Apple shutting down Texture’s magazine app on Windows after acquisition, will continue support for other platforms; Windows app was neglected before acquisition (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)

Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge: Apple shutting down Texture’s magazine app on Windows after acquisition, will continue support for other platforms; Windows app was neglected

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Ahead of GDPR, EU data watchdog says internet platforms that collect user data are like “sweatshops” exploiting users in exchange for so called “free” services (Giovanni Buttarelli/European Data …)

Giovanni Buttarelli / European Data Protection Supervisor: Ahead of GDPR, EU data watchdog says internet platforms that collect user data are like “sweatshops” exploiting users

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At $7.4B, streaming revenue was 43% of all recorded music revenues in 2017; revenue for artists selling directly via platforms like Bandcamp grew 27.2% YoY (Mark Mulligan/Music Industry Blog)

Mark Mulligan / Music Industry Blog: At $ 7.4B, streaming revenue was 43% of all recorded music revenues in 2017; revenue for artists selling directly

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Fallout from data collection scandal has not spread much beyond Facebook to include other platforms because it is hard to pinpoint harm from privacy violations (Richard Waters/Financial Times)

Richard Waters / Financial Times: Fallout from data collection scandal has not spread much beyond Facebook to include other platforms because it is hard to

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Ahead of key elections in India, experts say Facebook, Google, and Twitter aren’t doing enough to prevent abuse and political manipulation on their platforms (Pranav Dixit/BuzzFeed)

Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed: Ahead of key elections in India, experts say Facebook, Google, and Twitter aren’t doing enough to prevent abuse and political manipulation

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