Apple Close to $3.2 Billion Deal to Buy Beats Electronics

Apple is close to acquiring headphone maker and music-streaming service Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, in what would be the largest-ever purchase by the iPhone maker, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. A deal would give the world's most valuable company a stronger foothold in the music-accessories business and would bolster Apple's online music capabilities [...]

How Tech Took a Bite Out of the Ad Industry

The best content: ad-free While 35% of content was viewed without ads through subscription services in 1994, today it's 60% to 65%, said Rishad Tobaccowala, chairman of Publicis Groupe's DigitasLBi and Razorfish. For $60 a month, people are paying for access to "the best content in the world without ever seeing an ad," he said, totaling the cost of subscribing to Netflix, HBO, Showtime, Hulu and Spotify or Pandora. If anything, technology has advertising in its teeth, keeps shaking it, and won't let go [...]

Apple to Begin iPhone 6 Screen Production in May, Report Says

Whispers surrounding a possible iPhone 6 release this year just got a little louder thanks to a new report that says Apple is poised to begin production on new screens for its upcoming flagship phone The Cupertino, Calif., company plans to begin production on new screens in May, Reuters reported , citing supply-chain sources. See also: This 'iPhone Air' Concept Looks Like the Real Thing Apple will reportedly begin producing the 4.7-inch screen next month, while work on the 5.5-inch screen could be delayed. Production of the screens is linked to a fall release date for the next version of Apple's flagship smartphone, sources claimed [...]

How to Make a Twitter Collage

When Twitter updated its now eight-year-old social network with a couple of tweet-extending features Thursday, it also laid the groundwork for an explosion of tweet creativity. Following in the footsteps of ASCII art , users now have the ability to post up to four photos in one post. Twitter calls this a "Photo Collage." We call it wicked fun. [...]
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