Logitech is acquiring gaming headset maker Astro for $85 million in cash – The Verge


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Logitech is acquiring gaming headset maker Astro for $85 million in cash
The Verge
Computer accessory company Logitech announced today that it's acquiring Astro Gaming, a popular console gaming headset maker, for $85 million in cash. Astro will join the Logitech G division, Logitech's PC gaming-focused sub-brand, as part of a broader …
Logitech buys headset maker Astro GamingCNET


Logitech acquires Astro Gaming to form an audio-headset behemothVentureBeat
Logitech has acquired AstroPC Gamer
GameSpot –Gamasutra –Gstyle magazine –USgamer
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Twitter Names Former Goldman Sachs Banker Ned Segal as CFO – Bloomberg


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Twitter Names Former Goldman Sachs Banker Ned Segal as CFO
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Twitter Inc. named Ned Segal, who spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., as chief financial officer, the second time the social media company has turned to a veteran of the investment bank for an executive to help revive its fortunes. Segal, 43
Twitter hires ex-Goldman managing director as CFOReuters


Twitter Hires A New CFO After An Eight-Month SearchBuzzFeed News
Twitter taps Ned Segal as new chief financial officerCNBC
Recode –TechCrunch –Adweek –Business Insider
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Echo devices are Amazon Prime Day’s best sellers – TechCrunch


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Echo devices are Amazon Prime Day's best sellers
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Amazon's decision to deeply discount its voice-powered Echo devices for Prime Day appears to be paying off for the online retailer. Though Prime Day is still underway this afternoon, Amazon has already sold more Echo devices than it did on Prime Day
Amazon Is Using This One-Two Punch to Knock Out RetailMotley Fool


Amazon Echo Show review: A smart speaker that shows up the competitionZDNet
Some of the worst deals we found on Amazon Prime DayPC Gamer
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Style Sector: G-Shock Celebrates HUF’s 15th Anniversary With Debut Of New Collaboration Watch

oday, Casio G-SHOCK announces the release of a special edition DW5600 model in collaboration with skate lifestyle brand, HUF Worldwide. Commemorating the brand’s 15th anniversary, the DW5600HUF-1 features the classic style of the DW5600 merged with various design elements that nod to HUF’s celebrated ‘Dirt Bag Crew’ culture, including its signature logo, a throwback graphic, […]

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Google’s 2017 Pixel XL may pack a squeezable body – Engadget


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Google's 2017 Pixel XL may pack a squeezable body
Engadget
For all the buzz surrounding Google's next Pixel phones, there hasn't been much talk of what they would actually look like beyond generic hints. However, you might be getting a much better glimpse at the future flagship. Android Police has obtained
This Is What The Google Pixel XL 2 Could Look LikeUbergizmo


The 2017 Google Pixel XL to be made by LG, feature larger display: ReportZDNet
Next Google Pixel XL could have bigger, bezel-less 6-inch screenCNET
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Joey Bada$$, Vic Mensa, Highly Suspect, Big Wild, The Horrors, Amelia Airhorn Announced For First Ever Downtown LA Block Party

LA’s largest Independent promoter Spaceland, will take over Downtowns roof tops and parking lots in LA’s biggest end of summer blowout party. The first ever Block Party will feature Joey Bada$$, Vic Mensa, Highly Suspect, and The Horrors, Big Wild and Amelia Airhorn supported by a lineup of the festival circuit’s most exciting new bands […]

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Scientists ‘Teleport’ a Particle Hundreds of Miles–But What Does That Mean? – Gizmodo


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Scientists 'Teleport' a Particle Hundreds of Miles–But What Does That Mean?
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Humanity is advancing rapidly towards a place where the news sounds an awful lot like science fiction. In fact, yesterday, Chinese scientists reported that they “teleported” a photon over hundreds of miles using a “quantum satellite.” But this isn't
China teleported a photon from the Earth to outer spaceFast Company


In a First, Photons are 'Teleported' from Earth to SpaceDiscover Magazine (blog)
China teleports photon to SPACE in breakthrough that paves the way for ultra secure 'quantum internet'Daily Mail
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How to set up the Amazon Echo Show – CNET


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How to set up the Amazon Echo Show
CNET
The Echo Show($229.99 at Amazon.com) may need some more time before its utility is completely clear, but it's a capable device even in its current form. Here's what you need to know to get up and running, asking Alexa random questions in no time.
Some of the worst deals we found on Amazon Prime DayPC Gamer


Amazon Echo Show review: A smart speaker that shows up the competitionZDNet
Amazon discounts make Echo speaker top seller on Prime DaymySanAntonio.com
Android Headlines –Fortune –BGR –Washington Post
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Facebook’s Messenger ads are bad and must be destroyed – TechCrunch


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Facebook's Messenger ads are bad and must be destroyed
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When Facebook removed messages from the main app, I swore then and there that I would never download Messenger. That's been a pretty easy promise to keep, especially since they introduced the lovely idea of enormous ads that take up half your screen …
Everything announced on day one of MB 2017VentureBeat


Facebook Unleashes Ads on Messenger as Main App Starts Running Out of SpaceAdAge.com
Facebook Has Started Pushing Ads To Messenger, GloballyAndroid Headlines
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