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June 18, 2018, 11:20 AM

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Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
Google to invest $550M in China's second-largest e-commerce site JD.com as part of a strategic partnership  —  - U.S. tech giant Google said it would invest $550 million in cash into Chinese e-commerce player JD.com.  — The companies said the investment is part of a strategic partnership …
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple says iOS 12 will automatically share location information during 911 calls in the US starting this fall  —  Apple is announcing a new life-saving feature in iOS 12 that hasn't been publicly disclosed before today.  Starting this fall when iOS 12 is released, first responders will be able …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft acquires Flipgrid, a video discussion platform used by 20M+ students and teachers in 180 countries, and makes it free for schools to use  —  A YouTube reaction video platform for students is now free to use for schools  —  Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid, a video discussion platform used …
Ina Fried / Axios:
BetterDoctor, an online site that helps health care networks keep track of data on providers, to be acquired by healthcare network analysis firm Quest Analytics  —  BetterDoctor, an online site that helps health care networks keep track of data on providers, is being acquired by Quest Analytics …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Source: P2P file-sharing company BitTorrent has been sold to Justin Sun, a blockchain entrepreneur best known for the Tron platform and its TRX cryptocurrency  —  File-sharing pioneer BitTorrent Inc. has been sold to Justin Sun, a blockchain entrepreneur best known for the Tron platform and its TRX cryptocurrency.
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