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Apple Music trial is no longer free in some countries

Apple Music has adjusted its free trial in some countries, and we don't quite know why. In order to land your three-month trial in Australia, Spain and Switzerland, you'll be charged around 99 cents. We're looking into how widespread the new charges...
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Spotify expands its AI arsenal for better music recommendations

Spotify's editorial selection and music discovery process are hard to beat (ahem, Google Play Music) and it might get a little better with the company's latest acquisition. The music streaming service has just picked up Niland, a Paris-based machine...
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Ofcom plans to let you switch mobile network by breakup text

Ofcom has today put forward a more detailed plan on how it intends to make switching mobile providers easier, and it's as simple as sending a text. Instead of having to sit through an awkward call to your current carrier -- which typically starts on...
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Kickstarter gives startups the tools to help prevent hardware flops

Turning a product idea into a real, finished piece of hardware takes a great deal of hard work -- just ask the folks behind the Zano mini-drone. A few years ago, an independent study even found that nine percent of crowdfunding projects never even de...
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MLB’s VR push doesn’t include 360-degree live games

Major League Baseball's At Bat streaming subscription service and app already adds an extra dimension to watching baseball games on TV or in-person. Starting next month, however, fans will be able to actually take all the live game footage and real-t...
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The FCC votes to move forward with gutting net neutrality

Today, during an open commission meeting, the FCC voted to move forward with its plans to undo many rules enacted under the Obama administration meant to protect the principle of net neutrality. The most important part of this proposed rollback is ch...
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The FCC votes to move forward with gutting net neutrality

Today, during an open commission meeting, the FCC voted to move forward with its plans to undo many rules enacted under the Obama administration meant to protect the principle of net neutrality. The most important part of this proposed rollback is ch...
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Start racking up Delta SkyMiles with your Lyft rides

Lyft is no stranger to offering perks with every trip. Its latest bonus will be more than a little useful if you're a frequent flier, though. The service just unveiled a partnership with Delta that has you earning SkyMiles with every ride. After y...
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Microsoft’s Template Studio codes your Universal Windows apps for you

Back in 2015, Microsoft unveiled a visual way to write apps from a web browser without writing a single line of code. While the template-based Windows App Studio wasn't powerful enough to build the most beautiful interface, it did offer a glimpse int...
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Google speeds up transactions even without Android Pay

Another small, but significant update from today's I/O event comes courtesy of the Google Ads and Commerce team this afternoon. According to a blog post, the Google Payments API has been simplified to streamline things for users who might be confused...