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June 3, 2016, 11:45 AM

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CNBC:
Walmart partnering with Uber, Lyft for a pilot grocery delivery program in Denver and Phoenix, following Sam's Club pilot with Deliv in Miami since March  —  Wal-Mart is testing a new way to bring products to your front door.  —  At the company's annual shareholders meeting in Bentonville …
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi announces Mi Band 2 water-resistant activity tracker, with heart-rate monitor, display, 20-day battery, on sale in China June 7 for about $23  —  Xiaomi just unveiled a brand new wearable device, the Mi Band 2.  Despite the name, it's the company's third fitness tracking device after the Mi Band and Mi Band Pulse.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook to shut down its Notify app for news alerts, will absorb the app's technology into Messenger and other products  —  Facebook is shutting down Notify, the 7-month-old app that let you subscribe to push notifications from your favorite publishers.  More than 70 partners used the app …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google launches business-friendly tool that tests your website mobile-friendliness & page speed  —  Google announced on the Google Small Business blog that they have released a new landing page to test your website's mobile-friendliness and page speed for desktop and mobile all in one place.
TechCrunch:
Sources: Snapchat bought 3D selfie startup Seene for its computer vision tech about two months ago  —  Jun 3, 2016, 8:05 amJun 3, 2016, 8:24 am  —  Snapchat has acquired 3D photo app maker Seene (also known as Obvious Engineering) a couple of months ago, TechCrunch has learned.
More: Business InsiderThanks:@mattlynley
Rene Ritchie / iMore:
Sources: Apple Display with an integrated external GPU will not be announced at WWDC  —  An external GPU (eGPU)-powered Apple Display won't be among the things announced at WWDC 2016.  —  There'd been some speculation on Twitter and rumor reports about Apple possibly introducing a display with an integrated eGPU.
Max Ciociola / Musixmatch Blog:
Musixmatch lyric service ends its partnership with Spotify and will focus on its stand-alone product and business model  —  The partnership between Musixmatch and Spotify began in 2011, when they launched in the App store  —  We immediately had an incredible amount of success …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple releases new build of iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7-inch iPad Pro after initial update bricked some tablets  —  Apple today released a new version of iOS 9.3.2 that's specific to the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, presumably resolving an issue that caused some iPad Pro devices to become bricked after installing the original iOS 9.3.2 update.

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