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July 12, 2016, 10:05 PM

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Tyler Kugler / Official Android Blog:
Google brings Project Fi subscribers high speed data service in over 135 countries  —  When you're traveling abroad, your phone is an essential tool - for finding a great restaurant, posting pics of your trip online, or translating a sign.  But the data we have access to when traveling abroad often …
Greg Barbosa / 9to5Mac:
Pokémon Go on iOS update fixes Google account permissions issue, which had originally requested full account access at log-in, and addresses crashing bugs  —  Pokémon GO has just received an update on iOS that will hopefully address some of the biggest complaints it has received in the past week.
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Oculus:
Oculus says it's finished shipping pre-orders and delivery time is now 2-4 business days, announces Oculus Connect 3 dev. conference for Oct. 5-7 in San Jose  —  Save the date for Oculus Connect 3, coming to San Jose, California, October 5-7!  —  This year's Connect will be our largest …
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Gartner and IDC numbers show PC shipments grew year-over-year in the US in Q2 2016 but declined worldwide  —  It's not all doom and gloom in the PC world... for once.  Both Gartner and IDC estimate that PC shipments actually grew in the US for the first time in over a year …
Nathan Donato-Weinstein / Silicon Valley Business …:
Google, LinkedIn announce real-estate swap giving Google LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters and LinkedIn several buildings to consolidate staff in Sunnyvale  —  Putting aside years of fierce competition for scarce real estate in Mountain View, Google Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. have struck a …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft announces “Surface as a Service,” an enterprise leasing program that bundles a Surface device, Office 365, and Windows 10  —  Microsoft announced this morning a new program aimed at expanding Surface's footprint in the enterprise, dubbed “Surface as a Service.”
Jay Greene / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook signs deal to use Microsoft's Office 365 including its email and calendar for its 13K employees, as it continues to develop Facebook at Work  —  Social network will move its 13,000 employees to Microsoft's web-based tools  —  Facebook Inc. has signed a deal to use Microsoft Corp. 's online email …
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Twitter signs deal with Bloomberg to livestream three of its daily shows, will share revenue on ads sold alongside videos  —  Twitter has been ramping up its commitment to streaming live video fairly rapidly over the past week or so, rolling out an experiment from the Wimbledon tennis tournament followed …

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