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July 20, 2015, 1:45 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 …
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Instagram Brings Search To The Web  —  Instagram revolutionized how we searched for pics of celebrities getting wasted on yachts on mobile, and now they're bringing that same experience to the web.  —  Today, Instagram is adding search to its desktop experience.
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” …
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.
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 …
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Evernote hires former Google Glass executive Chris O'Neill as new CEO, Phil Libin to remain as executive chairman  —  Evernote Taps Former Google Glass Executive Chris O'Neill as New CEO  —  Signaling what it hopes will mark the start of a new phase of growth, Evernote …
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
EBay Has Bought Twice, an Online Consignment Shop for Women's Clothing  —  EBay is set to announce its first acquisition as a PayPal-less entity, and it's in an area it knows well: Second-hand clothing.  —  The e-commerce marketplace has acquired Twice, a startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz …
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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 …

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