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Reuters: Facebook is Starting to Work on Healthcare Features

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Facebook already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple and Google, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the fertile field of healthcare, said three people familiar with […]

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Apple Wants to Lower the Price of a Beats Music Subscription

There are lots of music subscription services that let people listen to all the songs they want for $10 a month. Apple thinks that price is too high. Sources say Apple is talking to the big music labels about a new set of rights and features it would like to include in a revamped version […]

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Thom Yorke’s BitTorrent Album Hit a Million Downloads in Six Days

So, how did Thom Yorke’s latest music-distribution venture go? Pretty well, it seems. The Radiohead-frontman’s second solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, achieved over a million downloads in six days via BitTorrent Bundle, according to the peer-to-peer network’s blog. Exactly how the numbers break down is a bit nebulous, though. BitTorrent says that those million downloads […]

JPMorgan: Last Month’s Data Breach Hit 76 Million U.S. Households

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JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, said a previously disclosed data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. Customer names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses were taken, the New York-based bank said today in a regulatory filing. Hackers also obtained internal data identifying customers by category, such as whether […]