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Harmonix Music Systems Inc’s bid to resurrect its classic music game “Rock Band” is getting a major boost from legendary band U2. Boston-based Harmonix said that two U2 songs, “Cedarwood Road” and “I Will Follow,” will be included in the upcoming game “Rock Band 4,” which will be released on Oct. 6. U2 will join a roster of major stars, including Elvis Presley, Aerosmith and Bruno Mars, whose songs will be included in the game.More →

Mobile money transfer apps are getting popular — among them giant PayPal’s Venmo, and Square Cash. Among them Circle is unique, because it didn’t begin as a way to take U.S. dollars from your pocket and put them into your friend’s. Until this week, you could only use the app to send people bitcoin, the virtual currency. More →

Back in the late 1990s, when the World Wide Web was young, Lycos was among the Internet’s most comprehensive and popular search engines. Its memorable TV ads featured a mascot, a big black Labrador retriever, that could find anything you wanted: new clothes, sports cars, even super­model Claudia Schiffer.More →