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Apple is Opening Up Siri, Maps, and Messages to Outside Development (Observer)
Siri is finally old enough to leave home. Apple is opening up Siri, Maps and Messages to third-party development, the company announced Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. Mashable: Apple is turning Siri into next-level artifical intelligence. Recode: Apple Pay is coming to websites, a potential boon for retailers.

Snapchat Launches a Colossal Advertising Expansion, Ushering in a New Era for the App (AdWeek)
Today, the company announces the launch of Snapchat Partners, its long-anticipated advertising API (application programming interface), which will hook up more than 20 tech-minded companies. The API promises to expand advertising dramatically on the platform in the long run.

Why Attributes and Identities Matter in Local Search (Street Fight)
Gib Olander: Google


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Source: Street Fight