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Spotify Sticks to Its Guns and Turns Down Adele

By Sam Gibbs on at

British songstress Adele’s Grammy Award-winning album 21 isn’t on Spotify, but it’s not because she hates all streaming, just free streaming. Spotify said no because it didn’t want to bend its business model to accommodate her, no matter how many albums she's been selling of late.

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BBC Label a Child a Recovering Alcoholic

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The BBC has up sticks and moved quite a large chunk of its operation up to Salford Media City. It’s all part of a cost saving effort, moving out of the expensive capital. Unfortunately not everything has been going hunky dory, as this caption balls-up shows.

Could Google Push Out Android 5.0 Within Months?

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Ice Cream Sandwich hasn’t even made it much past the Galaxy Nexus yet, but apparently the next iteration of Android isn’t far behind. Rumours put Android 5.0 "Jelly Bean" in for a second quarter launch this year, and it could cause yet more fragmentation.

Electronic Cigarette Explodes In Man's Mouth

By Jon Partridge on at

Who said e-cigarettes were safer than regular smokes? I'm fairly certain a regular pack isn't going to explode in your mouth, but one unlucky Florida resident lost a few of his teeth and a chunk of his tongue after a faulty battery caused an electronic cigarette to explode, severely burning his face in the process.