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July 14, 2015, 9:00 PM

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Steve Huffman / reddit:
New Reddit CEO announces content policy update AMA on July 16, says some subreddits shouldn't exist and Reddit wasn't founded as “a bastion of free speech”  —  Content Policy update.  AMA Thursday, July 16th, 1pm pst.  —  There has been a lot of discussion lately —on reddit …
Noah Kulwin / Re/code:
Reddit's chief engineer Bethanye Blount quits after less than two months on the job; claims loss of confidence in the direction of the company  —  Reddit Chief Engineer Bethanye Blount Quits After Less Than Two Months on the Job  —  Reddit's chief engineer Bethanye Blount quit just days …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Exclusive: CEO Nadella talks Microsoft's mobile ambitions, Windows 10 strategy, HoloLens and more  —  Microsoft CEO talks about his thinking around product differentiation and being ahead of the curve in this Q&A with Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley. … MJF: You just got off the stage.
Abhijeet M. / SamMobile:
Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ will be announced Aug. 12, on sale from Aug. 21  —  Exclusive: Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ coming August 12, on sale from August 21  —  Going by Samsung's usual launch schedule, the Galaxy Note 5 would be less than two months away from getting an official announcement at this point of time.
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News:
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Match Group, subsidiary of Tinder and OkCupid owner IAC, buys PlentyOfFish for $575M  —  Match Group Buys PlentyOfFish For $575M To Bag More Singles  —  A spot of consolidation in the online dating space today, with Match Group, the subsidiary of Tinder and OkCupid owner IAC …
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google launches Eddystone, an open source, cross-platform Bluetooth LE beacon format  —  Meet Google's “Eddystone”—a flexible, open source iBeacon fighter  —  Google's cross-platform standard combines the best of iBeacon and The Physical Web.  —  Move over iBeacon—today Google is launching …
Maureen Farrell / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter spikes more than 8% and then falls in response to a fake story about takeover offer, from a site designed to look like Bloomberg  —  Twitter Spikes and Falls on a Fake Story About a Fake Bid  —  Traders on Tuesday were once again forced to grapple-in real time- with the difference between what's real and what's fake.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
ZTE's Axon is a 5.5-inch unlocked phablet with 4GB of RAM for $450, available in US today as the Chinese company tries to make a name for itself in US market  —  ZTE's Axon is a 5.5-inch unlocked phablet for the US  —  During a press event in NYC today, ZTE took the wraps off of the Axon line of smartphones.

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