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July 3, 2018, 3:10 PM

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Jillian D'Onfro / CNBC:
Google says Cloud COO Diane Bryant has left the company, less than a year after joining from Intel, where she had been for 32 years  —  Google Cloud chief operating officer Diane Bryant has left the company after less than a year.  —  “We are grateful for the contributions she made while at Google …
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon expands its checkout-free Amazon Go retail concept with a second, larger store, also in Seattle, which it says will open in fall 2018  —  Amazon is expanding its checkout-free Amazon Go retail concept with another location in the company's backyard, GeekWire has learned.
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Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo:
Samsung says it's aware of reports from some phone owners that its Messages texting app randomly sent photos to their contacts without permission  —  Sending pictures to others is one of the most basic functions of a smartphone, but when your phone's texting app starts randomly pushing …
Facebook:
Facebook is shutting down Android contacts app Hello, fitness tracking app Moves, and anonymous teen social media app tbh due to “low usage”  —  We wanted to let you know that we are shutting down three apps due to low usage: Moves, tbh and Hello.
Washington Post:
Sources: DOJ's probe into the Cambridge Analytica scandal has broadened to focus on the actions and statements of Facebook; FBI, SEC, and FTC are also involved  —  A federal investigation into Facebook's sharing of data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened to focus …
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:

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