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Apple Says Sorry for iPhone Battery Issue

iPhone Battery

Apple has apologized to iPhone users for the slow performance of their device with older batteries but denied intentionally shortening the lifespan of any of the company’s products. In a message on its website, the company said: “We’ve been hearing feedback from our customers about the way we handle performance …

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Facebook and Universal Music Ink Multi-Year Agreement

Universal Music

In what is considered an unprecedented music deal, Facebook and Universal Music Group (UMG) have signed a global multi-year agreement. Under the agreement, UMG would “license its recorded music and publishing catalogs for video and other social experiences across Facebook, Instagram, and Oculus.” In other words, Facebook users can upload …

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Instagram Direct Message Now Supports Live Video Sharing

Instagram Live Video

Instagram users would be delighted to know that they can now share a live video as a direct message. The photo and video-sharing site announced the rollout of the new function in a blog post on Thursday. How It Works When a user goes live, he or she just taps …

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Walmart Goes All-Out Against Amazon With Personal Shopping Service

Walmart

Walmart’s subsidiary called Code Eight set up by startup incubator Store No. 8 is testing a personal shopping service that targets ”high net worth urban consumers,” according to a Recode report that cited “multiple sources.” (Read: Walmart Unveils ‘Store No. 8’ Tech Incubator) With the service, those types of customers …

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Amazon to Launch Streaming Service to Rival YouTube

Streaming Service

Amazon is planning to compete with YouTube by offering a similar service or platform. The online retail giant has filed trademark papers with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) for “AmazonTube” on December 5. (Read: Amazon May Be Planning a YouTube Rival) Separate Petition TV Answer Man, on the …

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This Microsoft Excel Bundle Can Teach You to Do a Lot of Things

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel can be an intimidating program to use, especially for a first-timer. The program, however, is easy to use and there are a lot of ways to use the program aside from putting in data, calculating or analyzing data, and even building games with it. (Read: Improve Your Spreadsheet …

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Reddit Introduces New Apps in Mobile Version

Reddit

Reddit has rolled out an update that brings many of the website’s features to the mobile version launched last year. (Read: Reddit Launches Its First Official Apps for iOS and Android) In a post, the platform said the update has a “new set of features and mod tools.” The site …

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You Can Now Manage Your Identity on Facebook

Facebook Facial Recognition

Facebook has announced that users can now “manage their identity” on the social network. In a blog post, Facebook’s applied machine learning director Joaquin Quiñonero Candela announced the world most extensive social network would help users easily find photos where they’re untagged. The site will notify you when a friend …

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Amazon to Start Selling Apple TV and Chromecast Anew

Apple TV

Amazon customers would be glad to know that the online retail giant has announced that it will be selling Apple TV and Chromecast again. The move, which was reported by CNET, thus ends a two-year ban on the devices on the company’s site. (Read: Amazon Bans Sale of Apple, Google …

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