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Apple Exploiting Privileged Position to Boost Music Subscriptions

Apple Exploiting Privileged Position to Boost Music Subscriptions

Though Apple Music has been a late entrant into its segment, it still has managed to establish a subscriber base of approximately 15 million, within one year of being launched. Spotify on the other hand has a minimum of double subscribers. The company is now asserting and more than that concerned over Apple exploiting its advantaged position in the market owing to iPads and iPhones to boost subscriptions of Apple Music at the cost of third-party services.

HTC to Merge Vive Operations with New Subsidiary

HTC to Merge Vive Operations with New Subsidiary

Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC is set to spin off its virtual reality (VR) division with HTC Vive Tech Corporation, the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Subsequent to several falls and revivals, HTC now seems to be balancing out as its VR operations are looking productive.

Google’s Sundar Pichai’s Quora account hacked by OurMine hacking group

Google’s Sundar Pichai’s Quora account hacked by OurMine hacking group

On Sunday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s account on question-and-answer site Quora was briefly hacked by a three-member hacking group called OurMine.

Brain-Controlled Drone Race Organized by University of Florida

Brain-Controlled Drone Race Created By HXRL

The University of Florida’s Human-Experience Research Lab (HXRL) has apparently formulated the first of its kind drone race, with drones controlled not by hands or remotes but by brains. The racers are required to use Emotiv brain computer interface (BCI) devices that operate through electroencephalogram (EEG) brain activity data.

Verizon is offering $100 bill credit on purchase of select handsets

Bigwig US wireless carrier Verizon has announced a new promotion - for new as well as existing customers - under which it will offer a $100 bill credit to customers when they purchase select devices available on its network.

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