Now you can watch Periscope streams directly in your Twitter feed
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Now you can watch Periscope streams directly in your Twitter feed

Hayley Tsukayama | The Washington Post - January 12, 2016

Periscope, the live-streaming video service, announced a big integration partner Tuesday: its owner, Twitter. Starting Tuesday, Twitter users will be able to post and view Periscope video…

Spotify hit by new $200 million copyright suit
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Arts and Culture
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Spotify hit by new $200 million copyright suit

AFP - January 9, 2016

LOS ANGELES, California – Streaming leader Spotify has been hit by a new copyright lawsuit seeking $200 million, in the second such case within weeks. The lawsuits, each…

What happened to the 15 people the Internet hated most in 2015?
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Arts and Culture
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What happened to the 15 people the Internet hated most in 2015?

Caitlin Dewey | The Washington Post - December 28, 2015

Slate may have declared 2014 "the year of outrage," but if you thought online discourse would mellow from that point - well, you were wildly mistaken. Scarcely…

US panel forces online radio services like Pandora to pay more to stream songs
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Arts and Culture
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US panel forces online radio services like Pandora to pay more to stream songs

Hayley Tsukayama | The Washington Post - December 17, 2015

The U.S. Copyright Royalty Board raised the rates that Pandora and other online radio services must pay for the right to stream songs Wednesday, sending Pandora's shares…

Seems the Bitcoin founder can run, and hide
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Bitcoin
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Seems the Bitcoin founder can run, and hide

Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg - December 9, 2015

It's probably impossible to determine with 100 percent accuracy the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the pseudonymous creator of bitcoin. News reports of investigations into his identity didn't…

Yahoo shuts users out of their email
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Yahoo shuts users out of their email

Hayley Tsukayama | The Washington Post - November 24, 2015

Yahoo confirmed reports that it is preventing some Yahoo Mail users from seeing their emails until they turn off their ad-blocking software. Users started complaining late last…

ICE customers to face phone, Internet, cable interruptions this week
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ICE customers to face phone, Internet, cable interruptions this week

L. Arias - November 2, 2015

Customers of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) in five provinces can expect interruptions in their phone, Internet and cable service this week. ICE announced that it…

Yahoo’s $17 million bet on NFL streaming gets tested Sunday
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Yahoo’s $17 million bet on NFL streaming gets tested Sunday

Gerry Smith and Brian Womack | Bloomberg - October 24, 2015

When the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills face off this Sunday, perhaps only their loyal fans will care about the score. The rest will be watching to…

Airbnb v. Uber: Sharing economy gets a mixed reception in Costa Rica
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Airbnb v. Uber: Sharing economy gets a mixed reception in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - September 16, 2015

The night that Uber started offering its ride-hailing service in Costa Rica, vandals – reportedly taxi drivers – smashed the windows of one of the company’s cars in…

Will we finally be able to dislike something on Facebook?
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Facebook
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Will we finally be able to dislike something on Facebook?

Sarah Frier | Bloomberg - September 16, 2015

How many times have you wanted to dislike something on Facebook, only to reluctantly "like" it for lack of other options. Well, Facebook Inc. is working on…