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Daft Punk Bonus Track 'Horizon' Surfaces

Song is part of Japanese version of 'Random Access Memories'<p>A bonus track from the Japanese version of Daft Punk's new album <i>Random Access Memories</i> …

Alabama Shakes - "Pocket Change"

Fitting that Alabama Shakes would appear on the forthcoming <i>True Blood</i> soundtrack, considering how <i>True Blood</i> is set in Louisiana. Brittany Howard and …

Great Musicians on the Concerts That Inspired Them to Make Music

If you aren’t already, it’s time to follow The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle on Tumblr — his blog is as witty and entertaining as one might expect, …

How Google beat Apple to a streaming music service

Sources say iRadio is still mired in licensing talks and may not be ready for WWDC<p>Google's long-rumored Play Music All Access service is already out the door, while Apple's iRadio is still bogged down in licensing talks. According to music industry sources, all the haggling could prevent Apple from …

Square Cash Will Let You Send Money To Your Friends By Email

Square’s not just for businesses apparently, as an invite-only page for a product called “Square Cash” has popped up. Not many details are known about it, but we’ve reached out to the company for comment.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> A Square representative sent us the following statement on Square Cash: “We’re excited …

6 Reasons Apple's Stock Is Tanking

Credit Suisse has put together six reasons the stock is tanking.<p>Below we've posted the comments verbatim as we've received them, but first we'll give our translation.<p>Basically, the stock has broken its 100-day moving average.<br>• An analyst note came out that was very bearish.<br>• There's the fact that …

Credit Suisse

Google Teases Google Play Music All Access Streaming for $9.99/mo

Today at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, Google announced a new music streaming service called Google Play Music All Access. The service will compete with other entries to the market like Spotify, Rdio and Pandora.<p>Google Play Music All Access will run $9.99 in the US, with a 30-day free …

Sketchy Rumor Claims Sapphire-Covered Capacitive Home Button for iPhone 5S

<i>Cult of Mac</i> points to a report [Google translation] from Taiwanese site <i>TechNews</i> claiming that Apple will be including a sapphire-covered capacitive home button on the iPhone 5S in order to accommodate the fingerprint sensor rumored to be coming as a differentiating feature for the device.<p>Apple is …

iPhone 5S “Not Happening” In June [Analyst]

Jefferies & Co.’s Peter Misek is our favorite know-nothing analyst, having been proven hysterically, horribly wrong on about every major Apple prediction he’s ever made. He’s probably safe on this prediction, though: even Misek doesn’t think Apple’s going to surprise us with a new iPhone in June. …

After $15B In Annual Payments, Square Debuts Stand Hardware For $299

Square announced today the launch of a new product it’s calling Square Stand, a new way to process point of sales transaction right from the iPad.<p>At a press conference held across the street from Square’s headquarters in San Francisco, CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey shared the company’s new …

Everyme Co-Founder Oliver Cameron Launches Limelight, A Social App For Finding What To Watch Next

With a new iPhone app called Limelight, Oliver Cameron (best-known as the co-founder of private social network Everyme) aims to answer the question, “What am I going to watch tonight?”<p>The app’s basic functionality is pretty straightforward. You can create lists of movies that you’ve watched (rating …

Being A Google Intern Is So Funny, Hollywood Made It Into A Comedy

"The Internship" is about two older guys who become interns at Google.<p>Naturally, it's filled with techie humor.<p>We first saw a clip of the movie on Google's jobs site. In that scene two unemployed dudes, Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) interview with Google over Google Hangouts, which …

Comedy

Almost Flat: The Future of iOS Design?

‘Completely flat’, ‘like Android’, ‘Microsoft-flat’ etc., etc., etc. The talk about how Apple are going to ‘flatten out’ their UI style has set the …

Netflix + “Arrested Development” = Really Entertaining Viral Marketing

Hard to believe there’s anyone interested in “Arrested Development” who doesn’t know that a new season is coming to Netflix this month. But that’s …

Google Maps integrates Google Earth and Street View in completely redesigned interface

Google Maps on the desktop has been rebuilt from the ground up, ushering in its most significant changes since its launch eight years ago. After spending some time with the new Maps, and with its lead designer, we’re struck by Google’s choice to do away with most of the user interface elements and …

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Bought Apple Stock Instead Of Its Gadgets

Did you buy an Apple product between those dates?<p>Ever wonder how much money you would have now had you invested in AAPL stock instead of the first iPod when it came out? (That's $399 in 2001).<p>You'd have tens of thousands of dollars (see image).<p>We put 10 of the most popular Apple products of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Facebook Home Is A Flop: Employees Know It And Users Don't Like It

The phone launched less than a month ago.<p>Facebook Home is an Android app that adds a Facebook wrapper to your phone's home screen. Instead of the normal app icons, you see Facebook's Cover Feed, a moving slide show of photos and status updates from your Facebook friends. You can like or comment on …

Social Media

A better button-down? Entrepreneur promises self-cleaning shirt

Marketing grad raises big Kickstarter bucks on claims his shirt can be worn time and again, doesn't wrinkle, and remains odor-free -- without a single washing.<p>A new shirt being touted as "the better button-down" aims to make laundry as we know it a thing of the past. The entrepreneur behind it …

Clothing

7 Terrible Management Fads That Just Won't Die

Contrary to what you might think, management fads aren't fads because they're something new. Quite the contrary, what makes them fads is that companies glom onto these decades-old ideas as panaceas... one after the other after the other.<p>Here's how to ensure that you can still get work done and …

Management

13 Ways Brands Can Boost Their Facebook Edgerank Status

While most people would complain about Edgerank, it's really there to ensure only the best content appears in your feed. So how do you make sure that your content appears on feeds regularly? Here's the best methods to increase the number of people seeing your content.<p>One of the bigger problems …

InterAct

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Time Management

How Young Entrepreneurs Are Cashing In On The Bitcoin Buzz

You can't open a website or newspaper these days without reading about Bitcoin, the digital currency that was invented in 2009 by a mystery person who goes by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. The latest news is Fred Wilson's Union Square Ventures just agreed to help fund a $5 million round of …

Cryptocurrency

How To Tap The Hidden Job Market

3. <b>Build your social network</b>. Find relevant people at your favorite companies to connect with you on LinkedIn. Join the same industry groups and network there, or ask friends to introduce you. Once you're connected, show them your value by referring them to interesting articles and writing blog …

Employment

The College Bubble Is Finally Bursting

Some schools are seeing just 20% of the students they accepted enrolling, versus the usual rate of 33%. These schools have raised tuition discount rate — the price after grants and scholarships — to an all-time high of 45%.<p>Meanwhile, the median sticker price increased just 3.9% last fall, the …

College & University

Imported Beers Corona And Heineken, Along With Sam Adams, Beating Big Names Like Bud And Coors

U.S. beer sales have slowed sequentially in the month through mid-April as drinkers switched from the most recognizable brands like Budweiser and Coors to imports like Corona and Heineken, and Sam Adams.<p>In the four weeks to April 13, off-premise beer sales (which make up about 60% of the market) …

US colleges are overcharging poor students and giving rich ones a discount

College & University

Why Wendy's Breakfast Was A Total Flop

The fast food chain's effort was a flop because it underestimated the habits of breakfast eaters, reports Maureen Morrison at AdAge.<p>"They just moved too little, too late," said Elizabeth Friend, an analyst at Euromonitor International, told AdAge. "McDonald's had already done such a good job …

McDonald's