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July 13, 2015, 4:30 PM

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Graham Cluley / HOTforSecurity:
Facebook's security chief Alex Stamos says it's time for Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash  —  Facebook's security chief calls for Adobe Flash to be killed off  —  Poor old Adobe Flash.  Hardly anybody seems to love it.  —  And this isn't a new phenomenon.
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft plans multi-million Windows 10 ad and marketing campaign, fan-focused launch  —  Microsoft plans a fan-focused Windows 10 launch kick-off  —  Microsoft's multi-million-dollar Windows 10 ad and marketing campaign will be focused on ‘upgrading the world’ to the coming operating system release.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Comcast's Gigabit Pro 2Gbps internet will cost $300/month, up to $1000 in installation and activation fees; early promo rate of $159 a month on 2 year contract  —  Comcast's 2Gbps internet costs $300 per month with huge install fees  —  Comcast's faster-than-Google Fiber internet was always …
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Nintendo has no plans yet for who will replace Iwata, Genyo Takeda and Shigeru Miyamoto to continue as representative directors  —  Shigeru Miyamoto Seen as Possible Nintendo Successor  —  Nintendo Co. has had only two presidents in its modern era—Hiroshi Yamauchi from 1949 to 2002 …
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku:
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Microsoft launches Cortana Analytics Suite with Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, and more in a monthly subscription  —  Microsoft today announced Cortana Analytics Suite, a new package of data storage, information management, machine learning, and business intelligence software in a single convenient monthly subscription.
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Accusing Amazon of Antitrust Violations, Authors and Booksellers Demand U.S. Inquiry  —  Amazon views itself as an innovator that brings enlightenment and entertainment to the masses.  Many of the traditional guardians of the literary community, however, think the retailer is a monopolist and a bully …
Emily Steel / New York Times:
Comcast announces Stream, a $15/month web TV add-on for its internet subscribers with broadcast networks and HBO, available in select markets later this year  —  Comcast Offers Its Alternative to Cable TV, Using the Web  —  Comcast, the country's largest cable operator …

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