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Charges over counterfeit Apple, Sony gear

Foreign nationals allegedly planned to "enrich themselves" by reselling fakes from...

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Wi-Fi password-sharing feature in Windows 10 raises security concerns

With the launch of Windows 10, anyone who walks into your house and gets your Wi-Fi password for their PC could potentially let all their friends onto your network, thanks to a new feature that has ignited controversy online.Called Wi-Fi Sense, the...

1.2 hours on pcworld.com

NSA's hacking tool is apparently as easy to use as a Google search

It's been a couple of years since Edward Snowden and The Guardian introduced us to the NSA's spying tool called XKeyscore. Now, The Intercept has published new details about it from 48 documents Snowden provided, revealing that it's a lot...

3.5 hours on engadget.com

Android users have a 'very unofficial' way to listen to Apple's Beats 1

When Apple first announced its new music streaming service, the news marked the first time the Cupertino company would ever create an Android version of one of its services. Though Apple Music officially launched on iOS and iTunes Tuesday, the Android...

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Facebook sharing more ad dollars with video creators

Facebook's shiny logo isn't all that's new for the social network today: The outfit's also announced how it plans to split video ad revenue with publishers. Like YouTube, Facebook will give content creators 55 percent of ad revenue...

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Google App Mislabels Black People as ‘Gorillas’

The search giant apologized and rushed to fix its Google Photos after the service mistakenly labeled photos of black people as...

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Mark Zuckerberg shows off Facebook's internet lasers

Most of us use Facebook to show off a new car, an engagement or a particularly notable lunch, but Mark Zuckerberg does it a bit differently. In a Q&A session yesterday Zuckerberg referenced his company's plans for using lasers to connect...

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Facebook doubles black hires, but they only make up about 1.5% of staff

Facebook nearly doubled the number of its black and Hispanic employees last year, but those groups are still starkly underrepresented at the tech giant. In 2014, black and Hispanic employees made up 5.4 percent of all employees, up from 4.4 percent...

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Facebook Rises on Price Target Increase, Intel Falls on Price Cut

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook jumped Wednesday after receiving a price target increase ahead of its earnings. Intel edged lower after an analyst issued a price target cut on the chip maker. Twitter lost ground as talk of a Google  ...

6.5 hours on thestreet.com

Despite Apple Watch, Fitbit is still in the race

Fitbit appears to be holding its own against the Apple Watch and may have even outsold the device in the U.S. in May, according to estimates from one market researcher.Slice Intelligence estimated this week that Fitbit sold 850,000 fitness trackers in...

6.8 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook tests a new way to show video - and make money from it

Facebook is preparing a new way to show videos on the social network and opening the door to a new source of advertising revenue at the same time.The new feature, called Suggested Videos, will roll out first on iOS in the coming weeks and probably...

6.9 hours on pcworld.com

Users experiencing mangled music libraries in iTunes 12.2

The excitement over Apple Music has been dampened for those who have had their music library screwed up after updating to iTunes 12.2 and enabling iCloud Music Library. As reported by several outlets, users end up with a library full for scrambled...

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Facebook Will Reap Substitution of TV by Digital Ads, Says Cantor

Cantor Fitzgerald‘s Youssef Squali today reiterated his Buy rating on shares of Facebook (FB), and raising his price target to $100 from $92, writing that the company stands to benefit as Internet advertising surpasses TV ad spending come...

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Facebook to Announce 2Q Financial Results July 29

Facebook will announce its second-quarter-2015 financial results after market close Wednesday, July 29. The company will host a conference call at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET that day, which can be accessed via its investor relations site, accompanied by a...

7.8 hours on adweek.com

Google parks its map-making tool inside Drive for easy access

To make things easily accessible, Google is nesting its My Maps feature in Drive. This means that in addition to creating custom maps for whatever need may arise, you can also nestle them alongside documents or forms created with the productivity...

8.4 hours on engadget.com

Beats 1 vs. iTunes Radio: The good, the bad, and the noisy

When Apple was tinkering with adding a new radio component to its just-launched music streaming service, the company opted to go for more of a BBC Radio 1 vibe than Pandora.So naturally, Apple recruited Zane Lowe, the most popular DJ on BBC Radio...

8.5 hours on macworld.com

Major iTunes 12.2 bug is ruining music libraries

A day after the launch of Apple Music, users are reporting an iTunes bug that is wrecking music libraries by scrambling artists, albums and tracks. Apple's tagline, "All your music in one place," implied there was finally a solution to...

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Apple Inc. leaks new iPod colors in iTunes 12.2

Apple just updated its much-forgotten iPod lineup with new colors. The Cupertino-based tech giant has apparently leaked some new colors through the latest version of iTunes, 12.2. There are three new iPod colors: hot pink, gold and deep blue. To see the...

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Facebook video ads are coming — so look out, YouTube

Video ads on Facebook are right around the corner. Facebook will be giving video publishers an extra push to publish video directly onto its platform as it shores up its massive video platform, it announced on Wednesday. See also: Think Facebook is a...

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New Windows 10 Preview Gets Edge Browser Branding

The official roll out of Microsoft's new operating system will begin in a month, and the company has released another preview build. Testers on the Insider Program can now access Windows 10 Build 10158, which includes "Edge" branding for...

8.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Vienna Court Rejects Europe vs. Facebook Class Action

The class-action suit filed against Facebook in Vienna by Austrian law student Max Schrems and his Europe Versus Facebook group has hit a roadblock. The Wall Street Journal reported that a court in Vienna rejected the lawsuit on the...

8.8 hours on adweek.com

Google Waters Rising, Says Axiom: Search Declines, ‘Applebot,’ Etc.

Google (GOOGL) is seeing a decline in the growth rate of the “paid clicks” that make up the core of its revenue, according to a report today from Axiom Capital‘s Victor Anthony, who writes that the decline is masked by strength in...

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A gold iPod could be coming soon, if iTunes isn't lying

An image hidden in Apple's new iTunes 12.2 software may have just leaked news that new iPod colors are coming, including gold The image, first spotted by MacRumors, reportedly surfaces when a user tries to set up or restore an iPod. The photo...

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The iPhone 6 Plus won't fit Fallout 4's Pip-Boy (and I'm sad)

Thanks a lot, Bethesda. After the outfit's first E3 media briefing, I pre-ordered the Pip-Boy Edition of Fallout 4 because of course I want to put a real-life version of the game's stat-tracker and menu system on my forearm. All good, right?...

9.2 hours on engadget.com

Facebook Logo Changed: Can You Notice Difference?

The first change to the Facebook logo since 2005 is so subtle that it's not immediately obvious. In fact, most people probably won't have noticed that the logo has changed at all. The Facebook branding has never been particularly...

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Watch Microsoft Ventures Digital Works Accelerator Demo Day Presentations Right Here

 TechCrunch is pleased to host the live video stream of the Microsoft Ventures Digital Works Accelerator demo day. This is the second class from Microsoft Ventures’s Seattle Accelerator where 14 startups received mentorship, technology...

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Microsoft's Office 2016 preview gets real-time editing in Word and more

Microsoft quietly updated its Office 2016 Preview apps for early adopters over the past two weeks with a slew of new features the company announced in a round-up Wednesday.The new features let people who have installed the public beta of...

9.5 hours on pcworld.com

Google's YouTube Reprimanded in Copyright Case in Germany, Report Says

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google's is said to have lost an appeal to a German regional court over steps the video-sharing Web site must take to reduce copyright infringement. A German regional court ruled that YouTube must take down material that...

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Turning off Connect makes Apple Music better

Connect is the part of Apple Music where you’ll supposedly enjoy a close, personal relationship with the artists and bands you care about. But just artists, not your friends—unlike Spotify and Rdio, you can’t build a list of your...

9.9 hours on macworld.com

appraisal: Apple Music Is Strong on Design, Weak on Social Networking

The service brags that its playlists are curated by people not algorithms; on the other hand, its social network app needs...

10.1 hours on nytimes.com

Report: Leaked iPhone 6S photo suggests longer battery life

With the debut of the next-generation iPhone likely three months away — a new one traditionally launches each September — the Apple rumor mill is heating up right on schedule. Allegedly leaked photos of Apple's upcoming iPhone,...

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Google Photos identified two black people as 'gorillas'

Google Photos uses sophisticated facial-recognition software to identify not only individuals, but also specific categories of objects and photo types, like food, cats and skylines Image recognition programs are far from perfect, however; they sometimes...

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Windows 8’s Market Share Maxes Out At 16% As Windows 10 Looms

 Windows 8’s days atop the Microsoft operating system hierarchy are all but over. Windows 10, a wide-ranging replacement, will be released later this month, meaning that Windows 8’s market share is about to start shrinking....

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Google Launches iOS And Android Apps To Help Developers Manage Their Cloud Platform Resources On The Go

 If you’re in charge of managing apps on Google’s Cloud Platform, chances are you are intimately familiar with the inner workings of the web-based Google Developers Console. Until now, that was pretty much the only way to get...

