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July 25, 2015, 6:00 PM

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Nathan Donato-Weinstein / bizjournals:
Exclusive: Amazon planning drive-up grocery stores with the first likely coming to Sunnyvale — sources  —  For decades, drive-thrus have served up everything from coffee to prescriptions to dry cleaning — not to mention burgers and fries.  Now Amazon.com Inc. wants to add another item to the list: Your groceries.
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Laurie Burkitt / Wall Street Journal:
China to End Ban on Videogame Consoles  —  Gamers in China have turned to mobile and computer entertainment  —  BEIJING—China will lift a ban on making and selling videogame consoles in the country, paving the way for foreign companies like Sony Corp. and Microsoft Corp. to expand in one of the world's largest videogame markets.
Chuong Nguyen / TechRadar:
Dell launching Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet with Windows in the US this month starting at $1,600  —  Dell built the Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet to survive extreme environments  —  IP65-rated and tested with MIL-STD-810G specifications  —  Made for outdoor use in harsh environments …
Ted Johnson / Variety:
FCC OKs AT&T-DirecTV merger with conditions lasting 4 years: expand fiber internet to 12.5M new customers, submit interconnection agreements for review, more  —  FCC Approves AT&T-DirecTV Merger  —  AT&T and DirecTV's merger cleared its final federal regulatory hurdle on Friday, garnering the votes at the FCC for approval.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Team behind Delicious releases Dmail, a Chrome extension to make Gmail messages self-destruct  —  Dmail Makes Your Gmail Messages Self-Destruct  —  Have you ever regretted sending an email, and wished you could take it back?  Or maybe you've worried about sending confidential information over email …
Slack:
Slack now integrates with Google Calendar, allowing users to receive reminders in any channel  —  Google Calendar Reminders Come to Slack  —  As a user of Slack, you're organized, you're on the ball, and you're well connected to your team.  Every once in a while though, something falls through the cracks and you forget a meeting.

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