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Judge: It’s OK to Serve Divorce Papers Via Facebook

blogs.wsj.com — Defriending apparently isn't the harshest blow that can be dealt on Facebook. A New York judge ruled that divorce papers can be served through a Facebook message. The ruling by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper allows a lawyer for 26-year-old nurse Ellanora Baidoo to serve the divorce summons to Victor Sena Blood-Dzraku through a private message from her Facebook account, the New York Daily News reported Monday.

Sony to Buy Assets of Streaming-Game Pioneer OnLive

wsj.com — Sony Corp. is buying patents and other intellectual property related to cloud-gaming pioneer OnLive, which on Thursday said the service is shutting down after five years. In a statement posted on its website, OnLive's parent, OL2 Inc., said customers can use the service through the end of April.

Jay Z’s Music-Streaming Service Tidal Readies for Relaunch

blogs.wsj.com — Tidal, a music-streaming service acquired earlier this year by the musician Jay Z, is getting ready to relaunch into a crowded field but with the backing of several well-known artists. Jay Z added the service to his empire after his Project Panther Bidco back in January bid $56 million for Aspiro, a Stockholm-listed company that operated Tidal and another streaming service called WiMP.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Plans to Donate His Wealth to Charity

blogs.wsj.com — Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a cluster of executives planning to give away the majority of their wealth to charity. The detail is part of a wide-ranging profile in Fortune that looks at how Cook is changing Apple on several fronts, such as sharing credit with the executive team.

Facebook Clarifies Its Policies on Removing Content, Again

blogs.wsj.com — Facebook sought again to clarify its policies on when it removes content, providing details on how it handles nudity, terrorism and hate speech. It also released a new round of data on government requests to remove content. The policy updates are the latest from Facebook, which is repeatedly refining its messaging on sensitive topics such as privacy and abuse.

Apple’s app stores are knocked out of commission

marketwatch.com — Customers looking to download apps and songs ran into trouble at Apple's online stores Wednesday. Apple's systems-status page said iTunes, iBooks, and the app stores for iOS and Mac were knocked out of commission for all users. Other services, like Apple Pay and the company's website store, were operating as usual.

Apple’s App Stores Are Knocked Out of Commission

blogs.wsj.com — Customers looking to download apps and songs ran into trouble at Apple 's online stores Wednesday. Apple's systems-status page said iTunes, iBooks, and the app stores for iOS and Mac were knocked out of commission for all users. Other services, like Apple Pay and the company's website store, were operating as usual.

Coming to a Console Near You: Free-to-Play Games

blogs.wsj.com — "Freemium" games have conquered smartphones. Now they're invading videogame consoles. It's easy to think of free-to-play games as only casual mobile apps like "Candy Crush Saga," where gamers are urged to drop cash to avoid "grinding" through repetitive gameplay or running out of turns. That's not always the case.

Google reverses ban on explicit material on Blogger

marketwatch.com — Google is serious when it says that "from time to time, we may change our content policies." Just days after taking a tougher stance against sexually explicit material on its blogging platform, Google now says it won't ban bloggers over sexually explicit material in most cases.

Google Reverses Ban on Explicit Material on Blogger

blogs.wsj.com — Google is serious when it says that "from time to time, we may change our content policies." Just days after taking a tougher stance against sexually explicit material on its blogging platform, Google now says it won't ban bloggers over sexually explicit material in most cases.
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Apr 17, 2015

@erikhinton oh my. We called them quarter drinks. I don't even what to remember.

Apr 17, 2015

RT @katierosman: "Increasingly, late-night is a morning-after industry." What a smart and fantastic piece by @johnjurg on.wsj.com/1HcPTxO

Apr 17, 2015

Whatever song is playing outside the News Corp. building has cowbell. More please. youtube.com/watch?v=8Ix7jq…

Apr 17, 2015

RT @asharma: In Verizon's new slim TV offering, $55 a month gets you networks including broadcasters, CNN, AMC, ESPN, Nickelodeon on.wsj.com/1HdcCto

Apr 16, 2015

Anita Sarkeesian, whose Tropes vs. Women fostered much-needed thought, made Time's list of 100 influential people. ti.me/1zjWGPO

Apr 16, 2015

The real battle of the late night talk shows happens on social media the next morning. on.wsj.com/1FOMIYT

Apr 16, 2015

Slack confirmed the $160 million round the WSJ wrote about a few weeks ago. blogs.wsj.com/digits/2015/03…



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