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Apple Music launch and iOS 8.4 update – live Music launch and iOS 8.4 update – • What is Apple Music? • Apple Music vs Spotify: How do the two streaming services compare? • Apple Music: first hands on • Apple Music: can iPod maker be top of the pops once more? • Apple Music launch date: when can you start streaming?and more »

Here's why Cisco will spend $635 million in cash on OpenDNS

FortuneHere's why Cisco will spend $635 million in cash on OpenDNSFortuneCisco plans to acquire Internet security firm OpenDNS for $635 million in cash. The deal is yet another indication of how serious the networking company is about the Internet of things. OpenDNS, which was listed on Fortune's 100 best workplaces for ...UPDATE 1-Cisco to buy OpenDNS for $635 mln to boost security businessReutersCisco to buy security company OpenDNS for $635 millionU-T San DiegoCisco snaps up OpenDNS, tidies up cloud security portfolioThe RegisterVentureBeatall 70 news articles »

Check your iPhones: Apple Music is here your iPhones: Apple Music is hereUSA TODAYApple Music has arrived. The new streaming service is available with the iOS 8.4 update, which was launched Tuesday morning. The iOS 8.4 update also includes improvements for iBooks and bug fixes. Apple Music will be available for a three-month free ...Apple Music: Here's What the Reviewers SayTIMEiOS 8.4 available now: Apple Music is hereMashableApple iOS 8.4 Is Now Publicly Available For DownloadForbesThe Verge -SlashGear -PC Magazineall 184 news articles »

The Wild Camera Rig That Could Finally Crack VR Filmmaking

WiredThe Wild Camera Rig That Could Finally Crack VR FilmmakingWiredFor all the furor surrounding virtual reality, there are some fundamental elements still very much up in the air. Foremost among those is video: specifically how, exactly, we're going to be creating 360-degree, 3D video content that's immersive enough ...Jaunt Unveils First Pro 360&Degree VR Camera Built From The Ground UpFast CompanyJaunt unveils a high-end camera setup for virtual reality moviesThe VergeIn Google's Vision of Virtual Reality, Where Does Jaunt Fit?Re/codeBusiness Wire (press release) -BuzzFeed Newsall 7 news articles »

Cisco To Buy Cloud Security Company OpenDNS for $635M In Cash

TechCrunchCisco To Buy Cloud Security Company OpenDNS for $635M In CashTechCrunchCisco announced its intent to buy cloud security company OpenDNS for $635 million this morning. It's probably not a coincidence that Cisco was one of its investors in a $35 million round in May, 2014. With OpenDNS Cisco, a network vendor that offers ...Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire OpenDNSMarketWatchCisco Acquires OpenDNS for $635 MillionEnterpriseNetworkingPlanetall 8 news articles »

Amazon to launch AWS data center infrastructure for India in 2016

VentureBeatAmazon to launch AWS data center infrastructure for India in 2016VentureBeatGot email marketing? We've got best practices from LivingSocial and estate sale guru Everything But The House in our next Insight webinar. Amazon has revealed that it's expanding its public data center infrastructure to India to satisfy a growing ...Amazon Web Services to set up data centres in India next yearEconomic TimesAmazon Will Expand Its AWS Cloud Services To India In 2016TechCrunchAmazon Web Services to open infra region in IndiaBusiness StandardMarketWatch -The Tech Portalall 28 news articles »

Data roaming charges to end in EU within two years

BBC NewsData roaming charges to end in EU within two yearsBBC NewsData roaming charges are set to be abolished within the European Union by June 2017, it has been announced. Firms will be allowed to add surcharges to their domestic rates for a 14-month interim period from April 2016. The deal, which was reached on ...World NewsEurope to end mobile roaming chargesFinancial TimesEU agrees deal to scrap mobile roaming fees by 2017Irish IndependentEU Accord Would See End of Mobile Roaming Fees in 2017BloombergThe Verge -CNBCall 38 news articles »

Windows 10 preview build comes with Microsoft Edge and WiFi

PCWorldWindows 10 preview build comes with Microsoft Edge and WiFiEngadgetMicrosoft's giving you the chance to try out its Edge browser before Windows 10 drops on July 29th, along with other new features that will come with the platform. You'll have to download Windows 10's latest preview build for PCs to take it for a spin ...Microsoft Should Put This Much Effort Into Everything It DoesForbesMicrosoft's Windows 10 build 10158 brings Edge browser improvements, UI polishPCWorldMicrosoft releases new Windows 10 preview with EdgeVentureBeatNewsweekall 150 news articles »

