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The power couples that attended this year's Allen & Co. 'summer camp for billionaires'

In early July, millionaires, billionaires, and tech moguls retreat to Sun Valley, Idaho for Allen & Company's summer conference, dubbed the 'summer camp for billionaires.'

The private investment firm hosts multiple days of business-oriented talks in a press-free environment, where the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Barry Diller discuss their industries, often bringing their significant others along for the event. The bigwigs get time to schmooze too, during extracurricular activities like rafting and golf.

Here are some of the most powerful couples in tech and media who attended the weeklong conference:

Fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg came with her husband Barry Diller, chairman and senior executive of IAC. Husband-and-wife cofounders Kevin and Julia Hartz of Eventbrite were seen at the conference. Julia oversees the company's vision, strategy, and growth, while Kevin acts as CEO. Facebook CEO M...

Apple's Mac sales are dropping and there's only one way to turn it around (AAPL)

Apple's line of Mac computers is not selling as well as it used to and the company needs to launch a new laptop in order to turn the business around. 

For years, Apple's desktops and notebooks outperformed the rest of the market, mostly Windows computers.

But times have changed. Apple shipped 5% to 8% fewer computers during the second quarter compared with a year ago, according to estimates from IDC and Gartner.

Sure, the whole PC market is contracting. But Apple might not even outperform the rest of the PC market anymore, according to IDC's estimate — Apple shipments shrunk 8.3%, whereas the entire market declined 4.5%, in terms of the number of computers shipped. 

It just got a lot easier to search for flight and hotel deals on Google

Being able to conduct an effective online search can help busy travelers save valuable time and money.

Since its introduction of flight search back in 2011, Google has become a way for travelers to quickly find the best options available to them, providing information on flight prices based on chosen times, dates, airlines, and itineraries. The search engine also offers users the ability to search hotel options and their current rates. 

To continue making the planning process easier for travelers, Google just announced a new set of features it's introducing into its travel search for both hotels and flights. 

Hotel Smart Filters 

Apple could make more money from Pokemon Go than Nintendo (AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)

Now that it's clear that Pokemon Go is a bit of a phenomenon, the question is which tech companies stand to win or lose from the millions of people running around cities catching cartoons. 

Although Pokemon Go is free to play, like most mobile games, it offers in-app purchases, which have already started to rake in money.

Some early revenue estimates: 

$1.6 million per day on iOS, on 2 million iOS downloads, according to estimates from app store optimization firm Sensor Tower $14 million through Monday, working out to $2.3 million per day on iOS and Android combined, according to analysis from Superdata. "Well over $1 million of net revenue" daily, according to app analytics firm App ...

Pokémon Go is actually helping small businesses

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Facebook exec: 'Microsoft has gotten its mojo back' (FB, MSFT)

Onstage at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference on Tuesday, Facebook chief information officer Tim Campos announced that the social-media company chose to buy Microsoft Office 365 for its employees because "Microsoft got cool again."

Campos elaborated that the "key aspects of our culture are things like 'be bold, move fast.'"

"Most importantly, 'move fast,'" he continued. "That aspect of our culture is most important, and that's where Office 365 comes in."

Microsoft Office 365 is the subscription-driven, cloud-focused version of Microsoft's ubiquitous productivity suite, which includes tools like Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Its main competitor is the Google Apps suite.

Jurassic Park might have gotten this one trait about dinosaurs completely wrong

It’s 65 million years ago. You’re taking a relaxing stroll through the forest, when in the distance, you hear thunderous stomping.

You’ve seen enough Jurassic Park movies to know it’s time to run, but the stomping is still getting louder and louder.

As you sprint frantically through the forest, you turn to look over your shoulder. A T. Rex emerges from the trees and lets out a ferocious ... coo.

At least, that’s what a new study that will be published next month in the journal Evolution found. According to the study, large-bodied dinosaurs, like the T. Rex, did not communicate in roars, but in slightly less intimidating coos and mumbles.

An early investor in the company behind 'Pokémon Go' has a big vision for where it's going next

Back in February, the news that mobile games developer Niantic had raised a $5 million expanded seed funding round didn't turn too many heads.

Now Niantic's name is top of the charts and the headlines, with its

This program gives hot startups free office space in New York City for a year — meet this year's winners

Grand Central Tech is a bit of an anomaly in the world of startup "incubators," which usually give budding entrepreneurs money, mentorship, and connections in exchange for a slice of equity in the company.

GCT doesn't give investment or take a piece of its startups. Instead, it provides free office space in its coworking building in New York City for a year, plus all the "networking" elements, with no strings attached.

That's an amazing deal, and it proved compelling to over 1,000 applicants this year, 19 of which became GCT's third annual "class," which ranges from a startup that guarantees you'll sell your house in six weeks to one that wants to change how women think about their periods.

So how are these startups able to get offices for free?

Early takeaways from Pokémon Go's explosive success

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