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Trying Apple Music? Don’t Forget to Turn Off Auto-Renewal

Trying Apple Music? Don’t Forget to Turn Off Auto-Renewal

Apple just launched its streaming music competitor, Apple Music, and I’m sure you’re at least thinking about trying it out. Apple is offering up a free three-month trial, which is a pretty sweet deal. Who wouldn’t want to have access to unlimited music, on-demand, for free for three months? But you don’t want to wind up paying for it at …

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Steve Jobs Trailer: Here’s Your First Real Look at the Long-Awaited Movie

Steve Jobs Trailer: Here’s Your First Real Look at the Long-Awaited Movie

In May, Universal dropped a teaser for its upcoming film Steve Jobs, the Aaron sorkin-penned biopic of the late Apple co-founder. Today, we get the first official trailer: Here’s the official line, from Universal: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the …

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Facebook’s Real Name Policy Keeps People Safe, Says Zuckerberg

Facebook’s Real Name Policy Keeps People Safe, Says Zuckerberg

Facebook, a longtime supporter of LGBT issues, has come under fire in recent months for a policy that, according to those in the transgender community, is incredibly harmful. Facebook requires its users to use their real names on the site. This “real name policy” has been controversial for many years, but an extra bright light has been blasted on it …

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White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

After 40 years of surreptitiously snapping photos of the White House during public tours, people can now do it out in the open. The White House has lifted its ban on taking photos during tours of the Presidential mansion. Not only that, but it’s now encouraging people to do so and to share the photos across social media using the …

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Mark Zuckerberg on AI, Poking, and Whether or Not the Machines Win

Mark Zuckerberg on AI, Poking, and Whether or Not the Machines Win

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently held another Q&A, in which he talked artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and the future of the company. He also had nice interchanges with Stephen Hawking and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and answered a question about Poking. Here are some of his most interesting responses. On the topic of Facebook’s “real name policy” and its effect on the …

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Facebook Has a New Logo

Facebook Has a New Logo

Facebook has a new logo. No, it’s not a dramatic change. Facebook isn’t going all Airbnb. The subtle shift involves a different “a” and thinner lettering. Facebook Product Designer Christophe Tauziet revealed the new logo on Twitter: Say hello to the new Facebook logo pic.twitter.com/ofoFm4JQmK — Christophe Tauziet (@ChrisTauziet) June 30, 2015 Here’s the old one, for comparison: The new …

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Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Today, Apple launched Apple Music to the world. And Apple’s always on, “progressive” radio station Beats 1 is currently censoring the music it plays worldwide. Apple, who gave Dr. Dre a “senior role” in the company when it acquired his Beats company last year, is bleeping out curse words in songs from The Chronic. “Beats 1 is a place for …

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Gmail Adds New Emoji, Themes to Try to Make Email Less Boring

Gmail Adds New Emoji, Themes to Try to Make Email Less Boring

Email will never die. It’s just too important to both professional and private communication. But email isn’t that fun. Ok, email is absolutely not fun. Google is announcing a couple of Gmail improvements to make it feel “personal and fun!” – emojis and new themes. Gmail has had emoticons for a while, but they’re outdated and pretty terrible. Gmail on …

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‘Snowden’ Trailer Shows “One Nation, Under Surveillance”

‘Snowden’ Trailer Shows “One Nation, Under Surveillance”

The first official teaser for Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden movie just hit the web. The film, simply titled Snowden, stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the former NSA contractor and whistleblower. The film is based on two different books, to which Stone acquired the rights – The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man, by journalist Luke Harding …

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Facebook Has a New Video Ad Option That Only Charges Advertisers After 10 Seconds of Viewing

Facebook Has a New Video Ad Option That Only Charges Advertisers After 10 Seconds of Viewing

What amounts to a video “view” on Facebook? For regular videos, Facebook will give it an official view if it’s watched for three seconds. For video ads, a “view” is really an impressions for advertisers. Facebook’s video ads structure charges advertisers for each impression their ad receives. And since Facebook autoplays videos in the news feed, all someone has to …

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Apple to Pay $450M in e-book Price Fixing Case

Apple to Pay $450M in e-book Price Fixing Case

In 2013, a US Federal judge ruled that Apple conspired with major publishers to raise prices on e-books following the launch of the iBookstore. Now, a US Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the decision. In a 2-to-1 ruling, the court concluded that Apple did, in fact, orchestrate a conspiracy to raise ebook prices. “We conclude that the district court …

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Square Officially Launches Its Payroll Service

Square Officially Launches Its Payroll Service

Square has just announced another tool for small businesses – but instead of dealing with how they get paid, it’s looking to help with how they pay their employees. Square has officially launched Square Payroll. Currently, the service is available to anyone in California – and Square says it’s looking to expand into more states soon. The company first began …

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