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... according to new statistics from Onavo, which tracks actual use of mobile apps and games by "millions" of iOS users. Reports indicate Apple is still working out the licensing details with music publishers for its "iRadio" service. It's an unfamiliar role for an Apple executive to be in. But Tim Cook will say that while he believes 35 percent is too high of a corporate tax, he also doesn't think "zero" taxes on that money is reasonable. While not exactly part of Siri, it is her voice that speaks to you. Spoken notifications come in handy for hands-free situations where you can't pick up your phone, like driving, riding a bicycle or working out at the gym. Google's support for the Bluetooth Smart Ready platform in Android is one step forward for the radio technology's dominance in the internet of things. Google CEO Larry Page, who has been suffering from vocal cord issues showed up at the end of Google I/O keynote and spent talking about his vision of technology and took questions from the audience. Apple iPads and iPhones can become unified communications end points for workers using ShoreTel Dock to transform the devices into business desk phones and enterprise collaboration tools, utilizing voice, IM presence and conferencing on a favored, personal device as they follow the BYOD trend. Neal Edelstein, producer of hit movies like The Ring and Mulholland Drive, has a new film project: A film delivered in chunks directly through an iOS app. Apple announced a big milestone in app downloads on Wednesday, the same day that Google's I/O developer conference kicked off in San Francisco. A third of all smartphones activated in Q1 were smartphones, a trend that historically has favored Android, according to The NPD Group.