Microsoft Corporation Reports 14 Million Windows 10 Installations So Far  

Tech News Today By : Alison Peters

Microsoft just announced through its official blog that the recently launched Windows 10 has reached over 14 million devices just in a matter of 3 days; the operating software that was rolled out to the general public on Wednesday has been receiving good reviews from the critics so far.

Microsoft has also pointed out that many more upgrades are yet to come, as users all around the world eagerly await to upgrade to Windows 10. - Referenced Article


Jerry Jones backs Roger Goodell in standoff with Robert Kraft, Pats  

ESPN By : Todd Archer

If New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was looking for a sympathetic ear in the Tom Brady saga, he is not getting one from Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones.

Kraft on Wednesday was critical of Roger Goodell's decision to uphold Brady's four-game suspension for his role in the Deflategate scandal, saying he was wrong to put his faith in the league during the appeal process. - Referenced Article


Facebook, Google Tighten Grip on Mobile Ads  

WSJ By : DEEPA SEETHARAMAN

Facebook Inc. offered fresh evidence of its allure to deep-pocketed big brands, as it and Google Inc. increasingly take the lion’s share of the fast-growing mobile advertising market.

The social networking company posted a 39% increase in quarterly revenue, nearly three-fourths of which came from advertising on mobile devices.

Expenses grew faster than revenue, but executives said the company would spend less than previously forecast this year, which will boost profitability. - Referenced Article


Michael Jordan loses China trademark suit: report  

AFP By : Staff Reporting

A Beijing court has dismissed a trademark case brought by US basketball superstar Michael Jordan against a company using a similar name and logo to his Nike-produced brand, a report said.

The former Chicago Bull is arguably the most popular international basketball star in China and is known in the country as "Qiaodan", a Chinese version of his name. - Referenced Article


Twitters Jack Dorsey: We know we must be easier to use  

CNN Money By : Hope King

Jack Dorsey, the company's co-founder and interim CEO, acknowledged this sentiment on Tuesday and promised he would try to get Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) to do better.

During an earnings call with investors, Dorsey said Twitter's recently launched features had little impact on getting new users to join and stay active. "This is unacceptable and we're not happy about it," he said. - Referenced Article


Why Microsoft Corporation Is Streaming Xbox One Games to Windows 10  

The Motley Fool By : Staff Reporting

Microsoft recently enabled local streaming of Xbox One games to Windows 10 computers or tablets.

This move, which it announced back in January, could have huge implications for both the PC and console gaming markets. Let's focus on how this feature fits into Microsoft's "One Windows" strategy, and how it could impact other streaming players like Sony (NYSE:SNE), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), and Valve. - Referenced Article


Armour: Tom Bradys cover-up worse than crime  

USA Today By : Nancy Armour

Tom Brady destroyed his credibility along with his cell phone. Might have put a few dents in his legacy, too.

For months, everyone has been snickering at the idea of the reigning Super Bowl MVP, the NFL's Golden Boy, being suspended for letting air out of footballs. But no one should be laughing now, not after Commissioner Roger Goodell's little bombshell Tuesday. - Referenced Article


Being Unoriginal, Taking Jokes From Twitter Might Cost You  

Time By : Eriq Gardner

A San Diego man has filed a lawsuit against Conan O’Brien, TBS and others on the comedian’s team for allegedly violating copyright on four jokes.

According to a complaint filed on July 22 in California federal court by Robert Kaseberg, the jokes were posted on a personal blog and on Twitter before making it into O’Brien’s late night show monologue. - Referenced Article


Dunkin CEO: $15 minimum wage is outrageous  

CNN Money By : Jackie Wattles

On Thursday, New York state's wage board recommended fast food workers make at least $15 per hour. The board said it should happen by the end of 2018 in New York City.

Dunkin' Brand CEO Nigel Travis says the plan will do more harm than good.

Travis said he supports governments making "reasonable increases" to the minimum wage, but a hike to $15 per hour represents a 71% increase over the current state minimum. - Referenced Article


YouTube redesigns app; priority is mobile, mobile, and mobile  

CNN Money By : Brian Stelter

YouTube is unveiling a redesign to its mobile app, visible right away on Android devices and coming soon to Apple devices.

The app has a "streamlined design," YouTube says, with three main pathways: a personalized home page, a subscriptions page for channels that users have signed up for, and an account page. - Referenced Article


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