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Apple’s new streaming music service arrives next week, report says

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Apple may be just days away from showing off its new Spotify competitor — and it almost certainly spells the end of the Beats service Apple purchased for $3 billion last year

The company will unveil a two-tier music streaming service at its World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco next week, according to a Wall Street Journal report . The streaming platform will roll out as an update to the company’s Music app, with an upcoming update to iOS.

Apple’s new streaming music service arrives next week, report says

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Apple may be just days away from showing off its new Spotify competitor — and it almost certainly spells the end of the Beats service Apple purchased for $3 billion last year

The company will unveil a two-tier music streaming service at its World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco next week, according to a Wall Street Journal report . The streaming platform will roll out as an update to the company’s Music app, with an upcoming update to iOS.

Apple’s new streaming music service arrives next week, report says

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Apple may be just days away from showing off its new Spotify competitor — and it almost certainly spells the end of the Beats service Apple purchased for $3 billion last year

The company will unveil a two-tier music streaming service at its World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco next week, according to a Wall Street Journal report . The streaming platform will roll out as an update to the company’s Music app, with an upcoming update to iOS.

Real-life superheroes Tina Fey and Amy Poehler get their own action figures

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If you miss seeing Tina Fey and Amy Poehler banter every Saturday night, you can now recreate their magical friendship from the comfort of your own living room.

Toy company Bif Bang Pow! has created a plastic version of the duo, complete with the Weekend Update desk they shared for two glorious years


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The action figures are currently available for pre-order for $29.99 and set to ship in July,…

Android Auto starts shipping in real cars

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Android Auto just got real.

Sure, Google’s in-car software for extending an Android phone to a dashboard has technically been out and proud since the first Android Auto aftermarket systems started shipping in March, but as of Tuesday it’s in new cars, too. The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is the first car to offer Android Auto built-in.

Already have a 2015 Sonata? You can update your dashboard software to make Android Auto…

This is what happens when you underestimate your enemies on ‘Game of Thrones’

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Warning: This post contains spoilers about the latest episode of Game of Thrones.

The fourth episode of Game of Thrones’ fifth season had one common thread: otherwise intelligent people — including Dany — underestimating the threats surrounding them.

And that may have lead to the deaths of Barristan and Grey Worm. Yes, despite how it may look, their fates are not certain.

Granted, the episode concluded with the two lying together in rapidly spreading pools of their own blood after one of…

Android Wear gets huge update to take on Apple Watch

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Google’s smartwatch platform Android Wear received its biggest software update to date on Monday as a part of a greater move to take on the Apple Watch.

And the update is a good one: there’s more customization (new watch faces and bands), Wi-Fi support, hand gestures and an awesome feature that lets you draw emoji to send to friends.

While the news may not be revolutionary, it shows that Google is actively trying to…

Our bad: Wink bricks hubs and asks customers to send them back

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“We’re writing with some unfortunate information about your Wink home.”

It’s not the kind of email you want to get about your super-smart connected home device, but last night thousands of Wink customers received a rather disturbing email from Wink Inc.

The email arrived with the phishy-looking subject line, “ACTION REQUIRED: Your Wink Hub needs to be replaced.” It was not, however, a scam or piece of junk mail Wink Hub owners could ignore

Our bad: Wink bricks hubs and asks customers to send them back

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“We’re writing with some unfortunate information about your Wink home.”

It’s not the kind of email you want to get about your super-smart connected home device, but last night thousands of Wink customers received a rather disturbing email from Wink Inc.

The email arrived with the phishy-looking subject line, “ACTION REQUIRED: Your Wink Hub needs to be replaced.” It was not, however, a scam or piece of junk mail Wink Hub owners could ignore

Twitter provides greater privacy protection to users in Europe, but not the US

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Call it a tale of two Twitters

Twitter made a small but significant update to its terms of service and privacy policy on Friday, noting that all users outside the U.S. will have their account information processed at Twitter’s subsidiary in Ireland starting next month

Until now, all data for Twitter users had been handled out of the U.S., where the company is based

Twitter’s move comes as the European Union readies an extensive update to its data privacy laws, which are spelled out in the…