Taylor Swift takes down Apple, or does she? France says non to Uber. Microsoft charging for Win10, or are they? CIA can’t keep propaganda straight, or can they? Pratchett Estate says no more Discworld, we say more Long Earth. And screw you, Belle Gibson.

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IN THE NEWS

France cracks down on Uber service after protests

Apple Says It Will Pay Taylor Swift for Free Streams After All

Apple Says “We Hear You Taylor Swift”, Will Pay Musicians During Free Trial

Indie Labels Have It Drastically Wrong About Apple Music’s Free Trial Period

AN OPEN RESPONSE TO TAYLOR SWIFT’S RANT AGAINST APPLE

One big problem with Facebook as a platform for news: It deletes things

Microsoft stealthily backs away from free Windows 10 promise

Google’s adorable self-driving cars are now on public roads

SECURITY? HAH!

Facebook Can Even ID You in Photos Where Your Face Isn’t Showing

Default SSH Key Found in Many Cisco Security Appliances

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 1 – Fortune

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 2 – Fortune

Firefighters Had To Stop Battling Wildfire Because Of Some Jerk’s Drone

The CIA Can’t Keep Its Drone Propaganda Straight

David Beesmer acquitted in town of Ulster drone surveillance case

AT THE LIBRARY

Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel by Patrick Smith

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

The Long Utopia: A Long Earth Novel by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

Pratchett’s Daughter Says No More Discworld Books and That’s OK

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Wickr

Dark Sky’s new custom alerts make sure it doesn’t rain on your parade

iTunes Podcast Review Manager

MEDIA CANDY

The Brink

YANSS 052 – Learned Helplessness

WTF with Obama

Enemy

MORON OF THE WEEK

What Happened When Linkin Park Asked Harvard for Help with Its Business Model

WordPress Developers: How to Make More Money With Fewer Clients

Chevy Issues Press Release Written Entirely in Emojis, Tries Way Too Hard

Cancer charlatan Belle Gibson will perform her ritualized public apology interview on “60 Minutes”

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

Every Time You Get Drunk This Is What Happens To Your Body And Your Brain

Urine trouble at Glastonbury: Kanye, that amber liquid they’re throwing isn’t beer…

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