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July 22, 2015, 6:50 PM

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Microsoft launches short-form email app Send for iPhone that works like instant messaging, coming later to Android and Windows Phone  —  Introducing Send—designed for in-and-out email  —  Sometimes you just need to send a quick, short note to your co-worker.
Matt Flegenheimer / New York Times:
De Blasio drops plans to cap number of vehicles operated by Uber in NYC for now, will conduct four-month study on traffic impact of for-hire vehicle operators  —  De Blasio Administration Dropping Plan for Uber Cap, for Now  —  The de Blasio administration has backed away from its fight …
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Qualcomm posts Q3 adjusted EPS of $0.99, beating expectations, but misses expectations on revenue with $5.83B  —  Qualcomm Slips Modestly On FQ3 Profit Beat, Cost Reduction Plan, And Weak Guidance  —  Following the bell today, Qualcomm announced its fiscal third-quarter financial performance …
Jacqueline Beauchere / Microsoft on the Issues:
Microsoft makes it easier for revenge porn victims to report images and videos for removal from Bing, OneDrive, and Xbox Live  —  ‘Revenge porn:’ Putting victims back in control  —  When someone shares intimate images of another person online without that person's consent, the effects can be truly devastating.
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
FTC investigation into Apple heats up, music streaming services hit with subpoenas  —  The FTC has launched an investigation into Apple's dealings with competing music streaming services in its App Store, according to multiple sources.  The investigation is targeting Apple's 30 percent fee charged …
Gerard Sanz / Google Lat Long:
Google Maps adds Your Timeline view, showing where you've been on any given day  —  Your Timeline: Revisiting the world that you've explored  —  Have you ever wanted a way to easily remember all the places you've been — whether it's a museum you visited during your last vacation or that fun bar you stumbled upon a few months ago?
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
YouTube On Android Now Shows Vertical Videos Properly In Full Screen  —  Vertical videos are terrible for many reasons, but we may have to come to terms with the fact that many people just won't stop recording videos vertically.  This inescapable foible of humanity is made slightly less galling …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Home Services, an on-demand handyman service, expands to a total of 15 metro regions and adds a custom-jobs option  —  Amazon Expands Its On-Demand Home Services Marketplace, Adds Support For Custom Service Requests  —  Amazon Home Services, Amazon's own Angie's List competitor of sorts …
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Dropbox Acquires Clementine, An Enterprise Communication Service  —  Dropbox has acquired Clementine, an enterprise communication service, today according to a blog post on the company's page.  —  Clementine focuses on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren't connected to a personal phone number.
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Beta testers can no longer post app reviews in prerelease iOS versions  —  It appears that Apple is disallowing iOS 9 beta users to submit app reviews — positive or negative — with the latest build released on Tuesday, a feature that was becoming an increasingly irritating thorn in the side …
Brett Howse / AnandTech:
Microsoft's Edge browser performs as well as competitors in most tests, sees big improvements in WebGL performance  —  Examining Microsoft Edge Browser Performance  —  In what seems like forever ago, Microsoft's Project Spartan was announced at the January 21st event in Redmond.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Sony Is Launching A Drone Business To Provide Data Services To Enterprises  —  Sony is stepping into the drone business after the Japanese electronics giant announced a new venture that captures images and other data for business purposes using unmanned crafts.
Jena McGregor / Washington Post:
Ex-Google engineer stirs debate about sharing salary details in Silicon Valley after revealing she made an internal salary spreadsheet, to management's dismay  —  In Silicon Valley, many want sharing salary info to be less taboo  —  Talking openly about salaries is still viewed as taboo …

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