A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto
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In Second Opinion, Pimco’s executive management committee had been meeting for a week to oust Bill Gross, there have been 200,000 orders for Blackberry’s Passport since its launch Wednesday and Battlestar Galactica is leaving Netflix as of Oct. 1.

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the IOS 8 operating system during his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California
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In Second Opinion, Apple pulls its iOS 8.0.1 software update after it causes newer iPhones to crash, the dangers of upgrading your aging iPhone and Virgin Galactic won’t now make a commercial flight to space until early spring.

Amazon representative shows off the 3D map features of the company's new Fire smartphone at the company's campus in Seattle
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In Second Opinon, Amazon cuts the price of its Fire phone to 99 cents, Harvard University receives a record donation of $350 million and Apple is calling its new 5.5-inch iPhone model the “iPhone 6 Plus.”

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In Second Opinion, we have Megan Smith becoming the U.S. Chief Technology Officer, BP could be fined another $18 billion for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago and Twitpic is shutting down Sept. 25.

Digital Garage leads $15 mln Series D funding in Wikia

Digital Garage has led a $15 million Series D funding round in Wikia, the online platform for fans of popular culture. Other participants in the funding round include existing investors Amazon, Bessemer Venture Partners and Institutional Venture Partners.

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First Read brings you the Great Burger King Debate – is it about taxes or strategic vision? Also, a group of Harvard alumni is criticizing the endowment’s rising pay levels and why people like watching other people play video games.

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First Read reveals several Wall Street firms allegedly invested in Mugabe’s government amid massacre, how to 3-D print a master key that opens advanced locks and Amazon is going after Google’s core business.

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In Second Opinion, Steve Case talks about how startups need to “break through the clutter” to get noticed, Amazon is buying Twitch for more than $1 bln and undergraduate engineers develop a nail polish that detects date rape drugs.

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In Second Opinion, animal rights protests plus negative publicity cause Seaworld’s shares to tank, Amazon unveils $10 credit-card reader and a study finds that running more than 4 miles a day could be bad for you.

Actor Robin Williams arrives at Elton John's birthday party in New York
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In Second Opinion, Twitter paid $134 mln for Gnip, you can get a robotic toy dog, Poochie, in Japan and Amazon is blocking pre-orders of Walt Disney DVDs. Also, R.I.P. Robin Williams.

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To start your week, Andreessen Horowitz injected $50 mln into BuzzFeed, venture capitalists get paid well to lose money and how states got into toxic debt problems through tobacco settlement bonds.

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In Second Opinion, to succeed as a startup raise as little VC money as possible, Facebook is in talks with Hollywood about designing films specifically for Oculus Rift andTwitter removes Bing’s translation engine. Happy World Cat Day!

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In Second Opinion, T-Mobile’s CEO is talking smack about Sprint, AOL still has 2.3 million subscribers to it Internet business, and Microsoft is continuing to lose money on its Surface tablets.

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To end your week, First Read has advice for interns from a group of tech luminaries, President Obama lashes out against inversions and SecondMarket founder Barry Silbert is stepping down as CEO to focus on bitcoin.

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In Second Opinion, Amazon posts a larger Q2 loss, Barry Silbert is stepping down as SecondMarket CEO and even Comic-Con bans Google Glass. Plus Kristen Bell, as Mary Poppins, sings for a wage increase.

A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Dell laptop in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica
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In Second Opinion, Facebook’s Q2 revenue jumps 61%, a review of Amazon’s Fire phone, why the Federal Reserve Bank of NY is really upset with Deutsche Bank again and Twitter releases diversity info.

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