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August 17, 2016, 4:19 PM

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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches a dedicated shop for items featured on Product Hunt  —  Amazon has teamed up with Product Hunt — the San Francisco-based startup that helps curate and surface the hottest new apps, websites, gadgets, tech creations and more — by offering a collection of products for purchase …
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Kobo launches 7.8" waterproof Aura One e-reader for $229, with a colored backlight for better nighttime reading  —  Whether you read before bed, in the bathtub, during your commute or at the beach, Kobo wants to be there for you.  The e-reader maker just released the $229 Aura One …
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Dan Richman / GeekWire:
Google Cloud Platform releases three enterprise cloud database services from beta: Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Cloud Datastore  —  Google Cloud Platform today released three database services from beta, signaling that they're ready for production use.  Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable …
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Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Hands-on with Huawei Honor 8 dual-camera phone with 5.2" full HD display, 8-core Kirin 950 SoC, 4GB RAM, now available for pre-order in the US starting at $399  —  Huawei's second US-bound “Honor” phone brings another budget flagship option to the table.  —  Huawei might not be well known in the US …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
NVIDIA brings desktop GTX 1000 series GPUs to laptops, says they are VR-ready when on AC power  —  Nvidia first tried its hand at putting desktop-class graphics chips inside a notebook last year, with its Maxwell-based GTX 980.  That was a hint at what the US-based technology company was really working on …

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