Top News for June 9, 2015
Here are today's top stories from Tech News Today for June 9, 2015
Apple Announces Major OS Changes
Apple announced yesterday a wide range of products, features, updates and other changes at its World Wide Developers Conference.
Read more at apple.com
Facebook Cuts Off Microsoft from Key Integrations
Facebook snubbed former friend Microsoft yesterday by discontinuing an important API that provided some integration between Facebook and several Microsoft products and services.
Read more at Thurrott.com
Facebook Scraps Satellite Plans
Facebook had plans to build a satellite, but has cancelled those plans, according to a report on the site The Information. The satellite would have cost half a billion dollars and its purpose was to bring cheap Internet access to the developing world.
Read more at theinformation.com
Facebook is handing out free beacons like candy.
Facebook's "Place Tips" service was rolled out in a limited release in January to a small group of New York City businesses. Businesses need to apply for a beacon, which enables retailers to push coupons and other promotions to customers.
Read more at facebook.com
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