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Facebook launches “Music Stories” – a new way to share music

Welcome Music Stories! Users can now post links from Spotify and Apple music in their status fields and a 30 second preview will generate, which can be played directly on Facebook.
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Mini YouTube Pre-Roll Race

Every now and then a great YouTube Pre-Roll pops up, and this one from MINI is pretty cool. It’s called the MINI YouTube Race, and challenges viewers to try and hit the skip button to beat the MINI.
The Pre-Roll visually counts down 3.2.1 in sync with the skip button, before the car blasts across the screen as you try to hit skip before it show the loss! Pretty cool idea.
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Australian research company harnesses the power of idle smartphones to fuel cancer research

To participate, all you have to do is download the free Android app from the Google Play Store and make sure your phone is being charged. Choose the types of cancer research you want to support, nominate how much mobile network or Wi-Fi data you’d like to donate, and each night, your phone will solve small problems that contribute to big picture research at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.
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Australian research company harnesses the power of idle smartphones to fuel cancer research

To participate, all you have to do is download the free Android app from the Google Play Store and make sure your phone is being charged. Choose the types of cancer research you want to support, nominate how much mobile network or Wi-Fi data you’d like to donate, and each night, your phone will solve small problems that contribute to big picture research at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.
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Want to Help Cure Cancer While you Sleep?

“DreamLab” is a game-changing Android smartphone app that aims to fast track a cure for cancer by creating a “supercomputer.” Supercomputers are needed to process the endless amount of data that is collected in the search for advancements in battling cancer, but these supercomputers are hugely expensive. The more supercomputers are processing the data, the faster we can find a cure. Each night, once your phone is charged (over 95%) it’s given a small amount of research to solve. With just 1,000 users DreamLab will process research data 30 times faster than what Garvan could do without it.
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