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The self-destructing photo app is experimenting with pushing TV and movie clips.
When Snapchat turned down a $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook, critics thought it was foolhardy hubris. How could a messaging platform that makes photos and videos disintegrate after a few seconds possibly be worth anything to advertisers?
Now we have our first indication of how Snapchat plans to make its billions, and—surprise!—it might not be so silly after all. 
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The self-destructing photo app is experimenting with pushing TV and movie clips.

When Snapchat turned down a $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook, critics thought it was foolhardy hubris. How could a messaging platform that makes photos and videos disintegrate after a few seconds possibly be worth anything to advertisers?

Now we have our first indication of how Snapchat plans to make its billions, and—surprise!—it might not be so silly after all. 

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Siri, I need to hide my roommate.

A 20-year-old Florida man who stands accused of gruesomely murdering his roommate apparently asked Siri, the iPhone’s whimsical voice assistant, for advice on where to hide the dead body.

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New York City’s water towers are iconic, and starting this month, a hundred of them will be covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists to raise awareness of global water problems and encourage New Yorkers to drink their tap water. MORE

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New York City’s water towers are iconic, and starting this month, a hundred of them will be covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists to raise awareness of global water problems and encourage New Yorkers to drink their tap water. MORE