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July 28, 2015, 6:15 AM

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Bogdan Petrovan / Android Authority:
OnePlus 2 announced: available Aug. 11, starts at $329 before taxes, with 5.5" 1080p display, Snapdragon 810, 13MP f/2.0 rear camera, USB-C, fingerprint sensor  —  OnePlus 2 officially announced: everything you need to know  —  OnePlus 2 officially announced: everything you need to know by …
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone  —  The most sensitive work environments, like nuclear power plants, demand the strictest security.  Usually this is achieved by air-gapping computers from the Internet and preventing workers from inserting USB sticks into computers.
Tweets: @attackerman and @virusbtn
Gus Lubin / Tech Insider:
Business Insider launches new tech site, Tech Insider, with original reporting by 30+ journalists on tech, science, innovation, culture  —  Welcome to Tech Insider!  —  There has never been a better time to be alive.  —  Contrary to what you might have heard, people are healthier, safer, happier, and smarter than ever.
Ed Bott / ZDNet:
Microsoft releases tool to hide or block unwanted Windows 10 updates  —  Windows 10 testers who've complained about mandatory updates in Microsoft's new operating system might have a solution at hand.  The tool, available as an optional download, lets you hide or block any update for Windows or a hardware driver.
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Musk, Wozniak and Hawking urge ban on warfare AI and autonomous weapons  —  More than 1,000 experts and leading robotics researchers sign open letter warning of military artificial intelligence arms race  —  Over 1,000 high-profile artificial intelligence experts and leading researchers …
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku:
Steam resolves password-reset exploit that compromised some accounts July 21-25  —  Some Steam Accounts Hijacked Following Security Lapse  —  Over the past week, a number of Steam accounts—including those of some prominent streamers and DOTA 2 pros—were temporarily stolen courtesy of a pretty glaring hole in Valve's security.
Mehedi Hassan / Microsoft News:
Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android currently in private beta, APK leaks online  —  This is Microsoft's Arrow Launcher for Android (download APK)  —  Microsoft is currently working on a new Android app, and it's an Android launcher.  The company's latest app is Arrow Launcher and it is currently …
Igloo:
Consolidating data is the key challenge for businesses working with multiple apps  —  The time to unify your software has come — We wanted to get some real insights into why businesses still struggle to tap into the information and expertise they need on a day to day basis.
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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google is dropping its Google+ requirement across all products, starting with YouTube  —  Google has finally announced the Google+ news that everyone has been waiting for: Your Google+ profile will no longer be your identity in all Google products.  This change will be trickling out …
Noah Kulwin / Re/code:
Two Weeks After Content Policy Update, Reddit's Head of Community, Jessica Moreno, Has Left the Company  —  Reddit's head of community, Jessica Moreno, has left the company.  She is the fourth senior female employee to exit in less than a month.  —  Moreno and her husband …
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A year later, hackathon project and Enable team push limits on tech that empowers  —  The Eye Gaze Wheelchair has made major advances, all from the dedicated efforts of a team that was created to work on such empowering projects at Microsoft full-time.
Zoho:
Infographic: 5 Ways an ATS Reinvents Recruiting  —  It's a perfect Monday morning: the coffee is warm, the laptop is on, and you are all set to start the task of the day.  It's quite a time-sensitive one …
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Igloo:
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