Salesforce Gets a Grip on Quip


Salesforce has agreed to acquire Quip, Quip CEO Bret Taylor and Head of Product Kevin Gibbs announced Monday. Quip lets users manage live documents throughout the collaboration process. The deal is worth about $582 million, according to a Salesforce filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Quip provides a chat feature that’s built into every document and spreadsheet. It lets users direct-message team members and comment directly on any piece of content.

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Taylor Swift turns to promoting Apple Music's curated playlists in new video ad

Article Image Once having threatened to boycott the service, pop singer Taylor Swift on Friday appeared in a video ad for Apple Music, showcasing the service’s curated playlists.

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Apple Music signs Taylor Swift to exclusive 1989 World Tour concert video, retail store promotion [u]

Article Image Apple has partnered with Taylor Swift to deliver a concert video of her 1989 World Tour exclusive to Apple Music, as well as an extended holiday season promotion in Apple retail stores and on iTunes gift cards and an appearance on Beats 1 Radio.

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Taylor Swift says she was surprised by positive response to Apple Music letter

Pop musician Taylor Swift was surprised by the positive response to an open letter criticizing Apple Music royalties, including Apple’s quick decision to reverse course, according to an interview published on Tuesday.

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Taylor Swift's letter on Apple Music was separate from label negotiations

A blog post by pop signer Taylor Swift criticizing Apple Music royalties was preceded by talks with Apple by her record label, Big Machine Records — but the singer wrote the post independently, according to an executive with the label.

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Taylor Swift announces '1989' will come to Apple Music after all

The dispute between Taylor Swift and tech giant Apple is officially over. The Grammy award-winner announced through Twitter on Thursday that her album “1989” would now be available through Apple Music – Apple’s new music streaming service.

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Taylor Swift 'happily' bringing blockbuster '1989' album to Apple Music

Pop megastar Taylor Swift will allow Apple Music to stream her latest album –?called 1989 –?after the company altered its stance on payments to rights holders during the free trial period, a major coup for the company’s new streaming service.



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Apple Knuckles Under to Taylor Swift


Apple has given in to a demand from pop diva Taylor Swift to pay royalties to owners of music streamed by its Apple Music service. “We hear you, @taylorswift13 and indie artists. Love, Apple,” tweeted Eddy Cue, who oversees Apple’s content stores. “Apple will always make sure that artist[s] are paid.” Cue’s tweets might resolve the firestorm Swift ignited when she pulled her album 1989 from Apple Music over the weekend, as a protest against its decision to withhold pay from artists during the service’s three-month free trial period.

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Taylor Swift takes on Apple over streaming royalties — and wins

Pressure from musician Taylor Swift has forced Apple into an about-face on Apple Music, its new streaming music service. After Swift slammed the tech titan in an open letter Sunday, Apple quickly shifted position on Apple Music, announcing that it will now pay musicians royalties during the service’s free 3-month trial period.

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Apple Music to miss out on Taylor Swift's '1989' album

Despite showing up onscreen in an Apple Music demo at WWDC, Taylor Swift will not be making her latest album “1989” available through Apple’s upcoming streaming service, a report said Thursday.



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Jen Taylor, voice of Microsoft Windows Cortana, prefers to use Apple's iPhone

Actress Jen Taylor, who voiced the the Cortana AI character in Halo games as well as providing the voice of Microsoft’s identically named Siri-like assistant for Windows Mobile, actually uses an iPhone.



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