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  1. Bits Blog: Square Plans a New, Chip-Friendly Credit Card Reader
    The reader will look much the same as the current one, about the size of a box of matches; it’s what’s inside that counts.

  2. DealBook: The New Bazaar: Online Shopping Catches On in India With Buyers and Global Investors
    E-commerce in India is attracting buyers in a society where Internet access is increasing, and international investors are starting to take note.

  3. Bits Blog: Seattle Takes Oracle’s Cloud
    Oracle is kicking off a 100-person engineering facility in the city, which is continuing its rise as the world’s center of cloud computing, moving from infrastructure to applications.

  4. App Smart: Need Inspiration? Rejoice, O Mobile Poet!
    A roundup of poetry apps to bring words of grace and life to your mobile device.

  5. Bits Blog: The ‘Sharing Economy’ Goes White-Collar
    In some ways, the new focus Uber and Airbnb are putting on business professionals is a risky maneuver as regulators have grown increasingly interested in how the services operate.

  6. Amazon to Invest $2 Billion More in India as E-Commerce Race Heats Up
    The company's investment comes a day after the country's largest e-commerce site, Flipkart, attracted $1 billion of fresh funds.
  7. Amazon Joins With Alloy Entertainment on Digital Publishing Imprint
    The imprint, called Alloy Entertainment, released its first three titles and new titles will be released through Amazon Publishing’s Powered by Amazon program.

  8. China Investigating Microsoft for ‘Monopolistic Behavior’
    An announcement by the state antimonopoly agency confirmed that Microsoft was under scrutiny, and said that officials had conducted surprise visits to company offices across China.

  9. Business Briefing: Corning Profit Falls on Decline of Tablets
    The company, which makes glass screens for electronics, said its second-quarter net income fell 74 percent from a year ago as demand weakened for tablets.

  10. World Cup Gave Twitter a Big Burst in Traffic
    The company’s revenue soared in the second quarter, but the World Cup highlighted Twitter’s reliance on surges of public interest in real-time events to generate traffic.

  11. Bits Blog: Airbnb Expands Into Business Travel
    Airbnb introduced a new business travel initiative on Monday, expanding beyond the vacation and couch-surfing crowds the company has traditionally focused on.

  12. Bits Blog: F.T.C. Publishes Steps for Mobile Industry to Prevent Overbilling
    In the midst of a lawsuit against T-Mobile for overbilling, the Federal Trade Commission published a list of best practices for companies to protect consumers from being overcharged.
  13. DealBook: Indian E-Commerce Firm Flipkart Raises Eye-Popping $1 Billion
    The online marketplace confirmed on Tuesday that it had raised $1 billion in its latest round of fundraising, making it second only to Uber’s $1.2 billion round.

  14. Rhapsody Reaches 2 Million Monthly Subscribers
    The music service announced the milestone on Tuesday as it seeks to expand its footprint in Europe and Latin America.

  15. Workout Clothes With High-Tech Twist Sell Briskly
    Though clothing sales have been strained in recent years, activewear has become a $33.4 billion business, as popular on the street as it is in the gym.

  16. OKCupid Plays With Love in User Experiments
    The dating website OKCupid published the results of three experiments it conducted on users in the name of social science.

  17. With Microsoft in Sights, China Starts to Squeeze U.S. Tech Companies
    An agency that enforces antimonopoly laws visited company offices in four cities, as the country more closely scrutinizes multinational companies.

  18. DealBook: Zillow to Buy Trulia for $3.5 Billion in All-Stock Deal
    The deal will create a giant repository of online listings for real estate and home values.

  19. Bits Blog: Bill to Legalize Unlocking Cellphones Passes Congress
    On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will make it legal for consumers to open the digital locks on their cellphones so that they can more easily switch wireless carriers.

  20. Bits Blog: When Digital Art Is Suitable for Framing
    New screens offer a chance to showcase an image (and a growing community of artists).

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