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August 24, 2015, 3:10 PM

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Susan Hendrich / Windows Blog:
Cortana Now Available on Android in Public Beta  —  In May, we announced that Cortana, the first personal digital-assistant who works across your PC & your phone, will be coming to Android and iOS devices.  Today, we're pleased to make the beta of the Cortana app available to all Android phone users.
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Apple stock recovers after Tim Cook reassures investors, other tech stocks reclaim most early morning losses too  —  Apple leads technology stock recovery amid China fallout  —  An email from Tim Cook to “Mad Money” television host Jim Cramer helped save Apple nearly $80bn in its market value amid …
Open State Foundation:
Twitter suspends API access for Diplotwoops and Politwoops, which displayed deleted tweets of politicians, in all remaining 30 countries  —  Twitter cuts off Diplotwoops and Politwoops in all remaining 30 countries  —  Popular web service that tracked politicians' deleted tweets shut down in 30 countries
BBC:
Ashley Madison offers C$500K reward as police investigate reports of two suicides possibly connected to leak  —  ‘Suicides’ over Ashley Madison hack  —  Two Ashley Madison clients are reported to have taken their lives after hackers published their details according to police in Canada.
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Uber says Tencent, owner of WeChat and an investor in competitor Didi Kuaidi, banned or froze all its accounts on WeChat, halting Uber's progress in China  —  In Uber's Quest to Win Over China, Tencent Blocks the Way  —  The car-booking company speaks out for the first time about getting blocked by WeChat …
Liam Spradlin / Android Police:
New Google Maps notification encourages users to share restaurant food photos  —  Google's Foodie Photo Ambitions Live On In New Maps Feature In Testing  —  Back in February, we told you about a new experimental service at Google called Tablescape.  The app, which at the time served …

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