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July 4, 2017, 12:15 PM

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Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Multiple accusations of unwanted physical advances by Dave McClure surface, as 500 Startups partner Elizabeth Yin resigns over lack of internal transparency  —  An email circulated to 500 Startups staffers by its Mountain View accelerator lead and partner Elizabeth Yin makes several claims …
Dan Primack / Axios:
Dave McClure resigns as a general partner of 500 Startups, following admission of inappropriate behavior toward women; he had already stepped down from CEO role  —  Dave McClure has resigned as a general partner of funds managed by 500 Startups, the seed investment group he founded in 2010, Axios has learned.
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Samsung is developing a voice-activated smart speaker powered by its digital assistant Bixby, internally code-named Vega  —  Samsung is developing a voice-activated speaker powered by its digital assistant Bixby, joining a proliferating arms race in tabletop devices against the likes of Amazon, Alphabet, Apple and Microsoft.
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
US privacy suit alleging Facebook tracked logged out users is dismissed; judge ruled users failed to show economic harm or a reasonable expectation of privacy  —  A U.S. judge has dismissed nationwide litigation accusing Facebook Inc (FB.O) of tracking users' internet activity even after they logged out of the social media website.
StreetInsider.com:
KGI's iPhone predictions: OLED iPhone won't have fingerprint recognition, supports 3D sensing for facial recognition, all models have 64GB, 256GB options, more  —  Find out which companies are about to raise their dividend well before the news hits the Street with StreetInsider.com's Dividend Insider Elite.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is testing using facial recognition powered by a new 3D sensor to unlock OLED iPhone and make payments; source: eye scanning also being tested  —  Company said to plan 3-D sensor for logins, approving payments  —  Technology being tested as replacement for fingerprint scanner
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore says Windows 10 Timeline feature will be delayed until after Fall Creators Update  —  Microsoft revealed its new Timeline feature of Windows 10 earlier this year, noting it would arrive in the upcoming Fall Creators Update.  Timeline is designed to allow Windows 10 users …
Sijia Jiang / Reuters:
China's Tencent to impose play time and spending limits for kids on a top-grossing game Honour of Kings, after receiving complaints about game's addictiveness  —  Tencent Holdings, China's biggest gaming and social media firm by revenue, said it will limit play time for some young users of …
Sam Shead / Business Insider:
UK's data protection watchdog rules that Google DeepMind's first deal with the NHS failed to comply with data protection law  —  The UK's data protection watchdog has ruled that a deal between DeepMind and an NHS trust “failed to comply with data protection law.”

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