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Family Sharing and Apple Music: It's all about the price

Now that Apple Music is out, you can give it a try for three month before you have to start paying for it. If you have a family, you can save some money on membership fees by signing up for a Family Membership. It’s $15 per month for up to...

11.1 hours on macworld.com

Jimmy Kimmel Shows Off Apple's Bold New Product

The line forms to the left, Apple Minions. So you purchased the iPod, iPhone, iPad, iWatch, Apple's new streaming music service, and you successfully -- and legally -- added a lower case "i" to the front of your first name, but NOW WHAT?...

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Facebook Rolls Out Messenger Payment Service In Entire U.S.

Facebook's payment service is now available in the United States. The free service now allows users to instantly send money to others with just a few simple taps. Facebook launches payment service According to David Marcus, Facebook's...

11.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Disney Infinity might make its way to Microsoft's HoloLens

It's only natural for an entertainment corporation as massive as The Walt Disney Company, with IP holdings that span the likes of Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, to be exploring the potential of virtual reality. It's something John Vignocchi, VP...

11.3 hours on engadget.com

Why Apple Watch is the Only Smartwatch That Matters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Before the launch of the Apple Watch, there was much debate among analysts as to whether it would even move the needle on revenues for such a massive company. Many took the position that although it would be big, that sales of the Apple Watch would not...

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What's new in iTunes 12.2

Apple released iTunes 12.2 yesterday, along with updates to iOS and OS X. The marquee feature in the new version of iTunes, as well as iOS 8.4, is Apple Music.But there’s more to iTunes 12.2 than just Apple Music and Beats Radio. Here’s a...

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Some Spotify Services Down After Apple Music Launch

Spotify is scrambling following the launch of Apple Music. The popular music streaming service has been unable to process either new sign-ups or subscription cancellations in the hours following the release of Apple's competing product. Apple Music...

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Microsoft streamlines hybrid cloud operations with new tools

Workloads moved to the cloud must be managed properly, so Microsoft has released new tools to help system administrators bridge their in-house data centers with Azure services.The company has released an add-on for managing cloud workloads within the...

11.5 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook (FB) Stock Price Target Raised at Cantor Fitzgerald

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Share of Facebook are up 1.11% to $86.71 after its price target was raised to $100 from $92 at Cantor Fitzgerald which maintained its "buy" rating. Facebook remains a top pick given its position as the...

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Google Brings Its Map-Making Tools To Google Drive

 Google’s My Maps tool has long allowed anybody to create custom maps, but unless you knew it existed, chances are you wouldn’t randomly stumble upon it. Starting today, Google is building My Maps right into Google Drive,...

11.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Facebook’s Real-Name Policy

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered his take on the social network’s sometimes-controversial real-name policy during a question-and-answer session on his page Tuesday. User Alex Kantrowitz asked Zuckerberg: You made a...

12.3 hours on adweek.com

Jam out to Apple Music on your Apple Watch, no iPhone required

Your Apple Watch just became an even better workout accessory with the release of Apple Music, which brings streaming playlists right to your wrist. Apple Watch has 2GB of local music storage so you could always sync albums or playlists of songs you...

12.7 hours on macworld.com

Yahoo's custom launcher Aviate adds Google Now-style 'Smart Stream'

Yahoo’s Aviate custom launcher now has its own digital assistant that will find restaurants, flights, or other details you may need throughout the day.It’s called Smart Stream, and anyone who’s dabbled with Google Now will find it...

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Facebook has a new logo, but the differences are subtle

Facebook's last logo update came in 2005, but this year, the folks in Menlo Park felt it was time for a change. While the iconic white "f" and blue square will remain, places where the full name is used will see this new wordmark. Working...

12.9 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Rising Following Skype for Business Services Debut

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft shares are advancing 1.02% to $44.60 on Wednesday as the company today launched the preview of its three new Skype for Businesses services. The three new programs are Skype Meeting Broadcast, Public...

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Google Sorry For Photo App Calling African Americans Gorillas

Google boasted of its new photo app, which it launched last month with features such auto-tagging, organizing pictures and offering support across the categories like food, groups, things, animals, landscapes, people, etc. However, on Monday a repulsive...

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Google Is Testing Price Comparisons In Its Product Ads

 Google has been quietly experimenting with a price-tracking feature across a selection of its product searches on Google.com, which shows the savings on a given item in its Product Listing Ads as a “percentage off average.”...

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The Evolution Of A Value Investor - Google Talks With Tom Gayner

By Canadian Value. Read more » »Check out Tom Gayner Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Tom Gayner (Updated on 06/30/2015), Check out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio...

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Facebook Tweaks Logo

Facebook introduced a slight tweak to its logo, with minor changes to some of the letters. Product designer Christophe Tauziet shared the new logo in a tweet, and creative director Josh Higgins spoke with Brand New: When Facebook’s logo was first...

13.3 hours on adweek.com

Apple Music Sentiment The Most Negative Of Apple Products

Apple launched its long-rumored streaming music service on Tuesday, and unsurprisingly, people were tweeting madly about it. There were both positive and negative comments about Apple Music, but overall, there was more positive sentiment than negative,...

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Windows 8.1 seizes undisputed lead over Windows XP

Microsoft’s end of support for Windows XP is having its desired effect, with Windows 8.1 pulling ahead in usage share. While Windows 8.1 overtook XP last year according to StatCounter, that lead is now undisputed with Netmarketshare posting...

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BMW Hopes To Make Cars For Apple And Google

Luxury automaker BMW is open to the possibility of making cars for tech giants Apple and Google. In early 2015, it was rumored Apple was looking towards the possibility of making autonomous vehicles. There were even reports Apple was in talks with...

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Developer Finds A Web Stream For Apple Music’s Beats1 Radio That Lets Android Users Tune In

 One of the surprisingly better features found in Apple’s new streaming music service, Apple Music, which launched yesterday to much fanfare, is its human-DJ’d Beats1 radio station which broadcasts to 100 countries worldwide...

13.9 hours on techcrunch.com

Does Apple Have a Watch Problem?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Depending upon whom you ask, Apple may have a Watch issue. In a research note primarily discussing the iPhone, Pacific Crest Securities analyst Andy Hargreaves noted that sales of the Apple Watch aren't as strong as...

13.9 hours on thestreet.com

Zuckerberg Riffs On AI At Tuesday Facebook Townhall Q&A

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been criticized for being too standoffish, so he has been making a big effort to change that perception over the last year or two. One very well received part of his "Zuckerberg is a nice guy"...

14.4 hours on valuewalk.com

iOS 9 Beta With Apple Music To Come Early Next Week: Eddy Cue

Apple officially rolled out Apple Music streaming service on Tuesday with the release of iOS 8.4 and iTunes 12.2 updates. Developers running the iOS 9 beta were left out because the latest beta build does not support the service. The Cupertino-based tech...

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Jim Cramer -- Constellation Brands, Facebook Continue to Impress

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer said Wednesday he is impressed by Constellation Brands  and Facebook . Constellation reported better-than-expected earnings per share and revenue, and that has the stock up over 1% to...

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Brokerage windows don't profit all, but do profit some

What is the most striking difference between brokerage participants and all participants? Their account balances. Gain more insights from this recent...

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Jim Cramer: Fitbit (FIT) Does Not Compete With Apple Watch

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Fitbit  were soaring, up 6.25% to $40.62 in late morning trading Wednesday, adding to gains from the prior session after analysts at RBC Capital Markets issued a positive note on the newly public...

14.6 hours on thestreet.com

Facebook just changed its logo so slightly, you probably didn't even notice

You know what's really cool? A slightly rounder lowercase "a." Facebook quietly began updating its logo across its various properties this week, but the tweaks are so minor that many users likely did not notice. The new logo still combines...

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Tom Gayner: "The Evolution of a Value Investor" | Talks at Google

By GuruFocus. Read more » »Check out Tom Gayner Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Tom Gayner (Updated on 06/30/2015)Related Stocks:...

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Google Argues Study Showing Biased Search Results

Two academics recently published a study -- based on data provided by Yelp -- suggesting that Google designed its search algorithm to highlight its own content rather than offer users the best matches for their search terms. Google came out swinging on...

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Smart Android Launcher Yahoo Aviate Gets Overhauled, Accused Of Being A “Google Now Clone”

 Yahoo’s Aviate Android launcher, which the company acquired for $80 million in order to own a piece of the growing mobile ecosystem, as it doesn’t have its own mobile operating system or hardware in play, has seen...

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Austrian court dismisses class action suit against Facebook

An Austrian court has dismissed a class action suit concerning Facebook’s privacy policy, saying it has no jurisdiction over the case.The decision is a blow to Europe-v-Facebook, the privacy campaign group whose front-man, Max Schrems, filed the...

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Apple Inc. Eases Battery Warranty Terms

Apple has updated its warranty program to make it simpler to replace the batteries of its devices at any of its stores. The new AppleCare+ policy allows users to swap batteries in their iOS devices even when the capacity drops below 80% of the...

