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Spotify goes beyond music into video this week

<b>Update January 26:</b> One day after publishing this, Spotify activated the feature for Android users. There’s still no timeline for an iOS update though. A subscription isn’t required to watch the videos.<p>Spotify will start showing video content from selected third-party partners this week as the …

Wall Street

Apple Music struggles to deliver its exclusive Taylor Swift world tour documentary to fans

Taylor Swift's exclusive new documentary tour special is a major get for Apple Music, pairing the biggest tech company with one of the world's biggest artists, and giving Apple a big stick with which to beat out its more established streaming rivals. But when the <i>1989 World Tour Live</i> premiered on …

Former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl to face US court martial

The former Taliban prisoner charged with desertion will face a court martial, his lawyer says. Bowe Bergdahl was the center of a controversial …

Android 6.0 update plans for HTC phones reportedly surface

A frequent HTC tipster outlines the upcoming Marshmallow updates for a number of smartphones.<p>HTC will push an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to a number of its smartphones in the next two quarters, according to frequent Twitter source @LlabTooFer -- like the HTC One M9.<p>As the most recent version of …

Android News

Microsoft Reduces OneDrive Storage for Office 365 and Free Users, Eliminates Unlimited Option

Microsoft tonight announced that it was making changes to its OneDrive cloud storage services, reducing the amount of storage both Office 365 and free users are granted and eliminating its unlimited option. The company says that the changes were needed to "ensure that we can continue to deliver a …

Customers

Now you can create Windows 10 apps without writing a line of code

The Windows Store isn't exactly known for being a robust app marketplace, and Microsoft knows it. The company is always looking for new ways to attract developers to the platform. In the past, Microsoft made tools designed to port iOS and Android apps to Windows, and created the Universal app …

Amazon Fire 7 tablet gets slight specs bump, keeps $50 price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Amazon Fire 7 is inexpensive, runs Amazon's user-friendly operating system and houses a microSD card slot expandable up to 256GB. This 2017 edition is slightly lighter and battery life has been improved. Amazon Prime members can access the bevy of free TV shows, movies and games …

Gear & Gadgets

Despite saying ‘we won’t forget about you,’ Motorola forgot about the Moto E (2015)

Motorola said earlier this year at the launch of the 2nd generation Moto E that the phone would get at least some number of software updates after purchase. But today, with the company’s announcement of the phones that would be getting Android Marshmallow, there was one device curiously missing: …

Mobile Technology

It’s official: Alphabet has replaced Google

Google has officially changed its name to “Alphabet,” according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.<p>Alphabet will act as a holding company, comprising all of Google’s various companies, as well as the original search and services business.<p>(See our “Everything you need to know …

Google Glass

New era: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at Salesforce conference, gives iPhone demo

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivered a keynote address at Saleforce’s annual Dreamforce conference here this evening, the latest …

Scientists asked six men to eat 6,000 calories a day in bid to fight obesity

For the sake of science, six brave men endured a week of Caligula-class consumption and gained close to eight pounds, consuming 6,000 calories a day while confined to a room in a Philadelphia hospital ward.<p>It took fewer than three days, however, for investigators to spot what they were looking for, …

Diabetes

How Microsoft is updating Office for the iPad Pro and Apple Watch

Microsoft was the first guest Apple brought on stage to demo features for its new iPad Pro today. Microsoft Office executive Kirk Koenigsbauer …