Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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Caitlin covers Apple news, social networks, and the sharing economy from IDG's New York bureau.

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First look at Apple Music: Siri and Beats 1 turn streaming on its ear

Siri integration, a 24-hour live radio station, music videos, and tailored recommendations prove Apple isn't messing around when it comes to Music.

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Apple Music makes its debut with iOS 8.4, out now

See if Apple's new streaming service lives up to the hype with a free 3-month trial.

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How Square aims to bring Apple Pay into mom-and-pop shops

Square could take Apple Pay mainstream by putting its new NFC reader in the small businesses you shop at most.

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iPhones equipped with Force Touch tech are reportedly ready to roll

Apple is starting the production process on the next iPhone, which is getting the Apple Watch's best feature.

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Apple pulls 'offensive' apps featuring Confederate flags from App Store

The company is reportedly working with developers so their apps comply with App Store restrictions.

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More Beats 1 details emerge: Elton John, Dr. Dre, and Pharrell get their own shows

Apple enlists famous artists to help Beats 1 capture listeners.

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Apple Music wins over indie labels with royalty payment promises

Adele and Arcade Fire will stream at launch thanks to 11th-hour deals with the major indie hold-outs.

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Meet Twist, the AirPlay light-bulb speaker designed for apartment renters

Home automation gets ultra simple with this smart light bulb that also streams music.

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Your gold iPhone was designed with Chinese buyers in mind

Apple is laser-focused on China, so design details like color palette are key.

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How Taylor Swift convinced Apple to switch gears on music streaming

America's pop princess decided to withhold her latest album from Apple Music over royalty payments.

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No, Apple won't ban artists from iTunes for opposing Apple Music

Musicians who are waiting for the streaming service's free three-month trial to end before signing on won't be punished, Apple says.

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Apple Watch 2 may stand on its own with Wi-Fi chip and FaceTime camera

Waiting for the next-generation Apple Watch doesn't sound like a bad idea if these new features are any indication.

Apple reportedly yanks Monster's MFi license in the wake of Beats lawsuit

The Cupertino company doesn't mess around when it comes to legal tangles.

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Review: Sensoria's smart socks are a futuristic novelty that no runner really needs

Intelligent clothing promises to improve your athletic performance, but practical solutions like fitness trackers and running apps are more useful.

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Auto-playing videos come for your Twitter feed

Videos, Vines, and GIFs will play automatically on mute in Twitter for iOS and on the web.