Forgot toothpaste during your hotel stay? Just call your robot butler and you’ll get it in a jiffy. No tip necessary, just tweet a thanks. The future of hotel stays is here. Bye bye, bell man. On the Horizon: It’s not a butler,
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Apple is buying Beats, the maker of ultra-cool headphones and Beats Music. The $3bn deal comes as an admission that iTunes Radio isn’t working and that Apple has entered a new phase where it is BUYING coolness instead of CREATING it.