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The Digest: Prince quits the internet… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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Prince deletes Twitter and Facebook accounts | Billboard "Musical genius and admitted Luddite Prince ended his awkward, year-long dalliance with social media on Tuesday. Yes, the Twitter handle for Prince/3rdEyeGirl (his backing band) and his Facebook page are now missing from the internet, gone like a purple motorcycle disappearing into the deep Minneapolis…

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The Digest: Steve Jobs moves to Universal… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Universal acquires Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic  | The Verge "Rumors of Universal Pictures taking over Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic have proven true. A studio spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that a deal has been reached less than a week after Sony Pictures dropped the movie. Rights to the project were reportedly priced at…

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10 Great Christmas Apps for iPhone

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Here are 10 iPhone apps that are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit... A Charlie Brown Christmas (£3.99) Charles Schultz's classic Christmas tale has a timeless quality, doesn't it?  Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown, narrates the rebirth of the 1965 animated classic as an interactive…

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The Digest: Android Lollipop is here… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Android, Apple, Drones, Google, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Windows Phone 8 Leave a Comment

Hands-on with all things Android 5.0 Lollipop | Cnet "Android Lollipop is here, and likely making its way to your phone or tablet in the coming months. The update is packed with exciting features, including a new design, revamped notifications, device sharing and more. I go hands-on with the most-talked-about features in the…

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The Digest: Spotify vs Taylor Swift… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Spotify defends itself against Taylor Swift's criticism | BBC News "Spotify's chief executive has defended its business model, saying it has paid out $2bn (£1.2bn) to the music industry to date. Daniel Ek's lengthy blog post follows a high profile move by pop star Taylor Swift to pull her entire back catalogue from…

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The Digest: Video games don’t cause violence… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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US study finds no links between violent video games and violence | The Independent "A new long-term study into violent media in the US could help settle the long-standing argument of whether or not violent films and video games are to blame for violence in society. The research, led by psychologist Christopher Ferguson…

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