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Apple Music Unveiled At WWDC

As expected, Apple unveiled its new music service today, aptly called Apple Music. It’s even going to be available for Android. The app includes a streaming music service as well as a live radio station and a way for people to connect with artists. It makes use of the iTunes library of music as well as music users have ripped …

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Apple’s iOS 9 Brings New Focus On Siri And Search [WWDC]

Apple unveiled iOS 9 at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. Much of the focus on the new OS was related to search and Siri. Apple is clearly getting more serious about competing with Google. According to Apple, Siri serves over a billion requests per week, and it’s gotten 40% more accurate over the last year. It’s also 40% faster …

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Apple Announces Mac OS X El Capitan [WWDC]

Apple unveiled its latest version of Mac OS X at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. It’s called El Capitan. The company said the previous version – Yosemite – had the best adoption rate of any PC operating system ever, before showing off features that it hopes will help top that with the new one. El Capitan includes enhancements to …

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Dropbox For Business Makes Life Easier For IT Teams

Dropbox announced some updates to Dropbox for Business, which should make things a little easier for IT teams in the administration, security, and integration areas. For one, they’ve added tiered admin roles. There are three tiers: Team admin, User management admin, and support admin. The idea is that day-to-day responsibilities can be delegated by having different roles assigned to each …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. This reflects the month of May. There wasn’t a whole lot of change from April for the U.S. Numbers 8 and 9 – Suddenlink and Mediacom – flipflopped. That’s about it. Here’s a look at the …

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Google Starts Monthly Accident Reports For Self-Driving Cars

Well, it looks like Consumer Watchdog is getting at least one of its many wishes related to Google’s behavior. Last month, reports came out about four of Google’s self-driving cars being involved in accidents since September. Some of these reports were overblown considering that the accidents were actually the fault of human drivers, but the consumer group (a regular critic …

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Chrome Tries To Keep Flash From Draining Your Laptop Battery

Google made a pretty interesting and unexpected announcement about how Chrome will start working to save the battery life of your laptop. How will it do this? By pausing Flash. Google software engineer Tommy Li explains: Adobe Flash allows web pages to display rich content—but sometimes that can put a squeeze on your laptop’s battery. So we’ve been working with …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including Orange is the New Black Season 3)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. This week it’s all about the return of Netflix’s hit show Orange is the New Black, though I know some Agents of …

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Yahoo Is Shutting Some More Things Down

Yahoo announced its “progress report” on “product prioritization” for Q2, which is essentially the company’s version of Google’s “spring cleaning”. In other words, it’s shutting some stuff down, and reducing support for other things. Last year, Yahoo announced that it would shut down the Yahoo Directory, which basically put the company on the map in the first place. Here’s what …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. It was announced over two years ago, but new Netflix Original Sense8 from the Wachowskis is finally getting ready to make its …

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Pinterest Experiments With Real-Time Related Pin Recommendations, Object Recognition

Pinterest is experimenting with new visual search technology. The company asks us to imagine discovering new products and ideas on Pinterest based on visually similar objects, as Pinned by people with similar tastes. We’re told that’s the idea behind some of the latest technology the company’s Visual Discovery team is working on. Pinterest is sharing details on new experiments on …

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Google Unveils Its New Photos App At Google I/O

At Google I/O on Thursday, Google unveiled its new Google Photos app, which removes what little friction its old one may have had (by untying it from Google+) and giving users unlimited storage to store a “lifetime” of photos and videos. As with the existing app, photos are automatically backed up and synced. “And when we say a lifetime of …

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