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August 3, 2015, 3:10 PM

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James Cook / Business Insider:
Sources: Apple is preparing to launch a voicemail service that will use Siri to transcribe your messages  —  Apple is preparing to launch a voicemail service that will use Siri to transcribe your messages  —  Apple employees are testing a voicemail service that uses Siri to answer your calls and transcribe voicemail messages.
James Cook / Business Insider:
Sources: Apple is conducting private MVNO trials in US, in talks with European operators, but service might be 5 years away  —  Apple is in talks to launch its own virtual network service in the US and Europe  —  Apple is in talks to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Nokia sells HERE mapping business to Audi, BMW, and Mercedes for $3.07B  —  Nokia Sells HERE Mapping Business To Group Of European Car Makers For $3.07B  —  Nokia has announced that it has sold its HERE mapping business to a consortium of automobile makers for $3.07 billion, ending months of speculation about the future of the unit.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Microsoft acquires FantasySalesTeam, a gamification platform to incentivize sales teams  —  Microsoft has acquired Incent Games, the company behind FantasySalesTeam, a gamification platform designed to help incentivize sales teams.  —  The computing giant says that it will soon offer …
Zoho:
5 Things to Remember about your Company's Mobile Marketing Strategy  —  Technology is a great enabler.  For me as a marketer, it's fascinating how technology is changing the way we look at marketing, more so for mobile marketing.  Mobile usage continues to grow across the globe.
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Deborah Gage / Wall Street Journal:
Advance/Newhouse, owner of Conde Nast, Bright House Networks, buys 1010data big data analytics firm for $500M  —  In Big Data Deal, Advance/Newhouse Acquires 1010data for $500M … Advance/Newhouse has acquired 1010data Inc. for $500 million, VentureWire has learned, indicating …
John Fontana / ZDNet:
Federal courts start to recognize the possibility of ongoing harm to data breach victims, fueling class-action lawsuits  —  Federal Court's data breach decision shows new tilt toward victims, class-action lawsuits  —  Federal courts beginning to recognize possibility of on-going harm …

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Microsoft:
Harry Shum on TalkEasy app, which helps people with hearing impairment  —  Shum assembled a team to develop TalkEasy, an app that transcribes speech into real-time text to help people with hearing loss communicate.
Hootsuite:
Running Your First Social Media Campaign?  Use This Checklist  —  Social media campaigns have proven themselves to be up to 60 percent percent more effective than traditional advertising campaigns.
Zoho:
5 Things to Remember about your Company's Mobile Marketing Strategy  —  Technology is a great enabler.  For me as a marketer, it's fascinating how technology is changing the way we look at marketing, more so for mobile marketing.
Igloo:
Your business hub: why corporate calendar sharing is a good idea  —  Calendars can do much more than ensure you're on time for meetings.  They can be a central location for project and event materials and knowledge …

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