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July 15, 2015, 8:15 PM

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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook tests shops within Pages that bring entire shopping experience from product discovery to checkout inside Facebook  —  Facebook Takes Big Step Forward On Commerce, Builds Shops Into Pages  —  A test with the potential to transform online commerce.  —  Mock-up of Facebook's new shop pages.
Erica Swanson / Google Fiber Blog:
Google to offer free internet access in select public housing areas in all Google Fiber markets, as part of ConnectHome, Obama's low-cost Internet program  —  Bringing Internet access to public housing residents  —  The web is where we go to connect with people, learn new subjects …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple releases new iPod touch with gold option, 8MP camera, 64-bit A8 processor, 128GB, adds new Nano and Shuffle colors  —  Apple releases new, faster, iPod touch with 8MP camera and 128 GB option, new Nano/Shuffle colors  —  As we reported this morning, Apple has today launched a new version …
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Google Unveils “Purchases On Google,” Which Are Basically Buy Buttons In Mobile Ads  —  Google today announced a new feature called Purchases on Google, which will make it easier for consumers to buy products directly from mobile search ads.  —  The Wall Street Journal first reported …
Rachel King / ZDNet:
Intel beats Q2 estimates with revenue of $13.2B; CEO credits growth to Internet of Things, memory, and data center departments  —  Intel CEO credits solid Q2 results to Internet of Things, data center growth  —  Also coming soon: Skylake, the code name for Intel's sixth-generation Core processor aimed …
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Netflix Shares Spike 10% After The Company Reports 3.3M New Subs, Better-Than-Expected Q2 Profit  —  Today following the bell, Netflix announced its second-quarter financial performance, including revenue of $1.64 billion and earnings per share of $0.06.  Netflix picked up .9 million …
Jamieson Cox / The Verge:
Neil Young, whose Pono high fidelity music player was released in January, pulls his music from all streaming services, citing poor audio quality  —  Neil Young is yanking his catalog from streaming services  —  Neil Young took to Facebook and Twitter today to announce that he's removing …
Daniele Lepido / Bloomberg Business:
European trademark holder sues Apple for using the term ‘iWatch’ in Apple Watch search ads  —  Apple Is Getting Sued Over the Name iWatch, Even Though That's Not What Its Product Is Called  —  A trademark holder in Europe is angry that Apple bought Google ads for the term “iWatch”
Rich Lord / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Cybercrime forum site Darkode shut down in joint international operation between FBI, Europol, others, leading to 28 arrests worldwide so far  —  International cybercrime marketplace taken down  —  Darkode.com was, until yesterday, a leading black market for stolen data.

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