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  • Uber Customers Will Get Upfront Pricing in New App Version
    App will eliminate lightning-bolt icon previously used to indicate surge pricing (WSJ)
  • YouTube Will Soon Let You Stream Live Video From Your Phone
    The Google unit, Twitter and Facebook all want to be your mobile app of choice for live video (WSJ)
  • Tencent Seals Deal to Buy ‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Supercell for $8.6 Billion
    Tencent is little known in the West, but the company’s market capitalization was about $207 billion based on Tuesday’s closing price, more than that of Oracle Corp. and Intel Corp.
    Online games accounted for more than half of Tencent’s $15 billion in revenue last year. “We are very bullish on the [mobile games] market,” Tencent President Martin Lau said on a conference call. (WSJ)
  • Self-driving cars may one day face decision of who to save, kill (Wtop)
  • WhatsApp hits 100 million calls per day (TechCrunch)
  • Twitter quietly launches tags to location feeds with Foursquare
  • How Brands Can Put IoT Insights To Work For Them (Forbes)