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A Re-Examination of U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’

With the publicity surrounding its Apple-sponsored release now a thing of the past, let's examine U2's conversation-starting Songs of Innocence for what it actually is.

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23 Jun 2015 // 9:57 AM

Apple Changes Its Tune for Taylor Swift: What Have We Learned?

Taylor Swift: “This is about the new artist or band that has just released their first single and will not be paid for its success.”

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Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin Team Up to Tell the Tale of Steve Jobs

Not but two years after the Jobs biopic, director Danny Boyle and writer Aaron Sorkin take up the task of depicting the innovator's life, with Michael Fassbender stepping into the Apple guru's shoes.

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Songs of Simulation and Discouragement: Bowie, Bono, and Authenticity

With its Apple-sponsored free public release, U2's Songs of Innocence betrays just how far the band has come from their past, despite its attempts to bring back a Dublinesque vision.

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Stream of (Music) Consciousness

The 'Marshall McLuhan' message borne by the MP3 revolution is clear: music is endlessly plentiful and entirely disposable. So what's the message of streaming?

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‘Jobs’ Is Merely Steve Jobs Lite

Beyond reimagining the universe or how forces in it might work, Jobs sorted out how minds work, how to sell to consumers, how to manipulate and bully and instill belief.

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26 Oct 2011 // 7:30 AM

The iPod’s impact: ‘Wonderful and terrible’

Artists and fans discuss the impact of the iPod: HOW WE LISTEN: Alex White, singer-guitarist in White Mystery: “The iPod created a new format for

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iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?

CHICAGO — A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled

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Apple co-founder and Silicon Valley pioneer Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, who sparked a revolution in the technology industry and then presided over it as Silicon Valley’s radiant Sun King, died Wednesday. The

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Talking With David: Radical’s Visionary Chief Marketing Officer

How does Radical enter the digital economy in a groundbreaking way that both redefines the entertainment industry and yet remains true to core values of support for creativity and precision of user-driven environments?

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West Coast Sound: Is Disney Victim to the “Decision Illusion”?

Is Disney's decision to let go of its subsidiary Marvel's entire West Coast marketing team a sound one? The question is certainly nowhere near as interesting as what this decision signals about the entertainment industry as a whole.

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Always On: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future—And Locked Us In

As technology becomes more intimately woven into our lives, the implications of a single point of control over our digital experiences, such as Apple has over the iPhone, are threatening creative freedom.

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28 Apr 2011 // 6:17 AM

Apple denies tracking iPhone, iPad users

LOS ANGELES — Breaking nearly a week of silence to respond to a mounting outcry, Apple Inc. denied that it was tracking iPhone and iPad users

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Google Prepares to Eat Apple’s Dust (Cloud)

Apple has finished building their super-secret cloud based music monster.

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Apple angles for position of power in publishing world

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Apple’s bold foray into the world of digital publishing could make it the online gatekeeper for newspaper and magazine content, just

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Super Bowl 2011’s Best Commercials

The Super Bowl isn’t just the biggest night of the year for football fans, it’s also TV advertising’s main event.

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Ghosts of Presents Past: The 1990s

Here’s a look at gifts from more than a decade ago.

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9 Jul 2010 // 3:02 AM

Video chat comes closer to the mainstream

DALLAS — In a series of TV ads in 1993, AT&T pitched a vision of a near-future absolutely brimming with live video communication. From a

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29 Jun 2010 // 5:15 AM

Apple sells 1.7 million iPhone 4 units

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold 1.7 million units of the new iPhone 4 in the product’s first three days on the market,

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25 Jun 2010 // 2:05 AM

Apple devotees cheerfully sweat in line for iPhone 4

FORT WORTH, Texas —After spending nearly 17 hours in line at the Apple store in University Park Village, 18-year-old Austin McLaurin of Aledo, Texas, saw his

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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