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April 25, 2017, 6:35 AM

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Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune, a crowdfunded news site that will use journalists to write and volunteers to fact check in effort to combat fake news  —  The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking: “news by the people and for the people.”
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft says it will start integrating Dynamics 365 for Sales with LinkedIn's Sales Navigator in July and announces new HR app called Dynamics 365 for Talent  —  Microsoft is rolling out a new talent-management application, staking out a space in human-capital management …
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
Xiaomi-backed Yi Technology debuts Yi Halo, a $17K 17-camera VR rig made in partnership with Google that can shoot stereoscopic video in 8K resolution at 30FPS  —  Plus a promising new 360-degree consumer camera from Yi Technology  —  Chinese company Yi Technology has made a name for itself …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn says it now has 500M members in 200 countries, up from 467M in October 2016; it has 9M+ companies and 10M+ jobs listed  —  Now that LinkedIn is a part of Microsoft (after closing its $26.2 billion acquisition in December), the social networking site for the working world no longer reports earnings …
Roger Cheng / CNET:
T-Mobile reports net income of $698M, up 46% YoY, and says it gained 914K post-paid customers in Q1, amid Verizon's loss of 289K post-paid customers  —  The carrier's move to eliminate all options except for its T-Mobile One unlimited data plan didn't slow its momentum down.
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Unroll.me CEO says it's “heartbreaking” that users are upset Unroll.me sold their anonymized email data to Uber  —  Sorry not sorry.  —  That's the tone of the apology posted by Unroll.me, an email decluttering service which takes a look at the subscriptions clogging up your inbox …
Worldpay:
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Ginny Marvin / Marketing Land:
Google adding TV ad inventory to DoubleClick Bid Manager, letting advertisers measure video campaigns across digital media and linear TV  —  In a new test, advertisers will be able to buy linear TV spots programmatically via DBM.  —  To allow advertisers to buy and compare video ad performance …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon has created a team for self-driving tech, which focuses not on building vehicles but on how to leverage them  —  Group could help retailer deliver packages quickly as it builds out its supply chain and logistics network  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -.39% has created a team focused …

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Microsoft:
Drive for a sustainable water supply fuels partnership with Ecolab  —  Developments in cloud computing and smart manufacturing to help industries around the world tackle water scarcity.
Worldpay:
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Zoho:
Response bias, and why it's your survey's biggest enemy  —  Response bias can adversely affect your survey outcome.  Here's what you can do to fight it.  —  What makes a survey a powerful tool is its ability …
Turner:
How Turner's indie film steaming service FilmStruck supports a wide array of devices using a single cross-platform codebase  —  Turner recently launched FilmStruck, its much-anticipated domestic subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service.
 

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