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June 4, 2016, 4:15 PM

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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 …
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Facebook is disabling messaging in its mobile web app to push people to Messenger  —  Facebook is removing the messaging capability from its mobile web application, according to a notice being served to users: “Your conversations are moving to Messenger,” it reads.
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.
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 …
More: INSIDER and Fortune
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 …
Jeremi M. Gosney / Ars Technica:
How the full dump of LinkedIn passwords from 2012 hack will speed cracking of hashed passwords from any future breaches  —  Second data dump lets hackers be 6 times better cracking future dumps. … Me: “The full dump from the 2012 LinkedIn breach just dropped, so you're probably not going to see much of me over the next week.”
More: Refinery29

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