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January 7, 2015, 8:40 PM

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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI Director: Sony's ‘Sloppy’ North Korean Hackers Revealed Their IP Addresses  —  The Obama administration has been tightlipped about its controversial naming of the North Korean government as the definitive source of the hack that eviscerated Sony Pictures Entertainment late last year.
Andrew Watts / Medium:
A 19-year-old college student describes how and why his demographic uses the various social media platforms  —  A Teenager's View on Social Media  —  Written by an actual teen  —  I read technology articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Evernote lays off 20 employees globally in a partial restructuring  —  The company says it's making moves to improve its revenues in 2015  —  Evernote, makers of software and hardware for enhancing your intelligence, has laid off about 20 employees in offices around the globe, The Verge has learned.
Simon Khalaf / Flurry Insights:
Mobile app usage grew 76% in 2014, with most growth in lifestyle and shopping category at 174%; utilities and productivity growth also strong at 121%  —  Shopping, Productivity and Messaging Give Mobile Another Stunning Growth Year  —  In the six years that Flurry has been reporting …
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Twitter Returns Bing Translator To TweetDeck  —  Users of the platform can now access translations of tweets in foreign languages again.  —  Twitter on-again-off-again relationship with Bing Translator is on again.  —  The company recently returned the feature to TweetDeck …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
BlackBerry announces redesigned Passport for AT&T and BBM support for Android Wear  —  BlackBerry inexplicably redesigns the Passport for AT&T  —  BlackBerry ran a small press conference here at CES 2015 to announce a that it's releasing the BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic on AT&T. Oddly …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
AT&T will let Mobile Share Value customers rollover unused data to the next month starting January 25  —  AT&T will let 50 million customers carry over unused data to the next month  —  AT&T's data plan just got a lot more forgiving.  Today, the company announced that starting January 25th …

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