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July 5, 2016, 5:20 PM

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Kara Swisher / Recode:
Comcast to allow Netflix onto its X1 video platform later this year, a major move in a relationship that once stoked net neutrality concerns  —  The move means the once contentious pair have declared a truce.  —  Cable giant Comcast will allow popular web video streaming service Netflix onto …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
FBI recommends not to indict Hillary Clinton for email misconduct, finds 110 emails in 52 email chains contained classified info at the time sent  —  The Federal Bureau of Investigation has completed its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email server and is recommending …
Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
Source: new entry-level iPhone will have a starting point of 32GB storage instead of 16GB  —  Whether or not Apple's next overhaul of the iPhone meets your needs, you should still wait until September to commit to a new phone  —  Will Apple wow you in September?
James Vincent / The Verge:
iPhone users will be able to sign up to be organ donors from the Health app in iOS 10  —  Apple's next software update for the the iPhone will make it easier for users to register as organ donors.  The company is adding the new feature to its Health app, and will let users sign up to become organ …
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
BlackBerry confirms it will no longer manufacture the BB10 BlackBerry Classic smartphone  —  Former mobile phone giant BlackBerry has announced it will cease manufacturing its BB 10-powered BlackBerry Classic smartphone.  —  The news comes less than a week after we revealed that the Canadian company …
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
Google's DeepMind AI to use 1M anonymous NHS eye scans in five-year project to spot common diseases earlier  —  Privacy is unlikely to be an issue for this fully anonymised dataset.  —  Google's DeepMind division has announced a partnership with the NHS's Moorfields Eye Hospital …
Reuters:
New CEO of Ashley Madison's parent company, Avid Life Media, says it's facing FTC probe after 2015 breach and allegations of using “fembots” and fake profiles  —  The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year …
Mark Harris / Recode:
Wi-Fi kiosks from Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs feature sensors to monitor traffic, more; company says it won't collect/use personally identifiable info via sensors  —  The urban sidewalk kiosks from Sidewalk Labs will sport a battery of sensors to monitor cities, traffic and suspicious packages.
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
comScore: 38% of US smartphone users ages 25 to 34 are on Snapchat, 14% for those 35 and older, versus 5% and 2% respectively three years ago  —  An estimated 14% of U.S. smartphone users 35 or older are on messaging app  —  Paris Zeikos says he noticed a surprising trend on Snapchat.

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