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Facebook has launched a couples-only app. While many couples are separated during the global health pandemic the social media network has given them away to communicate with Tuned, on which they can send messages, music and even create their own online scrapbook of their memories together. Tuned is the brainchild of Facebook’s new product experimental…

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Twitter is planning to remove content that promotes misinformation about the global COVID-19 pandemic. The micro-blogging platform fears that ill-informed tweets could lead to people accidentally putting themselves in danger of contracting the virus. In a post on its website, Twitter explained: “We will enforce this in close coordination with trusted partners, including public health…

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A popular phone app is about to undergo a major transformation that is bound to upset some users. Tumblr, a microblog and social network with 23 million users in the United States, has announced that starting on Dec. 17, 2018, adult content will be banned. The move comes weeks after Tumblr was removed for the…

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Tune in every Tuesday at 1 pm for a live episode of Tech Tuesdays with Randy Fling. Randy Fling, a Georgia Tech alum, tech enthusiast, tech investor and COO for Steed Media Group, will chat successful startup founders, app developers, venture capitalists, angel investors and technology policymakers. Be sure to watch for an opportunity to…

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In the entertainment industry, issues with the IRS and taxes make headlines often. The College of Hip Hop is the one-stop shop for entertainment education and coaching. It’s a place to learn the fundamentals of the entertainment game to avoid tax evasion, copyright infringement, etc. Sharing a passion for music, the founders of TCOHH are…

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The adage, “Nothing in life is free,” might get turned on its head by a new, mobile app in town that’s making people rethink hat statement. The Claim it! app, which launched almost a year ago, offers free giveaways to users in exchange for watching a 15-second video advertisement. Prizes range from Beats by Dre headphones, AMC movie theater tickets, restaurant…

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Some of Chicago’s top tastemakers stopped by Cinespace Film Studios for the recent launch party thrown by Dreamfish Labs and entertainment entrepreneur Ryan Glen in celebration of his new mobile app, Biziboard. Actors James T. Alfred (“Empire,” “Chicago PD”) and Chester Gregory (The Jackie Wilson Story, August Wilson’s Two Trains Running) were among the notables to attend and…

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Legendary West Coast hip-hop producer/rapper DJ Quik had to eat his words on social media this week. The Compton native exploded on Twitter after not seeing his music available via Beats By Dre’s BeatsMusic app. Beats By Dre, of course, was created by another legendary hip-hop producer from Compton: Dr. Dre.

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By Brandon Griggs, CNN (CNN) — Is Google in a hurry to get 2012 over with? Probably not. But that didn’t stop the snarky headlines after it was discovered that a buggy app in the new version of Google’s mobile operating system omits the month of December. The People app lets users bookmark friends’ birthdays…

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