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Microsoft Corporation Could Write Off Nokia Deal Soon

Microsoft could begin its first day of the new fiscal quarter by writing off the huge amount it spent on buying Nokia's business, says a report from Computer World. The software giant has been working on the write off since April, when it stated to...

15.5 hours on valuewalk.com

How To Make Sure Apple Music Doesn’t Automatically Charge You After The Free 3-Month Trial Ends

(Pixteca | Len & Pix【ツ】)What’s that you say? You don’t like paying for things unexpectedly and automatically? Then if you’re trying Apple Music during the three months that it’s free, you’ll...

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Facebook Updates Video Ad Pricing Structure

Facebook's auto-play video ads, though effective, are not very economical for marketers who have been forced to pay for ads once they come into view, irrespective of whether they had been viewed or not. But this is going to change with the new...

15.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft for AMD? Makes No Sense, Says Bernstein

In response to a gaming Web site’s speculation Monday that Microsoft (MSFT) might try to buy chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), which supplies Microsoft’s Xbox game machine with its main processor, Bernstein Research analysts Stacy...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

Facebook uses an algorithm for its News Feed, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg is after something much bigger: One that governs all human relationships.“I’m most interested in questions about people,” the Facebook chief said Tuesday....

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This Is The Future Of Facebook Communications According to Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes we will one day communicate with our social media friends and followers with the help of brain-to-screen technology. Speaking during a public Q&A session on his Facebook page on Tuesday, the...

16.1 hours on businesspundit.com

Why Facebook is the Leader in Online Advertising

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - As advertising dollars continue to transition online from TV, Facebook is positioned to gain the most, according to a Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Youssef Squali. After seeing the company's new immersive mobile advertising...

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Microsoft is getting pretty good at digitizing reality

Microsoft Research always has the best toys, and is especially strong in augmented reality (AR) with projects like Illumiroom and its insane Hololens Minecraft game. Redmond's think tank has just revealed another impressive demo called...

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Apple: Analyzing It With Owner Earnings And Free Cash Flow

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Apple: Analyzing It With Owner Earnings And Free Cash Flow by Old School Value [klarman] (This post is republished with permission by Peter George Psaras, portfolio manager of Conservative Equity Investment Advisors.) On February 27, 1987 Mr. Warren...

Apple: Analyzing it with Owner Earnings And Free Cash Flow

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(This post is republished with permission by Peter George Psaras, portfolio manager of Conservative Equity Investment Advisors.) On February 27, 1987 Mr. Warren Buffett introduced in the Appendix of Berkshire Hathaway’s 1986 Annual Report...

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Latest Windows 10 SDK preview helps developers build cooler photo apps

Microsoft has added a handful of image- and photography-related features in a new version of the Windows 10 SDK. It, along with the OS itself, will become generally available at the end of the month.Even if the development of the SDK is on the home...

18.5 hours on pcworld.com

Setback For European Facebook Privacy Class Action, As Austrian Court Rules Lawsuit Inadmissible

 An ongoing Facebook class action suit in Europe over alleged privacy violations took a significant step back today. A regional court in Austria, where the suit was originally filed, ruled the it inadmissible, with the court...

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"Here’s What’s Different About Windows 10 for Windows 7 Users"

Very little to induce me to upgrade, but your mileage may vary. ...

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How to (mostly) banish Apple Music from your iPhone or iPad

OK, you tried Apple Music. It’s only been a day, but you already don’t think it’s for you. But it’s completely taken over your Music app and you want to go back. Sorry, Jack. There is literally no way to back to the version...

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Zuckerberg reveals Facebook's AI, VR and Internet.org plans

In a Q&A on his profile today, Mark Zuckerberg explained how he and his team are preparing Facebook for the future. In it, he revealed that he believes the ultimate communication technology will allow us to send thoughts to each other....

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Facebook Offers Option of Paying for Video Ads After 10 Seconds

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Does 10 seconds sound like a lot of time? It is when it comes to viewing video ads on Facebook. The Wall Street Journal’s CMO Today blog reported that the social network introduced a new pricing option for advertisers, giving them the...

Facebook’s Prototype Mobile Ad Format: A Perfect Mix of Branding, Direct Response

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Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox showcased a preview of what the social network’s future mobile ad format could look like at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, and the first impressions are that the new mobile ad...

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Apple Music Hits The Right Note On International Availability And Pricing

 It’s still early days for Apple Music, the newly launched streaming service, as the world chews over its user interface, initial service issues, that Beats 1 radio station and other unexpected factors. But two areas where the U.S....

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AppleCare will finally replace ailing batteries on more Apple devices

The batteries inside your Apple devices may have just gotten new life Apple has broadened its coverage for worn out batteries beyond its mobile lineup through its AppleCare Protection warranty service, a move that could extend the life of many...

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Julian Robertson Discusses Greece Threat, Stocks and Apple

By Holly LaFon. Read more » »Check out Julian Robertson Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Julian Robertson (Updated on 06/29/2015)Related Stocks: AAPL, JD,...

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Aviate's 'Smart Stream' is Yahoo's version of Google Now

Yahoo has given Aviate its first major makeover since acquiring it in 2014, completely replacing its contextual panel called "Spaces" with a new feature called "Smart Stream." This "stream" surfaces different cards...

25.4 hours on engadget.com

The iTunes Era Is Over

When I tapped Apple Music Tuesday for the first time, my iPhone screen went blank white for several seconds before anything happened. In those seconds I felt the little tingle of anticipation that comes when you open something new and...

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Facebook Pages See Organic Likes Rise 0.2% in May (Report)

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A total of 43.36 percent of Facebook pages advertised on the social network in May, according to the latest research from social analytics and reporting firm Locowise. Locowise also found that: Facebook pages saw organic likes growth...

PBS Frontline Debuts ‘Growing Up Trans’ Short Documentaries on Facebook

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PBS’ investigative journalism series, Frontline, launched short documentary series Growing Up Trans on its Facebook page. The four-part series will debut its episodes on Facebook, in a mobile-friendly format, and 90-minute documentary...

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Apple's new iTunes update arrives for some and not others

On the same day Apple released its much anticipated new streaming service, Apple Music, the company also offered users a new iTunes update that frustrated more than a few Apple fans. iTunes 12.2 was meant to be available Tuesday, but the roll out was not...

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Apple's GarageBand uses trackpad pressure to control your tunes

Apple's Force Touch trackpads haven't done a whole lot in official apps besides fast scrolling and shortcuts, but they'll do considerably more if you grab the latest version of GarageBand. As of the 10.1 update, you can use the...

26.8 hours on engadget.com

Bill Gates Will Invest $2 Billion In Renewable Energy Over Next Five Years

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is doubling his investment in renewable energy, announcing plans to spend $2 billion over the next five years. According to Gates we need to “bend the curve” on climate change, and the best way to reach...

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Mark Zuckerberg takes questions from Stephen Hawking, Arnold Schwarzenegger in bizarre Q&A

Well, that got... weird. Facebook held one of its regular Q&A Townhall sessions with Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday. Rather than a live event with Zuckerberg answering questions from a live audience, the question and answer session was in AMA format on...

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Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

Facebook uses an algorithm for its News Feed, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg is after something much bigger: One that governs all human relationships.“I’m most interested in questions about people,” the Facebook chief said Tuesday....

28.2 hours on pcworld.com

Watch as we follow one of Google's new self-driving cars

Google’s new self-driving cars are on public streets. After more than a year of development and testing, the new cars made their debut on the roads around Google’s headquarters in Mountain View late last week, and I went to check them...

28.5 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft releases its second Windows 10 build in two days

Microsoft surprised testers of Windows 10 on Tuesday by launching another build of its forthcoming operating system just a day after the last update.Gabe Aul, an engineering general manager at Microsoft who serves as the public face of the Windows...

28.5 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook Messenger payments is now nationwide

Facebook Messenger has finally rolled out its payments feature across the entire U.S. so that any stateside user can pay friends right inside the app, if they like David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products, quietly announced the...

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The future of Facebook is telepathy, reveals Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says technology will become so advanced that people will be able to send thoughts to their...

29.4 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Tech Today: Fitbit Soars, Twitter Surges, Apple Rises, Amazon’s Prime Pondered

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Tech stocks broadly rebounded from yesterday’s sell-off, despite ongoing uncertainty over the fate of Greece. The top tech gainer in the Nasdaq was CalAmp (CAMP), which offers Internet...

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Apple Rule of Unreason

An appeals court reverts to 20th-century law in the e-book antitrust...

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First look at Apple Music: Siri and Beats 1 turn streaming on its ear

Apple Music was worth the wait. Amidst a marketing frenzy and controversy over royalty payments and Taylor Swift’s feelings, it was easy to forget that few people had actually used Apple’s new streaming service. Apple finally launched...

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6 trades on Twitter, Apple

"Fast Money" traders discussed how to play Twitter amid its leadership transition and Apple as it launches its streaming...

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iTunes 12.2 update available with Apple Music support

Apple Music made its debut earlier today though an iOS 8.4 update. Now you can enjoy Apple Music on your Mac, too. All you need is the 12.2 update for iTunes.To get the update, launch the App Store (in your Applications folder) and click on the...

