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Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya appears unconcerned about the string of exits from the firm and says it will no longer raise outside capital…

Sara Salinas / CNBC : Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya appears unconcerned about the string of exits from the firm and says it will no longer raise outside capital   —  - Chamath Palihapitiya told his employees he would be diverting much of the “carry” — the portion of investment returns traditionally given …

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Skylum Shows Off New Luminar Image Browsing

Skylum have posted a short video showcasing Luminar with its upcoming image catalog (DAM). The video demonstrates how quickly the image browsing works in Luminar, which could become a serious rival to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom with the addition of digital asset management. "Here’s a quick speed test of the new Luminar with the support of image browsing. Stay tuned for more news. The new update is coming later this year for both Mac and PC, and will be free for all the current owners of Luminar 2018. More updates are coming soon…"

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Manfrotto Launch Carbon Fibre Twin-leg Video Tripods

Manfrotto has expanded its video tripod range with two new twin-leg video tripods made of carbon fibre. The two brand-new, twin-leg video tripod models are the perfect solution for professional videographers looking for robust, rigid and lightweight support. The twin-leg carbon fibre tripods are available in two models: the first with an easily removable middle spreader and telescopic arms, and the second with a ground spreader, telescopic arms and incorporated rubber shoes. Both cost £659.95 in the UK.

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China-based Huazhu Hotels Group says hacker who was selling 1.415GB data on millions of its guests and tried to blackmail the chain, has been arrested…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : China-based Huazhu Hotels Group says hacker who was selling 1.415GB data on millions of its guests and tried to blackmail the chain, has been arrested   —  Hacker was selling 141.5GB of data from Huazhu Hotels Group.  He also attempted to blackmail the hotel chain to pay for its own data.

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Farfetch, the UK-based marketplace for high-end fashion and luxury goods, prices its US IPO at $20 per share, above the expected $17 to $19 range,…

Alex Barinka / Bloomberg : Farfetch, the UK-based marketplace for high-end fashion and luxury goods, prices its US IPO at $20 per share, above the expected $17 to $19 range, raising $885M   —  Farfetch Ltd., which sells luxury clothing online, sold shares above its marketed range in a U.S. initial public offering that raised $885 million.

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RIAA: revenues from streaming up 28% YoY to $3.4B in H1 2018, accounting for 75% of recorded music revenue; 75% of streaming revenue comes from…

Patricia Hernandez / The Verge : RIAA: revenues from streaming up 28% YoY to $3.4B in H1 2018, accounting for 75% of recorded music revenue; 75% of streaming revenue comes from subscriptions   —  Music sale revenues largely come from the same place now  —  The Recording Industry Association of America released a report today …

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Instagram is testing a way for users to reshare posts from other accounts to their own feeds; obtained screenshots suggest the feature is early in…

Casey Newton / The Verge : Instagram is testing a way for users to reshare posts from other accounts to their own feeds; obtained screenshots suggest the feature is early in development   —  Will it revive the feed — or break it?  —  After years of resistance, Instagram is now testing a way for you to reshare posts from other accounts to your own feed.

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Hulu rolling out an updated web interface designed for watching shows on a computer that shows more options and controls (Chaim Gartenberg/The Verge)

Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge : Hulu rolling out an updated web interface designed for watching shows on a computer that shows more options and controls   —  A new design meant for a mouse  —  Hulu is rolling out an updated web interface today for its users that's based on the updated UI it introduced last year for its live TV service subscribers.

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Microsoft says Skype is coming to Amazon Alexa devices later this year, letting Alexa users make outgoing voice and video calls, accept incoming…

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet : Microsoft says Skype is coming to Amazon Alexa devices later this year, letting Alexa users make outgoing voice and video calls, accept incoming calls, and more   —  Microsoft and Amazon are working together to bring Skype calling to Alexa-powered devices, which brings into question, again, where Microsoft is going with Cortana.

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Amazon introduces APL, a design language for building Alexa skills for devices with screens, says APL-powered skills coming to Alexa device owners…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Amazon introduces APL, a design language for building Alexa skills for devices with screens, says APL-powered skills coming to Alexa device owners next month   —  Along with the launch of the all-new Echo Show, the Alexa-powered device with a screen, Amazon also introduced a new design language …

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Online ticketing company Eventbrite closes up 59% on its first day of trading after raising $230M in its IPO at a $1.76B valuation (Sara Salinas/CNBC)

Sara Salinas / CNBC : Online ticketing company Eventbrite closes up 59% on its first day of trading after raising $230M in its IPO at a $1.76B valuation   —  - With its first-day gains, Eventbrite's IPO is one of the biggest opening-day pops in recent months.  —  Online ticketing company Eventbrite soared …

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Online ticketing company Eventbrite closes up 59% on its first day of trading after raising $230M in its IPO at a $1.76B valuation (Sara Salinas/CNBC)

Sara Salinas / CNBC : Online ticketing company Eventbrite closes up 59% on its first day of trading after raising $230M in its IPO at a $1.76B valuation   —  - With its first-day gains, Eventbrite's IPO is one of the biggest opening-day pops in recent months.  —  Online ticketing company Eventbrite soared …

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