From the Wires

Netflix doesn't affect how much TV people watch

CNET: Netflix's new content isn't making a difference in how much television people watch on the 28 main networks, a new study shows.

The death of the salesman

TheAtlantic: Technology threatens retail sector jobs.

'Cluster boxes' to replace mail boxes The sight of the mail carrier strolling up to the front door to drop off that day's letters may soon be a thing of the past.

Apple named 'brand of the year'

PCMag: The company is still the top technology brand, based on the 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend study, released Friday.

Pepsi no longer to call Naked Juices 'natural'

AP: PepsiCo Inc. says it will no longer label its Naked juices as being “all natural,” after a lawsuit complained that the drinks contain ingredients that don’t fit that bill.

Scientists implant fake memories into mice

BBC News: Mice were fooled into confusing a pleasant environment with an unpleasant one by a team of scientists that inserted false memories into the mice brains.

Dolphin escapes captivity; reunites with its pod

Treehugger: A dolphin in South Korea escaped captivity after four years of performing tricks, and found members of her original pod.

Luxury cruise fails health inspection

CNN: A surprise inspection by the Centers for Disease Control has resulted in a failing grade for one of the plushest cruise ships afloat.

Paula Deen allegedly asked black staffers to dress like Aunt Jemima

The Wrap: A New York Times story Thursday claims the former Food Network star asked black employees to dress like Aunt Jemima.

Pirate Bay founder plans NSA-proof app

Global Post: The Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde plans to launch a smartphone app that will let users send messages safe from intelligence agencies.

Bank of England chooses Jane Austen for 10 pound note

AP: Jane Austen will become the new face on England’s 10-pound notes.

Boeing profit jumps

Reuters: Boeing Co (BA.N) posted a better-than-expected 13 percent jump in second-quarter profit on Wednesday.

Google accounts for 25 percent of Internet traffic

CNN Money: Google is a quarter of all American Internet traffic, and is growing faster than the Internet itself.