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Apple's New iPhones: Everything You Need To Know About iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

ibtimes.com — Justin Sullivan/Getty Images With typical Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stagecraft, CEO Tim Cook attempted to show the world that it can still innovate with two bigger, thinner and faster iPhones designed to breathe new life into Apple's smartphone business.

What's Next For Comcast? After Failed TWC Merger, Cable Giant Faces Regulated, Cord-Cutting Future

ibtimes.com — Comcast is officially in a box. The Philadelphia cable and entertainment giant learned this week the limits being placed on it by the U.S. Department of Justice and FCC, and is preparing to formally drop its $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable, according to multiple news reports.

WPP Acquires Mobile Ad Company Medialets In Pushback Against Growing Tech Dominance

ibtimes.com — Facebook is starting to cast a longer shadow over the ad world. Global ad giant WPP today announced it had acquired Medialets, a mobile ad server, in part to provide ad buyers with an alternative technology to Facebook to place ads on mobile devices. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Apple Watch: New York Times Plans One-Sentence Stories For Small-Screen Readers

ibtimes.com — At 1.5 to 1.7 inches, even the biggest Apple Watch is pretty small in a world of super-sized smartphones and tablets. But the New York Times thinks Apple Watch users will be reading, so they're creating tiny, one-sentence versions of stories from the business, politics, science, tech and sports sections.

Apple Gets First $1 Trillion Valuation From Wall Street Brokerage Cantor Fitzgerald

ibtimes.com — Apple Inc. will become the world's first trillion-dollar company, according to Cantor Fitzgerald, which put a $180 price target on its shares on Monday, the Financial Times reported. The brokerage became the first to give Apple a valuation above a trillion on the eve of the consumer release of Apple Watch on April 10.

Sony PlayStation Vue TV cable

businessinsider.com — First the good news: You're about to get some new choices in cable TV. Now the bad: You probably won't save much money. Sony Corp. launched its PlayStation Vue TV service Wednesday, making it the first to launch a web-TV service that actually resembles real TV with more than 80 channels across three tiers of service.

Sony PlayStation Vue: Why The Future Of Web TV Won’t Be Any Cheaper Than Cable

ibtimes.com — First the good news: You're about to get some new choices in cable TV. Now the bad: You probably won't save much money. Sony Corp. launched its PlayStation Vue TV service Wednesday, making it the first to launch a web-TV service that actually resembles real TV with more than 80 channels across three tiers of service.

DirecTV Experiments With Oculus, Samsung Gear And A Fridge That Tells You What Gordon Ramsay Show To Watch

ibtimes.com — AUSTIN, Texas -- Pay-TV companies aren't particularly known for innovation, even the ones that launch satellites and beam TV signals to space and back. DirecTV is hoping to change this by bringing its research lab to the south side of Austin and throwing open the doors to designers and engineers flocking here for South by Southwest.

Cablevision Inks HBO Now Deal To Create New Kind Of 'Cable' Bundle

ibtimes.com — Welcome to the new cable bundle. Cablevision Systems said Monday it plans to offer HBO Now to its broadband subscribers, making it the first cable provider to agree to distribute Home Box Office Inc.'s standalone web service. Cablevision will pitch HBO Now to its Optimum Online broadband customers, even though it offers HBO as a premium channel to its pay-TV subscribers.

SXSW 2015: McDonald's Looks To Wireless Charging, Tech Conveniences To Spur Turnaround

ibtimes.com — Wireless charging. Interactive music. Friendly baristas. Soft, yellow tones and wood grain. This is a vision of the McDonald's of the future. Except this future is built inside a Hyatt next to the Austin Convention Center for South By Southwest.
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@BGR @bwreedbgr If Spotify free streaming is killed, it will be because the labels hate it and make no $ from it.

May 04, 2015

Welcoming @IBTimes' latest tech reporter into the fold: @kifleswing joins today from the late great Gigaom. Say hi.



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