Time: Walmart coffee was rated the same as a similar Starbucks coffee in a recent taste test.
WSJCheatsheat: Netflix has made the practice of binge-watching popular, with users of the streaming TV service able to watch endless seasons of their favorite shows with no interruptions, but it may have negative impact on bottom line.
Salon.com: Mark Zuckerberg's new super-PAC prospectus reminds us he's ready to "move fast and break things," democracy included.
BBC: Prostitutes and their clients will be expected to use a custom-built compound on an industrial site in the Zurich suburbs.
Forbes: Google's investment arm, Ventures, invested $250 million into on-demand car service Uber.
BBC: A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park in California has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening thousands of homes.
Reuters: Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer unexpectedly announced his retirement on Friday.
AP: Washington has the nation's highest state minimum wag at $9.19 per hour, and there is a push to make it $15 in Seattle.
Reuters: Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale,and American Eagle Outfitters have fallen out of fashion with fickle U.S. teen shoppers and aren't likely to win back their business anytime soon.
CNN.com: The U.S. Army soldier sentenced this week to 35 years in prison for leaking 750,000 pages of classified documents said Thursday he will seek hormone therapy and live as a female named Chelsea.
ABC News: Apple is rumored to be releasing two iPhones at its annual September iPhone event this year.
Reuters: U.S. soldier Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for turning over 700,000 classified files to Wikileaks.
Bloomberg: Bankrupt Detroit has nearly 50,000 stray dogs roaming its streets and vacant homes.