FYI: After the tech links, there is at least one link in this lot that I do not endorse but do think is required reading.
Android crypto blunder exposes users to highly privileged malware | Ars Technica
Tor received $1.8 million in US federal funds last year, while the NSA tried to crack it | The Verge
Twitter’s Big Second Quarter, by the Numbers - Digits - WSJ
Amazon finally explains what it wants from Hachette: lower ebook prices | The Verge
Netflix agrees to pay AT&T to speed up its video streams — Tech News and Analysis
Overstock Plans International BTC Payments around September, Exploring Cryptosecurities
BitPay cuts transaction fees on starter plan, making bitcoin payment processing free (and unlimited) for merchants — Tech News and Analysis
Russia Wants Apple, SAP to Co...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.