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February 14, 2017, 12:55 PM

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple's Eddy Cue says “Planet of the Apps” reality show will premiere this spring exclusively on Apple Music and will have its own dedicated app  —  At the Code Media conference this evening, Apple's Eddy Cue sat down alongside Ben Silverman for an interview.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
T-Mobile adds HD video and 10GB of high-speed tethering to its “unlimited” plan in response to Verizon's new plan  —  HD video and 10GB of high-speed tethering starting Friday  —  It's been only a day since Verizon resurrected its unlimited data plan, and the company's competitors …
Reuters:
T-Mobile US reports Q4 revenue of $10.18B, up 23.4% YoY, vs $9.84B expected, as it adds 933K postpaid subs for the quarter  —  T-Mobile US Inc, the No.3 U.S. wireless carrier, reported quarterly profit and revenue above estimates as promotional offers helped add more subscribers.
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Google cancels PewDiePie's original series following Nazi controversy, removes him from the Google Preferred advertising program  —  PewDiePie also lost his preferred advertising status  —  YouTube's biggest star, PewDiePie, has always flirted with controversy.
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Blair Hanley Frank / PCWorld:
Amazon launches Chime, a video teleconferencing service for Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android, available for businesses in three pricing tiers  —  Companies looking for a new video- and teleconferencing system have a fresh face to turn to in the market: Amazon Web Services.
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
IBM integrates Watson into its security operations platform  —  IBM's Watson has ingested more than 1 million security documents and been tested by about 40 customers in a bid to make the cognitive technology a sidekick to cybersecurity analysts.  —  IBM said Watson will be at the core …
Yvonne Villarreal / Los Angeles Times:
YouTube Kids to launch original programming, with the first four shows beginning rollout in April  —  Mariangeli Collado, from left, Jenna Simmons, Tatiana McQuay, McKenzie Mack and Lexi Drew are the stars of YouTube Red's new family series “Hyperlinked.”  The girls, who perform in the group L2M …
Brett Williams / Mashable:
Dubai to introduce EHang autonomous one-person taxi drones by July 2017; drone can fly about 31 miles on a single charge and has a top speed of about 100 mph  —  If you make it to Dubai this summer, you might have the chance to catch a brand new type of self-driving vehicle.  One that flies.
Song Su-hyun / The Korea Heald:
Sources: Samsung Display won an Apple order for 60M OLED panels, worth about $4.35B, adding to a deal struck last April to supply 100M OLED panels  —  Samsung Display has received a display panel order from Apple for an additional 5 trillion won ($4.35 billion) in organic light-emitting diodes.

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