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June 14, 2018, 10:50 AM

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Jack Nicas / New York Times:
Apple says an upcoming software update will disable an iPhone's Lightning port if phone isn't used for an hour, closing loophole letting police crack devices  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has long positioned the iPhone as a secure device that only its owner can open.
Reuters:
Sources: Microsoft is working on tech that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from retail stores and has had talks with Walmart about a collaboration  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores …
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Google is testing Google Sans in mobile search results; Google Sans is a size-optimized version of Product Sans, the font used in all of its product logos  —  Google's Material Theme is slowly creeping its way into every corner of the company's products, and that continues in part today …
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
An overview of the new Siri Shortcuts feature in iOS 12, and the Shortcuts app, which will be available as a separate app on the App Store this fall  —  In my Future of Workflow article from last year (published soon after the news of Apple's acquisition), I outlined some of the probable outcomes for the app.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook plans to separate archives for political ads and for ads promoting news publishers' political content; publisher archive will be ready in a few weeks  —  Speaking at Axios' Media Trends event Monday night, Facebook's head of global news partnerships Campbell Brown formally announced …
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Inside the Open Markets Institute Conference attended by politicians and media execs who discussed the role of Facebook and Google in the media industry  —  You can't bust a trust if the trust busts you first.  —  Reporting From Washington, D.C.  —  The rising antitrust movement gathered Tuesday …
Antonio Villas-Boas / Business Insider:
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau says over 1M people bought the OnePlus 6 in its first 22 days on sale, up from 1M in three months for previous flagships  —  - OnePlus sold 1 million units of its latest smartphone, the OnePlus 6, in less than a month.  — It's a small number compared to Apple …
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter will soon begin curating dedicated pages for live news events with tweets and videos that will be promoted in notifications, the Explore tab, and more  —  Twitter wants to create more of those experiences where it seems like everyone is following the same thing together.
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