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Payments via Facebook Messenger Now Available Throughout U.S.

Payments via Facebook Messenger is now available to all U.S. users. The social network introduced the feature in March and extended it to the New York metropolitan area in late May. Vice president of messaging David Marcus revealed...

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Apple Music Now Available On The Mac Via iTunes

 Apple Music arrived earlier today on iOS, with the iOS 8.4 update, and now it’s coming to the desktop via a nw version of iTunes. The launch has been going pretty well so far, with only a few hiccups including some early mic testing...

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Bits Blog: Zuckerberg Takes Questions in Facebook Session Marred by Tech Troubles

Facebook’s chief responded to ordinary users and celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger about the nature of happiness and the future of social media, but the session went offline for several...

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Apple releases tons of security updates for recent flaws and exploits

While the world’s focus on Apple today might be on the release of its new streaming music service, the company also pushed out a host of security fixes for exploits, flaws, and—shall we say—politically difficult situations of the...

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Zuck Details How Artificial Intelligence Will Show You The Perfect Facebook Posts

 What’s Facebook working on its three AI labs? A way to understand exactly what you share so it can serve that content to people with matching interests. Today in a public Q&A on his Facebook Page, CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a...

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Mark Zuckerberg and Stephen Hawking just had the most awe-inspiring exchange ever

Mark Zuckerberg held an online Q&A Tuesday and covered a lot of ground — from his workout routine to his thoughts on transgender issues with Facebook. In doing so, the co-founder shed some light on just how Facebook intends on evolving in...

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Ruling confirms e-book price-fixing by Apple

A federal appeals court in New York on Tuesday sided with regulators who said Apple was guilty of conspiring to drive up the price of e-books.Calling Apple’s transgressions, “the supreme evil of antitrust,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

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It’s not you, it’s me: Why I won’t be paying for Apple Music

Apple released its new Music service into the wild today, along with an update of its mobile software called iOS 8.4. So I upgraded, tried it out and made my own personal judgment:After this three-month trial is up, I won’t be paying for Apple...

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Microsoft Drops Another Windows 10 Build

 Today, Microsoft released another Windows 10 build for PC, numbered 10159. The company indicated that it is similar to yesterday’s release, with one change aside from normal bug fixes. According to Neowin’s Brad Sams, the...

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Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station is bleeping out all the bad words

You might be excited to have heard Dr. Dre's The Chronic legally streaming for the first time today on Beats 1, but you might have been disappointed to hear all the swearing bleeped out. Apple's 24/7 online radio station Beats 1 debuted today,...

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Julian Robertson: The Problem With Greece; Very Positive On Apple

Julian Robertson, Tiger Management founder, says in terms of the world, Greece is not an economic power, in discussing potential contagion if Greece leaves the euro zone, and investing in Europe. Jul... ...

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Apple Music: Everything You Need To Know | Rolling Stone

From Beats 1 radio to the quasi–social network Connect, here's how to get the most out of the latest streaming service -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for...

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Apple beefs up its beats in GarageBand update

Apple Music isn't the only new music software coming straight out of Cupertino Tuesday. Apple just released an updated version of its music creation software GarageBand The update adds a suite of new mixing tools and sound effects to the desktop...

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Facebook’s Instant Articles Satisfy the Need for Speed (Report)

The main selling point behind the Instant Articles iPhone application feature Facebook announced in May was quicker load times. Did the social network deliver? Online performance monitoring outfit Catchpoint Systems analyzed network...

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Facebook Messenger's money-sending tool arrives for all US users

When it first announced plans to let you send money to your pals in its Messenger app, Facebook said the feature would roll out in the States in the coming months. Well, the time has come. After flipping the switch for folks in New York City and the...

32.6 hours on engadget.com

The Week in Mac Apps: Blinks helps you combat eye fatigue from heavy Mac use

An eye on all thingsThis week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a Gmail client for your desktop, a quick refresher on the periodic table of elements, and a little something that keeps an eye out for uninvited guests.Blinks 1.0Close your eyes!...

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Apple Music a ‘B+’ Says Piper; Won’t Move the Needle, May Sell iPhones

Apple’s (AAPL) Apple Music, which went live today, won’t make much money for Apple compared to its other businesses, but it could increase sales of the iPhone, according to Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray. Munster, who rates Apple stock...

32.8 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Inc. Loses Appeal In E-Book Case

Apple recently lost an appeal in a lawsuit that claimed the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices. The tech giant is being forced to pay a total of $450 million in damages. Apple's big loss Federal courts upheld the 2013...

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GarageBand update lets artists publish directly to Apple Music Connect

Apple on Tuesday announced updates to its consumer music author app, GarageBand. One of the new features ties directly to the release of Apple Music: Artists on Apple Music Connect can publish directly to the service from GarageBand. Apple Music...

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Microsoft's Bing isn't such a failure after all

Bing, at one time the Internet's favorite punchline, no longer sounds like such a joke Six years after Microsoft launched Bing and lost billions of dollars in a long-shot attempt to take on Google, Microsoft appears to be nearing a significant...

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How to get started with Apple Music

Apple just launched its ambitious new streaming service, marking a huge departure from the company's old approach to music. But the pages and interfaces within Apple Music can be confusing. It claims to be not only a music streaming app, but also...

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Apple Updates GarageBand With Force Touch Support And New Virtual Morph Pad

 Apple has a new update available for GarageBand on the Mac, which provides a range of new tools aimed primarily at electronic dance music creators. The update offers an expansion of GarageBand’s Drummer tool, adding 10 new EDM and 10...

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Hyundai launches app on Apple Watch

Now a driver can start their car, flash the lights or honk the horn through a...

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Apple Music Is For People With No Clue What To Stream

 You’re no DJ. That’s the biggest problem with streaming services. A search box connected to the history of recorded music can be discouraging. You constantly have to know what to play next. That’s why Apple was so...

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Can you use Apple Music's family plan to share a subscription with friends?

Apple Music's family share plan offers unlimited streaming for up to six people for $14.99 a month, which is a tempting offer — considering it's only $5 more than the $9.99 single-person subscription But it might not be right for...

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Apple: Julian Robertson ‘Extremely Positive,’ Cook the ‘Right Leader for This Time’

Noted long-time tech investor Julian Robertson, founder of Tiger Management, was on CNBC this afternoon, talking with the channel’s Kelly Evans, with one of the topics being how is very bullish on Apple (AAPL). Said Robertson, CEO Time...

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Apple loses appeal, ordered to pay $450M

Apple lost its appeal after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court ruled the tech company conspired to rise e-book...

33.8 hours on cnbc.com

iOS 8.4 Jailbreak for iPhone, iPad Now Possible

iOS 8.4 has only been out for a few hours, but already someone has managed to jailbreak it. The jailbreak is said to work on newer iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches running a newly installed version of iOS 8.4. Apple just pushed out iOS 8.4, which...

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Apple Music: Executing Well, Say Cantor; Smells Like a Winner, Says Kass

Apple (AAPL) customers have had a few hours now to try out the three-month free version of the company’s Apple Music streaming service, after installing an update of the iOS operating system, and some observers have weighed in. The...

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How to stop Apple Music from automatically renewing your membership

Apple gives you three free months to try out Apple Music. After that, you have to pay $10 per month for a single user membership or $15 per month for a family membership. If you like Apple Music, you don’t need to do anything after the trial;...

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A closer look at Apple Music

Apple Music is here. Finally. Now that the company steered the streaming service to a successful launch, it now has to prove to the world that it's actually something worth paying for — after all, there are like 80 other streaming music...

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Apple loses e-book antitrust appeal

An appeals court ruled against Apple’s challenge of a lower court’s decision which found the company liable for illegally conspiring with ebook publishers to jack up prices. A three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

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Apple will replace your battery once it hits 80 percent health

Apple's recently changed the terms of its AppleCare+ extended warranty program. Now, no matter what iOS or OSX device you own (yes, even the Watch), Apple will replace the battery as soon as it hits 80 percent health. That's up 30 points from...

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These were the first 4 songs played on Apple Music's Beats 1 global radio

LOS ANGELES — Apple Music and its Beats 1 radio launched Tuesday, and the coveted first spot on the 24/7 station's inaugural playlist went to English rockers Spring King. To open the show, host Zane Lowe blasted Spring King's...

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Bad news for Prince fans: These artists are missing from Apple Music

Cupertino is cheering after Taylor Swift’s very public change of heart, but other artists have not been as easy to court in favor of Apple’s new streaming service. Apple Music, which launched Tuesday morning, now boasts an exclusive on...

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iPhone 6S May Have Samsung Flash Memory

The iPhone 6S is expected to be out later this year, and rumors about it continue to circulate. This latest rumor deals with the memory chip Apple might use, which could be made by its top competitor, Samsung. Apple said to be talking with Samsung The...

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Getting started with Apple Music: 12 things to do first

Apple Music is here!Image by AppleAre you ready to rock? Apple Music is. After its unveiling at WWDC in early June, Apple Music went live Tuesday, along with iOS 8.4. While you’re updating, you can check out our full FAQ, and we’re working on...

