Source: Mashable

Twitter is planning to release a standalone music app for iOS called Twitter Music as soon as the end of this month, according to CNET. CNET reports that Twitter Music will help users discover artists and will stream music in the app through Soundcloud. The app itself is reportedly powered by technology from We Are Hunted, a San Francisco based startup that processes feedback for songs on social media among other places, and which CNET says Twitter quietly acquired last year. The ...

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Source: ReadWrite

At the end of 2011, the mobile industry believed that HTML5 was on the cusp of ubiquity. Everybody would be using it to build apps and mobile websites and we would finally see real operating systems based on HTML5 start creeping towards acceptance. HTML5 was to become the dominant development stack, taking the mantle from all those native apps that had come to dominate the iOS App Store and Android’s Google Play.  What actually happened is that HTML5 more likely took a step ...

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Source: ReadWrite

Google has agreed to settle a case brought by 38 U.S. states to challenge its Street View project, acknowledging once again that it had scooped up user data and other private information when collecting location information on the streets and roads of the U.S. The settlement includes a pittance of a $7 million fine and an agreement from Google that it will implement internal and external programs to train employees and users alike on how to do privacy better, which really amounts to a ...

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