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Mobile Minutes: Samsung reconsiders Milk Music; Apple’s e-book defeat; VR/AR funding leaps; Data revolution arrives

How Apple and big publishers pushed e-books toward failure
Apple suffered a final defeat in its legal fight with the Justice Department over e-books Monday, when the Supreme Court refused to hear the company’s appeal.
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VR/AR nets $1.1B in VC funding since Jan. 1
Virtual and augmented reality firms have netted $1.1 billion in venture funding in just nine weeks, already a 400 percent jump over last quarter.
Read more on USA Today

The data revolution is already here, Target and Verizon CIOs say
We’re on to the next generation of data collection. That’s the conclusion of top CIOs from international companies and nonprofits on stage at the Forbes CIO Summit on Monday.
Read more on Forbes