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FTC ponders App Store's 30% take from streaming rivals after Apple Music launch

The US Government may investigate whether or not App Store policies gives Apple Music an unfair advantage, according to Reuters.

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Apple Music launching 8am Pacific Tuesday, allows uploads like iTunes Match

Apple Music will let you upload your own tracks to fill in the gaps.

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Disney gets sick of selfie sticks, bans them from its parks

The ban takes effect at Disneyland and Disney World—and at Disney's Paris and Hong Kong locations—next week.

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Taylor Swift takes issue with Apple Music free trial in open letter

Despite her criticism of Apple's handling of royalties during Apple Music's trial period, Swift remains bullish on the service's potential.

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Google working to make Chrome more efficient on the Mac

Chrome's development team touts significant performance improvements—and says more are on the way.

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WWDC 2015: Presenting the Apple Design Award winners

Crossy Road, Fantastical 2, and Pacemaker are but a few of the apps to take home a trophy.

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Whoops! Sony Music CEO confirms Apple's new music streaming service

According to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Apple will introduce a brand new music streaming service at Monday's WWDC keynote.

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Woman who unwittingly recycled an Apple I has $100k coming her way

If you tried to recycle an Apple I recently, a Silicon Valley recycling center wants to see you.

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Canadian Apple Watch user busted for Watch-ing while driving

A Quebec man received a hefty fine after using his Apple Watch to control music playback while driving.

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Forget the Apple Watch—here's the Apple II Watch

Do you prefer beige plastic to glass and metal? If so, this homemade creation is for you.

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Uber will add panic button to its app in India

The new Panic button will let riders quickly summon the police if they're in distress.

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California DMV changes course, reverses registration policy change for rideshare drivers

California ditches a newly instated policy that required rideshare drivers to register their cars as commercial vehicles.

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The top 10 memes, viral videos, and online goings-on that defined 2014

What was it for you—Kitten Jam? The Ice Bucket Challenge? Relive some of the hottest happenings on the Internet from the past year.

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Volvo gives Google Cardboard new life, uses it to preview new cars

Google Cardboard may be just a novelty, but Volvo shows how it could be put to good use.

AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future.