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June 24, 2015, 11:30 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.
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.
Wall Street Journal:
GoFundMe to be acquired by investor group led by Accel and Technology Crossover, at a valuation source says is around $600M  —  GoFundMe Founders to Reap a Fortune in Buyout  —  The two founders of crowdfunding site GoFundMe are relinquishing control and reaping a fortune by selling …
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 …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
You can now watch Periscope replays on the web  —  Since live streams began taking over Twitter feeds earlier this year, a common complaint has been that they end before you could watch them.  Periscope did enable replays within 24 hours after a stream ended, but only on its apps for Android and iOS.
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 …

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