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Apple Music goes live, courtesy of latest iOS software update

After years resisting subscriptions, Apple hits play on a $10-a-month streaming music service Tuesday with a three-month free trial.

By June 30, 2015

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iOS 8.4, Beats 1 to launch with Apple Music on June 30, says Apple exec

A new version of Apple's mobile operating system and Beats 1 radio station is set to debut Tuesday morning, says former Beats CEO and current Apple exec.

By June 28, 2015

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch

An unmanned rocket carrying 4,000 pounds of cargo to resupply the International Space Station suffered launch failure.

By June 28, 2015

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Lego to stop producing petroleum-based plastic bricks

Lego announces a $150 million plan to seek a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to the oil-based plastics it has traditionally used.

By June 29, 2015

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Sony to raise $3.6 billion in hopes of profitability

The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."

By June 30, 2015

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Microsoft Office apps arrive for free on Android smartphones (finally)

The company's flagship software suite is now available for Android-powered handsets, completing the rollout of Office on every major platform.

By June 24, 2015

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Verizon completes its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL

The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.

By June 23, 2015

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 2015

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015

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Apple: More than 100 billion app downloads from iTunes Store

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple says its App Store has paid $30 billion to developers for their apps.

By June 8, 2015