General

Apple Conspired to Fix E-book Prices: U.S. Appeals Court

The ruling will uphold Apple’s civil liability as well as the terms of an injunction that limited its agreements with publishers.

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June 30, 2015, 8:00 AM PDT

General

Two Uber Executives Taken Into Police Custody in France

Thibaud Simphal, the manager of Uber France, and Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty, the general manager for Western Europe, were detained.

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June 30, 2015, 7:53 AM PDT

Security

Cisco in Deal to Acquire OpenDNS for $635 Million

Cisco’s first deal since naming Chuck Robbins as incoming CEO.

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June 30, 2015, 6:31 AM PDT

Commerce

Get a Doctor’s Note to Get Stoned Without Leaving Home. Legally.

Eaze, the “Uber for pot,” will now offer physician evaluations by video call.

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June 30, 2015, 6:00 AM PDT

Media

In Google’s Vision of Virtual Reality, Where Does Jaunt Fit?

Maybe at the high end of VR video, which Google seems to be avoiding (at least for now).

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June 30, 2015, 6:00 AM PDT

Product News

This Casio Calculator Watch Is Better Than Apple Watch (According to Amazon Reviews)

Who needs Siri to do math when you can use your pinky to punch in numbers on a cool Casio?

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June 30, 2015, 5:00 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Apple Music Makes a Big, Confusing Splash

Apple’s new music service is “robust but confusing,” and the company is marketing it in a very un-Apple way.

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June 30, 2015, 4:32 AM PDT

Voices

Why I Vote GIF

Up until now, we didn’t have much of a choice but to build our digital world around a keyboard-centric way of talking to each other.

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June 30, 2015, 3:30 AM PDT

Commerce

Amazon to Offer Loans to Sellers in U.K., China, Six Other Countries

Amazon Lending offers short-term working capital loans to select vendors.

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June 30, 2015, 1:14 AM PDT

News Brief

Microsoft to Exit Display Ad Biz With AOL Deal

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June 29, 2015, 2:57 PM PDT

Commerce

Microsoft Stops Collecting Own Map Data, Sells Part of Business to Uber

About 100 Microsoft workers will transfer to Uber as part of the deal, terms of which weren’t disclosed.

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June 29, 2015, 12:47 PM PDT

Mobile

Samsung Plans More Tizen Phones This Year

The company aims to expand the ecosystem for its own operating system.

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June 29, 2015, 12:28 PM PDT

Voices

Can Facebook Win With Messenger?

Removing the need to maintain an actual Facebook presence might be just the thing to get you to stop using four different messaging apps at once.

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June 29, 2015, 11:53 AM PDT

Security

Famed Security Researcher Mudge Leaves Google

The legendary hacker says his incipient agency takes inspiration from the 111-year-old Underwriters Laboratories.

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June 29, 2015, 10:53 AM PDT

News Brief

Dow Falls More Than 225 Points Amid Greece Crisis

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June 29, 2015, 10:15 AM PDT

Policy

Coding for Liberty: On the Ground at Rand Paul’s Presidential Hackathon

The goal of the 24-hour programming competition, judged by a three-person panel, is to build an app that advances “liberty and privacy.”

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June 29, 2015, 9:39 AM PDT

Policy

U.S. Top Court Declines to Hear Google Appeal in Oracle Software Fight

This leaves intact a ruling that would allow Oracle to charge licensing fees for the use of some of its Java programming language.

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June 29, 2015, 7:55 AM PDT

Social

Facebook Is Opening Its First Office in Africa

Facebook is getting serious about making money in Africa.

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June 29, 2015, 7:33 AM PDT