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"Sony does a really good job in those markets, and they have a long history--long before we were in this business."

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By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Visa Inc said on Wednesday it is joining MasterCard Inc and American Express Co in barring its credit cards from being used to pay for ads on Backpage.com following a request from a Chicago sheriff who said the site is used by sex traffickers. Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart said that "escort" ads on Backpage.com and similar classified advertising sites make up the foundation of a sex-trafficking industry that preys on the young and vulnerable. Earlier this week, he asked both Visa and MasterCard to cut off any association with the Backpage.com "adult" section.

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The new service may not be a big moneymaker, says analyst Gene Munster, but Apple has other reasons for getting into the streaming music market.

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Michael Fassbender is in belligerent form in the new extended trailer for the keynote-focused biopic.

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A core component in the rumored next iPhone will be a new Qualcomm-developed LTE chip that doubles its maximum potential Web-connectivity speeds, according to a new report.

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Few subjects these days are more contentious than education, and rightly so. If our children are our future, it's essential we do everything we can do educate them properly, to prepare them for what's to come. But are we schooling our kids for a future that might not even exist by the time they're ready to transition to the working world?Today,...

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When dealing with a commodity product or a service, one way to offer differentiation is through superior customer service. Here are a few ways to apply this lesson to your IT organization.

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It's hard to escape FIFA these days. The arrests of several officials on corruption charges have made global headlines for the past few months now. Clearly this is bigger than soccer. The "bad boss" narrative has mass appeal, whether you care about the World Cup or not.Perhaps it's because we all know leaders who have allowed their egos to lead...

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The next iPhone's LTE speeds may be much faster. Maybe. According to 9to5Mac, Apple plans to include a new Qualcomm LTE modem in the next iPhone that's theoretically capable of delivering speeds that are twice as fast as what the iPhone 6 is capable of, with download speeds of up to 300 Mbps, up from 150 Mbps. LTE Advanced is already available in some areas, including Korea.

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Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka is the new king of space after breaking the old record of 802 days.

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WatchOS has a lot of great controls that you might not have used before. Cory Bohon shows you how to find out which apps are using the storage on your Apple Watch.

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MIT is trying to figure out which students will thrive in massive open online courses as well as the ones that'll drop out.

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After launching its Android Wear app earlier this year, Hyundai is taking its Blue Link connected car platform to the obvious next destination: the Apple Watch. The Watch-compatible Blue Link app is now in the iOS App Store, offering seemingly all of the same features that are on the Android Wear version — remote engine start and stop, remote door lock and unlock, remote light flashing, and a car finder with a map, among other things. The advent of the mainstream smartwatch has kicked off debates nationwide about their impact on distracted driving, but many watch apps in development from automakers — Blue Link included — sidestep the issue because they're primarily intended to control vehicle functions remotely, not be used while driving.

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Snapchat is changing its own game yet again. With an update rolling out today for iOS and Android, you are no longer required to hold a finger down to view snaps and Stories. Watching is now triggered by a single tap on the snap or Story to make it begin playing — you can still skip through by tapping a finger on the screen.

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Facebook unveils a new logo but the changes appear only slight. On June 30, Facebook quietly updated its famous logo. Facebook worked with typographer Eric Olson of Process Type Foundry, who designed the original Facebook typeface (Klavika) to create a unique, updated version.

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If you've ever felt that blush of panic rise because you sent an email out you wanted to take back, Jack Wallen shows you how to gain that functionality with your Gmail account on Android.

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If you're in the market for a good set of headphones, at some point you have to decide whether you want on-ear headphones or over-ear versions. The new t402v headphones from Torque are different, however, as they don't force you to choose which type of headphone you want when you buy them. The t402v headphones can actually switch between on-ear and over-ear modes with just a swap of the earcups.

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Some hawk-eyed users (and MacRumors) have noticed something interesting in iTunes 12.2: iPods that don't exist yet. The latest version of Apple's desktop music software, released yesterday, contains an image of the iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle, with all three devices coated in colors that aren't part of the current lineup. The iPod touch is seen in dark blue, the nano in gold, and the shuffle in hot pink.

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The messaging platform previously only available in select parts of the US, but is now available to anyone chatting on the service.

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