Good morning! Here’s the tech news you need to know this Tuesday.
1. Gawker founder Nick Denton is filing for personal bankruptcy. The media entrepreneur and his company have been targeted in a decade-long legal war by billionaire investor Peter Thiel.
2. Tablet sales have declined year-on-year for seven straight quarters, VentureBeat reports. That’s according to new data from research firm IDC.
3. Theranos presented in front of thousands of scientists, but some big questions remain. It focused on new technology including the “Theranos Virtual Analyser” and the “Theranos Sample Processing Unit.”
4. Apple has got exclusive rights to one of the key albums of the summer. Frank Ocean’s new album will only be available on Apple Music.
5. Yahoo has provided its employees with an FAQ about the $5 billion (£3.8 billion) Verizon deal. There aren’t any layoffs planned for before the transaction closes.
6. Employees are “exhausted” by the the constant need to check email after hours, study finds. Researchers at Virginia Tech have found the uncertainty can contribute to feeling burned out.
7. The Apple veteran PR boss that Twitter hired six months ago is already out. Natalie Kerris had worked at Apple for 14 years.
8. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says a tech world “rising star” convinced him to pay $750 million (£570 million) for a small startup. The enterprise giant has bought work-collaboration app Quip.
9. The governor of New York is barring sex offenders from playing Pokémon Go. The Verge reports that playing online games is being made a violation of parole.
10. Samsung is launching its new flagship smartphone today. The Note 7 will have a suite of new features that utilise its stylus, according to TrustedReviews.
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