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August 20, 2015, 7:45 PM

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Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Ashley Madison hackers post new 20GB archive that appears to include company emails and internal documents  —  Hackers Dump More Ashley Madison Data  —  Over the past few days, people have been digging through 10GB of data apparently sourced from the extramarital dating site Ashley Madison, and its parent site Avid Life Media.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, Band 2, and new Lumias set for October launch event  —  Microsoft is planning to hold a massive hardware launch event in October.  Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans tell The Verge that the software giant will use the event to unveil two new Lumia handsets, the Surface Pro 4, and a Microsoft Band 2.
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
UK's ICO orders Google to remove 9 links to news stories about older reports that were removed from search results under right to be forgotten ruling  —  Google ordered to remove links to stories about ‘right to be forgotten’ removals  —  UK data protection watchdog orders search engine …
ZDNet:
Intuit announces it will divest Demandforce, QuickBase, and Quicken as it reports mixed Q4 earnings  —  Intuit reports mixed bag on Q4 earnings; divestitures on deck  —  Wall Street expected a loss of 12 cents per share, with revenues of $738.9 million.  —  Intuit published its fourth quarter …
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Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Bing for Android update beats Google On Tap to the punch, offering information and actions based on what's on screen when you hold down the home button  —  Microsoft beats Google to the punch: Bing for Android update does what Now on Tap will do  —  Microsoft today is introducing a major …
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
96.8 percent of new smartphones sold are either iPhone or Android devices  —  The latest quarterly smartphone sales data from Gartner is out today, and it tells a very familiar story.  BlackBerry keeps shrinking, Microsoft is stagnating, and Google and Apple are tightening their already dominant grip over the entire market.
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
ZocDoc valued at $1.8B after raising $130M round that closed in July  —  ZocDoc Valued at $1.8 Billion in New Funding Round … Online doctor-appointments service ZocDoc Inc. is now one of New York's most highly valued, venture-backed companies after raising $130 million in funding.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Brings Interactive Watch Faces And Built-In Google Translate Support To Android Wear  —  Android Wear's watch faces are getting a bit more interesting today.  Developers were always able to display a lot of information on their watch faces, but users couldn't interact with it.
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Outlook for iOS now lets you open, edit, and send attachments with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint  —  Microsoft today detailed an update to its Office for iOS apps that tightens the integration that Outlook has with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  The new versions have been on Apple's App Store since last week …
Jared Newman / TechHive:
HBO Now lands on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick  —  One more connected TV platform down, but more to go for HBO's standalone streaming video service.  —  HBO Now is ticking a couple more media streamers off its “coming soon” list, with the arrival of Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick support.

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