August 15, 2017, 3:00 PM

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Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing, which develops software for orchestrating workloads in the Azure, Amazon, and Google clouds, for an undisclosed amount  —  Microsoft is buying Cycle Computing, which develops software for orchestrating workloads in the Azure, Amazon and Google clouds, for an undisclosed amount.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook is deleting posts linking to an obscene Daily Stormer article on Charlottesville victim, after initially being shared more than 65K times  —  Daily Stormer article violated community standards, company says  —  A blog post attacking a victim of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville …
Ina Fried / Axios:
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich leaves President Trump's American Manufacturing Council, says the divided political climate is causing serious harm to critical issues  —  Intel said Monday that CEO Brian Krzanich was leaving President Trump's American Manufacturing Council, the latest executive …
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Amazon launches “Instant Pickup” points to fulfill pickup orders in minutes, now live near a few college campuses in the US  —  If you think speaking to your fellow humans is the worst part about going to the local corner store, Amazon might just have a solution.
Ken White / Popehat:
Dreamhost, after working with DoJ for several months, opposes DoJ request for info on owners and visitors of anti-Trump site, including 1.3M IP addresses  —  I used to have DreamHost as a webhost.  We parted ways, but I always admired and appreciated that they reliably stood up for their customers …
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Qualcomm unveils new Spectra depth-sensing camera tech, expected to be part of the next flagship Snapdragon Mobile Platform  —  Dual cameras are so passé.  Qualcomm is getting ready to define the next generation of cameras for the Android ecosystem.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook adds eBay's Daily Deals to its Marketplace on mobile  —  Facebook is again getting into the daily deals space, this time in collaboration with eBay.  The company has launched a new feature within its Marketplace section on its mobile app, where a selection of inventory from eBay's Daily Deals program is now available.
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft announces general availability of .NET Core 2.0, .NET Standard 2.0, and ASP.NET Core 2.0  —  Microsoft is rolling out .NET Core 2.0, .NET Standard 2.0 and ASP.NET Core 2.0, advancing the company's goal of more of a common .NET platform everywhere.

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