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July 7, 2015, 12:40 PM

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Neil King / Arabian Business:
Interview with Sony Mobile CEO Hiroki Totoki: we will never ever sell or exit from the current mobile business  —  Billion dollar turnaround: Sony Mobile CEO  —  The phrase ‘thrown in at the deep end’ might have been invented for Hiroki Totoki.  —  The CEO and president of Sony Mobile …
Leo Kelion / BBC:
BBC reveals final design of the Micro Bit, a pocket-sized computer to be given to 1M UK-based children in October  —  BBC Micro Bit computer's final design revealed  —  The BBC has revealed the final design of the Micro Bit, a pocket-sized computer set to be given to about one million UK-based children in October.
Wall Street Journal:
Samsung's Q2 disappoints with 7th straight profit decline; revenues fall 8.4% as wrong sales forecast leads to glut of unsold Galaxy S6 and shortages of S6 Edge  —  Samsung Sees Seventh Straight Profit Decline  —  The world's largest smartphone maker by shipments said operating profit likely fell about 4%
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
All Apple Stores to reduce third-party accessories selection to items sold in packaging co-designed by Apple, starting next week  —  All Apple Stores revamping third-party accessory selection with Apple designed boxes  —  Apple-designed packaging for the Mophie Juice Pack and Logitech iPad Keyboard
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
13 top cryptographers issue report opposing US, British proposals for circumventing encryption, say plans would put the world's digital communications at risk  —  Code Specialists Oppose U.S. and British Government Access to Encrypted Communication  —  SAN FRANCISCO — An elite group …
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Samsung announces 2TB consumer-oriented SSDs; 2TB 850 Evo for $800, and 850 Pro for $1,000  —  Samsung brings 2TB solid-state drives to your home PC  —  You no longer have to bend over backwards to get more than a terabyte of fast, flash-based storage in your home computer.
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally:
Streaming music service Saavn raises $100m as it reaches 14m active users  —  Big news for Indian streaming music service Saavn: it's announcing a $100m funding round led by Tiger Global Management today, while announcing a new milestone of 14m active users.
More: VentureBeat and TechCrunchThanks:@musically

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