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Pinterest’s Tracy Chou To Talk Diversity At Disrupt SF 2015view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Diversity is a problem even Silicon Valley cannot solve — something Tracy Chou plainly highlighted in 2013 when she set up a database to help quantify the Valley’s diversity issue with the hopes of bringing to light just how few women engineers there are at top tech firms. (IT news)

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Mobile Device War Plays Out in the Channelview story

http://thevarguy.com – With the launch of the latest version of a Microsoft Surface 3 tablet based on Intel i7 processors and pending release of a Microsoft Surface 4 device, the line between tablet and notebook is getting blurrier by the day. read more (IT news)

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Smartphones, tablets launched last weekview story

http://www.themobileindian.com – Over a dozen devices were launched this week including the most talked about Lenovo K3 Note and Sony's new flagship, the Xperia Z3+. (IT news)

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Yahoo is stepping up its search game to knock Googleview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Looks like Yahoo is using its resources to once again revamp its search engine, this time in the mobile arena by providing a more visually appealing experience. Important stuff up top, links at the bottom. (IT news)

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So About That Whole Tech-Eating-Jobs Thingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The argument seems compelling, the logic inescapable. As hardware doubles its density every 18-24 months, courtesy of Moore’s Law, and as software eats the world, technology will replace a broad swathe of jobs outright–from burger-flippers to physicians–and networks will atomize many others from full-time positions into gigs performed by many fungible workers. (IT news)

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11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Weekview story

http://techcrunch.com –  This week in tech, we got introduced to Apple Music, learned that Microsoft and AOL will enter a partnership, and much more. These are the stories to catch you up on this week’s news. Read More (IT news)

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Distribution Watch: Ingram Micro, Arrow Electronicsview story

http://thevarguy.com – Happy Independence Day, Distribution Watchers! We hope you have an awesome weekend of celebrating our great country and watching fireworks to look forward to as you close out the work week. But before you go, make sure to check out the latest news from our friends at Ingram Micro (IM) and Arrow Electronics (ARW). read more (IT news)

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Intel, Canonical Partner on Ultra-Mobile Ubuntu-Based Compute Stickview story

http://thevarguy.com – It's long been possible to install and run Linux from a USB stick—if you have a full computer to boot it from. But starting this week, Intel (INTC) and Ubuntu are partnering to deliver an open source operating system that requires only a monitor with an HDMI port in the form of the Intel Compute Stick. read more (IT news)

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Quick Heal Technologies Unveils Partner Rewards Program, New Hiresview story

http://thevarguy.com – Quick Heal Technologies unveiled a new loyalty program called Quick Rewards for its North American reseller partners in an effort to spur greater sales of its IT security solutions. read more (IT news)

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Xiaomi Sold 34.7M Smartphones In First Half Of 2015, Up 33% Year-On-Yearview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today confirmed that it sold just shy of 35 million phones in the first half of this year. Read More (IT news)

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WikiLeaks Drops New Docs Detailing NSA’s Hobby of Spying On Alliesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Oh NSA, what big ears you have. Wikileaks just released a new collection of documents which give a particularly clear picture of the NSA’s spying patterns on its allies. The docs, dubbed “The Euro Intercepts,” detail the systematic spying of the NSA on the economic institutions and officials of France and Germany. (IT news)

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Buy Tickets Now For The Summer Party At August Capitalview story

http://techcrunch.com –  TechCrunch’s annual summer soirée is almost here. As in years past, August Capital will graciously host TechCrunch and hundreds of local investors, founders and developers at its sunny office on Sand Hill Road. All are welcome to the July 31 event, but space is limited. Tickets, which you can buy here, are $85 each and include drinks and food. Read More (IT news)