June 22, 2015, 10:10 AM

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Taylor Swift:
Taylor Swift will withhold her latest album “1989” from Apple Music, says lack of royalties during three month free trial hurts smaller artists  —  To Apple, Love Taylor  —  I write this to explain why I'll be holding back my album, 1989, from the new streaming service, Apple Music.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Eddy Cue: Apple will pay rights holders on a per-stream basis during trial period  —  Apple Says It Will Pay Taylor Swift For Free Streams After All  —  Taylor Swift isn't just the biggest pop star in the world.  She's also the world's most effective Apple lobbyist.
Peter Wayner / The Atlantic:
Amazon to pay authors of self-published Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library e-books based on pages read, not downloads, from July 1st  —  What If Authors Were Paid Every Time Someone Turned a Page?  —  When I recently learned of Amazon's new plan to pay some authors …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sizing Up The Suitors For Here, Nokia's Map Business  —  As the number of connected mobile gadgets — from smartphones and watches to cars — continues to grow, the market is heating up for accurate location data to serve those of us who use these devices.  —  That fact is being played …
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Sony's new PlayStation 4 arrives with 1TB of storage next month  —  Microsoft's Xbox One isn't the only console getting a storage upgrade.  Sony today announced its new PlayStation 4 1TB Ultimate Player Edition, a new version of the console that comes with twice the hard drive space of the previous model.
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Subreddit moderators far removed from recent bannings say they're concerned with Reddit's leadership and strategy  —  Reddit Is A Shrine To The Internet We Wanted And That's A Problem  —  Reddit has a problem.  It's a well-documented problem, which, oddly, is a big part of the problem.
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Bertel King, Jr / Android Police:
Amazon Releases Fire OS 5 Developer Preview Based On Android Lollipop, Official Launch Slated For Later This Year  —  Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter.  The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets …

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