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Beats Music iOS update provides a smooth transition to Apple Music

Now that Apple Music has arrived, Beats Music is on its way out. To help ease the transition from the old to the new, the Beats Music iOS app was updated to lend a hand. Subscribers can take playlists and any saved music over to the new service...

35.2 hours on engadget.com

Thinking about Apple’s new Music service? Here are the basics.

Apple’s long-awaited music service is going live today — free to everyone who upgrades to Apple’s iOS 9 for three months. After that, it will cost you $10 per month, or $120 per month.Apple’s also made general free upgrades to its...

35.2 hours on washingtonpost.com

Fitbit Is Actually More Popular Than Apple Watch Right Now

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Is Fitbit currently more successful then the Apple Watch? It appears that way, at least according to research from Slice Intelligence. Must Read: Why Fitbit Is Now Worth $6 Billion Taking data from 2.5 million emailed...

35.2 hours on thestreet.com

Atmospheir Relaunches Contact Management App on iPhone

Atmospheir announced the redesign and relaunch of its contact management application on iPhone. Atmospheir combines its address book functionality with in-app communication tools, with the goal of automatically keeping track of each user’s...

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Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case

A New York appeals court on Tuesday sided with regulators who said Apple was guilty of manipulating the cost of e-books.Calling Apple's transgressions, "the supreme evil of antitrust," the Second Circuit Court upheld a 2013 verdict...

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Why This Analyst Sees Google Driving Twitter Higher

Canaccord Genuity thinks Twitter has done well in executing on the initiatives set out during its analyst day back in...

35.5 hours on 247wallst.com

FHFA & Treasury “Exceeded” Authority On Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac: Yale Legal Scholar

Yale Legal Scholar: FHFA & Treasury “Exceeded” Authority On Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac by Investors Unite Writing in the National Law Review, Yale Law School lecturer Logan Beirne dissects the recently filed lawsuit in Iowa by three...

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Pinterest Has Started Rolling Out Buyable Pins On The iPhone And iPad

 Pinterest is starting to roll out a buy button on its pins today in the iPhone and iPad apps, the company said. Buyable Pins let some retailers who are partners with Pinterest and retailers using Shopify and Demandware. The company...

35.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Apps, Pages Getting Facebook’s New Comments Plugin

Facebook reminded developers that the new comments plugin it announced at its F8 global developers conference in San Francisco in March will automatically be implemented on applications and pages this week. Product manager Varun Bhartia...

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Facebook Is Experimenting With How You Read The News

If you’re a politics wonk sick of reading about the NBA, or a sports fan sick of reading about Congress, Facebook is here to help out. The social network is currently rolling out a test redesign of its "Trending" sidebar that groups...

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Federal Court Rules Apple to Pay $450 Million for Conspiring to Fix E-Book Prices

Tuesday morning, the U.S. Appeals Court affirmed a 2013 Department of Justice ruling that Apple colluded with five book publishers to fix prices on...

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Apple, Arista, Cirrus, CalAmp Rebound; SanDisk and Seagate Fall

The Nasdaq Composite Index today is rebounding from yesterday’s broad market sell-off, driving shares of Apple (AAPL), Alibaba Group Holding (BABA), and Arista Networks (ANET) higher, among others. The biggest gainers in the Nasdaq include...

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PSA: Disable Apple Music's auto-renewal to try it worry-free

Apple Music is finally here, along with a free three month trial to let anyone give it a listen. But what if you don't want to be on the hook for a $10 a month subscription fee on September 30? Or, what if you opted into Apple Music by mistake...

36.3 hours on engadget.com

Twitter Up 5%: Google Tie-Up Can Bring Millions of Users, Says Canaccord

Twitter’s (TWTR) shares are up sharply following yesterday’s broad sell-off, rising $1.76, or 5.2%, to $35.97. Takeover talk is back, according to several wire services. Meantime, among things the Street is looking at, Canaccord...

36.4 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple (AAPL) Stock Higher Following Music Service Launch

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apple Inc  were up 0.84% to $125.57 in midday trading Tuesday, as the company launches its new streaming service Apple Music. On CNBC's Stop Trading segment this...

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One Wall Street survey says more people want a Fitbit than an Apple Watch (FIT, AAPL)

RBC Capital Markets doesn't think Fitbits are a fad. Analysts at the firm initiated coverage of the maker of fitness trackers with an "Outperform" rating and a $45 price target in a note on Tuesday. Fitbit went public on June 19, and on...

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Apple busted for price fixing, fined $450M

An appeals court upheld a ruling charging Apple of conspiring to inflate e-book...

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Apple Is On The Hook For $450M After Losing Federal Appeal In E-Book Price-Fixing Case

(afagen)Though Apple’s alleged co-conspirators have long since settled and gone about the process of making good for the price-fixing they did not legally admit to committing, the elecronics company had held out in its fight to clear its name,...

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Apple Music Is Live -- Here's the Early Reaction

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple Music is finally live and so far, people are loving it. The new streaming service from Apple, which costs $9.99 a month for a single user, appears to be an early hit, based on initial reactions moving on social media....

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Google Inc Gets More Time To Answer The EU’s Antitrust Claims

Google, which has been accused of distorting search results to favor its own content, has been granted more time to respond to the charges from the European Union (EU). This is not the first time Google has been accused of violating policies or...

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Apple to pay $450 million in e-book price-fixing suit

Apple conspired with publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books, the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today, upholding a verdict from 2013. Now that the company has lost its appeal, Apple is expected to pay $450...

37.4 hours on engadget.com

Jim Cramer — I'm Bullish on Fitbit and Not Giving Up on Apple

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer took a closer look during CNBC's "Stop Trading" segment Tuesday at two tech stocks that thrive on building consumer ecosystems -- Fitbit and Apple . ...

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson’s Appeal Filed

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson's Appeal Filed by Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays Ted Olson filed his appeal in the Perry v FHFA/Treasury yesterday. It is 104 pages and goes into stunning detail but below is the cliff note argument for those who...

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Facebook (FB) Stock Advancing on New Video Ads Feature

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of Facebook are gaining 0.72% to $86.41 on Tuesday after the company rolled out its new cost-per-view feature that offers marketers an option to pay for video ads only when they're viewed for at least 10...

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Listen to a detailed analysis of the Apple Music-Taylor Swift saga

Now that Apple Music is finally here, let's take a look at everything that's happened since Apple first announced the service at its Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month. On the latest episode of MashTalk, we took a detailed look...

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Facebook Inc May Be Collecting Data On Rainbow Profile Pics

Facebook users will almost certainly have noticed the wave of rainbow overlays on profile pictures, and may have wondered what was going on. For the completely unaware, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage last Friday, and Facebook released...

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iOS 8.4 available now: Apple Music is here

The show is about to begin. Apple released iOS 8.4, which brings with it Apple Music, to iPhone and iPad owners at about 11 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday. To get the update, users need only go to Settings>General>Software Update and select...

38.1 hours on mashable.com

Engadget giveaway: win an iPhone 6 and BOX courtesy of Bitdefender!

There are more internet-facing devices are scattered throughout our homes than ever before and that warrants some thought on security. Bitdefender's Box can help keep your data safe and network malware free when connected to your router and running...

38.3 hours on engadget.com

Apple Music is now available on iOS and the desktop

Apple's entry into the music streaming fray has arrived. Apple Music is now available for download via the iOS 8.4 update for mobile devices, and you'll be use it on the desktop on both Mac and Windows machines, too. In addition to iTunes'...

38.3 hours on engadget.com

Apple Music makes its debut with iOS 8.4, out now

Apple Music has dominated headlines since it was announced earlier this month at the Worldwide Developers Conference, but despite all the hype and controversy, few people have actually used Apple’s new streaming music service. That changes...

38.4 hours on macworld.com

Appeals Court Says Apple Conspired to Fix E-Book Prices

A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said Apple Inc orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices, in a victory for the U.S. Justice...

38.4 hours on nytimes.com

Apple Music And iOS 8.4 Now Available

 Apple has finally entered the streaming music game, with the launch today of Apple Music. The new service is available as a built-in part of its iOS 8.4 Music app for iPhone and iPad devices, and offers a huge catalog of on-demand tracks for...

38.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said Apple Inc orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices, in a victory for the U.S. Justice Department. ...

38.5 hours on reuters.com

Microsoft Bing To Replace Google On AOL Sites

On Monday, Microsoft announced it was handing over a portion of its display advertising business to AOL. As per the deal, Verizon-owned AOL will make Bing its default search engine in place of Google for the next ten years, starting from January...

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Apple Music Opens For Business Today

Apple officially starts competing with the likes of Spotify, Pandora, Google's newly launched Play streaming music service and others today. Apple Music will be up and running as of today, so naturally the company's fans are just dying to try...

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Google asks for, and gets, extra time to respond to European antitrust charges

Google has managed to push the resolution of the antitrust case brought against it by the European Commission until after the long summer vacation.The company had asked for extra time to examine documents provided by the Commission, which has now...

