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July 23, 2015, 11:50 AM

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Jim Dalrymple / The Loop:
Apple Music nightmare: adding music doesn't work as expected, lost access to 4,700 songs after turning off the service  —  Apple Music is a nightmare and I'm done with it  —  I love Apple.  I love them because they take difficult problems and come up with innovative, simple solutions.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple will soon allow manufacturers to integrate Apple Watch charging pads into accessories  —  Official third-party Apple Watch stands and docks with integrated chargers on the way  —  An example of current Apple Watch stands that must utilize Apple's official Watch charging cable.
Kellex / Droid Life:
Leaked Moto X images suggest the device will come with front-facing flash and a fingerprint sensor built into the front speaker  —  Is This Our First Look at the Front of the Moto X (3rd Gen)?  (Updated: More Pics!)  —  Next Tuesday, Motorola is going to show off new products to us at an event in New York.
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 …
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Amazon's Latest Prime Perk: A Five Percent Cash-Back Credit Card  —  Amazon continues to make a concerted effort to add new perks to Amazon Prime as it tries to funnel new shoppers into the membership program that turns casual shoppers into Amazon addicts.  Here's another Prime benefit …
More: PYMNTS.com, Consumerist, TIME and FortuneTweets: @delrey
Financial Times:
Qualcomm to cut 15% of its workforce for $1.4B in savings, consider a business split, appoint 3 new directors approved by activist shareholder Jana Partners  —  Qualcomm eyes break-up and up to 4,500 job losses  —  Qualcomm, the $105bn chipmaker under pressure from an activist investor …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch captures 75% of smartwatch market in Q2 with 4M units shipped  —  Apple Watch Captured Estimated 75% Smartwatch Market Share in Launch Quarter  —  The latest data from research firm Strategy Analytics estimates that the Apple Watch captured 75.5% global …

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