Walmart Labs CTO Jeremy King says it plans to hire 2,000 more “technologists” by the year’s end to work on Walmart’s tech, adding to its 6,000 current staff (Anna Hensel/VentureBeat)

Anna Hensel / VentureBeat: Walmart Labs CTO Jeremy King says it plans to hire 2,000 more “technologists” by the year’s end to work on Walmart’s

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Interview with Sonos CEO Patrick Spence: Google Assistant is coming, Dolby Atmos in current speakers is doubtful, “Works with Sonos” program to expand, more (Chris Welch/The Verge)

Chris Welch / The Verge: Interview with Sonos CEO Patrick Spence: Google Assistant is coming, Dolby Atmos in current speakers is doubtful, “Works with Sonos”

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Six current and former Fitbit employees have been charged in a federal indictment for possession of stolen trade secrets from now bankrupt rival Jawbone (Shannon Liao/The Verge)

Shannon Liao / The Verge: Six current and former Fitbit employees have been charged in a federal indictment for possession of stolen trade secrets from

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Sources: Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene told employees that company will not renew its Project Maven AI contract with DoD; the current contract expires in 2019 (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: Sources: Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene told employees that company will not renew its Project Maven AI contract with DoD; the

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