Google updates Classroom with new API, embeddable share button

TechCrunchGoogle updates Classroom with new API, embeddable share buttonZDNetGoogle's educational initiative Classroom received a series of updates Monday, most notably a Classroom API for admins and an embeddable Classroom share button. Google launched Classroom last spring in an effort to make Google Apps for Education ...ISTE 2015: Google Classroom Expands With API Tools and Share ButtonEdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher EducationGoogle Expands Its Educational Platform “Classroom” With A New API, Share ...TechCrunchGoogle rolls out new features for its educational platform 'Classroom'India.comWashington Post (blog) -PR Web (press release)all 9 news articles »

Samsung is launching 'several' more Tizen smartphones this year

EngadgetSamsung is launching 'several' more Tizen smartphones this yearEngadgetIt's tempting to think of Tizen as an also-ran in the smartphone world next to powerhouses like Android and iOS, but that's not entirely true when Samsung has sold 1 million Z1 phones in India since January. In fact, there are now signs that the Korean ...Reuters: Samsung won't give up on Tizen OS, plans more phones this yearArs TechnicaSamsung will come through with "several Tizen smartphones" later this year ...Phone ArenaSamsung Z1 with Tizen tops 1M sales in India; more handsets plannedZDNetCNET -Yonhap News -PhoneDogall 91 news articles »

Why the Apple Watch Failed

Techzone360Why the Apple Watch FailedTechzone360The Apple Watch hasn't exactly been the success the iPod, iPhone, and iPad initially were (though to be fair the iPhone and iPod weren't that great the first year either); with demand matching that of the iPod's currently, and Apple apparently rushing ...Low Power Mode In iOS 9 Saves Battery Life But Slows PerformanceInternational Business Times AU'Minecraft - Pocket Edition' top paid iPhone app in CanadaEdmonton JournalApp Store Update: June 29IGNGotta Be Mobile -WhaTech -WCCFtechall 87 news articles »

AOL takes over Microsoft's display ad business

MarketWatchAOL takes over Microsoft's display ad businessZDNetMicrosoft has unloaded its display ad business to AOL, which in turn will use Bing search starting Jan. 1. The deal, which will simplify and consolidate the players for chief marketers, comes as Microsoft is honing its focus and selling ads doesn't ...AOL Takes Over Majority of Microsoft's Ad Business, Swaps Google Search For ...Wall Street Journal (blog)Microsoft Will Power AOL Search, Transfer Some Advertising Work As It Sheds ...TechCrunchAOL to take over Microsoft's Web display ad businessThe Seattle TimesReuters Canada -MarketWatchall 53 news articles »

Videos on Facebook: Native vs YouTube. Which Wins?

Search Engine JournalVideos on Facebook: Native vs YouTube. Which Wins?Search Engine JournalFrom 2014 to 2015, SEJ saw a clear increase in native video uploads on Facebook, versus YouTube video embeds, which had dominated Facebook until late 2014/early 2015. However, over the last few months, we have heard numerous references eluding ...The Rise and Rise of Online VideoBusiness 2 Communityall 8 news articles »

The Rise and Rise of Online Video

Business 2 CommunityThe Rise and Rise of Online VideoBusiness 2 CommunityThe internet has become more than just the new wave. It's a remarkable shift in the way we as humans share knowledge. What started out as a text-heavy medium is increasingly becoming a visual medium and according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, ...and more »

CompaniesUber snaps up 100 map experts from Microsoft

Windows CentralCompaniesUber snaps up 100 map experts from MicrosoftFinancial TimesUber is acquiring a team of mapmakers from Microsoft for an undisclosed sum as it seeks to improve the taxi app's location data and analysis. The company, which is seeking a valuation of at about $50bn, is making the sizeable acqui-hire of about 100 ...Uber Acquires Part Of Bing's Mapping Assets, Will Absorb Around 100 Microsoft ...TechCrunchMicrosoft Stops Collecting Own Map Data, Sells Part of Business to UberRe/codeUber Just Snapped Up the Minds Behind Bing MapsPopular MechanicsBusiness Insider -Neowin -WebProNewsall 10 news articles »

Google Earth gets two new features for its 10th birthday

EngadgetGoogle Earth gets two new features for its 10th birthdayEngadgetCan you believe that Google Earth has been around for a full decade now? To celebrate this milestone, Google unveiled a pair of striking new (and expanded) features to the planet virtualization system on Monday. The first is Voyager, which available on the ...Paired With AI and VR, Google Earth Will Change the PlanetWiredGoogle Earth's 10th Birthday: Celebration SurpriseTech News TodayGoogle Earth turns 10, gets new exploration features and Earth View imagesThe Next WebGoogle Earth Blog (blog) -Jagran Postall 10 news articles »

