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July 11, 2015, 11:35 AM

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Sam Altman / reddit:
Sam Altman announces Ellen Pao's resignation to Reddit, begins AMA  —  An old team at reddit  —  Ellen Pao resigned from reddit today by mutual agreement.  I'm delighted to announce that Steve Huffman, founder and the original reddit CEO, is returning as CEO.
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Ellen Pao out as Reddit CEO, co-founder and original CEO Steve Huffman takes over immediately; Pao to remain as adviser to the board through end of 2015  —  Pao Out as Reddit CEO; Co-Founder Huffman Takes Over  —  Ellen Pao is stepping down as Reddit's CEO, a move that comes amid mounting pressure …
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic:
How Marketplace Lite, a coders-for-hire team, salvaged healthcare.gov after the “tech surge”  —  The Secret Startup That Saved the Worst Website in America  —  Loren Yu was on a weekend trip in Los Angeles when he received an urgent email from a friend.  The friend, Kalvin Wang, had a proposition.
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Apple finally fixes shift: pressing shift in iOS 9 toggles the case of letters on the keyboard  —  Apple made a tiny change to the iPhone keyboard that everyone has been begging for  —  iOS 9, the upcoming operating system for iPhones and iPads, has a seemingly minor new addition to the on-screen keyboard …
Bertel King, Jr / Android Police:
Now You Can Send Directions From Desktop Google Maps To Your Android Device  —  It can be convenient to pull up directions at a PC while you're sitting at your desk, but you're not going to lug that thing outside to the car when it's time to hit the road.  That means you have to get the directions …
Re/code:
Target creates 3,500 square foot Open House in San Francisco store to showcase and sell 35 internet-connected devices  —  Target's Tech Open House Demonstrates Internet of Things  —  San Francisco is home to technology.  Now it's home to perhaps the most technologically-advanced house, too.
Rob Walker / Bloomberg:
The challenges and opportunities for SoundCloud as it grows from a popular app with 12 hours of audio uploaded every minute to a viable business  —  Can SoundCloud Be the Facebook of Music?  —  In ripped white jeans and a midriff-baring SoundCloud T-shirt, 20-year-old Toni Romiti belts …
Christine Magee / TechCrunch:
Wix Launches WixEd, A Free Online School For Website Design  —  DIY website creator Wix wants to make starting a career in web design as easy as it's made building your own site.  —  Today, the company is launching WixEd, a free online education program that teaches Wix users everything …

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