Media

Americans Stream 135 Billion Songs in First Half of Year

Taylor Swift’s decision to pull her “1989” album from streaming service Spotify did not prevent it from reaching the top of the album charts.

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July 2, 2015, 7:02 PM PDT

Science

Elon Musk-Backed Group Attempts to Avert Judgment Day With AI Rules

A research group aims to build a practical and ethical framework for AI — and wrest the story from the Terminator.

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July 2, 2015, 4:57 PM PDT

Voices

Internet of Things Momentum Is Starting to Build

Before this IoT moment, most people didn’t worry about whether one type of system could talk to another.

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July 2, 2015, 3:13 PM PDT

Media

In Battle of Streaming Music Services, Simplicity Is the Killer Feature

Why did you have to go and make things so complicated?

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July 2, 2015, 2:40 PM PDT

News Brief

Yelp Skids 10 Percent Amid Report of Stalled Sale Plans

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July 2, 2015, 2:08 PM PDT

Culture

Coming Out as Transgender to Two Million Teens — With a Text

The nonprofit DoSomething sends helpful text messages to teens. This one was personal.

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July 2, 2015, 12:01 PM PDT

Policy

Zirx and Luxe Are Also Considering Reclassifying Workers as Employees

The question is key to the business models of many service startups.

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July 2, 2015, 10:36 AM PDT

Media

Apple Music’s Beats 1 Is Like Radio Before It Sucked

Apple’s radio station recalls an older era, when listeners all tuned in to the same program.

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July 2, 2015, 9:38 AM PDT

News Brief

Hulk Hogan Sex Trial Postponed

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July 2, 2015, 9:15 AM PDT

Mobile

Still Fighting AT&T and Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile CEOs Fight Each Other on Twitter

While at times Marcelo Claure has praised John Legere, he has apparently tired of his rival’s antics.

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July 2, 2015, 8:04 AM PDT

Enterprise

Intel President Renée James Stepping Down

Leaving to find a CEO job elsewhere.

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July 2, 2015, 6:18 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

How Facebook Plans to Take On YouTube

The social network is getting ready to split video ad revenue with content creators.

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July 2, 2015, 4:36 AM PDT

Media

How Facebook’s New Video Business Stacks Up Against YouTube

There are a few key differences between Facebook’s and YouTube’s revenue sharing plans.

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July 2, 2015, 3:00 AM PDT

Mobile

Xiaomi’s First-Half Sales Put It Only a Third of the Way Toward 100 Million Phone Goal

The Chinese phone maker sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of the year, a bit short of its 2015 target.

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July 1, 2015, 9:35 PM PDT

Social

Mark Zuckerberg’s Tip for Keeping Your Job at Twitter: Control Your Company

“If you have control of the company — like I do at Facebook and an increasing number of founders do — then it is very difficult for investors to fire you.”

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July 1, 2015, 5:16 PM PDT

News Brief

PayPal Buying International Money Transfer Player Xoom

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July 1, 2015, 3:34 PM PDT

Enterprise

Hewlett-Packard Formally Files Plan to Split Up

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is now a real thing, and soon a real company.

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July 1, 2015, 3:07 PM PDT

Voices

The Many Moods of Apple Music (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac & Snaggy.

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July 1, 2015, 12:36 PM PDT