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July 7, 2017, 8:50 PM

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Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Waymo drops 3 of 4 patent infringement claims against Uber, says Uber no longer uses infringing tech; bulk of the case related to trade secrets theft remains  —  Waymo, Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car division, dropped three of four patent infringement claims in its lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc …
Joyce Lee / Reuters:
Samsung Electronics forecasts record quarterly profit of ~$12B in Q2, up 72% year-over-year  —  Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) on Friday said its second-quarter operating profit likely rose 72 percent from a year earlier to a new record, beating analyst estimates, as strong memory chip prices helped widen margins.
George Avalos / Mercury News:
Facebook proposes Willow Campus, “mixed-use village” expansion to its Menlo Park campus with office buildings, housing, retail space, and a grocery store  —  The proposed village includes offices, home, a grocery store, and parks and plazas  —  MENLO PARK — Aiming …
Cory Doctorow / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Amid Unprecedented Controversy, W3C Greenlights DRM for the Web  —  Early today, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards body publicly announced its intention to publish Encrypted Media Extensions (EME)—a DRM standard for web video—with no safeguards whatsoever for accessibility …
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Qualcomm asks US ITC to ban imports of certain iPhone models using Intel components due to infringement of 6 patents that it claims are not standard-essential  —  Chipmaker claims infringement by some models and seeks ‘cease and desist’ order  —  Read next
Reed Albergotti / The Information:
Source: Jawbone to be liquidated, as founder Hosain Rahman moves to his new startup, Jawbone Health Hub, providing health-related hardware and software services  —  Jawbone, the consumer electronics firm once valued at $3 billion, is going out of business.  The company has begun liquidation proceedings …

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