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July 16, 2015, 11:05 AM

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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook tests shops within Pages that bring entire shopping experience from product discovery to checkout inside Facebook  —  Facebook Takes Big Step Forward On Commerce, Builds Shops Into Pages  —  A test with the potential to transform online commerce.  —  Mock-up of Facebook's new shop pages.
Rachel King / ZDNet:
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Pushbullet Android update brings full SMS syncing to your desktop  —  Pushbullet Update Brings Full SMS Messaging Support To Your Desktop  —  It's been scarcely two weeks since Pushbullet had its last big update, and here we are again.  An update is rolling out in the Play Store …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
To Boost Video Views, Facebook Tests A New “Watch Later” Button  —  Video has been one of the fastest-growing content categories on Facebook of late, with 4 billion daily video views on the site as of last quarter.  Now, the social network wants to expand that even more.
Mark Scott / New York Times:
E.U. Opens Antitrust Investigations Into Qualcomm  —  The European Commission announced two antitrust investigations on Thursday into the chip maker Qualcomm, the latest in a number of competition inquiries that have targeted United States technology giants.

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