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Mobile Minutes: Apple Music debuts; Facebook’s video play; Google should buy PayPal; Apple’s e-book ruling upheld


The indie UK band Spring King was blown away that its song, City, was chosen as the first to be played by DJ Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s live new Beats 1 radio station.
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Facebook offers marketers new video ad option that only counts longer views
Video ads have been a huge boon for Facebook, but not all marketers have been pleased with how the company charges for them. In response, Facebook is giving marketers a new option in what the company is
calling a test.
Read more on Forbes

One way Google could really take on Amazon: Buy PayPal
Jeff Jordan thinks Google should buy PayPal. Jordan is a venture capitalist, a partner with the big-name firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Read more on Wired

Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court
A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a judge’s ruling that Apple Inc. had conspired with five publishers to increase e-book prices, in a win for the U.S. Justice Department.
Read more on Reuters