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Sonos And Blue Note Records Celebrate 75 Years Of Jazz Music And The Launch Of The Blue Note Limited Edition Sonos Speaker At The Iconic Capitol Records Tower In Hollywood

Sonos Officially Announced Adding Apple Music Streaming Service to Its System

After launching the public beta version in December, owners of Sonos system will now be able to enjoy Apple music service. The features will be available starting Wednesday morning.

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Mobile World Congress 2015 - Day 2

Microsoft Acquired Music Player App "Groove"

Months after rebranding Xbox Music and relaunched it by the name Groove, Microsoft acquired a music player app that goes by the same name. The Montreal-based startup agreed to sell the name and technology to Microsoft, but the details are disclosed by both companies.

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Illustrations Of Popular Mobile Apps And Social Media Sites

Snapchat Announced Advertising Deal With Viacom

The video messaging application stroke a deal with Viacom on Tusday. Snapchat will be able to hit the mainstream as Viacom will sell its advertising, and Viacom is able to enter the Internet market.

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WIRED And Rashida Jones Celebrate The Launch Of The July Issue At New WIRED Office in San Francisco

$3.99 per Month for Ad-Free Wired Magazine

The offer is part of the company's strategy to gain income amid the increasing use of ad-blocking softwares. Websites had been losing significant advertisement revenues and develop other alternatives to bring ad-free experience while keeping the business going. The offer will start next week for $3.99 per month or $1 weekly.

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SILICON VALLEY ECONOMY BOOMS

Adobe Launches Flash Professional Successor, Animate CC

Adobe rebranded its animation tool Flash Professional as Animate CC. The name-change reflects the shifts in the tool's concept and focus. Animate CC still supports the older formats but is expanded to enable users to save and share their content in newer other formats, including 4+K video and SVG. Animate CC will also support CreativeSync, enabling users to directly share their works with other Adobe users.

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TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 - Day 1

Parker Conrad steps down as Zenefits CEO

Parker Conrad, co-founder and CEO of Zenefits steps down from his post as the company is under lots of pressure to meet its revenue projection. Besides that, the company also is under investigation for breaking few insurance regulations in at least seven different states.

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INDIA-ECONOMY-TAXATION

Suspected Pak hackers target Indian revenues website

The suspected Pakistani hackers have allegedly taken down the official website of Indian Revenue Service (IRS). The website of Income-Tax (I-T) Department, a part of IRS, was down on early Saturday (6 February) and the site is still offline.

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Google Hosts Its I/O Developers Conference

Google CEO Sundar Pinchai Received Equity Award Worth $199 Million in Restricted Stocks

Google CEO Sundar Pinchai received his first equity award granted by Google's parent company, Alphabet, Inc. The $199 million amount was one of the biggest ever given by a U.S. company, making him one of the world's highest-paid executives. Besides Mr. Pinchai, other executives, including Diane Greene and Ruth Porat also received the award worth $42.8 million and $38.8 million respectively.

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Facebook Announces New Launcher Service For Android Phones

Facebook’s Free Limited Internet Access Program Still Banned, Following the TRAI Decision

India’s internet regulator, the TRAI, had officially banned Facebook’s Free Basics program. The program has been banned for a few months now, but TRAI has been willing to reevaluate the terms until it came up with the decision that the program would not be allowed in the country. The Free Basics program was banned due to concerns over internet neutrality.

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Views Of Harvard University And The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Eyeriss: MIT Introduced Chip Capable of Deep Learning Using AI Technology

An MIT research team has introduced a new computer chip, Eyeriss, that will allow IoT devices to go through deep learning process. Data collected by the devices, is currently uploaded to the internet for processing by power servers. Eyeriss chip processes the collected data locally using the neural technology and thus ensures data security and reduces power consumption.

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TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 - Day 2

GitHub faces overhaul as many executives quit

GitHub is experiencing a huge inner havoc as many executives flee from the company. Chris Wanstrath has been overhauling the firm's culture backed by its board.

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Intel To Purchase McAfee For 7.68 Billion

Silver Lake invest $500 million in Symantec

Private equity firm Silver Lake will invest $500 million in cyber security company, Symantec. The money from the investment will be used by the company to buy back shares and issue a $4 dividend to shareholders.

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Google Holds Press Event Announcing New Products

Android 6.0 Marshmallow's Best New Features

Android users can experience the new system update since 2015. Some remarkable new features include security improvement, performance management, user interface, storage improvement, and support to new innovations including the Type-C USB.

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Film Independent At LACMA Special Screening And Q&A Of 'Hail Ceasar!'

Wiper, alternative messaging app for costly movies

Messaging app Wiper has raised a total of $4.5 million seed funding from its investor Michael Choupak adding $2 million dollars. The service launced $4.99 monthly subscription fee to preview and watch thousands of original short and long, inexpensive indie films that can be compared to expensive Hollywood movies.

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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam Unveils Grand Prize Winners Of Verizon Powerful Answers Award At A Panel Moderated By TV Personality Mo Rocca At CES 2014 In Las Vegas

Verizon CEO showed interest in Yahoo acquisition

It was confirmed by Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam that Verizon is interested in acquiring Yahoo. The Internet search company had difficult times in the past years as many other companies had their market share in the online and mobile business. This promts Yahoo to reconstruct its business including cutting jobs.

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