39.1 hours on pcworld.com

Turn multi-page web articles into a single, scrolling page with this extension

This one’s for the anti-clickers. Despite fast Internet connections and zippy PCs, web designers still like to organize really long content into multiple pages. That can be for financial reasons (more clicks equals more ads thus more revenue)...

39.3 hours on pcworld.com

AC/DC finally embraces streaming music with Spotify, Apple Music, and Rdio

For those music streaming fans about to rock, we salute you. Three years after the group made its digital debut on the iTunes Store, Australian rock legends AC/DC are now streaming. At this writing, AC/DC’s catalog was live on Rdio and Spotify....

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Value Investing Timeless Reading Page Updated

We’ve recently begun the renovation of our Timeless Reading page. We’re cleaning, reformatting and updating the page to make it easier to navigate and access. What’s more, we’ve separated the page into key sections including the...

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Tech Five: Apple Music makes its big debut

Shares of Apple slightly up as Apple Music enters the music streaming...

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5 Digital Music Options That Are Cheaper Than Apple Music

Filed under: Apple, Internet, Mobile Technology, Consumer Electronics, Music & Entertainment David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesApple executive Eddy Cue speaks at the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Digital music...

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Tom Gayner | The Evolution of a Value Investor @ Google

Tom Gayner | The Evolution of a Value Investor @ Google Big H/T ValueInvestingWorld Published on Jun 29, 2015 About the Talk Tom Gayner is the CIO of Markel Corp, where he manages the company's investment portfolio. He talks about his journey as...

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Apple Inc. Way Ahead Of Samsung On Vital Counts

Apple, a brand known for technology and reliability, is the top preference of the customer despite Samsung’s dramatic growth and dominating shipment volume. Though Samsung has an incredible market reputation and the highest market share among all...

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#ICYMI: Space X's rocket fail, Google's beer fridge and more

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Will Google’s News Lab Change Journalism?

Google unveiled a new program targeted to journalists this week, dubbed News Lab. There’s been an ongoing effort by media companies new and old to “disrupt” the way news is reported and consumed. From the downfall of old-fashioned...

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Will Microsoft (MSFT) Stock be Affected by Ad-Display Business Exit?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday that AOL Inc. will manage and sell the tech company's display, mobile and video advertising inventory in nine key global markets and across a variety of platforms. As part...

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Apple Music in the UK: what you need to know

After months of waiting, Apple Music is finally upon us. The company is now ready to take the wraps off its new streaming service, which will deliver millions of tracks on demand, host a free 24-hour radio station with slots from some of the world's...

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Microsoft is launching a site to help teachers master 'Minecraft'

Minecraft has proven to be an invaluable tool for educators and students. Not only is the game popular with children and adults, but its open, customisable nature means it can be used for all sorts of different purposes. Like learning to code,...

41.2 hours on engadget.com

Google Search Said to Degrade Results

A new study found that the way that Google's universal search results are reported gives consumers "lower quality results and worse...

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First FT: A vote on the euro, Apple music launch, biosimilar drugs

Europe's message to Greek citizens is simple: they are voting on membership of the eurozone. Continue reading: First FT: A vote on the euro, Apple music launch, biosimilar...

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iPhone 7 Concept That You Would Want To See In Reality

While the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have reportedly entered production, the iPhone 7 is unlikely to arrive until late 2016. The iPhone 6S will have a similar design as the current flagship. But the iPhone 7 is expected to have a different design than the...

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Apple Music streams songs at the same quality as iTunes downloads

Regular music listeners may not care, but there's segment of audiophiles out there that really cares deeply about their music's audio quality. It was previously reported Apple Music would stream music at a bit rate of 256 kilobits per second...

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Apple Music Opens for Streaming -- Here's What You Need to Know

  NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Apple  has the full attention of the tech, music and consumer markets as it launches its music streaming service at 11am EST on Tuesday.   The iPhone maker is credited with...

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Think Retro: An iPhone in Newton's clothing?

Last week, the vice president of design for Lenovo, the company which a decade ago bought IBM’s computer division, floated the idea of creating a computer which is both thoroughly modern and yet which “embraces the original design details...

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iPhone 6S, Galaxy Note 5: Best Smartphones To Release This Year

2015 is half over, but there are still a number of exciting smartphone releases to come in the second half of the year. Here ValueWalk counts down some of the most significant mobile releases due in the remainder of 2015. Image Credit: Kiarash Kia,...

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NYT: AC/DC's dirty deeds coming to Apple Music and Spotify

Seeing as how it's impossible to write a three-chord intro with words, this sentence is just going have to do for now: AC/DC is coming to Spotify and Apple Music. The Australian rock group's catalog will go on the aforementioned streaming...

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How Square aims to bring Apple Pay into mom-and-pop shops

You can use Apple Pay at more than 700,000 retail locations across the U.S., but good luck trying to pay with your phone at your neighborhood coffee shop or favorite food truck. While national chains and big-box stores are working to upgrade their...

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Apple Music first look: It's all about curation, curation, curation

Apple's long-awaited streaming music service, Apple Music will be officially released on Tuesday Replacing the official music app on iOS, Apple Music combines your iTunes library and uploads with on-demand streaming, live radio and a new...

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Apple Music Is Here, But Is Streaming Right for You?

Personal Tech: Geoffrey A. Fowler examines how all-you-can-eat subscriptions Apple and Spotify change your relationship with music—and your...

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How Apple Music could save the music industry without even trying

Back in April 2003, Apple reinvented the music industry with the introduction of the iTunes Music Store. Although the iTunes Store wasn't the first attempt at selling licensed music online, it was far and away the best platform — mostly...

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Microsoft: small and correct

Group’s deals with AOL hardly move the needle. That’s...

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Why is Facebook opening an office in Africa?

Facebook is opening its first office in Africa, in a bid to grow its advertising revenue in the...

43.5 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Google Maps will alert you to upcoming railroad crossings

In an effort to prevent railroad crossing accidents, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has teamed up with Google to warn drivers when they're approaching a crossing Every railroad crossing in the country will be visible in Google Maps, and...

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Facebook to open its first office in Africa next month

Nunu Ntshingila, chairman of WPP's Ogilvy & Mather agency in South Africa, will oversee Facebook's business in the...

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Apple Watch 'smart fist bumps' shown in Apple patent

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Windows 10 preview build comes with Microsoft Edge and WiFi

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5 Apple Devices You Should Not Buy

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Google Translate gets more conversational

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Targeting 1 billion people, Facebook to open its first African office

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Microsoft hands some of the reins for its display ad business to AOL

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AOL in Deal With Microsoft to Take Over Display Ad Business

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Microsoft sends display ad business to AOL

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Don’t Give Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac’s Business Away To TBTF Banks

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AC/DC Songs Will Be Added to Streaming Services Like Apple Music

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Microsoft parental control update lets kids browse more than they should

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Uber acquires Bing Maps technology, employees in Microsoft deal

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Apple Bets Big That You'll Start Paying To Stream Music

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Apple Maps minivan spotted in the wild

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Why Messenger Users Don’t Need Facebook Accounts (Infographic)

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Study Suggests That Google Has Its Thumb on Scale in Search

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Uber grabs mapping tech, employees from Microsoft

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AMD Rising: Microsoft May Acquire, Says Gaming Site

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Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and AppNexus Inc, and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online...

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Apple: Music Streaming ‘Tip of the Iceberg,’ Says FBR

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Google Hangouts for iOS gets a redesign, better performance

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Microsoft Will Power AOL Search, Transfer Some Advertising Work As It Sheds Hundreds Of Employees

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Apple's New iPhones May Include 'Force Touch' Feature

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The next Apple iPhones may come with a new feature able to sense how hard users are pressing on a screen in order to perform different functions. Apple suppliers have reportedly started production of new...

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Facebook says your rainbow profile pictures won't be used to sell ads

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Facebook figures if you listened to a video, you must like it

Facebook continues to refine what you see in your news feed. Today, the social network that your mom uses announced that it will track more information about your video watching habits to include whether or not you perform any actions like turn up...

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Microsoft anounces new AOL deal

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Get your Snapchat fix with Facebook's new silly photos

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Bill Gates To Help Fight Climate Change By Investing Up To $2 Billion In Green Technology

The Supreme Court may have dealt a crushing blow this week to President Barack Obama's efforts to curb climate change, but all is not lost. Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates announced plans to spend up to $2 billion on...

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How Live Nation Used Facebook’s Atlas to Promote Madonna’s Tour

Concert promoter Live Nation used Facebook’s Atlas advertising platform to tie a 66 percent boost in purchases during Madonna’s 2015 "Rebel Heart" concert tour to mobile. The campaign for Madonna’s tour marked Live...

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Dre Day: Apple Music will be first to stream 'The Chronic'

Taylor Swift may have just given Apple Music a huge publicity boost, but Apple reportedly has another promotional trick up its sleeve: being the first place to bring Dr. Dre's The Chronic to the world of streaming The music streaming service, set to...

