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updated at 10:21pm on 8/3/2015

Top Meme

Daring Fireball — James Cook, reporting for Business Insider: Apple is in talks to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service in the US and Europe, Business Insider has learned. Sources close to Apple say the company is privately trialling an MVNO service in the US but is also in talks with telecoms companies in...

apple, service, carrier

Secondary Memes

Star Wars Battlefront’s “Fighter Squadron” gameplay trailer shows potential

Chris Burns, SlashGear — Today EA Games, DICE, and Frostbite reveal "Fighter Squadron" gameplay for Star Wars Battlefront. In this reveal, you'll see a whole lot of potential. We're obviously not going to be able to judge this game without actually playing it first, but it does seem - from this footage alone - that there might be a...

star, wars, battlefront

Security researchers build on PC vulnerabilities to create first firmware-based Mac worm

Mike Beasley, 9to5Mac — While Apple generally puts a lot of effort into making sure that Macs remain virus-free and secure, a duo of researchers, Xeno Kovah and Trammell Hudson, have discovered that many PC firmware vulnerabilities also affect Macs, leaving Apple’s hardware open to attacks on the firmware that can survive OS X...

firmware, mac, apple

Tertiary Memes

What It’s Like To Use Amazon’s New Dash Buttons

Sarah Perez, TechCrunch — At first, everyone thought they were an April Fool’s joke. But Amazon Dash buttons are real, and just this...

amazon, share, prime

Yahoo tackles large 'malvertising' campaign in its ad network

Zach Miners, Network World — Yahoo said Monday it had removed malware from its advertising network, after malicious code there had gone...

yahoo, site, found

Condé Nast parent company jumps into big data market with 1010data purchase

Joab Jackson, Network World — Advance, a global media group that owns the Condé Nast group of consumer publications, has ventured into the...

1010data, data, advance

Apple falls to third in China smartphone rankings, while Xiaomi vaults ahead

Michael Kan, Network World — Xiaomi regained its position as China’s leading smartphone vendor in the second quarter, while Apple fell...

xiaomi, apple, market

Twitter’s stock just hit the lowest point since its IPO

Tom Huddleston, Jr., Fortune » - Fortune — Apparently, the weekend wasn’t long enough for investors to forget about last week’s Twitter earnings...

twitter, shares, stock

Watch Dota 2's Biggest Tournament Right Here

Yannick LeJacq, Kotaku — The annual tournament for Valve’s popular online multiplayer game Dota 2 is just getting started, and this...

dota, international, million

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