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July 27, 2015, 3:30 PM

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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Razer confirms acquisition of Ouya's software, tech and dev teams in an all-cash deal as co-founder and CEO Julie Uhrman leaves the gaming console startup  —  Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya's Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal  —  After raising funds at a $1 billion valuation …
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Unpatched phones with Android 2.2 Froyo or later can be hacked via a single unopened MMS due to vulnerability in native Stagefright media playback engine  —  Android Stagefright Flaws Put 950 Million Devices at Risk  —  Vulnerabilities discovered in the Stagefright media playback engine …
Gerry Shih / Reuters:
Beijing police bust factory that produced over 41K counterfeit iPhones worth $19M  —  Beijing police shut down massive iPhone counterfeiting operation  —  Police in Beijing have busted a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones worth as much as 120 million yuan ($19 million) …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Smoking Gun: MPAA Emails Reveal Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Via Today Show And WSJ  —  If you talk to the reporters who work for various big media companies, they insist that they have true editorial independence from the business side of their companies.
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal:
Apple Watch to be sold at Best Buy stores and online starting August 7  —  Apple Watch to Be Sold at Best Buy  —  One month after Apple Inc. started selling Apple Watch at its own stores, the company said it will bring the device to Best Buy stores in August.
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google is dropping its Google+ requirement across all products, starting with YouTube  —  Google has finally announced the Google+ news that everyone has been waiting for: Your Google+ profile will no longer be your identity in all Google products.  This change will be trickling out …
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay Now rapid-delivery service is shutting down, as are the company's Motors, Fashion, and Valet mobile apps  —  eBay Now rapid-delivery service shut down  —  The e-commerce company continues trimming initiatives to focus on its core marketplace, saying Monday it's shuttering some delivery services and several mobile apps.
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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Samsung unveils the first monitor that can wirelessly charge your phone  —  Ladies and gentlemen, we finally have a monitor that isn't just about more screen, more pixels, and more visuals.  Samsung today unveiled the SE370, claiming it's the first monitor with an integrated wireless charging function for mobile devices.

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