Amazon welcomes teens with new parent-controlled shopping allowance

Not so long ago, an allowance was something that involved a parent producing dollar bills from a wallet, and the child spending said dollars at the mall. That sounds quaint compared with Amazon Inc.’s new program, launching Wednesday, which lets parents manage—and fund—online-shopping accounts for their teens.

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Facebook is matching donations to Hurricane Harvey recovery

Donating to Hurricane Harvey recovery is now as simple as a few clicks inside Facebook — and your dollar goes twice as far now that the social media company has pledged to match the donations, up to $1 million.

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Despite past failures, case makers place early bet on Apple 'iPhone 6c'

Article Image Being among the first to offer cases for a new iPhone is a multi-million dollar business opportunity that leaves manufacturers racing to prepare updated models based on rumors and hearsay — a move that can easily backfire.

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More than 70% of Apple Music revenues passed to rights owners, Apple confirms

Apple will pay out more than 70 cents of every dollar it earns from its new streaming music service, the company revealed on Monday, a slight premium over the rates paid by competing services like Spotify.



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Pearson, not Apple, to blame for failed L.A. schools technology program

Though the Los Angeles Unified School District’s demand for a multi-million dollar refund from Apple has grabbed headlines, the failure of the $1.3 billion program to create a new digital curriculum for Los Angles students appears to lie primarily with educational publishing company Pearson.



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Apple hikes international prices in response to fluctuating exchange rates

In reaction to the strength of the U.S. dollar, Apple has the raised prices at a number of its international online stores, including prices in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, France, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Portugal.



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