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Recording Vocals at Home: 9 Big Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Recording vocals properly is the cornerstone of a good mix.<p>They tell the story and set the emotional tone. They tie the entire project together. The …

Music Production

Vevo to shutter own video platforms

Vevo has signalled a major shift in its business model by announcing plans to phase out elements of its owned and operated platforms. <i>Music Week</i> can …

New Music

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Legion 2x09 Promo "Chapter 17" (HD) Season 2 Episode 9 Promo

Supergirl 3x20 Promotional Photos "Dark Side of the Moon" (HD) Season 3 Episode 20 Photos

The 100 5x05 Sneak Peek #3 "Shifting Sands" (HD) Season 5 Episode 5 Sneak Peek #3

Gracenote Launches Hyper-Specific Music Descriptor System Sonic Style

Gracenote announced the launch of a new music descriptor system called Sonic Style on Wednesday (May 23) that, for the first time, classifies the …

Machine Learning

Twitter Is Shutting Down Apps for Roku, Xbox and Android TV Devices

Twitter’s connected-TV footprint is about to get smaller — as the company works to get certain apps into compliance with Europe’s new data-privacy …

Apps

Starbucks’s mobile payments system is so popular in the U.S., it has more users than Apple’s or Google’s

New estimates predict that it will stay that way.<p>By the end of this year, a quarter of U.S. smartphone users — 55 million people — over the age of 14 will make an in-store mobile payment. More than 40 percent of those people will have done so through Starbucks’s mobile payments app, according to …

Mobile

MusicBiz 2018 Panel - Artist & Streaming Income | Q&A with Paul Cardall

Streaming

Siri hints at new HomePod and voice change for WWDC

Apple's digital assistant has a few things to say about WWDC, which kicks off June 4.<p>Siri must be in a chatty mood.<p>The smart assistant is more than happy to spill some beans when asked about Apple's upcoming WWDC, including rumors about a new HomePod and a Siri voice change. You can test it out …

Apple

Amazon reportedly in talks to save The Expanse

After being cancelled by Syfy, there's new hope that The Expanse will come back for a fourth season.<p>Amazon is currently in talks to rescue The Expanse from cancellation, numerous entertainment outlets including Variety and Deadline are reporting.<p>Sources confirmed with Deadline that talks between …

The Expanse

James Arthur is being sued for copyright infringement by The Script

The lawsuit argues that Arthur's Number 1 hit bears similarities to The Script's 2008 single The Man Who Can't Be Moved.<p>Former X Factor winner James …

Music

What Does Spotify's New App Update Mean for Artists?

On April 24, the Spotify landscape changed for more than 90 million “freemium” users of the streaming platform. Previously, algorithm and editorial …

Michael Jackson

Competitive advantages: Why the fight for streaming market leadership is great news for the music biz

The global struggle for streaming supremacy has got the digital giants at each other’s throats. And you know what? That’s exactly where the music …

Apple Music

Two New Reasons You Should Really Be Using ‘Artist’s Pick’

Nov 20, 2017<p>When we launched Artist’s Pick late last year, the concept was super simple: we wanted to give you, the artist, more places to express …

Moped criminals targeted in changes to police pursuit rules

Rules on police vehicle pursuits are to be overhauled after warnings that they could be undermining efforts to tackle criminals on mopeds and motorcycles.<p>Rank-and-file leaders have said officers could find themselves in the dock over high-speed chases as they can be prosecuted for dangerous or …

Law Enforcement

Death toll climbs in Karachi heatwave

An intense heatwave across south Asia has killed dozens of people with sustained temperatures in excess of 40C (104F) coinciding with power cuts and Ramadan, when many Muslims avoid eating or drinking water.<p>At least 65 people have died in Karachi in recent days according to the charitable …

Heat Waves

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KRYPTON 1x10 Sneak Peek "The Phantom Zone" (HD) Season Finale

Apple Loop: Apple Killing iPhone Features, Second Quarter Numbers, Major iOS Battery Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes Apple killing a beloved feature, the weakness in the second quarter numbers, a new lightning cable for quick charging, a review of the new iPad, battery issues in iOS 11.3.1, and another missing feature in …

Mobile Technology

I tried a science-backed eating plan tied to a better memory and longer life — and found the perfect simple breakfast

I recently got a chance to practice what I preach. After months of writing extensively about the evidence-based health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, I hit pause on my normal eating habits and gave it a go. With a kiss goodbye to my daily flip-flop diet of salads and cookies, I embraced the …

Nutrition

Apple's Steve Wozniak Dumps Facebook And Thinks Ethereum Could Be The New Apple

Steve Wozniak is a legend in many people’s eyes, but certainly in the adoring gazes of 5,000 people at this week’s WeAreDevelopers tech conference in Vienna that ends this afternoon.<p>This idolatry and fandom mean that Woz could just circle the globe talking to utterly engaged audiences and blithely …

Steve Wozniak

A History Of PayPal Acquisitions In Fintech

PayPal made its biggest ever acquisition today by buying Swedish fintech startup iZettle for $2.2 billion, the financial technology company that offers payments via smartphones and other financial products in Europe and Latin America.<p>This news comes after iZettle announced that it was planning an …

FinTech

Android Circuit: Samsung Cancels Galaxy Features, Stunning OnePlus 6 Reviewed, Radical Pixel 3 Leak

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes a new release date for the Galaxy Note 9, two missing features from Samsung’s phablet. new colours for the Galaxy S9, the secrets of the OnePlus 6 launch, the launch of the Honor …

Phones

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Anderson .Paak – “Bubblin”

Anderson .Paak has released a new single called “Bubblin.'” Produced by Jahlil Beats and AntMan Wonder, the upbeat track, propelled by a dense …

Ant-Man

An unknown country has started producing CFCs again damaging the ozone layer

It appears that a country somewhere in East Asia has breached rules banning the use of CFCs which caused a hole to emerge in Earth’s ozone layer.<p>The …

Climate Change

Apple Suddenly Makes iPhones $200 Cheaper

The iPhone is changing. Later this year, Apple will launch three all-new iPhone X models and in three very different sizes. But perhaps the best (and most surprising) breaking news, is the 2018 iPhones will also be a lot less expensive…<p>Following on from widespread reports that Apple will cut new …

Mobile Technology

Arrow 6x23 Sneak Peek "Life Sentence" (HD) Season 6 Episode 23 Sneak Peek Season Finale