Top News for July 18, 2014

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Here are today's top stories from Tech News Today for July 18, 2014:

  1. The European Commission said yesterday that Google is now doing a good job protecting both children and adults from excessive in-app purchases. Apple, on the other hand, needs to do better. Read more at theguardian.com.

  2. Amazon has rolled out the long-awaited $9.99 unlimited Kindle subscription. Read more at cnet.com.

  3. Lenovo has stopped selling small Windows tablets in the US. The reason? Nobody cares, according to the company. Read more at pcworld.com.

  4. Samsung handset division managers return part of bonuses Read more at reuters.com.

  5. Recode’s Jason Del Rey wrote a nice feature on Starbucks’ plans for mobile payments. Specifically, the company intends to enable you to order your drinks via the app, rather than waiting in line. Read more at recode.net.

  6. Production said to begin soon iPhone 6. Read more at cnet.com.

  7. For insight, analysis, and discussion of these topics and more, check out Tech News Today for July 18, 2014.