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July 14, 2015, 4:05 AM

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Noah Kulwin / Re/code:
Reddit Chief Engineer Bethanye Blount Quits After Less Than Two Months on the Job  —  Reddit's chief engineer Bethanye Blount quit just days after interim CEO Ellen Pao left the high-profile online community.  —  In an interview, Blount confirmed her departure after only two months at Reddit, having come there from Facebook.
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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Former Reddit CEO says Alexis Ohanian responsible for firing that touched off Reddit revolt, noting a “stunning lack of leadership” in letting Pao take the heat  —  Details Emerge About Victoria Taylor's Dismissal at Reddit  —  Over the last week, the circumstances surrounding …
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News:
Mozilla blocks all versions of Adobe Flash in Firefox  —  Mozilla has added all versions of Adobe Flash up to the most recent version 18.0.0.203 to the Firefox blocklist.  —  Security researchers have discovered vulnerabilities in recent versions of Adobe Flash that have not been patched yet by Adobe but are exploited in the wild.
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.
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Microsoft unveils GigJam, a Cortana driven, cross-platform, realtime and asynchronous business collaboration app  —  Microsoft's New GigJam Collaboration App Deconstructs Tasks Into “Molecules Of Work”  —  Got a project?  GigJam lets you share information on the fly—and hide what's private—on computers, tablets, and phones.
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Forrester: Tablet Sales Have Plateaued But There's A Future In Business  —  As iPhone revenue soars, Apple's iPad sales dropped 18 percent year-over-year in the final quarter of 2014 and has now hit a plateau, according to a new study from Forrester Research.  —  Even the new iPad Air didn't help.
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Facebook testing Moneypenny, a personal assistant inside Messenger that consults real people for help researching and ordering products, among other tasks  —  Facebook is working on a digital assistant named Moneypenny to help you find and buy products  —  Facebook Messenger is getting …
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple Pay launches in UK with 250K stores, 8 banks participating  —  Nine months after its release in the U.S., Apple Pay became available to iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch users in the UK on Tuesday, local time, with support from more than 250,000 retail locations and eight major banks.

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