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Real Estate Cover the Cranberries' "Linger"

Real Estate have participated in the A.V. Club's "Undercover" series, in which bands go to the publication's office to do a cover from an assembled pool of songs. They covered the 1993 song "Linger" by the Cranberries, off the album <i>Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?</i><p>Read our feature on …

Real Estate

Five new albums to try this week: Imogen Heap, Benjamin Booker and more

Here are the pros and cons of adding DragonForce’s turbo metal, Merchandise’s synth makeover and more to your listening list this week<p>Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker (Rough Trade/ATO)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: This 22-year old singer and guitarist is giving the likes of Jack White and the Black Keys …

Online Video Advertising Is Growing Many Times Faster Than TV, Search, And Most Other Digital Ad Markets

In a new report from BI Intelligence we explore the key drivers of the skyrocketing growth of video ads, examine the cost and performance of the emerging digital ad format, and look at the major players that are shaping the industry.<p><i>Here are some of the key trends we explore in the report:</i><p><i>In full,</i> …

Advertising

Generationals - Black Lemon

What You Should Know About Peter Capaldi

A panoply of eccentric biographical data re: The New Doctor Who.<p>Peter Capaldi already knows what it’s like to be part of a phenomenon with a fervent fan base. His professional breakthrough came in Bill Forsyth’s enduringly beloved indie hit <i>Local Hero</i> (1983), a Scottish-seaside fable in which he …

SundanceTV Renews Rectify for Season 3

God bless SundanceTV for recognizing the brilliance of <i>Rectify</i>, its first scripted series and the best show on television that you're probably STILL …

Taylor Swift has a new video, is going full-on pop star now

Thrilling her biggest fans and annoying everyone else, Taylor Swift released a poppy new single yesterday. “Shake It Off” is the first track off <i>1989</i>, …

If you’re a media company, your mobile competition isn’t other news entities, it’s Google Now

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>At conferences — and in editorial meetings, when a visionary speech from management is required — media companies like to talk …

Twitter

15 Surprising Artists Without a No. 1 Album

What do Sting, Marvin Gaye & Kiss have in common? They've all missed the top spot on the Billboard 200.<p>Check out this list of the veteran artists who …

Portishead Reissuing Trip-Hop Classic 'Dummy' on Vinyl

Influential 1994 LP will be released on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl to celebrate the album's 20th anniversary<p>Portishead are reissuing their landmark …

#HashtagEtiquette: 8 People Who Are Doing It Wrong

#HashtagEtiquette<p>1. #Too #Many #Hashtags<p>2. Unrelated Hashtags<p>3. You #Hashtag Every #Other Word<p>4. Saying "Hashtag" IRL<p>5. Excessive Competitive …

Snapchat Is Now The #3 Social App Among Millennials

Snapchat is now the third most popular social app among millennials, according to a recent report by comScore, which finds that Snapchat has 32.9% penetration on these young users’ mobile phones, trailing only Instagram (43.1%) and Facebook (75.6%).<p>That means the app is more popular than Twitter, …

The Creativity Top 5: The Best Brand Ideas of the Week

In this week's episode, 7-Eleven offers way more than slurpees, Cornetto gives ice cream a glowing makeover and Messi leaves a spectacular mark on …

Cross-screen is nothing without Web fonts

While typography might not be a water-cooler topic, it has over the past few years emerged from design circles and entered our wider industry …

required reading: get a sneak peek of taylor swift in ‘the giver’

+ everything you need to know about the new arrested development season.<p><i>The Giver</i> trailer gave us a second-long peek at Taylor Swift, in all her brunette glory. Now, a special clip shows Swift as Rosemary, the piano playing "Receiver of Memory." Watch below and let us know if you're convinced. …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

best week ever

featuring aubrey’s new flick, sharks, and creamsicles.<p><i>Welcome to the third installment of our new series “Best Week Ever,” where we bring you all of the coolest stuff happening each week that you can’t miss out on. Tune in to NYLON.com every Monday to get the scoop on the latest album releases by</i> …

Rag & Bone

The Next Big Media Company Might Have No Website Or App At All

We were talking about the future of media and BuzzFeed's role in it when Smith said something pretty out there.<p>He said something to the effect of:<p>"On our craziest days of brainstorming, sometimes Jonah and I wonder if BuzzFeed even needs to have a website."<p><i>Huh?</i> I wondered. How could a company that …

Media Industry

Acer's Chromebook 13 lasts a stunning 13 hours on a charge

Until now, if you wanted a Chromebook with a full HD display, you only had one option: the 13-inch Samsung Chromebook 2. Want epic battery life? Yep, all roads lead to Samsung there, too. Well, not anymore, anyway. Acer just announced the Chromebook 13, and it matches Samsung nearly spec for spec …

Twitter admits that as many as 23 million of its active users are automated

<i>This piece has been updated to clarify the kinds of accounts in question.</i><p>Twitter raised eyebrows last month when it suggested that many of its active users aren’t actually human. Now we know how many.<p>In a new filing, the company said that “up to approximately 8.5%” of the accounts it considers …

Twitter

What Apple’s secret in-house university teaches employees about good design

At the top-secret internal training sessions that Apple offers to its employees, the message boils down to this: Be more like Picasso and less like Google. That’s the takeaway from an excellent New York Times report on Apple University, as the iPhone maker’s training program is known, which drafts …

Employment

New iPads Are Coming Soon And Apple Is Already Building Them

Apple is making new models of the 9.7-inch iPad and the 7.9-inch iPad, but the report doesn't say much else about what the tablets will be able to do beyond sporting a new anti-reflective coating, presumably for better viewing in sunlight.<p>Assuming Apple sticks to its pattern, the new iPads won't …

IPad Air

Facebook Messenger Is Getting Slammed By Tons Of Negative Reviews Right Now

In just a few days since the big split, Facebook Messenger has soared to the No. 1 spot in the iOS App Store — but it also has an overwhelming number of one-star ratings. Nearly 94% of those who rated the app gave it just one star. The Google Play store works a bit differently, as Mashable's …

Apps

CBS is making shows that you won't see on conventional TV

CBS might not have embraced internet video with open arms in the past, but it's certainly warming up to the concept this year. CEO Les Moonves has revealed that the broadcaster is producing shows for "major streaming companies" (think Amazon, Hulu and Netflix) as well as "other emerging …

Lessons from Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn’s Networker-in-Chief

Jeff Weiner is determined to read the letter, even if he’s running a tad late. For more than an hour the chief executive of LinkedIn has been holding …

Responsive Website v. Native Mobile App

Depending on your designer and the size of your website, a responsive Web design often takes far less time to create then does a mobile app since there’s no app store approval or extensive guidelines to follow as compared to what Google Play, the Apple app store and the Windows Phone app store …

Should You Constantly Evolve Your Software or Product?

Quick evolution and rapid progress seem like hallmarks of startup success. But what if your software or product is already working well?<p>To learn what other entrepreneurs were thinking, I asked a panel of startup founders from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question:<p><b>Beyond needed</b> …