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August 3, 2016, 9:20 AM

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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Time Warner buying 10% of Hulu, source says for $580M, will join Hulu's new pay TV service  —  This TV package is different from the rest.  —  After months of talks, Time Warner is buying a chunk of Hulu, the Web TV service.  —  The deal means Time Warner will be partners with existing owners Disney …
Michael Fortin / Windows Blog:
Windows 10 Anniversary Update starts rolling out today via Windows Update or manual download  —  Starting today the Windows 10 Anniversary Update will begin rolling out for our customers around the world*.  The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is full of new features and innovations …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram “Stories” clones Snapchat's Stories feature for ephemeral photo and video slideshows, will roll out globally on iOS and Android over next few weeks  —  People only post the highlights of their life on Instagram, so today the app adds its own version of “Stories” …
Charles Bovaird / CoinDesk:
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex hacked, roughly 120K bitcoins worth $60M+ stolen; Bitcoin down almost 20%  —  The price of bitcoin fell sharply today exacerbating an already existing decline as global market participants reacted to news that one of the largest digital currency exchanges had been hacked.
Telegram:
Telegram says only publicly available data collected in attack on Telegram in Iran, accounts not accessed  —  Certain people checked whether some Iranian numbers were registered on Telegram and were able to confirm this for 15 million accounts.  As a result, only publicly available data …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft expands HoloLens availability to business customers, debuts HoloLens Commercial Suite with Kiosk Mode, support for VPN, BitLocker, more  —  Microsoft is starting to roll out on a limited basis its HoloLens augmented-reality glasses to business customers, beginning with those in the U.S. and Canada.
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Hacker known as Peace is selling a dump of alleged user credentials for 200M+ Yahoo accounts from 2012 for 3 BTC; Yahoo is investigating  —  A notorious cybercriminal is advertising 200 million of alleged Yahoo user credentials on the dark web, and the company has said it is “aware” …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Firefox 48 arrives with multi-process support, drops old OS X versions and Android Gingerbread  —  Mozilla today launched Firefox 48 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.  The browser has gained multi-processor support (finally), enhanced protection against harmful downloads, and media improvements on Android.

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