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December 10, 2015, 11:35 AM

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Sruthi Ramakrishnan / Reuters:
Walmart announces its mobile payment service, Walmart Pay, will be introduced in select US stores on Thursday and nationwide by the first half of 2016  —  Wal-Mart enters mobile payment with launch of Walmart Pay  —  Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said it would launch 'Walmart Pay …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter Widens Its Advertising Net, Tests Promoted Tweets With Logged-Out Users  —  It's been over a year since Twitter first said it planned to monetize logged-out users — that is, make money off the 500 million or so people who dip in and read Tweets without being signed in or even registered.
Michael de Waal-Montgomery / VentureBeat:
Facebook testing news feed update on mobile that shows cached stories on slow connections, starts rolling out offline commenting  —  Facebook to show cached stories on poor connections, allow offline commenting  —  Facebook announced late Wednesday that it's testing tweaks to its news feed …
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
YouTube's new Trending tab shows you viral videos “as they take off”, on iOS, Android, and desktop  —  YouTube's new trending tab shows you viral videos ‘as they take off’  —  YouTube has long showcased popular videos on its homepage.  Now, the company's algorithm …
Reuters:
Samsung Electronics to form automotive team with initial focus on infotainment, autonomous driving  —  Samsung Electronics to form auto team in search of growth driver  —  * Initial focus on infotainment, autonomous driving  —  * Firm in need of growth driver as smartphones falter …
Ariel / appFigures:
One month in, Apple TV App Store has 2,624 apps; largest category is games with 1,002 apps  —  Everything You Need to Know About the New Apple TV App Store  —  The long awaited Apple TV App Store opened about a month ago, and since we happen to be into apps that got us pretty excited.
Liam Tung / ZDNet:
Google publishes results for its D-Wave 2X quantum computer, says tests show it performs 100M times faster than conventional computing for some problems  —  Google's quantum computer can blitz a normal PC - but it's not ready for production just yet  —  Google's latest tests show there's light …
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Senator Dianne Feinstein to seek legislation to “pierce” through encryption with warrant, working with Judiciary Committee Chairman Richard Burr, others  —  Top Democratic senator will seek legislation to ‘pierce’ through encryption  —  A leading Democratic senator …

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