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Why Yahoo is worth less than nothing – I, Cringely – for someone who bleeds purple this was said to read, but that doesn’t mean that its not true

Disney near deal to buy a stake in Vice Media | New York Post – alongside investment bank Raine Group, WPP, Technology Crossover Ventures and 21st Century Fox

Microsoft stops reporting Xbox console unit sales, shifting focus to Xbox Live active users | Geekwire – online services must the prime mover here which spells bad news for games resellers like Gamestop

Verizon: Millennial phone ‘frustration’ – Business Insider – the network is key, but will they blame the device or their carrier?

Businesses will not get new powers to clamp down on copycat packaging, UK government confirms | – will this dissuade supermarket private label products who are often the worst offenders?

Hacking Fitbit | Schneler on Security – one malformed packet over Bluetooth and both wearable and laptop are pwnd

The future of encryption | NSF – National Science Foundation – but can it be trusted?

PR ethics in Asia are a patchwork of values | PR Week – and they aren’t in other places?

IAB: US Internet Ad Revenues Up 19 Percent In First Half of 2015, Driven By Mobile, Social, Video – the second quarter of 2015 generated a record-setting $14.3 billion in online ad revenues

Instagram Blog – Boomerang – short form video clips

Yahoo’s stab at original programming didn’t work | VentureBeat – not terribly surprised

In D.C. And China, Two Approaches To A Streetcar Unconstrained By Wires | NPR – super capacitor powered trams in Guangzhou

Learn More About China | MRUniversity – great market primer

Disney to launch its own streaming service in the UK | The Drum – interesting move, especially that is it mobile only. Disney used to have MVNOs, surprised this wasn’t tied into that in some ways (though if I was them I would want this traffic on home wi-fi networks)