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June 24, 2015, 10:00 AM

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Billboard:
Apple Music signs thousands of independent labels after changing royalty structure during trial period  —  Apple Music Signs Beggars Group, Merlin: Sources  —  Beggars comprises the imprints 4AD, XL, Matador and Rough Trade and has had a hand in the careers of Adele, Radiohead and Arcade Fire …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Samsung is actively disabling Windows Update on at least some computers  —  Samsung is actively disabling Windows Update on at least some of the computers it sells.  Microsoft MVP Patrick Barker made the discovery and documented the details on his blog after trying to help a user troubleshoot issues with his Samsung machine.
Bloomberg Business:
Google X working on wearable that can measure pulse, heart rhythm, skin temperature, more; device meant to be prescribed to patients or used for clinical trials  —  Google Reveals Health-Tracking Wristband  —  The device can measure pulse, heartbeat rhythm and skin temperature, and also information like light exposure, noise levels.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
iOS 9 can now automatically delete and reinstall apps on devices with insufficient space to update OS  —  iOS 9 Includes New Auto App Delete/Reinstall Feature for OS Updates on Devices With Insufficient Space  —  Developers who are installing the second beta of iOS 9 have discovered …
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Box to offer integration with IBM content management and security tools as part of a wide-ranging cloud partnership  —  Box And IBM Ink Wide-Ranging Cloud Partnership  —  IBM is going Levie.  —  This evening, Box and IBM announced a partnership that will see their technologies integrated, and their cloud products commingled.
Vlad Dudau / Neowin:
Lenovo unveils the Ideacenter Stick 300: a $130 PC on a stick running Windows  —  Lenovo is introducing a brand new PC-on-a-stick device, called the Ideacenter Stick 300.  The new device is designed to be taken anywhere and can transform almost any display into a Windows computer.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google finally makes ‘Undo Send’ an official feature of Gmail on the Web  —  In what could be described as one of the longest “experimental” periods of any product feature, Google is finally bringing the life-saving “Undo Send” option to the main settings on the Web version of Gmail.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Task Manager Todoist Releases Completely Revamped Android App  —  Popular task manager Todoist just received a major Android update with a completely overhauled user interface and very efficient new features.  First, the company switched to Material design in order to make a more polished app …
Michael Bolin / Facebook Code:
Facebook open-sources Nuclide, an IDE built on Atom, Github's text editor  —  Building Nuclide, a unified developer experience  —  At this year's F8, Facebook's developer conference, our infrastructure team talked about Nuclide, a project designed to provide a unified developer experience …

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