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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18:  Actors Jason Statham and Harrison Ford attend "The Expendables 3" photocall during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2014 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Dear piracy apologists: Downloading unreleased films is not cool

Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.

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Rhapsody hits 2 million paid members

The pioneer in subscription streaming music hits a subscriber milestone six weeks after teaming up with T-Mobile on a discounted service, a model Rhapsody will move to France.

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Apple buys e-book recommendation engine, report says

The tech giant's potential purchase could help it compete in an area dominated by Amazon's prized e-book business, according to TechCrunch.

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

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​Amazon's Comixology delivers DRM-free comics backups

At San Diego Comic-Con, digital comics reader and marketplace Comixology unveils long-requested feature.

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Pandora swings to Q2 profit; stung by cramped growth in listeners

The Internet's biggest radio service swung to a solid profit, but crimped earnings guidance coupled with dribbling active-listener growth stoked a share sell-off.

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​Digital comics platform Madefire launches on Android

Madefire unveils its Android app, along with a "Print" feature to store local copies of your comics, and a "Create" tool for all those aspiring Jack Kirby's on DeviantArt.

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A birthday gift from Chromecast: $30 of unlimited music

A promotion for the first anniversary of Google's streaming stick includes three months of All Access streaming music and cuts the $35 dongle's price to virtually $5.

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Oyster all-you-can-read e-book service extends to browsers

The monthly subscription service that lets you read an unlimited number of e-books is now available on any desktop or mobile browser.

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YouTube music chief leaving for undisclosed startup

Chris LaRosa, the product manager in charge of Google's music platform on YouTube, is the second person to leave that post in the past year.

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Spotify gets its MTV, plus VH1 and CMT too

The startup will be the streaming-music service for top music TV company Viacom, directly providing the tunes on MTV, CMT, and VH1 apps and websites.

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Woman posts Facebook pic in allegedly stolen dress (store notices)

An Illinois woman is arrested after a local boutique puts out an alert about a distinctive neon leopard print dress.

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