Mobile Minutes: Apple revamps music streaming; YouTube bets on online TV; Twitter’s app; Google’s credit alternative
Apple to revamp streaming music service after mixed reviews, departures
Apple Inc. is planning sweeping changes to its year-old music streaming service after the first iteration of the product was met with tepid reviews and several executives brought in to revive the company’s music strategy departed.
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YouTube aims to launch live TV service by 2017
Google-owned YouTube wants to get in on the skinny bundle game: YouTube is in conversations with programmers to launch some kind of live TV subscription service by next year, Variety was able to confirm Wednesday after talking to a source familiar with these efforts.
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Whom to Follow? Twitter’s connect makes better suggestions
Twitter Inc. revamped its mobile apps to provide better answers to a long-standing, often frustrating user question: Whom should I follow?
Read more on The Wall Street Journal
Google challenges Apple in India with credit card alternative
With China’s technology wall getting higher, the two most valuable U.S. companies—Apple and Alphabet—are counting on speedier growth in the world’s second-most populated country.
Read more on CNBC