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Karen Freifeld / Reuters: Seven arrests made in $1.6 million StubHub cyberfraud case  —  (Reuters) - Police have arrested seven people on charges they were tied to an international ring that defrauded eBay Inc's StubHub online ticketing service of some $1.6 million, the latest in a string of high-profile cybercrime busts in recent months.

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Re/code: Razer Integrates WeChat into its Nabu Wearable, Says Should Hit U.S. for Under $100  —  Hardware maker Razer said late Wednesday that it is adding support for WeChat into its forthcoming wearable device, the Nabu smartband.  —  In addition to getting notifications on the device …

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Roberto Baldwin / The Next Web: LittleBits' new cloudBit device adds your dumb gadgets and household appliances to the Internet of Things  —  The magnetically connected littleBits electronics library got a new internet-connected addition.  The new Internet of Things cloudBit module connects all your projects to internet-scripting service, IFTTT.

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Joseph Czikk / BetaKit: Mike McDerment's FreshBooks Raises $30 Million In First Funding Round  —  Toronto startup FreshBooks, the online cloud accounting software for freelancers and professionals, has raised a $30 million funding round from Oak Investment Partners with participation from Atlas Venture and Georgian Partners.

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Jack Linshi / TIME: Foursquare moving all check-ins to secondary app Swarm starting Thursday  —  You Can't Check-In on Foursquare's Main App Starting Tomorrow  —  You can check out Foursquare's new app starting in the next few weeks, but you can't check-in.  —  Foursquare said Wednesday that users …

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Kevin Rawlinson / BBC: Music label sues YouTube star Michelle Phan for copyright infringement; one artist whose work was apparently infringed defends her  —  YouTube star Michelle Phan sued over copyright breach  —  A leading YouTube entrepreneur is facing legal action for alleged copyright infringement in her videos.

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Nick Summers / The Next Web: Reddit Live is now official, lets anyone create their own breaking news live blog  —  Today, Reddit officially launched its own live-blogging platform.  The company calls it Reddit Live and the feature has actually been in “semi-open beta” for a few months now - you may have stumbled across …

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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Amazon Expands Prime Music Catalog By “Hundreds Of Thousands” Of Songs  —  One of the major complaints with Amazon Prime Music, the company's new streaming music service bundled in with its Amazon Prime membership program, was its lack of song selection, and especially current hits.

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Mark Hearn / 9to5Google: HTC One Remix coming to Verizon on July 24th for $100 on a two year contract  —  The HTC One mini 2 is coming to America, but it will be carrying a different moniker.  After weeks of rumors and leaks, Verizon confirmed today that it will start selling the HTC One Remix on July 24th for $100 with a two year service agreement.

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Sophie Knight / Reuters: Sony investing $345M to increase production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets  —  Sony invests in image sensor production amid ‘selfie’ boom  —  (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase production of image sensors for smartphones …

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: American Users Spend An Average Of 40 Minutes Per Day On Facebook  —  American Facebook users spend way more time on the social network than exercising.  Mark Zuckerberg said today on Facebook's Q2 earnings call that users in the US spend an average of 40 minutes per day …

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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac: Apple reportedly discussing mobile wallet plans with credit card companies, may launch with iPhone 6  —  The Information has a new report out discussing Apple's progress on a mobile wallet payments service.  The post echoes reporting by 9to5Mac earlier in the year.

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Connie Loizos / StrictlyVC: Sense, a New Sleep Tracker with a Kickstarter Campaign, Has Raised at Least $10.5 Million from Investors  —  James Proud, a former Thiel fellow who sold his first company, is back with a new company and sleep-tracking product called Sense that's “part-Nest thermostat, part-Fitbit,” as Forbes describes it.

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Jon Russell / The Next Web: Messaging app Line gets serious about privacy with Telegram-inspired ‘hidden chat’ feature  —  Line is finally getting serious about security after it added encrypted chat options to its messaging service today with an update that is reminiscent of rival app Telegram.

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Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Kumo Is Raising $50 Million To Break The TV Bundle  —  Despite Aereo's trouble in the Supreme Court, the hope of disrupting the TV industry is still alive in the tech world.  —  A new startup led by Aol and Dish veteran Neil Davis is in the process of raising $50 million to fill that void.

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Brian R. Fitzgerald / Wall Street Journal: Live: Facebook's Q2 Earnings and Conference Call  —  Facebook 's showed no signs of slowing down, posting revenue of $2.91 billion on profit of 30 cents a share.  Wall Street had expected revenue of $2.8 billion on profit of 32 cents a share.  —  We're live-blogging the conference call with analysts, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET.

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Ellis Hamburger / The Verge: 30% of Facebook's 1.32B users are mobile-only; total mobile users grew 31% in a year to 1.07B  —  Facebook's new stats: 1.32 billion users per month, 30 percent only use it on their phone  —  Facebook announced its second quarter 2014 earnings today, and one fact is becoming more and more obvious.

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Larry Dignan / ZDNet: Qualcomm delivers blowout Q3, but cuts outlook over China woes  —  Summary: Mobile processor giant Qualcomm said a regulatory investigation in China and licensees that aren't reporting sales of licensed products will hurt fourth quarter results.  —  Qualcomm delivered strong fiscal third quarter sales …

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Sam Sabri / Windows Phone Central: Uber officially returns to Windows Phone  —  Welcome Uber back to Windows Phone.  The official Uber app for Windows Phone was first launched in March 2013 but pulled from the Window Phone Store last August.  That first app wasn't anything to write home about and customers complained enough that it was removed.

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Janet Van Huysse / The Twitter Blog: Twitter releases diversity report: global employees are 70% male; in US 59% white, 29% Asian  —  Building a Twitter we can be proud of  —  At Twitter, we have a goal to reach every person on the planet.  We believe that goal is more attainable with a team that understands and represents different cultures and backgrounds.

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Roger Cheng / CNET: AT&T misses Q2 expectations, but saw smartphone growth rebound  —  AT&T's so-called post-paid showed surprising growth, adding more smartphone customers in the period.  —  AT&T's customer growth continued to surge in the second quarter even as it missed Wall Street's earnings and sales expectations.

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Facebook: Facebook Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results  —  Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.  —  “We had a good second quarter,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO.  “Our community has continued to grow …

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Facebook Beats In Q2 With $2.91 Billion, In Revenue, 62% Of Ad Revenue From Mobile, 1.32B Users  —  Facebook's earnings beat projections for the 8th quarter straight with $2.91B in revenue and $0.42EPS in Q2 2014 .  It now has 1.07 billion mobile monthly users, and 654million daily mobile users.

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Jordan Kahn / 9to5Google: Samsung's Developers Conference returns Nov. 11-13 at Moscone West in San Francisco  —  Samsung announced today that its official Developers Conference is returning again this year and will kick off November 11 at Moscone West in San Francisco.  Last year, Samsung held its first developer conference …

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Dan Seifert / The Verge: Sprint and Google partner up to push Google Apps for enterprise  —  The struggling carrier looks to other services to boost revenue  —  Sprint and Google are today announcing a new partnership which allows Sprint to sell Google's Apps for Business services to its enterprise customers starting next month.

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