News of Note—Apple Watch Series 4, Google’s tracking history and more

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A leak confirms Apple Watch Series 4 is launching next month. (Pixabay)

Here are some stories we’re following today:

> The next-generation Apple Watch is set to launch next month. BGR article

> Aviat Networks announced availability of Aviat Store, a self-service online marketplace for Aviat's newly introduced WTM 4000 all-outdoor product family along with associated antennas, accessories and software. Release

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> FirstNet Chairwoman Sue Swenson and Vice Chairman Jeff Johnson have retired from the FirstNet board. Urgent Communications article

> Google was accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of iPhone and Android users even after they changed settings. MWL article

> Ubisense Group announced a new partnership with Quuppa as part of Ubisense’s strategy to integrate leading location and identification technologies with its open and sensor-agnostic SmartSpace software platform. Release

> Samsung Pay has launched mobile payments in South Africa, bringing the total number of markets served to 24 across six continents. Phone Scoop article

> A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration’s 2015 landmark net neutrality rules and reject the Trump administration’s efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules guaranteeing an open internet. Reuters article

> All 750 of Costco's U.S. stores now accept Apple Pay at the register. Phone Scoop article

 

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