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Facebook Fights YouTube With Big Data On What You Watch Unmuted, Full-Screen

 Facebook wants to become your favorite Internet TV by tracking what a television never could. Today it announced a News Feed algorithm change that will show you more videos similar to ones you expand to full-screen, unmute, or opt to watch in...

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Apple Watch Knock-Off Charging Cables Being Sold On Amazon

Knock-off charging cables for the Apple Watch are now available on Amazon for a higher price than the authentic version. The cables come from lesser-known brands including WL, Reiko, and Somodor.  The accessories will retail for $45 to $58....

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Apple Music Is Launching Tomorrow -- Here's What to Expect

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Starting at 8 a.m. PST on Tuesday, Apple users can download iOS 8.4, but this update is not about bug fixes -- it is all about Apple Music. Apple announced at its developer's conference earlier in June that it...

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Tech Today: iPhone Rising, More Bad PC News, M&A Mania Continues

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: First, a big thank you to my esteemed colleague Teresa Rivas, who did a superb job, as usual, filling in for me last week while I was on vacation. Now, on with the news.Tech stocks are trading...

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Facebook News Feed Algorithm Change: Factoring in Actions Taken on Videos

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm is going through another change, the company announced Monday. Now, the algorithm will take into account actions taken on videos when it determines how widely the video will be seen. Knowing that many people can...

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TC AppleCast 19: Apple Music Eve

 It’s the eve of Apple Music, which launches tomorrow, and all through the house, not a creature was withholding their content, not even a Taylor Swift. Also, Force Touch is basically a lock for iPhone 6/6 Plus S this fall, according...

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Microsoft claims its lens system can improve the Rift's vision

Microsoft Research has developed a lens system it believes is superior to the one in a developer’s version of the Oculus VR Rift headset.Microsoft said its lens design offers significantly better image quality than the Rift DK2’s stock...

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Apple May Not Be to Blame for Musicians' Streaming Anger

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- It seems as if musicians love to hate on Apple Music. But should they blame their record labels instead? Taylor Swift's letter to Apple urging the company to pay artists during the trial period of the new...

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Apple Music And iOS 8.4 Drop On June 30 At 8AM

Are you ready to give Apple Music a free trial run? The company’s newest music offering will launch on June 30 at 7 AM PT. iPhone and iPad users will be able to download the streaming music platform and Apple iOS 8.4 at the same time. The two...

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Facebook Tests Snapchat-Like Photo Uploader for iOS App

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the photo uploader Facebook is testing for its flagship iOS application should make Snapchat feel very flattered. Josh Constine of TechCrunch shared the screenshots above and below of...

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U.S. Navy Spending Taxpayers Money On Windows XP

Computers used by the United States Navy are still running the 14-year-old Windows XP operating system. Microsoft stopped offering security updates and technical support for Windows XP over a year ago, meaning that the Navy has to pay $9 million to...

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Shazam Takes On Apple Music Connect With New Social Features Aimed At Musicians And Their Fans

 Music discovery platform Shazam is today rolling out a new feature in partnership with over two dozen artists that will allow Shazam users to see which songs their favorite musicians are listening to on the service. The...

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Google Accused Of Search Nepotism

Google has previously gotten in trouble in Europe for allegedly giving preference to its own content over that of competitors in search results. The European Union warned the search giant about anti-competitive practices last year. Now a new study...

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iPhone 7 Camera Expectations Heating Up

The iPhone 7 could sport a camera with dual rear-facing cameras, according to a report out of Taiwan. There have been persistent rumors that Apple has been working on a big camera upgrade for the last couple of years as fans hope Apple catches up to...

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Facebook Opens Sales Office in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa, is the site of Facebook’s first sales office in Africa, which opened its doors Monday. The social network said the sales team in Johannesburg will initially focus on Sub Saharan Africa: Kenya (East Africa), Nigeria (West...

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Uber Acquires Part Of Bing’s Mapping Assets, Will Absorb Around 100 Microsoft Employees

 Uber will acquire assets from Microsoft Bing, including roughly 100 employees focused on the product’s image collection activities. In short, Uber is absorbing data-collection engineers from Microsoft to bolster its own mapping work....

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How Google uses robots to test Android phones for lag

Google loves robots. It turns out one task the company has assigned to non-human subordinates is testing for interface lag in Android and Chrome OS devices.Google’s Francois Beaufort showed off a robot built by Finnish company OptoFidelity that...

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Apple's Force Touch expands to phones

Apple has begun work on new iPhones that will feature Force Touch, reports Bloomberg, citing sources familiar with the...

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Google Adding Railroad Crossings To Maps In Attempt To Curb Accidents

(frankieleon)Due to an uptick recently in accidents at railroad crossings, the Federal Railroad Administration is stepping up efforts to keep drivers aware when their route intersects with the path of trains. The agency just announced a new partnership...

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DisplayMate: Less reflective Apple Watch Sport is easier to read in bright sunlight

The Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition have sapphire crystal covering their displays, but the lower-cost Apple Watch Sport uses Ion-X glass instead. Both were chosen for durability, but they also reflect different amounts of light. After having...

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Offline 'OK Google' capability found hidden inside latest Google app for Android update

All of those cool Google Now voice commands that are at your beck and call may soon work even if your phone isn’t connected to the Internet. Evidence for offline functionality in version 4.8 of the Google app was unearthed by Android...

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Sonos and Apple will make beautiful music together by year-end

Apple Music won’t be tuning out Sonos after all, with support for the whole-home speakers coming by year-end. Apple confirmed the plans in a statement to BuzzFeed’s John Packowski, saying “we’re working together to make Apple...

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El-Erian: The Graccident, as captured by the FT’s front page

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Microsoft, Sony May Steal Ideas From Our New Console: Nintendo

Microsoft and Sony are emerging as the biggest threat to the Japanese gaming giant Nintendo. The iconic gaming firm is even afraid to talk about its upcoming NX hardware, fearing rivals could copy its ideas. Why Nintendo is not talking of NX? The video...

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Facebook opens first Africa office

Facebook has opened its first sales office in Africa, in Johannesburg, South Africa, the company said...

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Google Earth gets two new features for its 10th birthday

Can you believe that Google Earth has been around for a full decade now? To celebrate this milestone, Google unveiled a pair of striking new (and expanded) features to the planet virtualization system on Monday. The first is Voyager, which available...

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Google Lunar XPrize: Turning Ideas Into Ventures

Google Lunar XPrize competition for getting to the moon, with a dozen teams participating, is moving along at high speed. The winner will get $20 million plus $4 million extra for detecting water, says a report from Bloomberg. The first privately funded...

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Pandora Is Still a Buy, Despite Apple Music, Google Play

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- These are tough times for Pandora shareholders.Over the past month, the Internet streaming service has been hit by a formidable one-two punch from Apple and Google  , both of which launched new...

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There's an app coming that'll let you trade stocks from your Apple Watch

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Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2015 Will Launch On July 20

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Google manipulates search: Report

Recode reports on a study by Yelp that shows that Google knowingly manipulates search results. Re/code...

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Google Maps wants to reduce accidents involving trains and cars (GOOG)

Google is partnering with the Federal Railroad Administration to curb vehicular accidents that have plagued American railroads.  Using federal GIS data, Google will pinpoint every single one of the United States’ roughly 275,000 railroad...

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Facebook's new photo uploader cribs Snapchat's editing features

If you opened up Facebook on an iOS device to upload a photo recently, you may have noticed some new photo editing features that feel lifted from Snapchat. When you upload a photo to Facebook via the iOS app, you can now add text and stickers on top of...

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Surface, Windows RT tablets receiving promised update soon (but not Windows 10)

Users of Microsoft’s original Surface and other Windows RT devices won’t have to wait much longer to get some features of Windows 10. As WinBeta notes, Microsoft has updated its Windows 10 FAQ with a short line about what Windows RT users...

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20 Hidden Features Your iPhone Will Get With iOS 9

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images   Apple’s iOS 9 is one of the most exciting things it will release in 2015. Maybe it’s not the most exciting, considering that Apple is expected to release a new generation of iPhones, expected to be...

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Google and Facebook Getting No Love from the Big Money

By Charles Sizemore. Read more » »Related Stocks: GOOG, GOOGL, EXPE, TRIP,...

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Can Apple Music Prevail Over Pandora, Sirius XM and Spotify?

Tuesday morning, Apple officially launches its Apple Music streaming service, and it brand power no doubt will encourage a lot of users to try the...

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As Competition With YouTube Increases, Facebook Overhauls Its Video Analytics

 It’s been said that Facebook Video is becoming bigger than YouTube, as brands upload more video directly to the social network than ever before. Now, Facebook is catering to the needs of video publishers with the launch of a new...

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Flowchart Explaining Who Gets Free Windows 10

In big news in the tech world, Windows 10, Microsoft's latest operating system, is scheduled to launch on July 29th. The bad news is that the company has created a good bit confusion regarding who will get a free upgrade to Windows 10. In fact, the...

