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July 14, 2016, 2:25 PM

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Katie Jacobs Stanton:
145 tech leaders, including Vinod Khosla, Ev Williams, and Stewart Butterfield sign letter saying a Trump presidency “would be a disaster for innovation”  —  We are inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, researchers, and business leaders working in the technology sector.
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Eddy Cue on Apple's TV Plans and Why Netflix Isn't a Competitor  —  EMAIL ME  —  The senior vp also dishes on what he learned from Steve Jobs, why the company won't be buying a Hollywood studio anytime soon and why agents should be “very, very excited.”  —  The morning after the Golden …
Mark Scott / New York Times:
EU files new round of antitrust charges against Google related to AdSense and AdWords  —  European officials are expected on Thursday to announce a new round of antitrust charges against Google, according to two people briefed on the matter.  —  The charges relate to some of the technology …
Brittany Vincent / Engadget:
Nintendo's Classic Mini is a tiny NES with 30 pre-loaded games launching November 11 for $59.99  —  That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it's a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of Super Mario Bros. Nintendo totally gets it …
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
Valve promises to crack down on third-party sites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, denies having any business relationships with such sites  —  COUNTER-STRIKE GO GAMBLING SITES ASKED TO CEASE OPERATIONS  —  Valve is cracking down on third-party websites that use Steam to facilitate gambling …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon's AWS buys Cloud9 to add more development tools to its web services stack  —  Amazon Web Services has made an acquisition to continue building out the services that it offers around and on its cloud storage platform.  It has bought Cloud9, a San Francisco-based startup that has built …
Yolanda Redrup / Financial Review:
Android Pay launches in Australia with 25+ partners but ANZ is the only big four bank signed up  —  Google's digital wallet Android Pay has its official Australian launch on Thursday, and like with Apple Pay's earlier launch Australia and New Zealand Banking Group is the first big four bank signed up.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Skype announces new WebRTC alpha version for Linux; Chromebook users can now make voice calls too  —  Skype has announced a brand-new version of Skype for Linux users today, as the Microsoft-owned VoIP client looks to play catch up with its brethren on other platforms.
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Nest's new product is a $199 security camera that works outdoors  —  Nest has made an update to its Nest Cam that — while won't necessarily appeal to everyone — is likely going to solve an issue people may have had with the company's security camera: Efficiency in the outdoors.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook Messenger now supports Instant Articles  —  When Facebook announced its platform for bots at the F8 developer conference this year, publishers raced to push news into Facebook Messenger.  But until now, their stories have loaded in slower-loading web views inside Messenger …

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