Techmeme
June 5, 2015, 5:00 PM

Top News

Bloomberg Business:
Days before Apple plans to reveal its music streaming service, Apple is still negotiating with record labels, who are pushing for close to 60% of proceeds  —  Apple's Pushing to Complete Streaming Music Deal Before Event  —  Just days before Apple Inc. plans to reveal a music streaming service …
Financial Times:
Sources: Apple likely to reduce 30% App Store subscription fee for music, video, and publishers using Newsstand  —  Apple rewrites app store economics  —  Apple is planning a departure from the pricing formula that has defined the economics of digital media for a decade …
Nandita Bose / Reuters:
Survey: Fewer than 25% of top 100 US retailers accept Apple Pay, 66% won't accept it this year  —  Exclusive: In ‘year of Apple Pay’, many top retailers remain skeptical  —  In a January earnings call with investors, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) Chief Executive Tim Cook made a confident prediction …
Jonathan Watson / Skype Blogs:
Skype for Web (Beta) is now available to everyone in the US and UK  —  Hot on the heels of our recent post announcing improvements to Skype for Outlook , today we're pleased to share more good news for people that use Skype on their browser - Skype for Web (Beta) is now available for all new and existing users in the US and UK.
Politico:
Google's European chief admits company mishandled its messaging in Europe, says Google remains open to settlement in anti-trust case  —  Google's European mea culpa  —  Google's European chief executive acknowledges that the company has mishandled its messaging in Europe and is offering an olive branch to the European Commission.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr Debuts Its Own GIF Search Engine  —  Tumblr this morning is rolling out a new feature designed to take advantage of the extensive collection of GIFs hosted on its service: a GIF search engine.  The news follows that of Facebook's decision to officially support the animated file format on users' Timelines, announced last week.
Andrea Shalal / Reuters:
Data obtained in U.S. government hack dates back to 1985: U.S. official  —  Data stolen in the recent hack of U.S. government computers includes security clearance information and background checks dating to 1985, a U.S. official said, underlining the far-reaching scale of one of the largest known thefts of federal government data.
Wall Street Journal:
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
Dropbox for Business adds new enterprise-class features including tiered administrator accounts and support for Microsoft's Active Directory  —  Dropbox adds new enterprise class features as it tries to attract big businesses  —  The last year hasn't seen many flashy product launches or updates for Dropbox.

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
The truth about quantum computing: Schrödinger's Cat speaks  —  There are many cat videos online.  But only ours explains quantum computing in under 4 minutes.
eero:
New security features from eero Plus  —  Protect all your connected devices with VPN, 1Password, Malwarebytes, and Ad blocking.
Adyen:
Get a glimpse into the future of retail technology  —  The retail world always takes leaps, but as 2018 approaches, Adyen data and market research gives some early clues as to where it might land.
Zoho:
Quick access to all your recordings in Zoho Meeting  —  Recording your sessions is important — almost as important as the event or meeting itself.  It reduces the need for meeting notes, improves attendee focus and engagement …
Thomson Reuters:
2018 Top 100 Global Tech Leaders  —  21st century technology-sector leadership requires more than financial success.  It also requires a commitment to compliance, innovation, and much more.  Who are today's leaders?
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 5:00 PM ET, June 5, 2015.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks

Aloysius Low / CNET: