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From: Ars Technica Infinite Loop

Report: New Apple TV and SDK due in September, maybe for real this time
Box was reportedly slated for WWDC but was pushed back at the last minute.

Apple Music exempted from T-Mobile?s data limits and throttling
Apple Music joins 32 other streaming services in T-Mobile's Music Freedom.

Filmmakers fighting ?Happy Birthday? copyright find their ?smoking gun?
A 1927 kids' songbook proves "conclusively the song is in the public domain."

 


From: MacNN | The Macintosh News Network

Daily Deals: Fire TV Stick, 24-inch Dell monitor, Duracell batteries
Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the staff of MacNN searches online retailers for offers, bundles, sales, and discounts on hardware, software, games, and gadgets for you, the discerning reader. The old deals from last week have been wiped from the list completely, with the new deals for this week including the Amazon Fire TV Stick for $25, a 24-inch Dell monitor for $185, and a massive selection of Duracell batteries from Woot....










Dr. Dre to release new album as an Apple Music, iTunes exclusive
Following a hiatus from his own music career since 1999's 2001, Apple music executive Andre Young -- better known to the world as rapper, producer, radio host and entrepreneur Dr. Dre -- will release his new album, Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre, as an exclusive to be streamed on Apple Music, and sold digitally on iTunes. Dre has also exclusively allowed the streaming of his first solo album, 1992's The Chronic, on Apple Music....










Apple reportedly working on voicemail transcription service
Siri may one day answer phone calls and transcribe voicemail messages for its users, a report claims, a feature that could end up being more important than the introduction of Visual Voicemail. Employees at Apple are allegedly testing a service which will listen to voicemail messages, transcribe them into text-based versions, and then have them delivered to the user's iPhone, allowing for the content of the message to be quickly understood by the user, without needing to listen to the voicemail at all....










 


From: MacInTouch

Amazon/Support
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Report: Security
"Safari update" trojan malware traps on the web, a problem finding an OS X server password, the Windows 10 wifi password problem, a Google Chrome security extension hack, and changes in Apple's Messages app

Report: Backup
issues with sparsebundle disk images; disk certification with SoftRAID

 


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From: WIRED

Sucking on Mouse Tongues to Understand How Taste Buds Work
Sucking on Mouse Tongues to Understand How Taste Buds Work

Scientists at Harvard are studying taste buds in action by beaming lasers onto mouse tongues.

The post Sucking on Mouse Tongues to Understand How Taste Buds Work appeared first on WIRED.













Oddly Addictive Game Shows That You Stink at Driving
Oddly Addictive Game Shows That You Stink at Driving

Error-Prone is silly, fun, and somewhat addictive, and it comes with a lesson: You stink at driving, and the sooner you give it up, the better.

The post Oddly Addictive Game Shows That You Stink at Driving appeared first on WIRED.













Soylent?s Latest Innovation: Putting Its Shakes In Bottles
Soylent’s Latest Innovation: Putting Its Shakes In Bottles

Soylent's ready-to-drink version of its flagship shake will save customers the labor of mixing Soylent powder with water themselves.

The post Soylent’s Latest Innovation: Putting Its Shakes In Bottles appeared first on WIRED.













 


From: Gizmodo

Red hot nickel ball burning through foam breaks the color spectrum

The colors! The colors! Holy cow, the colors. The world destroyer that is the red hot nickel ball got put to task on floral foam and the result is an awesome burn through that unleashes so many colors and then creates scales and pretty much topples the entire foam tower. Always a pleasure, red hot nickel ball.

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How Baseball Players Use Walk-up Music Like a Performance Enhancing Drug

Angels? Mike Trout likes Drake. The Nationals? Bryce Harper opts for Sinatra. Some go with a feel-good ballad from an 80s band called The Outfield. At least a half-dozen players use ?Turn Down for What.? This is the world of baseball ?walk-up? music, the songs that blare through the stands as the batters of the home team stroll to the plate.

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Watch Obama Talk About His Clean Power Plan, Live Right Now

Right now, US President Obama is discussing his new Clean Power Plan. He began by saying that climate change is a threat to national security and health. Here?s what he?s proposing. Watch it live, right here.

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Science
From: National Geographic News

Five Myths About New U.S. Climate Plan: What You May Not Know
Five Myths About New U.S. Climate Plan: What You May Not Know

Jericho the Lion Is Alive and Well?and Not Cecil's Brother
Conservation group recants death report, but says another lion was indeed killed.

What Surfing Teaches You About Life
An author shares his passion for the sport as well as his list of the top five waves.

 


From: BBC News - Science & Environment

Obama unveils clean energy plan
US President Barack Obama unveils what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change.

Ancient life form's complex sex life
One of the oldest-known complex organisms had a surprising complicated sex life, scientists report.

Empire State hosts wildlife display
Images of endangered animals are flashed across the Empire State Building in New York to highlight the issue of potential mass extinction.

 


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