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August 22, 2017, 3:20 PM

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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Verizon to start throttling video on smartphones on all unlimited data plans to 720p, with the cheapest “Go Unlimited” plan limiting video to 480p  —  Cheapest plan limits video to 480p, and there's no way to watch 1080p on a phone anymore  —  Well, now we know why Verizon Wireless was …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Medium will pay writers based off number of “claps” they get, from subscribers' $5/mo. fee, expands the number of authors who can publish paywalled articles  —  [Jeb gif]  —  Medium plans to start letting more and more authors publish paywalled articles.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google debuts Chrome Enterprise subscription service for $50 per Chrome OS device per year, includes support for Microsoft Active Directory, VMware's AirWatch  —  Google is launching a new enterprise service for large businesses that want to adopt Chrome OS devices.
Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Samsung's Bixby launches in more than 200 countries including the UK, Canada, Australia, and South Africa, is currently available in US English and Korean  —  But it only recognizes English and Korean  —  Samsung's voice assistant Bixby is now accessible in more than 200 countries worldwide …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft to cease work on its GigJam lightweight collaboration service, before it exited preview  —  Microsoft is halting work on its GigJam collaboration service in September, two years after its initial launch and before it ever exited preview.  —  Microsoft is throwing in the towel …
David George-Cosh / Wall Street Journal:
Retail software firm Tulip.io raises $40M led by KPCB to double staff and expand globally  —  Online retail software firm to use new funding to expand operations globally, double staff  —  Tulip.io Inc., whose mobile software allows sales associates and retailers to engage more effectively with customers …

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