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July 1, 2015, 10:25 AM

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Leaked iPhone 6s casing photos reveal nearly identical external appearance to the iPhone 6; dual-lens camera unlikely  —  Revealed: iPhone 6S will look nearly identical outside, but expect numerous changes inside [Gallery]  —  For fall 2015, Apple is preparing an “S” iPhone upgrade …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iPhone 6S to double LTE speeds, run more efficiently with new Qualcomm chip  —  One of the main upgrades to the next iPhone's internals will be a redesigned wireless system featuring a new Qualcomm-made LTE chip, as revealed by images of a prototype iPhone 6S logic board shared by a source.
Kantar Worldpanel:
Android US market share up 2.8 points to 64.9% from March to May thanks to Galaxy S6; LG nearly doubled its share of the US smartphone market YoY  —  Samsung GS6 US Sales Bode Well For Android June Quarter  —  The latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the three months ending …
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
FISA Court rules that 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong, NSA can temporarily resume bulk data collection for the next five months  —  Surveillance Court Rules That N.S.A. Can Resume Bulk Data Collection  —  WASHINGTON — The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ruled late Monday …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg discusses virtual and augmented reality, how Facebook will use AI to understand what people share, more  —  Zuck Details How Artificial Intelligence Will Show You The Perfect Facebook Posts  —  What's Facebook working on in its three AI labs?
Lauren Keating / Tech Times:
Microsoft Is Launching A Portal For Teachers To Use Minecraft In The Classroom  —  Like Follow Share() Tweet() Reddit SUBSCRIBE  —  Minecraft is revolutionizing the classroom — proving that video games can be used as a fun, hands-on way to spark creativity while helping children to learn.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Setback For European Facebook Privacy Class Action, As Austrian Court Rules Lawsuit Inadmissible  —  An ongoing Facebook class action suit in Europe over alleged privacy violations took a significant step back today.  A regional court in Austria, where the suit was originally filed …
Harish Jonnalagadda / Windows Central:
Surface 3 LTE launching in Germany and UK on July 3, wider availability in ‘coming weeks’  —  Microsoft's LTE-enabled variant of the Surface 3 is set to go on sale this week.  Business customers in Germany and the United Kingdom will be able to get their hands on the tablet from July 3, followed by France and Spain.
Michael Yamartino / Pinterest Blog:
Pinterest rolls out Buyable Pins today along with “Shop our picks” category in the US for iPhones and iPads  —  Buyable Pins start rolling out today!  —  Video of Introducing buyable Pins!  —  Earlier this month, we announced buyable Pins—the simple, secure way to buy your favorite products on Pinterest.

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IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
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