Gotta match 'em all: 'Pokémon Shuffle' is coming to iOS and Android

MashableGotta match 'em all: 'Pokémon Shuffle' is coming to iOS and AndroidMashableIt seems Nintendo properties could start appearing on mobile phones even sooner than we imagined. Pokémon Shuffle, a free-to-play foray originally released for the Nintendo 3DS handheld, is coming to iOS and Android devices, according to a trailer that ...It Begins: Pokémon Puzzle Game Heading to MobileWiredPokemon hits mobile devices – in Shuffle formSlashGearAfter 4.5M Downloads on 3DS, Pokemon Shuffle Coming to MobilesGameSpotGeek -Arcade Sushi -The Inquisitrall 42 news articles »

Sprint expands in

EngadgetSprint expands in-home sales and support to New York and L.A.EngadgetSince not everybody loves going to a phone store, Sprint recently launched Direct 2 You to help you buy or update a handset from pretty much anywhere you want. It must have been on to something, as it just expanded it to four new cities: New York, Los ...Sprint's mission to fix its image, one house call at a timeCNETSprint Delivers Direct 2 You to New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and DenverMarketWatchSprint Expands Home Delivery Service for SmartphonesWireless WeekUbergizmo (blog) -The Consumeristall 9 news articles »

Apple Music will include iTunes Match, boost limit to 100000 songs

Digital TrendsApple Music will include iTunes Match, boost limit to 100000 songsDigital TrendsWith the launch of Apple Music imminent, Twitter users have been bombarding Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue with questions regarding the service, and over the weekend he dropped an interesting tidbit. It's already ...and more »

Google's search practices come under scrutiny from leading academic Wu

ZDNetGoogle's search practices come under scrutiny from leading academic WuZDNetGoogle is allegedly degrading its search results to favor its own properties, argues a paper co-written by Columbia Law School professor and author Tim Wu. The paper, delivered over the weekend at Oxford University's Antitrust Enforcement Symposium, ...Study Suggests Google Harms Consumers by Skewing Search ResultsWall Street JournalGoogle Manipulates Search Results, According to Study from Yelp and Legal ...Re/codeGoogle Inc (GOOG) Search Hurts Users Shows Yelp Inc (YELP) ResearchLearnBondsARNnet -Ubergizmo (blog)all 8 news articles »

Facebook adds more Snapchat

IBNLiveFacebook adds more Snapchat-like photo-editing tools to iOS appIBNLiveNew Delhi: Facebook has yet again tried to bring popular features of photo and video sharing service Snapchat to its social network app. In the latest update to its iOS app, Facebook now allows you to add stickers to photos from its sticker store, apply filters, ...Facebook Reportedly Testing Snapchat-Like Filters, Stickers for Photo UploadsNDTVFacebook adds Snapchat-style stickers and sliding filters to photosDaily MailFacebook brings Snapchat-style photo tools to iOS appThe Star Online9 to 5 Mac (blog) -Gizmodo -The Next Weball 23 news articles »

Apple announces release date of iOS 8.4, Beats 1, Apple Music

Hindustan TimesApple announces release date of iOS 8.4, Beats 1, Apple MusicHindustan TimesWorkers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Photo: Reuters. Share. Apple has announced that it will launch its new music service, iOS 8.4 and the Beats 1 radio station on June 30. According to the CNET, Ian Rogers, ...Apple Music: when exactly will iOS 8.4 and Apple's streaming service be ...The IndependentApple Music to go live tomorrow as iOS 8.4 set to roll-outThe Indian ExpressApple Music is coming to Sonos, and it may be sooner than you thinkTrustedReviewsLos Angeles Times -NDTVall 108 news articles »

Samsung Will Issue Patch to Re

NDTVSamsung Will Issue Patch to Re-Enable Windows Update on Its ComputersNDTVSamsung has announced it will issue a patch for its computers that will revert back to the regular Windows Update settings after reports from last week highlighted the company was disabling the Microsoft service on some of its computers. The company has ...and more »

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to Chinese graduates: 'Win Hearts, Not Minds'

CNNFacebook's Sheryl Sandberg to Chinese graduates: 'Win Hearts, Not Minds'CNNHong Kong (CNN) Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg urged Tsinghua graduates to "win hearts" if they want to become world class leaders, a quality her late husband Dave Goldberg exemplified. Sandberg was in Beijing Saturday to give the commencement ...Sheryl Sandberg: "No one won more hearts than my beloved husband Dave"The Australian Women's WeeklySheryl Sandberg Honors Late Husband At Beijing Commencement SpeechThe Inquisitrall 10 news articles »

Virtual reality shopping?

The Star OnlineVirtual reality shopping?The Star OnlineVirtual reality may be about to take shopping to a new dimension as developers experimenting with the technology begin to make it available next year. A SHOPPER in France gazes into a virtual reality headset and is transported to the bustle of a Manhattan ...Top WSJ Stories on Japan: Virtual Reality Headsets, SiriusWall Street Journal (blog)Miyamoto: Virtual reality isn't currently a good fit for NintendoTweakTownMind-bending challenge of virtual Post -The Week Magazineall 38 news articles »