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June 27, 2016, 1:25 PM

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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter adds stickers for photos and lets you search them like hashtags  —  Twitter will begin letting you add virtual stickers to the photos you post, the company said today.  Hundreds are available at launch, including the standard Unicode emoji and some original work from Twitter.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: dozens of new brands get Dash buttons this week; companies pay $15 for each branded button sold and 15% of each product sale, atop normal commission  —  Detergent, household-products makers join expansion as they try to stay close to Amazon, but consumer demand for gadgets has been cool
Financial Times:
Sources: Intel weighs sale of cyber security business created from its $7.7B McAfee acquisition in 2010  —  Intel is looking at options for Intel Security, including potentially selling the antivirus software maker formerly known as McAfee which it bought for $7.7bn almost six years ago.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches human-curated Featured Events, currently for iOS users, in 10 US cities  —  550 million people use Facebook Events each month, with 60% of connections to events happening serendipitously in the News Feed.  But Facebook is giving hardcore extroverts seeking more parties …
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Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
Flipboard CEO Mike McCue talks about focus on high-end ads, competition from Nuzzel and Apple News, and why he took JPMorgan's $50M investment  —  Flipboard, the magazine-style curation app, is about to turn profitable “reasonably soon,” the company's CEO Mike McCue revealed to Business Insider on Monday.
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