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July 20, 2015, 1:00 PM

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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Dating site for cheaters AshleyMadison hacked, data of 37M users potentially compromised  —  Online Cheating Site AshleyMadison Hacked  —  Large caches of data stolen from online cheating site AshleyMadison.com have been posted online by an individual or group that claims to have completely compromised …
S.Somasegar / MSDN Blogs:
Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 Available for Download  —  Today, I am excited to announce that Visual Studio 2015 and .Net 4.6 are available for download!  —  These releases are the next big step in the journey we outlined last November to bring the productivity of Visual Studio and .NET …
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
PayPal Shares Pop 8.3 Percent Following eBay Split Valuing PayPal At More Than $50 Billion  —  Everybody expected PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) to be worth more than eBay following its split with its parent company (NASDAQ:EBAY), but not that much.  After a short period of trading on a “when issued” …
Deena Shanker / Quartz:
Online food delivery ordering is about to overtake phone ordering in the US  —  Getting your dinner to your door is now easier than ever, and thanks to the internet, almost no human interaction is required.  —  While phone orders dominated delivery only five years ago …
Re/code:
Once outcasts, three Canadian researchers now lead the deep learning efforts at Google, Facebook and IBM  —  Welcome to the AI Conspiracy: The ‘Canadian Mafia’ Behind Tech's Latest Craze  —  In the late '90s, Tomi Poutanen, a precocious computer whiz from Finland, hoped to do his dissertation …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Spotify's ‘Personalized,’ Computer-Generated Playlists Are Here, and They're Pretty Good  —  I was worried about the Minions.  But it turned out to be okay.  —  Last week Spotify told me it was rolling out a new feature — a weekly “personalized” playlist, automatically generated by the music service based on my listening habits.
Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
Samsung announces 8-inch and 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 tablets with new form factor and 4:3 2048x1536 displays, available in August  —  Samsung Announces The 8.0" and 9.7" Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets  —  Today Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab S2, the followup to last year's Galaxy Tab S tablets.

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Microsoft:
Making gaming accessible to all  —  Read the story behind the new Xbox Adaptive Controller, which will make gaming accessible to people with a broad range of disabilities.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
IBM:
Multi-platinum music producer collaborates with AI and APIs  —  See how IBM partnered with Spotify to help Alex da Kid find the perfect match for his upcoming single.
Zoho:
Zoho CRM-Outlook Add-in: Announcing Stylish, Interactive UI with New Features  —  Generating quality leads and maintaining lasting customer relationships is a challenge for any sales team.

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