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Daily Roundup: Jawbone Up24 review, Instagram Direct announced, Aereo controversy and more!


You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

Instagram Direct announced

Earlier today, CEO of Instagram, Kevin Systrom, took the stage at a New York press event to announce Instagram Direct. This new feature allows users to limit certain videos and photos to groups of up to 15 friends. Follow the link for all the details.

Jawbone Up24 review

Jawbone's latest fitness tracker, the Up24, touts much-needed upgrade: wireless syncing. But is that improvement enough to win back the hearts of those disappointed by the original Up's performance? Click the link for our review and find out.

Microsoft questions Google's EU concessions

Microsoft claims it has scientific proof that Google hasn't totally resolved its sponsored link issue with the European Commission. Click on through for more information.

Cable vs. Aereo

Many cable operators agree that streaming startup Aereo conducts an illegal service by retransmitting broadcast content without a license. Cablevision, however, is hesitant to pursue any legal action -- and warns other cable companies to think twice as well. Follow the link to find out why.

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