Steam Punks: Valve moves to crack down on Steam gambling sites

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Valve is finally taking some action against third-party websites that drive gambling on CS:Go skins, but its actions don’t amount to much.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231721-valve-finally-denounces-third-party-gambling-sites-but-doesnt-plan-to-block-them-on-steam

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Music Industry Boos Google's Antipiracy Performance


Google on Wednesday released an update of its online antipiracy efforts. YouTube has generated more than $2 billion to content copyright holders by monetizing user-uploaded content through its Content ID rights management system, Google said, adding that more than 90 percent of all Content ID claims result in monetization. YouTube also paid out more than $3 billion to the music industry, which has monetized more than 95 percent of its claims, Google said, adding that more than 90 percent of all Content ID claims result in monetization.

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Lawsuit alleges mismanagement, nepotism and threatening behavior at Hyperloop One

The former CTO of futuristic transportation startup Hyperloop One has filed an explosive lawsuit against the company, alleging mismanagement, nepotism and threatening behavior at the firm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/13/lawsuit-alleges-mismanagement-nepotism-and-threatening-behavior-at-hyperloop-one.html

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Report: China hacked FDIC, U.S. officials covered it up

China’s spies hacked into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from 2010 until 2013 — and American government officials tried to cover it up, according to a Congressional report.

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Microsoft Unveils Enterprise Windows 10, Surface Pay-as-You-Go Plans


Microsoft on Tuesday introduced two pay-as-you-go plans for the enterprise. Windows 10 Enterprise E3 in CSP is “basically the OS wrapped with security and management delivered as a subscription,” said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group. The Surface as a Service Program lets Microsoft CSPs who are also Surface Authorized Distributors use a managed service offering to provision Microsoft resellers and customers with Surface devices, as well as managed cloud services, Office 365, Windows 10, and other products.

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I got caught cheating through Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go ruined my love life! Evan Scribner claims he’s now single after his girlfriend discovered he was “cheating” on her — thanks to the geolocation feature in the addicting scavenger hunt-style cellphone game.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/13/got-caught-cheating-through-pokemon-go.html

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District judge says evidence in 'StingRay' case can be suppressed

A United States District Judge in New York has ruled that the Drug Enforcement Agency’s use of a device that provided authorities with the location of a man’s cell phone— and thus his apartment— was an unreasonable search.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/13/district-judge-says-evidence-in-stingray-case-can-be-suppressed.html

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Senator voices concerns about 'Pokemon GO' data privacy

Just a day after “Pokemon GO” sparked controversy as characters in the game appeared in somber locations like the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery, a U.S. senator has called for the company that makes the game to give “greater clarity” about how it handles users’ security and privacy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/13/senator-voices-concerns-about-pokemon-go-data-privacy.html

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Microsoft will start selling Windows 10 as a subscription product to large businesses

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The company has confirmed that Windows as a service is becoming a reality, but only for enterprise users right now.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231619-microsoft-will-start-selling-windows-as-a-subscription-product-to-large-businesses-this-fall

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Zendesk SVP Matt Price: CRM's Super-Exciting Road Ahead


The most important trends in CRM right now are “the rise of the millennials, the rise of the promoter economy, and the rise of the conscious consumer,” said Matt Price, Zendesk’s SVP of emerging businesses. “The ‘R’ in CRM is relationship, and all of these things impact how we develop relationships with our customers. We’re moving beyond a series of transactions to relationships. Even 10 years ago with traditional CRM, it was really down to the customer’s financial transaction history and the notes that the CSR rep put in the customer record.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83688.html?rss=1

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Because of Grindr, 2 men find out they are HIV-positive

Researchers are pushing for banner ads that offer free HIV test kits to gay men on the dating and hookup site Grindr after a UCLA and Indiana University study.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/12/because-grindr-2-men-find-out-are-hiv-positive.html

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