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Apple Music posts anniversary playlist with 40 songs from Apple ads

On April 1, 2016, Apple turned 40. The company’s music streaming service, Apple Music, is celebrating the milestone with a special playlist, titled ‘Apple 40’, that includes forty songs from various Apple ads to “celebrate 40 years of ideas, innovation and culture.” Some of the songs included in the playlist come from Steve Jobs’s favorite […]

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Apple Music posts anniversary playlist with 40 songs from Apple ads

On April 1, 2016, Apple turned 40. The company’s music streaming service, Apple Music, is celebrating the milestone with a special playlist, titled ‘Apple 40’, that includes forty songs from various Apple ads to “celebrate 40 years of ideas, innovation and culture.” Some of the songs included in the playlist come from Steve Jobs’s favorite […]

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Apple Music posts anniversary playlist with 40 songs from Apple ads

On April 1, 2016, Apple turned 40. The company’s music streaming service, Apple Music, is celebrating the milestone with a special playlist, titled ‘Apple 40’, that includes forty songs from various Apple ads to “celebrate 40 years of ideas, innovation and culture.” Some of the songs included in the playlist come from Steve Jobs’s favorite […]

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New 4K video reveals the incredible complexity of Apple’s upcoming iSpaceship headquarters

A new ultra high-definition drone video of Apple’s upcoming Campus 2 facility, posted Monday by YouTuber Duncan Sinfield, gives a nice overview of just how far along the project has progressed over the past twelve months. The video, available in crisp 4K resolution, shows the incredibly complexity of the 2.8 million square foot structure, Steve Jobs’s […]

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Guitar Hero Live Developer Suffers Layoffs

Freestyle Games, the Guitar Hero Live developer, has suffered a set of redundancies but will remain open, according to a statement from owner, Activision.

According to Eurogamer, a source close to the situation suggested that around 50 Freestyle employees have lost their jobs after consultations in February. The studio’s website suggests that around 100 people worked there previously.

Activision confirmed the layoffs – but did not state an exact figure – in a statement:

“Activision and FreeStyle Games leadership have been considering a range of future options for the studio, and have been consulting with staff to explore all alternatives. The collective team have now reached the end of a consultation exercise and the decision has been made to restructure FreeStyleGames to better align the studio resources with future business needs. We are working with the studio teams to explore options to rebalance staff within Activision Blizzard and its related organisations. The UK remains a key market for Activision Blizzard and FreeStyleGames continues to be a great partner. We thank all of the team for their continued passion, creativity and commitment.”

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Believe it or not, Apple just turned 40!

Forty years ago today, Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne to develop and sell personal computers. Yes, Apple Computer Company was started on April Fool’s Day back in 1976. And now, on the company’s 40th anniversary on April 1, 2016, a familiar piece of folklore has returned to Apple’s campus […]

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How a journalist convinced Jobs to bring iTunes to PCs and other tidbits from Tony Fadell interview

It was The Wall Street Journal technology columnist Walt Mossberg, one of Steve Jobs’s favorite reviewers, of all people who has finally managed to persuade then Apple CEO to expand the addressable market for iPods by bringing iTunes to Windows PCs. Jobs, Nest founder Tony Fadell and then Apple executive charged with iPod and iPhone […]

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Pre-order Danny Boyle’s ‘Steve Jobs’ ahead of tomorrow’s release on iTunes

If the mixed reviews of Danny Boyle’s ‘Steve Jobs’ movie have discouraged you from seeing it in a local theater near you, you’ll soon be able to check out what all the kerfuffle was about as the flick is now available for pre-order in the iTunes Store. Directed by Danny Boyle and released worldwide by Universal Pictures,’Steve Jobs’ […]

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