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  1. Bits Blog: Twitter, Like Other Big Tech Companies, Comes Up Short on Diversity
    The social media company’s report on employees’ gender and ethnic backgrounds is the latest in a string of reports indicating that when it comes to diversity, the tech industry has “a lot of work to do.”

  2. Bits Blog: The Next Big Thing in Hardware: Smart Garbage
    The old gadgets are piling up. Is there a way to deal with the formerly shiny new things being dumped in the back of closets?
  3. Machine Learning: LG's Smartwatch Shows Android Wear Operating System Has a Long Way to Go
    Google's operating system for wearable devices has some promising features, but they’re not ready yet.

  4. A Google Team, on a Jaunt Around Liberty Island, Records Every Step
    On Wednesday, Google began the work of putting Liberty and Ellis Islands on Google Maps with Street View.

  5. Josh Topolsky of The Verge Is Joining Bloomberg
    Mr. Topolsky, who also worked at Engadget, will oversee a series of new online journalism ventures.
  6. Corner Office: Lonne Jaffe, chief executive of Syncsort, on the importance of setting priorities
    A software company executive says that figuring out how to spend your time is almost as important as how well you execute.
  7. Bits Blog: Six Indicted on Hacking Charges Related to StubHub Tickets
    The authorities say an international criminal ring used stolen credit and debit cards to buy tickets to shows like “Book of Mormon,” and pocketed the money when they resold them.

  8. Bits Blog: Open Source and the Challenge of Making Money
    Many open source companies now work the same way: Get a software project going that outsiders can work on, and then sell proprietary stuff that makes the open source project useful.

  9. E.C.B. Says It Has Been Hacked in Apparent Blackmail Attempt
    The European Central Bank said that no market-sensitive information was compromised and that it had received an email seeking money in return for the data.
  10. Business Briefing: Qualcomm Cites Problems in Collecting China Royalties
    Qualcomm’s outlook for the September quarter was below Wall Street’s expectations and its shares fell on Wednesday after the company said it was having trouble collecting royalties in China.
  11. Facebook’s Profit Propelled by Mobile
    Mobile devices accounted for nearly two-thirds of the social networking company’s revenue, which rose 61 percent over the same quarter last year.

  12. AT&T Gains Customers, but Its Profit Is Slightly Lower
    The communications giant, in reporting its second-quarter results, said its contract-free plans helped attract many new subscribers.

  13. Disruptions: The Demise of the Pen
    The pen has finally met its demise, losing out to finger and the touch screens it controls.
  14. Gadgetwise: A Smartphone That Takes the Fall
    A dropped device’s chances of emerging with its screen unscathed depend on a number of factors, including previous damage and how it lands.

  15. Bits Blog: With the Blessing of Bill Gates, an Unlikely Summertime Best Seller
    Microsoft’s co-founder has resurrected “Business Adventures,” a book published in 1969, and made it a best seller by declaring it his favorite business book.

  16. Bits Blog: Hackers Find Way to Outwit Tough Security at Banking Sites
    A new cyberattack allows criminals to bypass the security mechanisms at banks in Austria, Japan, Switzerland and Sweden.

  17. Pressure Grows on E.U. Regulator to Rethink Google Settlement
    An antitrust inquiry into Google’s search engine and advertising business could last for many years.

  18. Microsoft’s Profits Slide on Mobile, but Its Cloud Flourishes
    Revenue at Microsoft was slightly higher than analysts expected, but earnings were 5 cents a share lower.

  19. App Smart: Circle the Skies, From Your Smartphone or Tablet
    Mobile apps can offer realistic graphics and sophisticated controls that simulate many aspects of flying real aircraft.

  20. DealBook: LinkedIn Makes Another Deal, Buying Bizo
    The social network for professional is paying about $175 million for a firm that lets marketers identify new business prospects and target them with relevant content.

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