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January 8, 2015, 1:05 AM

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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 …
Steven Musil / CNET:
Samsung expects fourth-quarter profit to drop 37 percent from year ago  —  Decline in quarter would mark fifth consecutive quarterly drop for the world's largest maker of smartphones.  —  Samsung Electronics said Wednesday that it expects its fourth-quarter earnings report to show a decline …
Brendan Sinclair / GamesIndustry.biz:
Riot building a dedicated network for League of Legends traffic, should be ready end of March  —  Riot working with ISPs for dedicated League of Legends network  —  Company expects hardware to be finished by end of March, but service provider agreements could take longer
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Kantar: Apple's share of smartphones up in nearly all markets on strength of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus for the three months ending November 2014  —  Apple's Bigger iPhones Dent Android's Sales Momentum  —  Apple's newest iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, have put a spring in iOS' smartphone sales figures …
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.
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 …

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