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Drake Teases Kanye West Joint Project - Rap-Up

Drake and Kanye West are up to somethin’. The superstar duo has been teasing its forthcoming joint project for quite some time and it looks like fans …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hillary Clinton Recites Jay Z Lyrics At Rally With Him & Beyoncé [VIDEO] | HOT 97 | #1 For Hip Hop

<i>"A wise man once said, 'When the Henny's in the system! Ain't no tellin', when I'll f*ck or when I'll diss em!'"</i><p>Just kidding, but that would be …

T.I. And Lil Wayne Feuding? ‘About The Money’ Rapper Calls Out Tunechi For Black Lives Matter Comments

Are T.I. and Lil Wayne feuding?<p>There appears to be a tension between the two because of Wayne’s comments on the Black Lives Matter movement. The …

Usher, Chris Brown, Bryson Tiller, Big Sean Surprise Fans at 'The Real Show'

It was a “Real” extravaganza at The Forum on Saturday (Nov. 5), where L.A. radio station Real 92.3 held their annual concert, a surprise-filled, …

Here's What Samsung Plans to Do Differently with the Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics (ssnlf) said on Sunday it would launch an artificial intelligence digital assistant service for its upcoming Galaxy S8 …

Artificial Intelligence

This is the first Android One smartphone with Nougat, the General Mobile GM 5

Google’s Android One program has been pretty quiet over the past couple months. The last device released, the Sharp 507SH, landed in Japan but with Android Marshmallow out of the box. Since then Nougat has been released and now General Mobile has announced the GM 5, the first Android One device to …

Samsung again confirms its own AI assistant set to debut on future Galaxy phones

After acquiring Viv early last month, Samsung has now once again confirmed (via Reuters) that it will be integrating that technology into its own AI assistant on future Galaxy smartphones, presumably including the company’s forthcoming Galaxy S8…<p>Following the recall and discontinuation of the …

Analysts have no idea if smartwatches are dying or not

Gather round children, for I have a tale of two analytics companies. One says that smartwatch shipments plummeted by over 50 percent last year, while …

Xiaomi Mi Box review: A great entry point for Android TV and 4K streaming

When Android TV was introduced to the world back in 2014, the new TV-focused operating system <i>wasn’t</i> packaged as a new entertainment platform as such, but more of an upgrade to its old (failed) Google TV initiative. It sought to bring cohesion to Android content across devices.<p>“We’re simply giving …

Test out the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar on any Mac with this handy app

Some have been pretty skeptical concerning the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, worried that it will complicate things for users who are accustomed to the physical function row of keys. If you’re in the camp of wondering exactly how the new Touch Bar will work, a new tool brings the capability to all …

Report: Apple wants to manufacture iPhones and iPads in India, asks government for investment incentives

Apple executives have targeted both India and China as developing regions to drive revenue growth in the coming years, primarily through iPhone sales. However, India has stringent regulations on foreign device sales and requires that 30% of the components in the devices must be sourced …

Xiaomi launches its Magic Mouse 2

Xiaomi didn't hesitate taking <i>inspiration</i> from Apple's MacBook for its Notebook Air a few months ago, it's certainly not shying away from following …

iRobot says 20 percent of the world’s vacuums are now robots

Robot vacuums may have once seemed an eccentricity, but they now represent a non-trivial portion of the overall vacuum market – 20 percent worldwide, according to iRobot CEO and co-founder Colin Angle, who I spoke to at TechCrunch Beijing 2016. And Roomba makes up 70 percent of that market, giving …

Robotics

Google is bringing net banking option to buy stuff from its Play store in India

Google may have been quietly making it easier for Indians to purchase apps, books, movies from the Google Play store.<p>Users in India are reporting …

One reason why the 12-inch MacBook is better than the new MacBook Pro

Silence is golden.<p>As I write this blog post, I have ten tabs open in Chrome and no other apps running on my five-year-old MacBook Pro. Despite this low workload, my MacBook Pro's cooling fan whirs loudly. This is not a rare occurrence. It seems that with each passing day, the fan spins more and …

MacBook Pro

Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro is a perfect way to show off your 4K TV

The PlayStation 4 Pro is a new breed of console. It's not going to replace the original system. Instead, it's meant to tide over gamers who've upgraded to new 4K TVs with fancy high-dynamic-range (HDR) lighting features. It's a more significant step up than the Xbox One S, which is mostly centered …

Spotify is urging listeners to vote with a message from Barack Obama

In case you haven't heard, President Obama <i>really</i> wants you to get out and vote.<p>He's spent months encouraging Americans to cast their ballots while …

Chiefs place running back Jamaal Charles on injured reserve

The veteran’s season could be over.<p>The Kansas City Chiefs’ backfield took a blow on Tuesday afternoon, when running back Jamaal Charles was placed on injured reserve, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.<p>Charles played in just three games during the 2016 season, totaling 12 carries for only 40 …

Football (U.S.)

Ezekiel Elliott won't stop roasting Dak Prescott for his shoes

Prescott got in his own jabs, too.<p>Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have combined for endless amounts of entertainment on the field. They've collectively led the Cowboys to a 6-1 start and the best record in the NFC, and oh yeah, they're both rookies.<p>Prescott has been great in Tony Romo’s absence, …

NFL

2016 College Football Playoff rankings: 2 SEC teams in top 4 of season’s 1st top 25

The committee’s released the first top 25 ranking of the year that actually matters. Here’s the whole thing and what to know.<p>The College Football Playoff committee’s first 25-team ranking of the 2016 season is here, summing up the first two-thirds of the season and setting the table for the final …

College Football

Joakim Noah airballed a wide-open jumper so bad he didn't even hit the net

He should probably keep his game around the rim.<p>Joakim Noah shot a wide-open midrange jump shot, and it very much didn’t go in the basket.<p>This was not a good shot. There is a reason Andre Drummond wasn’t anywhere near him. But we’ll cut the man some slack considering his ear is still all bandaged …

Basketball

The 76ers lost their 40th straight game before December in excruciating fashion

They lost a double-digit lead and failed to convert in crunch time.<p>The Philadelphia 76ers blew an 18-point lead over the Orlando Magic to lose their 40th consecutive game in October and November. Their last win in either of those months was in 2013.<p>In the Sixers’ final three possessions, Joel ‘The …

Basketball

Kevin Durant decides beefing with Russell Westbrook is a bad idea

Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. Let’s basketball.<p><b>WE HAVE A TRADE.</b> It’s not an important one (Ersan Ilyasova and a protected pick for Jerami Grant), mind you. But it is a trade.<p><b>IT’S THE OSCARS BUT FOR BASKETBALL:</b> The NBA announced that instead of …

Basketball

Nick Foles will start for the Chiefs against the Jaguars

Starter Alex Smith was knocked out of last week’s game against the Colts with a head injury.<p>Nick Foles will start at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs when they host the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 9. He’ll take Alex Smith’s spot in the lineup after the veteran passer left last week’s game …

Football (U.S.)

The NFL fined Cardinals DE Calais Campbell $18k for the hit Cam Newton complained about

The league also acknowledged that Campbell should have been penalized for the hit.<p>The NFL fined Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell $18,000 for the low hit on Carolina quarterback Cam Newton that Newton called his “breaking point” according to USA Today Sports’ Garrett Bell.<p>On Monday, …

NFL

Dallas Mavericks

Justin weighs in on tonight's matchup against the Nuggets!

Mendoza’s Emergency Room Medley

You know him as Nurse Mendoza, and if you follow his Instagram, you’ll have seen some of the horrors he’s shared.Get ready, because here are some of …

Marathons