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Tired of Your Wired Earpieces? Try These Bluetooth Earbuds

Bluetooth Earbuds

For many of us, it’s back to the gym to shed off the unwanted pounds we gained from the parties we attended during the holiday season. However, you want to get rid of your pair of wired earpieces or headphone that gets in the way of your workout routine. You …

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Japanese Telecom Giant Acquires 18% of Uber

Japan Softbank

SoftBank has purchased 18 percent of Uber Technologies Inc. in what a report has described as a “major victory” for the ride-hailing company’s chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi. Recode said a person who knows about the acquisition revealed that the transaction gives the Tokyo-based telecommunications company sizeable ownership of Uber, which …

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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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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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Google Mobile Search Features Videos From Celebs

Google Search

Google’s product manager Rami Banna has announced that the search engine has rolled out a new feature involving celebrities answering questions about them. So how does that work? Recorded Video When you type a question about a celebrity, a clip recorded by the entertainment personality will appear showing him or …

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Pinterest Hires Former Facebook Executive

Pinterest

Pinterest has announced that former Facebook executive Gary Johnson will join the company as corporate and business development head. Johnson was Facebook’s corporate development director. (Read: Pinterest Names New Head of Corporate and Business Development) Key Global Business Initiatives In an announcement, Pinterest said Johnson would “focus on leading strategy …

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