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June 3, 2016, 4:30 PM

Top News

Instagram Blog:
Instagram starts rolling out its algorithmic feed for all, says that on average users missed 70% of their feeds before  —  In March, we announced a new way of ordering posts in feed so you'll see the moments you care about first.  On average, people miss 70 percent of their feeds.
CNBC:
Walmart partnering with Uber, Lyft for a pilot grocery delivery program in Denver and Phoenix, following Sam's Club pilot with Deliv in Miami since March  —  Wal-Mart is testing a new way to bring products to your front door.  —  At the company's annual shareholders meeting in Bentonville …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google launches business-friendly tool that tests your website mobile-friendliness & page speed  —  Google announced on the Google Small Business blog that they have released a new landing page to test your website's mobile-friendliness and page speed for desktop and mobile all in one place.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Glassdoor raises $40M led by T. Rowe Price Associates at a valuation of over $1B  —  As the job market becomes more competitive in some industries and unemployment holds steady and even drops in certain regions, job site Glassdoor is reaping some of the rewards.
Timothy Torres / PC Magazine:
Hands-on: Samsung's $179 Gear Fit2 band and $199 Gear IconX wireless earbuds have heart-rate tracking, 4GB storage; Gear Fit2 has GPS and arrives June 10  —  Samsung has a new fitness band and fitness earbuds, which I tried on for size at a recent event in New York City.
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Lenovo tells users to uninstall its Accelerator app, says it's vulnerable to MITM attacks after Duo Labs report on insecure bloatware in top PC vendor laptops  —  Lenovo has waved the white flag on a vulnerable component of its pre-installed software updater and recommends that users uninstall …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
TiVo Bolt update adds out-of-home streaming, ability to transfer recorded content to mobile devices  —  With its most recent firmware update, TiVo's Bolt now lets users access and stream their recordings (and live programming) to iOS and Android devices when on the go.
The Information:
Source: Tony Fadell is leaving Nest, will be replaced by Marwan Fawaz, a former Motorola Mobility executive  —  Dec. 31, 1969  —  Nest co-founder Tony Fadell told employees Friday he was leaving the company, a person familiar with the situation said.  He will be replaced by Marwan Fawaz.
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Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi announces Mi Band 2 water-resistant activity tracker, with heart-rate monitor, display, 20-day battery, on sale in China June 7 for about $23  —  Xiaomi just unveiled a brand new wearable device, the Mi Band 2.  Despite the name, it's the company's third fitness tracking device after the Mi Band and Mi Band Pulse.
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung Pay enters Europe with launch in Spain  —  Samsung Pay continues to expand with a launch today in Spain.  This marks the first country in Europe that's able to use Samsung's mobile payments platform, following launches in the US, South Korea, and recently China.

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Helping a groundswell of citizen scientists aid the environment  —  See how Microsoft's AI for Earth program is partnering with iNaturalist to help amateur and expert scientists share data.
eero:
eero: your first line of defense against security breaches.  —  Thanks to our automatic and regular software updates as well as a number of other security measures built into our devices and software …
Mozilla:
Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you're being tracked  —  Our Multi-Account Containers extension has been a game changer for many users, letting them manage various parts of their online life without intermingling their accounts.
Zoho:
Customer Analytics powered by Zoho Reports  —  In our previous posts on Help Desk Analytics (Part 1, Part 2), we spoke about monitoring key metrics in order to measure and improve customer support.

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