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9. VideoStitch Grabs $2.25 Million To Produce 360 Video In Real Time
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-08 at 06:30:40

 French startup VideoStitch just raised $2.25 million from Alven Capital for its video editing software solution. This isn’t your average video editing software, as the company is able to output a live 360 feed using multiple action cameras, ma...

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12. Amazon Fire Phone is now just $159 in the US, but that’s still too much
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-08 at 08:43:05

One year after it was launched, Amazon Fire Phone remains one of the biggest smartphone flops in recent memory. Now Amazon has cut the price of the unlocked 32GB Android-based smartphone down to just $159 in the US, but it's still too expensive compared ...

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13. The Manhole Covers in Japan Are Absolutely Beautiful
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-08 at 07:25:00

Manhole covers don’t have to be ugly sewer lids. In Japan, they can be astoundingly intricate, colorful, museum-worthy feats of urban design. Read more...

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14. Facebook’s new friends icon takes the chip off the woman’s shoulder
     Published by The Verge on 2015-07-08 at 02:40:42

Following up on its subtle logo redesign last week, Facebook is introducing some new friends icons — or rather, Facebook design manager Caitlin Winner is introducing them. In a post on Medium, Winner explains how she changed the social ne...

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15. Women less likely to be shown ads for high-paid jobs on Google, study shows
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-08 at 04:29:39

Automated testing and analysis of company’s advertising system reveals male job seekers are shown far more adverts for high-paying executive jobs Female job seekers are much less likely to be shown adverts on Google for highly paid jobs than men, resear...

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16. How Many Angels is Too Many? It Depends on the Founders
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-08 at 00:22:23

 Yesterday, the New York Times published a smart landscape piece about the growing ubiquity of angel investing in Silicon Valley, where everyone with money wants to pour at least some of it into a startup – preferably one that has already recei...

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17. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-08 at 08:48:56

 Some more consolidation in the world of digital advertising and specifically how emerging markets are being targeted. Sony Pictures Television is buying a majority stake in Miami-based Internet Media Services (IMS), a company that has built out a ...

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19. Mr. Robot Is the Best Hacking Show Yet—But It’s Not Perfect
     Published by Wired on 2015-07-08 at 05:00:41

The show actually understands hackers and hacking. But it doesn't get everything right.
The post Mr. Robot Is the Best Hacking Show Yet—But It’s Not Perfect appeared first on WIRED.

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20. United grounds all its flights due to a network glitch
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-08 at 08:46:00

We really, really hope you didn't have to take a United Airlines flight this morning. The air carrier temporarily grounded all its flights due to a networking glitch that created "automation issues" across its fleet. United started returning things t...

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