Microsoft (MSFT) Offers Third Windows 10 Preview Build for the Week; Covers the 'Fast Ring' Jul 2, 2015 02:28PM

Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) Gabe Aul posted the following update to the company Windows 10 blog on Thursday. Notably, this is the third Windows 10 previewed build update being pushed this week.

"Welcome to the faster Fast ring"

Hi everyone,

We have one more surprise for you this week – Build 10162, releasing to the Fast ring.

We’re at the point in the development of Windows 10 where nearly every build is getting out to our internal rings, and passing the criteria for... (continue reading...)

Twitter (TWTR) Introduces New UI Feature for Replying to Tweets Jul 2, 2015 02:18PM

Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) announced a new user interface update today. The following was posted Thursday afternoon:

Keep your eye on that reply! When replying to a Tweet, you can pull down to see the original Tweet.

— Twitter (@twitter) July 2, 2015

Twitter (TWTR) Debuts New Advertising Tool: Personas Jul 2, 2015 02:16PM

Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) posted the following to its official Advertising blog on Thursday:

We’re pleased to announce new enhancements to the audience insights dashboard. Starting today, advertisers can access key insights about the people they reach with ad campaigns and through tailored audiences. These aggregated insights, provided by Twitter data and Twitter Official Partners Datalogix and Acxiom, offer valuable information about user demographics, interests,... (continue reading...)

Greece's Varoufakis: I will resign if there's a 'Yes' vote Jul 2, 2015 09:46AM

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told Bloomberg Television's Guy Johnson that he’ll quit if Greece votes to accept creditors’ bailout proposals in Sunday’s referendum.Johnson directly asked him "If there's a yes vote come Monday night, you will not be Finance Minister" and Varaufakis responded: "I will not."

Varoufakis also said that he would "prefer to cut my arm off" than sign a deal that fails to restructure Greece's debt.


JOHNSON: Will the... (continue reading...)

UPDATE: BP plc (BP) Said to Settle 2010 Oil Spill Claims with U.S. Jul 2, 2015 08:25AM (Updated - July 2, 2015 8:25 AM EDT)

BP plc (NYSE: BP) said to settle 2010 oil spill claims with U.S., according to Bloomberg headlines.

UPDATE - Terms of the agreement are not currently available.

Notably, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi all sued BP for damages not covered by the company's earlier settlements with individuals and businesses suffering from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident.

Federal officials were in the process of weighing environmental... (continue reading...)

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