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Kanye West rants, credits Samsung and Jay Z with Apple/Beats deal

Noted marketing and branding genius Kanye West said in an Adweek interview published today that the recent deal between Apple and Beats Electronics only came about because Apple rival Samsung inked a deal with Jay Z. In Kanye’s view, this makes all the sense in the world.<p>According to West, who is a …

The more avocados, the better. And @deedubbayew is at a cookout where there are LOTS.

Rise of the $8 Ice Cube; Reinventing 'Mom Wines'

· The Rise of the $8 Ice Cube [Priceonomics]<br>· Reinventing 'Mom Wines' Pinot Grigio, White Zinfandel [Bon App]<br>· Max Silvestri's Grub Street Diet [Grub Street]<br>· Who Made That French Press? [NYT]<br>· Is Grass-Fed Beef Bullshit? [Chicagoist]<br>· Jimmy Bradley on Confidence and Being a Chef [Toqueland]<br>· Could …

Protesters demand CAR government resigns

Security forces fired warning shots as protesters gathered in Bangui demanding the resignation of the interim government and the removal of foreign troops from Central African Republic.<p>Troops and police fired in a bid to stop thousands of protesters from gathering in the capital Bangui on Friday, …

Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, U.S. officials say

Russia has begun pulling most of its roughly 40,000 troops away from its border with Ukraine, a move that U.S. and NATO officials called encouraging.<p>Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the movement of soldiers and equipment was promising but added that all of the Russian troops shifted to the area …

Google Reportedly to Launch Android TV Platform at I/O

We already caught a glimpse of Google’s rumored Android TV platform back in April, but a new report from Gigaom claims that the company will launch the product at its Google I/O developer conference in June.<p>As you’d expect, Android TV is believed to have a focus on streaming online media like …

Motorola's American dream is over

Company will shut down US assembly plant by end of 2014<p>Motorola won't be assembling phones in the United States for much longer. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting that the company will close its Texas factory — essential to its Moto Maker assembly process — by the end of this year. Motorola has …

FCC may force Internet providers to stop calling their slow, crappy speeds 'broadband'

The FCC is considering a new definition of “broadband,” a term which defines high-speed Internet as 4Mbps and better.<p>The new definition would raise the minimum speed above 10Mbps or even 25Mbps, the Washington Post reports. At this time, the agency appears to be nowhere near legally issuing a new …

Samsung Galaxy Gear update switches it from Android to Tizen

When Samsung debuted its new line of Tizen-powered wearables, it looked like the original Galaxy Gear had been put on notice. Instead of leaving early adopters in the cold, the Korean smartphone maker has decided to make good on its promise to bring the wearable up to date -- by switching it from …

June 2014: The Water Issue

Letter From The Editor<p>The Stuff Of Life<p>What To Do About Water<p>What’s The World To Do About Water?• <b><br>Move It:</b> Last Straw: How The Fortunes Of Las Vegas Will Rise Or Fall With Lake Mead• <b><br>Test It:</b> What's In Your Drinking Water? [Infographic]<br>• **Clean It: **Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring …

E-waste

A New Idea For Colonizing Space: Send Our DNA, Assemble Ourselves Once We Get There

I mean, it’s just too hard to send actual humans, right?<p>It’s difficult to send people far into space. Why not send bacteria instead? That’s the simple foundation behind one decidedly out-there idea for sending humans to live on other planets in the future.<p>“Our best bet for space exploration could …

Planetary Habitability

Inside The New Dragon Spacecraft

The Dragon V2 Capsule can carry humans, dock with the ISS, and land on its own.<p>Last night, SpaceX unveiled the Dragon V2 capsule, destined to eventually carry astronauts to the International Space Station.<p>Although the previous version of the Dragon capsule was flightworthy enough to deliver …

Space Exploration

Let's Look at Elon Musk's New Spaceship

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Elon Musk has debuted his new reusable spacecraft built by his company, Space X. The coned space …

Artifact Trove at Egyptian Tomb Illuminates Life Before Pharaohs

Archaeologist uncovers human sacrifices and evidence of strife.<p>A recently discovered tomb at a key Egyptian settlement has yielded the largest trove of artifacts ever found in a tomb there—including a young man's burned and scattered bones—and is shedding new light on the ancestors of the …

Introducing Pizza Hut Japan's Caramel and Marshmallow Pizza

Japanese candy brand <b>Morinaga Milk Caramel</b> is joining forces with <b>Pizza Hut</b> of all people for a limited-time-only dessert pizza: It's topped with almond slivers, miniature-but-colorful marshmallows, and a drizzle of milk caramel sauce. Just in case that sounds <i>too</i> sweet, there's also a savory end bite …