Instagram to roll out ads next year

AS INSTAGRAM, a popular social photo-sharing application, reached 150 million users, the company announced Monday that it will begin to sell ads within next year. In a report from Wall Street Journal, Emily White, Instagram director of Business Operations had a meeting with Chief Executive Kevin Systrom. “For the first two weeks, I locked him …

Microsoft launches Xbox Music on Web for free

Microsoft is making its Xbox Music streaming service available for free on the Web — even to those who don’t use Windows 8. The expansion beyond Windows 8 devices and Xbox game consoles starting Monday is intended to bring new customers into the software giant’s ecosystem of devices and services and could help it compete …