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July 4, 2019, 1:00 AM

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Rahul Vohra / Superhuman:
Superhuman says it is removing location tracking, deleting location data, turning read statuses off by default, and building an option to disable remote images  —  I'm Rahul Vohra, founder and CEO of Superhuman.  Over the last 24 hours, we have seen vigorous debate on pixel tracking within email …
Mike Davidson / Mike Industries:
Jason Del Rey / Vox:
Sources: Walmart is projecting losses of $1B+ for its US e-commerce division this year; e-commerce CEO Marc Lore is exhausted by internal politics  —  Walmart bought Jet.com to compete with Amazon, but Jet founder Marc Lore is feeling the heat as e-commerce losses surpass $1 billion.
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Facebook says it has resolved outages that began at ~8am ET across News Feed, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger that caused issues loading images and more  —  The issue caused some images and features to break across all of Facebook's apps  —  Facebook had problems loading images, videos …
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:
Unknown attackers are spamming OpenPGP certificates, breaking a core component of encryption software PGP and showing a fundamental weakness known for a decade  —  A new wave of spamming attacks on a core component of PGP's ecosystem has highlighted a fundamental weakness in the whole ecosystem.
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
YouTube quietly updated its list of what it considers harmful or dangerous content to include “instructional hacking and phishing” videos  —  Yesterday, YouTube updated its list of what it considers “harmful or dangerous content.”  One notable addition is of …
Jon Porter / The Verge:
iOS 13 beta includes an ARKit-based FaceTime feature that makes it look as if users are looking into the camera even when looking at the image on the screen  —  Fake eye contact for improved intimacy  —  iOS 13's third developer beta includes a new feature that makes it look …
Nikkei Asian Review:
Sources: HP and Dell plan to shift up to 30% of notebook production out of China; Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Sony, Nintendo also want to move some production  —  Production shift to create new rivals for world's consumer tech factory  —  TAIPEI/HONG KONG/CHONGQING— Global consumer electronics makers HP …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
D-Link agrees to implement a new security program to settle a 2017 FTC complaint that alleged D-Link left thousands open to well-known attacks  —  Agreement settles charges D-Link left users open to critical and widespread threats.  —  Router and webcam maker D-Link has agreed to implement …

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