Real names not required on Google+
Google reverses its stance on real names for its social network, Apple joins forces with former foe IBM, and Amazon tinkers with a Kindle Unlimited subscription service.
CNET Update keeps it real:
In today's tech-news roundup:
- You can now go by any name on Google+. The social network is reversing its stance on requiring real names for accounts.
- Apple is teaming up with IBM to create business apps for devices like iPads and iPhones.
- BlackBerry still is putting up a fight. It just announced a Siri-like voice assistant for the upcoming operating system. It'll also be part of the BlackBerry Passport phone in September.
- Amazon may soon launch an e-book subscription service for $10 a month called Kindle Unlimited.
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