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The COMUNICANO for June 26th 2018

A16Z goes CRYPTO again.....Amazon hunts at Microsoft....Whole Foods adds more stores to discount offe
June 26 · Issue #329 · View online
Andy Abramson
A16Z goes CRYPTO again…..Amazon hunts at Microsoft….Whole Foods adds more stores to discount offers…Salesforce workers say no more …Orlando PD to stop using Rekognition…..Low income in SF now in 6 figures…..Google Classroom says “no more cheating kids”….T-Mobile wants to watch over your kids…Sprint wants your credit……Amex gets a big win while Venmo gets a new card…Wi-Fi gets and upgrade…CBD’s get approval….Serving yourself in SF….those stories and more are all in today’s COMUNICANO!

Crypto Watch
With Cryptocurrencies in Free Fall, One Big Firm Doubles Down
Amazon Watch
Amazon’s favorite poaching ground is Microsoft
Prime Member Deals At Whole Foods Expands
Privacy Watch
Orlando Pulls the Plug on Its Amazon Facial Recognition Program
Employees Of Another Major Tech Company Are Petitioning Government Contracts
Top Tech Companies Met With Intelligence Officials to Discuss Midterms
Interpol Rolls Out International Voice Identification Database Using Samples From 192 Law Enforcement Agencies
SF Worker Watch
A six-figure salary is considered 'low income' in San Francisco, and the threshold is rising
San Francisco Restaurants Can’t Afford Waiters. So They’re Putting Diners to Work.
Google Watch
New Google Classroom update makes it harder to cheat on quizzes
Teleworking Watch
The downsides of teleworking: Some people cheat
Mobile Watch
T-Mobile Launches $10/Mo FamilyMode Service
Sprint's $15 unlimited data plan required a 'hard pull' credit report, and it's not the only one
Money Watch
PayPal launches debit card for its mobile app Venmo
What the Amex card decision means for shoppers
Wi-Fi Watch
Wi-Fi security is starting to get its biggest upgrade in over a decade
Wi-Fi Alliance® introduces Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3™ security
Drone Watch
Cannabis Watch
Marijuana drug wins FDA approval—a first that may change federal regulations
Veterans are left out of medical marijuana protections
Merger Watch
Broadcaster Gray Television Sets $3.6 Billion Deal to Buy Raycom Media
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