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Apple and Yahoo In Talks Over Deeper iPhone Partnership

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple and Yahoo have been discussing how to integrate Yahoo's services more prominently in iOS, beyond powering the Weather and Stocks apps. Yahoo also provides sports scores to Siri, but Yahoo has significant content deals related to news, sports and finance that could...
Apple and Yahoo In Talks Over Deeper iPhone Partnership
Code in OS X 10.8.4 Suggests Future Macs Will Offer 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi Support
T-Mobile USA Announces Trade-In Offer for Existing iPhone Owners Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch

Starbucks Now Offers Free Apps and Books From Its iOS app

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Starbucks is set to expand its Pick of the Week program, which offers customers a free app or piece of digital content when they visit one of its stores, to include in-store downloads through its own iOS app. The update, reported by CNET, will give users the chance to download...
Starbucks Now Offers Free Apps and Books From Its iOS app

Apple Looking to Increase Exposure for Free App Store and iBookstore Content?

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Late last month, Apple launched a new "Free App of the Week" promotion on the App Store, featuring a single app on each of the iPhone and iPad platforms and offering the normally-paid titles for free. Apple's digital content stores have of course offered free apps for years, but the...
Apple Looking to Increase Exposure for Free App Store and iBookstore Content?

iPhone 5S to Launch in August in 5 Different Colors?

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Following a research note from Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White stating that the iPhone 5S would launch in two or three different sizes, Japanese website Macotakara has released a report suggesting that the iPhone 5S will come in five colors, including the original black and white. The site also mentions...
iPhone 5S to Launch in August in 5 Different Colors?

Friday Night Lights author caught by Amazon e-book rules

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The insistence on having no lower prices at e-book stores has had a conspicuous if brief casualty, according to an account. Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger shared with the New York Times that he had had his sequel book, After Friday Night Lights, pulled by Amazon after it was...
Friday Night Lights author caught by Amazon e-book rules
Ebook pricing war catches 'Friday Night Lights' author between Apple and Amazon

Starbucks ditches physical iOS app cards -- how will it affect app downloads?

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Picking up a free app with your morning coffee is about to change, as coffee giant Starbucks announced it’s doing away with redemption cards effective Wednesday. Instead, it’s opting to integrate the long-running “Pick of the Week” promotion directly into its free iOS app. This switch to digital will see...
Starbucks ditches physical iOS app cards -- how will it affect app downloads?

Liz's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Hello, Techdirt readers! Fellow Kool-aid drinking Internet Pirate here. Name's Elizabeth and I like to consider myself an artist of sorts. Now I'm not sure what originally brought me to Techdirt. Probably when I was looking into self publication for a friend and discovered some related articles. But the information...
Liz's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
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