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The European Commission has issued some words to Google and Apple about both companies’ steps to ensure children don’t rack up huge amounts of money on in-app purchases without their parents’ permission. In a statement released by the Commission on… Read more ›

AT&T to purchase DirecTV for close to $50 billion

AT&T has confirmed that it is going to acquire satellite television operator DirecTV for $ 48.5 billion. With a customer base of more than 35 million subscribers (as of December 2012), DirecTV is the second-largest pay TV provider in the United… Read more ›

Facebook has been on quite the buying spree lately. After snatching up Oculus VR, the social network is now acquiring a popular fitness tracking app for the iPhone. ProtoGeo Oy, the Finnish app maker behind Moves, announced today that it is joining… Read more ›

Keeping themselves in the news, Mark Zuckerberg and the people of Facebook have just recently acquired the hit messaging app WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars. With over 450 million people already using the app each month, they hope to build… Read more ›     

Yahoo is reportedly in talks to acquire business app developer Tomfoolery for around $ 16 million. Tomfoolery is most notably the developer behind Anchor, a social network for coworkers, which we have previously written about at Cult of Mac. Should the… Read more ›     

MacAppStoreSplash_2xApple has contacted developers to inform them that Mac applications will soon be eligible for its Volume Purchase Program, which gives businesses and educational institutions the ability to purchase software in bulk at a discounted rates. “We’re pleased to announce that Mac apps will soon be eligible to participate in the Volume Purchase Program for […]

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Feedly Pro MonthlyWhen the paid version of the very fine Feedly RSS aggregation service, Feedly Pro, was announced at the beginning of this month, the only option available was the Life Membership, at a fairly affordable $99.00. Today, though, we just noticed that Feedly Pro’s monthly and annual subscriptions are available for purchase, at $5.00 and $45.00, […]

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Feedly Pro MonthlyWhen the paid version of the very fine Feedly RSS aggregation service, Feedly Pro, was announced at the beginning of this month, the only option available was the Life Membership, at a fairly affordable $99.00. Today, though, we just noticed that Feedly Pro’s monthly and annual subscriptions are available for purchase, at $5.00 and $45.00, […]

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freeappletvBeen waiting around for a killer deal before jumping all over a new MacBook Pro with Retina display purchase? For the next three days Best Buy is giving away a free Apple TV to customers who buy one of two 15-inch MacBook Pro models that are $200 below MSRP. Right now you can get a [...]

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Apple-TVApple seeded a new Apple TV beta to registered developers on Monday, and there were a couple of new features that the Cupertino company did not mention in its release notes. One of those features is a new, one-tap setup option for those with iOS devices, and the other is the ability to purchase music [...]

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