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47 min ago | The Bennington Banner
The company issued a statement Monday from Senior Vice President Eddy Cue with the first usage numbers for the surprise "Songs of Freedom" release by the company. Apple gave the album to 500 million iTunes account holders last week during the company's iPhone 6 unveiling news conference.
5 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company. But the move carries risks, as gamers can be fickle.
6 hrs ago | KION 46
It was a sleepy day on Wall Street Monday ... unless you happened to be looking at some high profile tech stocks, especially shares of social media companies. Facebook fell 4 percent.
7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers. The Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association had sought to prevent the direct sales, citing a state law designed to block car dealers from abuses by car manufacturers.
8 hrs ago | Advocate-News
Founder and CEO Reed Hastings formally inaugurated the Gallic wing Monday with a red carpet event in Paris. He said he was proud that Netflix was in France because filmmaking was an "integral part of French culture."
11 hrs ago | The Tribune
Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple's iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a half-billion iTunes users for free, they've gotten an avalanche of publicity. But who's listening to it? The answer is still unclear.
13 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun
The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-based game maker Mojang. Minecraft, which lets users build in and explore a virtual world, has been downloaded 100 million times on PC alone since its launch in 2009.
15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Gilead Sciences says it has reached a deal with several generic drugmakers to produce cheaper versions of its popular, expensive hepatitis C drug Sovaldi for use in developing countries. Gilead says the India-based drugmakers will make a generic version of Sovaldi, also known as sofosbuvir, and another investigational drug for distribution in 91 countries.
Apple is a habitual party crasher, but can the company's history of arriving late and making a big splash in various gadget categories continue with the Apple Watch? The technology company was a late entrant into many of its most prominent product categories: the iPod wasn't the first digital music player and the iPad wasn't the first tablet. But in most cases, the innovation the company infused into its devices ignited previously dormant markets - - and Apple products became "must haves."
American who tore up tourist visa so he could be imprisoned 'to experience human rights abuses in North Korean prison' is sentenced to six-years hard labor Former U.S. air stewardess flying from New York to London for her honeymoon kicked cabin crew and shouted: 'F*** off.
The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Daniele Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes. Watts was detained until police determined no crime was committed.
English test scores are falling in Virginia and elsewhere, and some educators and parents fear that the trend reflects societal changes that will be tough to overcome. Children today read less in their free time, goes one widely accepted argument.
Facebook recently started enforcing an existing policy that requires people to operate under their legal names. That policy has several performers from the drag and burlesque communities up in arms after the social network forced them to change their profile names.
Shannen Doherty has told how it was tough dealing with her Beverly Hills 90210 fame in an era before sites like Twitter and Facebook. The actress rocketed to stardom as Brenda Walsh in the 90s drama, when she was in her teens, and said that back then there was no way of addressing false stories.
Bold Innovation Group partners Eric Boisjoli , Stefan Maynard, Jason Myers amd Yvan Boisjoli will launch a photo-sharing social-media platform called Picticipate. Compared with the Apple App Store's candy-shop feel -- all sorts of sweet, cheap fun for less than a buck -- the Shopify app store is more like a tool shop that will help your online retail operation make more money.
Islamic State's Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group's violent acts and worldview on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days. Several accounts affiliated with the militant group appear to have gone dormant, according to US government sources, raising questions about whether the government has pressured Twitter to clamp down more aggressively or whether the group has moved to other social media channels.
A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Bay Area over a World War II-era German tank it says it paid $2.5 million for but never received. The Panzer IV tank was part of a fleet of military vehicles amassed by Stanford University-trained engineer Jacques Littlefield, who kept them on his family estate up a winding, forested road above Silicon Valley.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:02 pm
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