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YouTube offers creators new ways to earn money

San Francisco, United States | AFP | YouTube, often criticized for not compensating creators well enough, will allow them to set up paid channel memberships, the company said on Thursday. Currently the vast majority of revenue at the Google-owned service comes from advertising and that will remain a focus, said …

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After brief wait, Beyonce, Jay-Z take album to Spotify

New York, United States | AFP | Beyonce and Jay-Z on Monday brought their surprise joint album to all platforms including Spotify after a wait of little more than a day, relenting on keeping an exclusive for their fledgling Tidal service. The music world’s most famous couple late Saturday released …

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Twitter lights up for rival ‘#WordCup’

Yekaterinburg, Russia | AFP | While millions of people are tuning in to watch the World Cup and commenting about it online, thousands more on Twitter are talking about what appears to be a similar but equally riveting event, the #WordCup. “In #Paris, where cafe seating famously faces the street …

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Facebook music feature allows lip-sync of songs

New York, United States | AFP | Facebook users will be able to lip-sync live to their favorite tunes as the social media behemoth on Tuesday unveiled its first personalized features as part of licensing deals with music labels. Under the new lip-sync function, Facebook users will be able to …

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Google retreating from military AI project: reports

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Google workers on Friday got word that the internet titan will retreat from a deal to help the US military use artificial intelligence to analyze drone video following an outcry from staff, according to reports. The collaboration with the US Department of Defense …

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