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UK artists 'make more money' from vinyl than YouTube

LONDON — The British Phonographic Industry (BPI), the trade body representing recording artists and the UK music industry, launched a stinging attack …

Sam Smith

The FCC is getting tons of net neutrality complaints

The FCC has unveiled a new online portal where anybody can see the kind of complaints people have been submitting to the commission. And according to the info on the website, the FCC has received 20,991 net neutrality complaints since the rules took effect on June 12th, 2015. That's an average of …

Facebook's map is the best way to discover live video streams

In February, Facebook began rolling out live video streaming capabilities to users worldwide – meaning that there’s bound to be someone streaming video of themselves somewhere on the planet at any given point in time.<p>At its F8 developer conference, the company unveiled a number of new features for …

Get certified & career-qualified in Social Media Marketing with this $29 course

We’ve all seen enough spam ads promising a quick & easy way to “make money online!”<p>But as companies increasingly establish their Web presence and outreach, social media is a tried-and-true tactic for engaging users and increasing revenue.<p>With the training provided in the <b>Silicon Valley Social Media</b> …

K-12 market pushes Chromebook sales past Mac in Q1 2016

The first quarter of 2016 saw Google’s Chromebook outsell Macs for the first time.<p>The data, shared by International Data Corporation (IDC) in a Chromebook session today at I/O, estimated 1.76 million Macs sold in Q1 2016, while Chromebook makers Dell, Lenovo and HP sold nearly 2 million units.<p>In a …

Google’s Chrome OS will soon be able to run all Android apps

The Play Store is coming to Chrome OS, Google announced at its I/O developer conference today — and with that, you will soon be able to install and run virtually any Android app on your Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.<p>It’s no secret that Google has been working on this project for quite a while now. …

Google

Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find

As the population of people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder keeps growing, so does the number of people with that diagnosis who aren't finding employment.<p>Though many young adults on the spectrum are considered high functioning, recent research shows 40 percent don't find work — a higher …

Autism

Here's the big news you missed at Google I/O

Google is betting its near term future on virtual reality, encrypted messaging apps, and bringing digital personal assistants further into your …

Android News

Is Fracking Causing Earthquakes in Oklahoma?

Fracking in Oklahoma, as well as elsewhere, has been on the decline, thanks to the oil price slump. Quakes, however, are continuing at alarming …

Oil & Gas Industry

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Living Sober, Finding Her Voice & Feeling Confident

At an unpretentious nail salon in a strip mall in the Valley, Demi Lovato lounges deep into her chair, apologizing to the manicurist for her …

A-doh!-be: How Homer chatted live with 'Simpsons' fans thanks to Adobe software

As a great man once said, the answer to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! That man was Homer Simpson, and this weekend he appeared in the first ever live segment on "The Simpsons".<p>In the episode "Simprovised", broadcast on Sunday 15 May, Homer spent 3 minutes fielding …

Software

Sheryl Sandberg just gave an incredible, emotional speech to college grads

The Facebook COO talked about overcoming tragedy through resiliency<p>Earlier today, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg gave a stirring, emotional, and inspirational commencement speech to graduating students at UC Berkeley. The speech was focused on the subject of resiliency, with …

Nintendo is getting into the movie business

Okay, so the 1993 ‘Super Mario Bros.’ movie wasn’t exactly a hit. But that doesn’t mean Nintendo characters can’t make for a fun flick.<p>The company thinks so too; its CEO Tatsumi Kimishima told Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun that Nintendo will release feature-length films in the near …

‘Leaked’ iPhone 7 confirms what we all feared

The iPhone 7 is still four months away from debuting, but a new picture “leaked” online appears to give us another early glimpse of the next-gen handset — suggesting once again that this might not be a significant redesign from the current iPhone 6s.<p>Check it out below.<p>Circulating on Chinese …

Amazon is going to sell its own lines of food, detergent and diapers, and it's going to be a really big deal

As if Amazon needed more power.<p>Amazon is going to start selling its own brands of snacks, diapers and detergent — a move lots of traditional retailers have already made.<p>But Amazon isn't a traditional retailer, so this move could be very meaningful for Amazon and its competitors.<p>The e-commerce …

United Nations tells world governments: Stop treating homosexuality as an illness

UN human rights experts have issued a statement calling for countries to stop treating homosexuality as an illness.<p>The joint statement, ahead of the …

ABC cancels country music drama 'Nashville' after 4 seasons

Civil Case in Joan Rivers' Death Settled

A civil case filed on behalf of Melissa Rivers against the doctors and the clinic that operated on late comedian Joan Rivers has been settled.<p>Jeffrey Bloom, who represented Rivers in the case, confirmed the settlement Thursday afternoon to NBC News.<p>Terms of the settlement have not been disclosed as …

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic Erasers. They're known for their effectiveness -- they're great at getting rid of stains or cleaning things other sponges or cleaners can't.<p>However, even at just roughly $1 or £1 each, they're not exactly cheap, …

Cleaning

The only 4 digital marketing courses you'll ever need

Take the leap into marketing with these promising offers on TNW Deals, giving you a leg-up over the competition, at a tenth of the price.<p>Gain a well-rounded understanding of Google Analytics, master the tricks of social media, learn effective blogging techniques and more with the latest, greatest …

Periscope suicide could lead to closer scrutiny of live-streaming

Live-streaming has brought a lot of mindless entertainment to the world (and perhaps even some useful information), but there’s a potential, and emerging, darker side to services that allow viewers to watch anything you do as it happens, and authorities are still working out how to deal with the …

A rare and horrifying look at living conditions in an iPhone factory

A rare look inside the abandoned facilities where Chinese workers toiled away making iPhones reveals a grim environment that’s a long way from Silicon Valley’s plush lifestyle.<p>Depressing images reveal the tiny rooms where up to 12 Pegatron workers slept each night, the dirty dining areas where they …

Jack Black to Join ‘Jumanji’ Remake

<i>Jumanji</i> is getting a reboot. So far, the film remake will star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson who is also serving as a co-producer, and the newly …

Robin Williams

Johnny Depp surprises fans at Disneyland for Alice Through the Looking Glass

Johnny Depp has a few tricks up his sleeve — er, hat — for some unsuspecting fans in a new video promoting Disney’s <i>Alice Through the Looking …

Film Industry

Brazilian Researchers Find Evidence Zika Is Getting Worse

Brazilian researchers studying the Zika virus say they’ve found evidence it may have evolved into a new form that’s more likely to damage brain cells and cause birth defects.<p>Tests in mice, on cells in lab dishes and on “mini-brains” show the Brazilian strain seems to be more damaging to human brain …

Logitech lets you turn any car into a connected car with Logi ZeroTouch

Logitech is on a mission: not only does it want to make the best keyboards and mice in the world, it also wants to keep you safe on the roads. Announced today, the Logi ZeroTouch is a virtual assistant app and magnetic dash mount combo that can turn any vehicle into a connected car for less than …

Do we really need more Pokemon?

A curious thing happened to me last year.<p>I bought a 3DS to finally play Pokemon X. But I never finished it. I gave up before even earning Kalos' eight gym badges.<p>As with many millennial gamers, I have so many fond memories of playing Pokemon. It started with 1998's Red and Blue, but hit an apex …

Tumblr launches Labs so users can test experimental features

Yahoo-owned blogging platform Tumblr quietly launched a new program today called Tumblr Labs that will allow users to opt-in to testing out new and experimental features on the site. Some of the initial experiments are of a more frivolous nature – like being about to change the color of a post on …