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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Tumblr launches ads on all users' blogs Thursday, will unveil revenue program for partners later in 2016; users can opt out of ads on their blogs  —  Tumblr this week quietly announced plans to roll out a new advertising program across its site which will see it implementing ads across users' blogs.

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Mitchel Broussard / MacRumors: Apple Partners With Parkopedia to Bring In-Depth Parking Data to Apple Maps  —  Parking service company Parkopedia today announced that it will begin to provide its enhanced and detailed parking information services directly within Apple Maps.  With the partnership between the two companies …

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Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch: Sources: AR motorcycle helmet startup Skully effectively shuts down after co-founders are forced out, but remaining leadership still hopes to get new funding  —  Last week TechCrunch came to you with the [dramatic departure]()of AR helmet maker Skully's CEO and co-founder Marcus Weller …

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Roger Cheng / CNET: T-Mobile posts profit of $225M on revenue of $9.22B, beating expectations, as it adds 1.9M customers  —  The aggressive No. 3 carrier once again leads the industry in the critical area of adding customers.  —  Never underestimate the power of free pizza.  —  When T-Mobile in early June launched …

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Shari Steele / The Tor Blog: External investigator hired by Tor confirms inappropriate conduct by Jacob Appelbaum; Tor creates anti-harassment policy, complaints process, community council  —  Seven weeks ago, I published a blog post saying that Jacob Appelbaum had left the Tor Project, and I invited people to contact …

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Raj Iyengar / The Official Google Blog: Google Play launches Family library, a way for up to 6 family members to share purchases across devices  —  Friday night is movie night at our home, and my wife and I look forward to our weekly ritual of putting the kids to bed, getting some takeout, and catching up on our movie wishlist.

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George Slefo / Ad Age: Reddit to debut Promoted User Posts on August 4, a new ad offering that lets marketers sponsor user-generated posts  —  Marketers Will Be Allowed to Sponsor (Consenting) Redditors' Posts  —  Picture this: It's 2020 and Reddit is the third most downloaded app in Apple's App Store …

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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat: Cybersecurity startup SafeBreach raises $15M Series A round, investors include Sequoia Capital, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, HP Pathfinder  —  SafeBreach, a cybersecurity startup that simulates hacks on companies' systems to help them identify holes, has closed a $15 million series …

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Ina Fried / Recode: Microsoft Pix is a free camera app for the iPhone that uses AI to enhance photos  —  Born in the company's research labs, Microsoft Pix focuses on taking better pictures of people.  —  Don't look now, but Microsoft is becoming a serious player in the world of iPhone apps.

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Anthony Ha / TechCrunch: Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $55M Series B round led by Greycroft  —  Scopely is announcing that it has raised a $55 million Series B round of funding.  —  The Los Angeles-based company has built tools for promoting and monetizing mobile games — some of those games are developed in-house …

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Sam Byford / The Verge: Nintendo records $49 million operating loss as Wii U sales crumble  —  Nintendo made an operating loss of 5.13 billion yen ($48.6 million) in the first quarter of its 2016 fiscal year as Wii U sales plunged 53 percent year over year to just 220,000 units.  Nintendo cited the strengthening yen …

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Richard Lai / Engadget: Xiaomi's first laptop is the $750 Mi Notebook Air  —  It wouldn't be a Xiaomi event if it was just announcing one product.  In addition to the new Redmi Pro smartphone, the Chinese company threw in a huge surprise by launching its first-ever laptop line, the Mi Notebook Air, running on Windows 10.

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Ben Lang / Road to VR: Oculus Home update enables tracking with up to four Oculus camera sensors, potentially opening the door for roomscale VR  —  A recent update to Oculus Home has enabled support for tracking the Rift and Touch with up to four trackers, enabling robust coverage of a roomscale space.

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Lucia Maffei / TechCrunch: Apple revenue down 33% in Greater China YoY, country accounts for $8.85B, or a little more than 20% of overall company revenue  —  China impacted Apple's bottom line quite a lot this quarter — and not in a good way.  But the company still plans to invest in the country …

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Leena Rao / Fortune: Tim Cook says Apple Pay now accounts for 75% of all contactless payments made in the US  —  Apple reported better than expected earnings this afternoon, and one nugget shared on the call by CEO Tim Cook could be a good sign for the company's mobile payments service.

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Daniel Terdiman / Fast Company: Inside the development of Facebook's $30K Surround 360 Camera, which was just open-sourced  —  Today, Facebook is releasing the open-source design of its 360-degree 3D camera.  Fast Company got an exclusive look behind the curtain.  —  Stapled to the wall outside a lab near Facebook's …

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Meg Graham / Chicago Tribune: LinkedIn acquires presentation creation and sharing software startup PointDrive, will integrate technology into its Sales Solution business unit  —  PointDrive, whose CEO is Bill Burnett, left, has been acquired by LinkedIn.  —  Blue Sky Innovation  —  Privacy Policy

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Dylan Martin / BostInno: Citrix to merge GoTo with competitor LogMeIn in $1.8B tax-free deal, LogMeIn CEO Bill Wagner to lead combined company; LogMeIn stock up 19%+ after hours  —  LogMeIn said at market close on Tuesday that it plans to merge with Citrix's GoTo business, one of its largest competitors, in a tax-free deal valued at $1.8 billion.

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Alex Sherman / Bloomberg: Analog chip maker Analog Devices to acquire rival Linear Technology for $14.8B, a premium of 24% to its closing price Monday  —  Analog Devices Inc. agreed to acquire Linear Technology Corp. for about $14.8 billion, potentially restarting a scramble by chipmakers to add scale amid record industry consolidation.

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Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal: Apple beats expectations with quarterly net income of $7.8B, down from $10.68B last year; iPad revenue grows for first time in 10 quarters, to $4.9B  —  Revenue drops for second straight quarter, but shares rise as results still top views  —  Apple Inc. said its quarterly profit fell 27% …

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Sarah Frier / Bloomberg: Twitter's Q3 revenue forecast of $590M-610M is well below analysts' estimates of $681M, a sign it's struggling to win ad dollars as user growth stagnates  —  Twitter Inc. forecast third-quarter revenue that fell short of analysts' estimates, a sign it's struggling to win more advertising dollars as user growth stagnates.

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Alex Webb / Bloomberg: Apple reports Q3 revenue down 15% YoY to $42.4B, forecasts Q4 revenue of $45.5B-47.5B; iPhone unit sales for the quarter fell 15% YoY to 40.4M; stock up 5%+  —  Apple Inc. reported lower sales and forecast a third straight quarterly revenue drop, dragged down by slowing demand for iPhones amid …

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Business Wire: Apple Reports Third Quarter Results  —  Services Revenue Grows 19% as App Store Hits All-Time Record  —  CUPERTINO, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 third quarter ended June 25, 2016.  The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion …

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Apple: Apple Reports Third Quarter Results  —  Services Revenue Grows 19% as App Store Hits All-Time Record  —  Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 third quarter ended June 25, 2016.  The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion and quarterly net income of $7.8 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share.

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Twitter: Twitter reports Q2 revenue of $602M, an increase of 20% YoY, 313M MAUs, up from 310M last quarter; stock drops 9%+ on low Q3 guidance of $590M-610M in revenue  —  Dear Shareholders, We look forward to discussing our second quarter 2016 financial results with you at 2:00 p.m. PT today.

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