Links: 2014-07-31

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 Cooperate Against Foreign Spying | Re/code

Yelp Reports First Profit Since Public Debut – WSJ

Why Amazon Is Pouring $2 Billion into India, in Three Charts | Re/code

G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

German borrowing costs reach record low –

Wolfers on the fiscal consensus, Scott Sumner | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

Russia Sanctions Spread Pain From Putin to Halliburton – Bloomberg

FOMC vote shows dissent on tightening –

The Examiners: Adam Levitin on Argentina and Distressed Investors – Bankruptcy Beat – WSJ

A third of consumers with credit files had debts in collections last year – The Washington Post

Obama Weighs Fewer Deportations of Illegal Immigrants Living in U.S. – WSJ

Strong Growth in G.D.P., but Some Caveats –

Russian Nationalist Says Ukraine is Finished Even If It Defeats Militants | The Interpreter

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