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Samsung gives away Jay-Z's new album to Galaxy users, Facebook adds video to Instagram and Dreamworks partners with Netflix.

Keerthana Jagadeesh
Keerthana Jagadeesh on June 18, 2013.

Future of 3-D TV looks like an expensive flop as ESPN shuts its 3-D TV channel due to limited consumer adoption. NYT

Chinese food and drug safety regulators attack Johnson & Johnson over their poor quality control system. Quartz

Facebook to add video capabilities to Instagram. Engadget

Samsung to launch faster Galaxy S4 this month. Uber Gizmo

Samsung to give away 1 million copies of Jay-Z’s new album to its Galaxy users, 3 days before the album is released. WSJ

Jack Black is working on an animated web series that could be in partnership with Yahoo. Mashable

Dreamworks to partner with Netflix to develop new TV programs. NYT

Mobile payments are set to take off as consumers take advantage of their smartphones capabilities. Busines Insider

Saudi Arabia threatens to block Whatsapp over its refusal to comply with the country’s regulations. Guardian

“Tweet”, “headfuck” and several words inspired by tech and pop culture enter the Oxford English Dictionary. Wired

Bloomberg’s latest plan requires New Yorkers to compost their food scraps responsibly. NYT

 

 

 

 

 

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