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June 4, 2016, 1:15 AM

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Tony Fadell / Nest:
Tony Fadell is leaving Nest, will be replaced by Marwan Fawaz, a former Motorola Mobility executive; Fadell will remain involved as an advisor to Alphabet  —  Since the launch of Nest in October 2011, this blog has been a place for me to share my thoughts on all things Nest …
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 …
Ellen Huet / Bloomberg:
WeWork plans to cut about 7% of its staff, according to leaked emails, has instituted hiring pause which the firm says it expects to lift as soon as next week  —  The $16 billion startup has also instituted a pause on hiring.  —  WeWork Cos., the world's largest shared-workspace startup …
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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.
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.
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Remote desktop tool TeamViewer introduces new security features after reports of PC and Mac hijacks  —  Stable door settles for bolt long after brief relationship with passing horse  —  TeamViewer is whacking anti-hacker protections into its remote-desktop tool - as its customers continue …
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 …

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