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Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

This product image provided by Google shows the mood music feature on the web version of Google Play. The new feature is being released Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in an update to Google Play’s music subscription service, “All Access,” which costs $10 per month.  (AP Photo/Google)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

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Not so fast cordcutters_cable’s not going anywhere

This May 30, 2007 file photo shows a cable box on top of a television in Philadelphia. Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. But cutting the cord won’t mean cutting out your cable provider, and some would-be customers may balk when they see just how much paying a la carte actually costs. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable?

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McIlroy to skip 2 events to focus on lawsuit

DUBLIN (AP) — Top-ranked Rory McIlroy says he is skipping two upcoming tournaments in China to prepare for a lawsuit against his former management company.

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Developer to build replica major league stadiums

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Developers plan to break ground this fall on a series of replica Major League Baseball stadiums for Little Leaguers in the southwest Missouri tourism mecca of Branson.

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Gallo to lead foundation board

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — David Gallo has been elected chairman of the board of the Fore!Kids Foundation.

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