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Japan set to launch talking robot into space, Vine sharing declines on Twitter and The Met stops production of its iconic metal admission buttons.

Keerthana Jagadeesh
Keerthana Jagadeesh on July 2, 2013.

Facebook to remove ads from pages that contain offensive content.  NYT

Americans are eating fewer hot dogs as the price of beef increases. Businessweek

Japan to launch talking robot into space. Space

The pricing for mobile data roaming in Europe has been slashed by 36% making it cheaper for travelers to connect to the Internet with smartphones. The Next Web

Apple applies for iWatch trademark in Japan. WSJ

A week after Instagram’s video launch, Vine sharing declines on Twitter. Marketing Land

Marketing and sales done via e-mail trumps similar efforts on Facebook and Twitter. Wired

Philadelphia judge orders rapper Meek Mill to get lessons to refine his Twitter etiquette. CNET

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is stopping its iconic admission buttons and transitioning to paper tickets due to rising metal prices. The Verge

Nearly half of the smartphones sold in Europe are from Samsung which has increased Android’s market share. CNET

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