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July 4, 2017, 5:40 AM

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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
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.”
Tony Romm / Recode:
Mark Pincus, Reid Hoffman launch Win the Future to rethink the Democratic Party; project's site will put political topics up for a vote, crowdsource proposals  —  It's called Win the Future, and Pincus is even courting potential WTF candidates like the frontman of '90s rock band Third Eye Blind.

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