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Spotify acquires two startups that could help it become more social

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Spotify has acquired two companies — Cord Project and Soundwave — that provide some strong clues as to what its next move might be.

Cord Project is a New York-based company whose Cord software is a simple voice-messaging platform for mobile devicesSoundwave, on the other hand, is a Dublin-based startup that has a social networking/music discovery app with 1.5 million downloads under its belt

The details of the deals have not been announced.

Which lettuce is the best lettuce? It’s definitely not iceberg, Australia.

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Things began normally enough on Tuesday in Australia. People ate their Weet-Bix and went for a morning swim before sitting down to the news of the day.

This is when things got weird. Lettuce explain

The great lettuce debate of 2016

On Tuesday morning, Australia’s opposition leader Bill Shorten visited a supermarket in Queanbeyan, Canberra. In the hours following, journalist Alice Workman posted a Vine of Shorten…

Smartphones, iPads okay for early developing children, with guidance, experts now say

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In what ranks as something of stunning reversal, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has changed its stance on the potential harm smartphones and iPads can do to developing children.

Based on research culled from a meeting of educators, pediatricians, neuroscientists, educators, media researchers and social science experts in May, the organization now takes a more permissive stance on the issue of allowing children access to computers at a young age

Rand Paul is going to live stream his entire Tuesday

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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is going to give voters a glimpse into the hectic life of a presidential candidate on the campaign trail.

The Republican presidential hopeful says he plans to live stream an entire day on the campaign trail in Iowa where he is currently campaigning.

Tomorrow I am excited to bring my message of liberty to the country as the first Pres candidate to live-stream an entire day#randlive

— Dr. Rand…

Refugees are moved from place to place as Hungary and Croatia bicker

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Hungary has begun transferring refugees to its border with Austria. Croatia earlier said it couldn’t accommodate refugees and is taking the refugees to Hungary.

Officially, many borders are closed, but it appeared Saturday that some refugees were moving through an unofficial corridor to Austria, as Hungary and Croatia traded words over the situation.

Hungary accused Croatia of violating international law, saying a train…

Pinterest’s Tim Kendall Talks Monetization And Commerce

Tim Kendall’s new job is to make sure Pinterest’s partners are finding new ways to make money off one of the most engaging platforms on the Internet. He’s been plenty busy since he got started, including launching Buyable Pins. We sat down with him to find out a little bit more about the company’s commerce plans. Read More

Pinterest’s Tim Kendall Talks Monetization And Commerce

Tim Kendall’s new job is to make sure Pinterest’s partners are finding new ways to make money off one of the most engaging platforms on the Internet. He’s been plenty busy since he got started, including launching Buyable Pins. We sat down with him to find out a little bit more about the company’s commerce plans. Read More

Pinterest’s Tim Kendall Talks Monetization And Commerce

Tim Kendall’s new job is to make sure Pinterest’s partners are finding new ways to make money off one of the most engaging platforms on the Internet. He’s been plenty busy since he got started, including launching Buyable Pins. We sat down with him to find out a little bit more about the company’s commerce plans. Read More

Pinterest’s Tim Kendall Talks Monetization And Commerce

Tim Kendall’s new job is to make sure Pinterest’s partners are finding new ways to make money off one of the most engaging platforms on the Internet. He’s been plenty busy since he got started, including launching Buyable Pins. We sat down with him to find out a little bit more about the company’s commerce plans. Read More

Today’s fitness junkies demand high-tech marketing experiences

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You’ve been feeling a little lazy lately. So, you head to your local gym to inquire about classes

But instead of simply peeking into classes currently in session or reading a useless description, your virtual reality headgear instantly transports you into any offered fitness class. You hear pumping music, the instructor yells encouragement, other participants are pouring sweat

Technology has infiltrated the fitness industry….