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

CNN.com: 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.