Today, news that Spotify is selling the identifiable information of its freemium members. Also, Google Play Family Library allows sharing, Reddit will start allowing brands to sponsor posts and more. In deals, savings on Lenovo Flex laptops.
Daily Links for Wednesday, July 27, 2016:
Reddit will let brands sponsor posts from regular users (The Verge) I have a feeling that this will not go over well.
Google Play Family Library allows content sharing between six accounts (ZD Net) You can now create a Family library with up to six people. This allow you to share purchase of books, music, games and videos.
How to Get Extra Space on Any USB Drive (Gizmodo) A tweak to get more out of your storage drives.
Spotify Starts Selling Your Fan Data Out Their Back Door (Hypebot) Huh? They are selling user identifiable information from freemium level customers to advertisers?
Deals of the Day:
iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The New Indian Slow Cooker by Neela Paniz.
Google Books has a selection of Exciting E-Originals: Digital-only reads for under $3 each.
(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.
Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)
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