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July 2, 2015, 7:40 PM

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Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Yelp stock closes down about 10% amid reports it has stopped pursuing a sale of company  —  Yelp skids 10% amid sale halt reports  —  Yelp shares slipped on Thursday afternoon amid reports the company's sale process had stalled.  —  Following a trading halt around 12:50 p.m. ET …
Terry Myerson / Windows Blog:
Microsoft details Windows 10 rollout plan: Windows Insiders will be first, rest will be in phases  —  Windows 10: Preparing to Upgrade One Billion Devices  —  With around four weeks to go before Windows 10 becomes available, I thought it would be helpful to provide some context on how we will roll-out Windows 10 to the world.
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple's iOS 8.4 kneecaps Home Sharing, music streaming now limited to Apple TV  —  While Apple introduced an array of new music features with its latest iOS 8.4 update featuring Apple Music, it also quietly nerfed content serving functionality by apparently limiting Home Sharing …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Prince sends takedown requests to Spotify, Rdio, and Deezer  —  Prince Won't Stream 4 U (Unless You're On Tidal, Or Maybe Google Music)  —  Call it the Taylor effect: it looks like another high-profile musician is sharpening his arrows to take aim at how streaming music services pay artists.
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Scribd found that paying publishers based on how much readers read is too expensive in genres like romance  —  What Scribd's growing pains mean for the future of digital content subscription models  —  Netflix earned more than $5 billion in 2014.  No wonder companies want to be …

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