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  • Apple will unveil its smartwatch on Sept. 9, acc to @Recode; the co will debut the wearable alongside the next 2 iPhone devices, & it will use both the health/fitness platform HealthKit & the connected device controller framework HomeKit - Link
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  • P2P loan marketplace @LendingClub files for a $500M IPO, @dealbook reports; the co offers an online platform that connects lenders w/ potential borrowers via algorithms; it has financed $5B in loans & paid out $494M in interest to investors - Link
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  • Uber's Operation SLOG supplies brand ambassadors w/ burner phones & credit cards to book Lyft rides & attempt to recruit drivers, The Verge reports; in some cases, driver kits, incl iPhones, are provided for rapid/instant conversion; Uber has also employed evasive tactics to avoid ambassador blacklisting by Lyft; Uber admits the program's existence but denies allegations of sabotage, incl the booking & canceling of 5,560 Lyft rides; Uber CEO @travisk confirmed the legitimacy of internal docs leaked to The Verge - Link

    (Note: @Jason is an investor in Uber)


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  • Apple is denied its bid for a @Samsung smartphone sales ban, @Bloomberg reports; Apple sought a ban on multiple older Samsung devices after, earlier this yr, a jury found both co's infringed on patents - Link
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  • @pandora_radio releases a @googleglass app; users can control the app via voice control or touchpad, & listen via the built-in speaker & bone conduction, the single earbud that's incl w/ Glass, or a micro USB, double earbud accessory; the app is a result of an internal Hack-a-thon event - Link
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