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August 6, 2015, 2:15 PM

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Marco della Cava / USA Today:
Apple Music has 11M trial subscribers with 2M on family plan; App Store has record month in July with $1.7B in transactions  —  Apple Music hooks 11 million trial members, App Store has record July  —  One month after unveiling its new streaming music service, Apple has locked in 11 million trial members …
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Hackers can remotely steal fingerprints from Android phones built by Samsung, HTC, and Huawei; affected vendors have provided patches  —  Hackers can remotely steal fingerprints from Android phones  —  Researchers outline how hackers can attack your smartphone to steal your fingerprint on a “large scale” — without anybody noticing.
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Android fragmentation report finds 24,093 distinct devices from 1,294 different manufacturers  —  Android Fragmentation Visualized  —  Fragmentation is both a strength and weakness of the Android ecosystem, a headache for developers that also provides the basis for Android's global reach.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Outlook email app for Apple Watch makes it easier to see full emails and reply on the watch  —  Microsoft's Outlook email app arrives on the Apple Watch  —  Microsoft has been a strong supporter of the Apple Watch, and that's continuing today with the release of Outlook for Apple Watch.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
TechCrunch Apple reporter Darrell Etherington hired by Apple for PR  —  TechCrunch's lead Apple reporter Darrell Etherington quietly stopped writing for the news site at the end of June, and we've learned that he left to take up a job in Apple's PR office in Toronto, Canada.
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Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Enjoy Technology, ex-Apple retail boss Ron Johnson's electronics e-commerce company, raises $50M led by Highland Capital  —  Ron Johnson Raises $50 Million For E-commerce Venture Enjoy  —  The man who built Apple's brick-and-mortar stores is back at it again.
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Twitter Will Offer ‘Buy’ Buttons to as Many as 100,000 Merchants With New Shopify Deal  —  Twitter has been deliberate in its rollout of Buy buttons.  But it's about to make a bigger splash.  —  The social network is in the process of integrating with Shopify and other e-commerce software companies …

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