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Summary: CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what’s ahead.

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 Pandora Plus offers new perks for $5 per month | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The online radio app boosts its paid service to better compete with Spotify and Apple Music. Meanwhile, Apple dismisses rumors that it wants to buy Tidal.

 Apple sold out of iPhone 7 Plus, jet black iPhone 7 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

You won't be able to pick up an iPhone 7 Plus at Apple Stores on Friday. Apple says it sold out of its initial stock of the larger model as well as the iPhone 7 in jet black.

 Facebook's newest ad-blocking tactic defeats Adblock Plus' workaround | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The cat-and-mouse game continues. After Adblock Plus finds a way to reblock ads, Facebook upgrades its method.

 Snapchat removes racially insensitive filter | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The company says the filter was supposed to be playful and inspired by anime. But it looked just plain racist to a lot of people.

 The next PlayStation could debut September 7 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Sony sends out invites to a "PlayStation Meeting" that will likely introduce an upgraded version of the PlayStation 4.

 Two new Apple Watches coming this year, report says | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

An analyst says the two smartwatches will offer improved specs, though not a radical redesign.

 Hulu to nix free, ad-supported video on its site | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The video-streaming service will no longer offer free content on its own website, according to a report. However, a deal should make Yahoo the new home of Hulu's free video.

 900 million Android devices harbor security flaws | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Check Point researchers discover four flaws that could compromise a huge number of Android phones and tablets.

 Facebook News Feeds to have less click bait | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Changes to the News Feed will reduce the number of stories featured with misleading headlines.

 Apple to pay bug spotters up to $200,000 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Under a new a bounty program, the company will reward some security researchers who find holes in its software and services.

 All Basis Peak fitness watches recalled over burn concerns | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

After Intel could not come up with a software fix, every Basis Peak watch is being recalled. Customers will receive a full refund.

 US approves first private moon mission | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Moon Express will send a lander to the moon in 2017. This is the first private space mission to go beyond the orbit of the Earth.

 200 million Yahoo credentials may be for sale | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The seller goes by the name "Peace" and has been linked to breaches at LinkedIn and Twitter. Yahoo users should probably change passwords just in case.

 Samsung reveals the Galaxy Note 7 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Many of the rumors proved to be true. The next Note packs an iris scanner, a curved screen and shares many features with the Galaxy S series.

 Microsoft layoffs: 2,850 jobs | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The company quietly announces more job cuts but doesn't say which divisions are affected.

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