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Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android

When Oracle got a second chance at making Google pay for using Java programming kits in Android, the folks in Mountain View raced to the Supreme Court in hopes of stopping that renewed lawsuit dead in its tracks. Unfortunately for Google, that's not...

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Jim Cramer -- Apple Stays Flat Despite Analysts Raising Estimates

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Despite the Greek debt worries weighing on the overall market, Apple is down only 0.8% Monday.  The stock has had trouble moving higher for a while now, TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-portfolio manager of...

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Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request from Google to hear a case in which it was accused of infringing Oracle copyrights by using Java in its Android mobile operating system.In a huge victory for Oracle, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to...

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Apple Watch patent would have you sharing files with a handshake

Wondering how you'd exchange info between smartwatches when their displays are so small? Apple thinks it has an easy answer: make the same gestures you already use to greet your friends. The tech firm has applied for a patent on a system that...

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Will Apple (AAPL) Stock be Affected by Production of Force Touch?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple has started the initial production of iPhone models with Force Touch, a new feature that senses the strength of screen taps, Bloomberg reports. Two years ago, the tech giant started working...

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Apple reveals the exact launch time for Apple Music and Beats 1

Apple will launch its new music streaming service, Apple Music, on Tuesday, the same day the company will launch its Beats 1 radio station and iOS 8.4. "Seeing Apple Music on stage at WWDC this month ... it was hard not to feel like the last 20+...

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Microsoft and 4 Other Software Companies to Buy Now

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Window 10 by Microsoft is set for a July 29 launch and observers are wondering if the software company will be able to move past the poor reception it received for Windows 8. Despite the availability of other operating systems...

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Qualcomm: Drexel Cuts to Sell as Apple, Others Demand Price Breaks

Shares of wireless chip giant Qualcomm (QCOM) are down $1.01, or 1.6%, at $63.66, after Drexel Hamilton’s Rick Whittington this morning cut his rating to Sell from Hold, warning of rising competition, while also trimming expectations for...

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Google harms users by favoring its own services in search results, study finds

Google’s favoring of its own services in search results doesn’t just harm competitors, it also harms consumers, according to research sponsored by a complainant in the EU antitrust trial against the company.The study found that users are...

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Google Expands Its Educational Platform “Classroom” With A New API, Share Button For Websites

 Google Classroom, the company’s educational initiative that launched last year to allow teachers and students to communicate and collaborate with each other using Google tools and services, has today received a number of new...

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Can Apple save the music industry again?

More than a decade ago, the music industry was in crisis. Songs were being passed around the Internet illegally, and CD sales were in decline. So major labels and musicians embraced Apple, which convinced consumers to open their wallets again with...

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Facebook Adds Kaspersky Malware Scan

Facebook added a new weapon to its anti-malware arsenal, making Kaspersky Malware Scan from Kaspersky Lab available to users. Kaspersky Malware Scan joins other anti-malware offerings from ESET, F-Secure and Trend Micro. Trevor...

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Facebook Launches Snapchat-Like Photo Editing For iOS App

If you can't buy them, just copy them. Facebook, which failed to buy Snapchat for $3 billion in 2013, has apparently been reverse engineering a few features of the popular photo app. The social networker previously came up with Slingshot, an app...

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Why the iPhone Is a Juggernaut Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's no secret that Apple gets more than half of its revenue from the iPhone or that whenever Apple releases a new model, fans come out in droves for the new device. But as soon as anticipation starts building about the...

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Apple: RBC, Citi Up June-Quarter iPhone Units to 46-49 Million

Shares of Apple (AAPL) are down 81 cents, or 0.6% at $125.94, the overall market weakness about Greece’s financial future outweighing a couple of positive notes on the iPhone. RBC Capital’s Amit Daryanani reiterates an Outperform rating on...

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Google harms consumers by favoring its own services, study finds

Google’s favoring of its own services in search results doesn’t just harm competitors, it also harms consumers, according to research sponsored by a complainant in the EU antitrust trial against the company.The study found that users are...

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TechFive: Pandora shares down as it gears up for battle against Apple

TechFive: Pandora shares down as it gears up for battle against Apple...

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Google Maps to include every US railroad crossing

US Railway crossing accidents are up sharply over last year, but the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) is about to get some high-tech help. Google's Maps will soon include the locations of every public and private highway rail crossing location...

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The Week in iPad Cases: Pad & Quill’s gorgeous new backpack makes a great travel companion

...plus keyboard cases, mounts, and more!This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes a functional crossover from WaterField Designs, a versatile keyboard solution from ZeroChroma, and colorful, creative options from DODOcase, Everything Tablet,...

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iPhone 6S Enters Production: REPORT

Apple's upcoming iPhone 6S and its bigger sibling 6S Plus have entered early production. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that both devices would feature the Force Touch technology that can distinguish between a light tap and a hard...

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Apple Music Launches With iOS 8.4 At 8 AM PT On June 30

 Apple Music is coming tomorrow, and Apple Music Senior Director and former beats CEO Ian Rogers wants you to be ready, so he has revealed the specifics of when it’ll star rolling out. The official launch time for Apple Music is June...

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When Facebook Grappled With The Ultimate Build Versus Buy Decision

 A company like Facebook encounters that kind of choice constantly, but back in the 2009/2010 timeframe, it had an extraordinary one. It was growing faster than just about any company on the planet and was having issues keeping up with that...

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Apple is bumping the iTunes Match limit to 100,000 songs

When Apple first revealed iTunes Match -- the service that lets you add your own, non-Apple purchased music to iTunes -- the 25,000 song limit probably seemed huge. That was way back in 2011, however, and Apple VP Eddy Cue has revealed that when iOS...

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MindNode 2 review: Makes Mac brainstorming a breeze

The human brain may be great at coming up with ideas, but it’s not always efficient at organizing such information in any meaningful way. That’s where a technique known as mind mapping comes into play, extracting information from your...

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29 June 2007: Apple’s iPhone goes on sale for the first time

On this day in 2007, Apple's iPhone went on sale for the first time, revolutionising the mobile phone market. The post 29 June 2007: Apple’s iPhone goes on sale for the first time was first published on...

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Facebook, Netflix and Micron Technology: Doug Kass' Views

NEW YORK (Real Money Pro) -- Doug Kass shares his views every day on RealMoneyPro. Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.     Takeaways and Observations Originally published at 1:31 PM EDT on June 26,...

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Wall Street This Week: Apple Streams, Twitter Searches

Filed under: Company News, Apple, Earnings, Scandals and Lawsuits, Investing David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesApple senior vice president Eddy Cue greets CEO Tim Cook on stage at the Apple World Wide Developers Conference this month in San...

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Google's $20M Race to the Moon

Space exploration has always been a costly business that's mainly been funded by governments. However, Elon Musk and Richard Branson have stepped into the void, and now Google wants others to join...

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Apple interns can make almost $80,000 a year, report says

When you're Apple, it pays to be the largest company in the world (at least by market cap), so much so, even interns reap the benefits Apple interns can apparently fetch salaries approaching $7,000 a month, or $80,000 a year, according a Business...

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The Week Ahead: Greece’s Impending Deadline, Apple’s New Music Service and the Jobs Report

Eurozone finance ministers have rejected requests to extend Greece’s bailout program, Apple is introducing its new digital music service and the Labor Department will report June’s job...

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GOOGLE tests new chatbot...

GOOGLE tests new chatbot...(Third column, 13th story, link)Related stories:Artificial Intelligence Machine Gets Testy With Its Programmer... ...

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Here's how Google checks for lag on your Android phone

Yes, Google hates lag on smartphones as much as you do -- enough so that the search giant has a robot dedicated to spotting that delay between your finger input and what happens on screen. Meet the Chrome TouchBot, an OptoFidelity-made machine that...

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Facebook wants to give your photo uploads a Snapchat-like flair

Facebook may be not as in tune with the teen crowd as Snapchat, but that isn't stopping it from trying to fit in. TechCrunch has discovered that Facebook is testing an iOS photo uploader that lets you overlay Snapchat-like filters, stickers and text...

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Apple Music 'validates' our business, says Spotify exec

Jonathan Forster, who runs Spotify's European operations, said he is not concerned about Apple Music but would like to see artists treat Spotify "fairly and...

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Apple Music will play on Sonos speakers by the end of the year

When Apple Music showed up, one of the biggest questions was whether or not it would get at least the same level of third-party hardware support as Beats. Will you have to chuck your Sonos speakers in favor of some Apple-blessed streaming audio...

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Facebook’s Snapchatty New Photo Uploader Lets You Overlay Text And More

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Report: Apple Music launches Tuesday at 8am Pacific

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Apple Music arrives June 30th at 11AM Eastern, Beats 1 an hour later

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Ryan Seacrest's iPad keyboard is surprisingly good, but expensive

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Apple iPhone 7: Everything You Need To Know

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Taylor Swift's Business Plan Outwits Apple

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Apple Can Skate by Taylor Swift, but Not Product Missteps

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Apple iOS 9 To Offer Greater Storage Space

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Elliott Wave Analysis of AAPL Apple Stock

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New Leaks Indicate iPhone 6S Will Include Force Touch

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