The YouTuber who filmed Japan’s ‘suicide forest’ may have done something good – Washington Post


Washington Post

The YouTuber who filmed Japan's 'suicide forest' may have done something good
Washington Post
Jake Adelstein has been an investigative journalist in Japan since 1993, writing in both Japanese and English, and he is the co-author of “Pay the Devil in Bitcoin: The Creation of a Cryptocurrency and How Half a Billion Dollars of It Vanished from

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Spotify hit with $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit – CNET


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Spotify hit with $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit
CNET
Music-streaming service Spotify has allegedly been using thousands of songs without the proper licenses. studioEAST/Getty Images. Spotify has been sued for allegedly playing thousands of songs from the likes of Tom Petty, Neil Young and The Doors
Spotify hit with new copyright suit in USThe Business Times


Spotify sued for $1.6 billion over Tom Petty, Steely Dan music copyrightsUSA TODAY
Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young SongsHollywood Reporter
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Logan Paul apology: Read it in full – The Independent


The Independent

Logan Paul apology: Read it in full
The Independent
YouTube star Logan Paul has apologised for posting a controversial video that shows the discovery of a dead body hanging from a tree in Japan. In the video, Mr Paul and his friends visit a Japanese forest famous for the number of suicides that occur
YouTube star faces backlash over clip showing a corpseEngadget


YouTuber Apologises After Uploading Footage Of Apparent SuicideKotaku Australia
YouTube should impose harsher punishments on wayward starsTNW
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Microsoft has discontinued the Kinect Adapter for newer Xbox One consoles – The Verge


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Microsoft has discontinued the Kinect Adapter for newer Xbox One consoles
The Verge
Microsoft stopped manufacturing Kinects back in October, but the company's once vaunted camera sensor has suffered one final death today, as Microsoft confirms to Polygon that it's discontinued production on the Kinect Adapter, making it practically
Microsoft stops selling the Xbox One Kinect adapterEngadget


Kinect Is Really Dead Now, BasicallyGameSpot
Microsoft discontinues Xbox One Kinect adapterPolygon
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Amazon and Microsoft Goofed the Deadline for Smart Assistant Cooperation – Gizmodo


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Amazon and Microsoft Goofed the Deadline for Smart Assistant Cooperation
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If you were one of the twelve people passionately awaiting the integration of Cortana with Alexa and vice versa, then I have some news for you. Both Amazon and Microsoft have missed the key “later this year” deadline announced back in August 2017
Amazon and Microsoft have yet to roll out their smart assistant partnershipThe Verge


Amazon is reportedly looking to feature more Alexa ads (updated)Engadget
Amazon patents blended-reality mirror that puts you in virtual clothes and virtual scenesGeekWire
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With a new acquisition, Apple looks to improve workflow for developers – Ars Technica


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With a new acquisition, Apple looks to improve workflow for developers
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Enlarge / iOS 11, which ships with the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, has a renovated app store. Samuel Axon. reader comments 42. Share this story. Apple has acquired Buddybuild, a startup that offers services to aid app developers with user testing and
Apple looks to simplify development of iPhone apps with acquisition of Vancouver-based BuddybuildAppleInsider (press release) (blog)


Apple Acquires Canadian App Development Startup BuddybuildMac Rumors
Apple buys app development service Buddybuild, team will join Xcode and drop Android supportVentureBeat
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Tom Petty, Neil Young, Weezer Publisher Wixen Hits Spotify With $1.6B Lawsuit, Claims Up To 6 Million Songs Streaming Without Licences

Wixen Music Publishing, which controls songs by Tom Petty, Neil Young, Weezer, The Doors and many others, has sued Spotify demanding $1.6 billion in damages for alleging using thousands of songs without the proper licenses or compensation. _____________________________________ The battle between songwriters, music publishers and Spotify intensified with the December…

iPhone X sales may not have spurred a ‘super cycle’ of upgrades after all – BGR


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iPhone X sales may not have spurred a 'super cycle' of upgrades after all
BGR
In the weeks and months leading up to the iPhone X unveiling, many analysts were convinced that Apple's next-gen smartphone would spark a 'super cycle' of upgrades capable of propelling Apple shares to newfound heights. With the iPhone form factor
How iPhone batteries work, and how Apple manages performance over timeAppleInsider (press release) (blog)


You've been charging your smartphone wrongBusiness Insider
How to get Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacementCNET
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Have We Reached Peak YouTube? Top Creators See Major Slowdown

Top YouTube stars are seeing a major slowdown in subscriber growth and views, according to a new analysis of traffic and other stats. Some of the shift is being blamed on changes in its algorithm, but many others are speculating that Google’s video behemoth may have reached peak viewership. ____________________________________…