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Mobile Minutes: Tide Spin app; Square lands overseas; Facebook pays; Dwayne Johnson’s YouTube channel

Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 3.27.54 PMP&G starts online subscription service for Tide Pods
For decades Procter & Gamble Co. has relied on retailers, from local groceries to giants like Wal-Mart and Amazon, to sell its razors, shampoo and diapers. Now the consumer-products giant is looking for ways to cut out the middleman.
Read more on The Wall Street Journal

Dorsey’s Square starts up UK operation for first European foray
Square Inc, the mobile payments company run by Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey, has incorporated a business called Squareup Europe Ltd in Britain, registration documents show, lining itself up for what could be its first foray into Europe.
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Facebook to pay Internet stars for live video
Jon Paul Piques gained social-media fame posting bawdy six-second videos on Vine. In April, however, he used Facebook to live-stream a behind-the-scenes look at Playboy.
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Dwayne Johnson crashes onto YouTube, latest Hollywood celeb seeking to strike digital gold
Dwayne Johnson launched his new YouTube channel Monday with a video featuring a bevy of big-name digital stars — marking The Rock’s official entry into the growing club of Hollywood celebrities looking to cash in on their fame with digital content and apps.
Read more on Variety