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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Spotify and Artists Are Playing a New Tune

While Spotify doesn’t follow the old playbook of accepting monetary incentives from musicians seeking more visibility on its music-streaming service, it does want something from them in exchange: their labor.
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Apple Encryption Engineers, if Ordered to Unlock iPhone, Might Resist


Apple Encryption Engineers, if Ordered to Unlock iPhone, Might Resist
Some say they may balk at the work, while others may even quit their high-paying jobs rather than undermine the security of the software they have already created, according to more than a half-dozen current and former Apple employees.

Jury Awards Wrestler Hulk Hogan $115 Million in Gawker Case

The professional wrestler sued after Gawker Media in 2012 posted a video of him having sex with a married woman.
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Tribune's Antitrust Battle Highlights a Changing Media Landscape

The evolution in how people consume news is expected to figure heavily into a brewing antitrust battle over Tribune Publishing’s bid to become a major media player in Southern California.
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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, March 18, 2016, is 736.93.

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Meningitis B row shows flaws in how vaccine decisions are made

We can only make good healthcare decisions with good evidence to base them on. In the case of the meningitis vaccine, the advice may be flawed, says Clare Wilson











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Time to tackle new health crisis of lives cut short by autism

Turning the tide of early deaths linked to autism must be a priority, says James Cusack, a campaigning researcher, who has autism himself  











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Friday, March 18, 2016

Right-leg prostheses give sprint para-athletes an edge on bends

In races with bends, Paralympic sprinters whose affected leg is on the inside of the curve are hampered in generating force by their prosthesis











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Spotify Strikes Deal With Music Publishers

Spotify has struck a deal that makes it easier for music publishers to claim royalties they are owed, if they agree not to make copyright-infringement claims against the streaming service.
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Check Us Out On Product Hunt: We're Up Against Puppy Lasers And Nike's Self-Lacing Shoes


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Viacom Draws Interest for Minority Stake in Paramount Pictures

Since announcing plans to sell a minority stake in its Paramount Pictures film studio in February, Viacom Inc. said it has received incoming interest from three dozen companies.
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J. Walter Thompson CEO Resigns

Gustavo Martinez, chief executive of ad agency J. Walter Thompson, has resigned in the wake of a discrimination lawsuit accusing him of a pattern of sexist and racist behavior.
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Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi Given Jail Time on Tax Charges

A Milan court sentenced Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi, son of the former Italian primer minister, to one year and two months in jail for tax evasion.
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T-Mobile Adds YouTube to Free Video Streaming Service

T-Mobile US Inc. has added YouTube, the web’s most-used video provider, to its free video-streaming service, ending a four-month impasse between the two companies.
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Senate Holds Ad Site Backpage.com in Contempt

The Senate approved a contempt resolution against classified-ad website Backpage.com, which has been criticized for purportedly facilitating child-sex trafficking but has fended off victims’ lawsuits and lawmakers’ questions.
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Tencent Makes Advertising Push

Tencent is pushing online advertising aggressively as the Chinese company tries to earn money from its WeChat mobile social-media platform.
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Artificial DNA folds into parcels that can survive inside us

Xenonucleic acids have been folded into stable 3D structures, which may help us deliver drugs to where they are needed in the body











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U.S. Seeks to Block Tribune's Deal for Nearby Rival

Tribune Publishing agreed to acquire all assets of Freedom Communications, the owner of the Orange County Register, for $56 million in cash—but not if the U.S. Department of Justice has its way.
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Virtual Pop Stars Set to Take the Stage

Simon Fuller, the talent manager behind TV’s “American Idol,” is busy manufacturing his next pop star. He believes fictional artists could amass bigger followings and generate more revenue than real ones—if superheroes, Disney princesses and Star Wars characters are any guide.
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Women live longer than men but suffer more years of poor health

Compared to 1982, the number of further healthy years an elderly man can expect to live has increased, but the same is not true for women











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