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5 Awesome 2016 Hip Hop Albums From Golden Age Legends

2016 will go down in history as a great year for Hip Hop. Forget all those “Young…” and “Lil …” autotune mumble rappers that dominate mainstream rap …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The science behind how the internet works

The UK’s internet habits have changed dramatically over the last decade; according to a recent Ofcom report, 50 million of us are internet users, with the average person now spending 25 hours a week online.<p>While the internet plays an integral part in our daily lives, many of us have little …

Uber cars will soon stream passenger-controlled Spotify music, reports say

As if the convenience of hailing a car from your phone wasn’t awesome enough, Uber is rumored to be adding another element to its experience: Letting passengers select Spotify-streamed tunes from the app while taking a ride.<p>On Friday, Uber sent out invites to reporters for a press call, only …

Facebook Begins Cracking Down On "Low Quality" Page Posts

The company is cracking down on posts from brand pages that it says are "too promotional."<p>Beginning in January next year, Facebook will begin filtering out what it considers low-quality posts from brands, businesses and others that publish via a Facebook Page.<p>The decision is sure to draw some …

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10 Worst States in America for Retirement Living

Retirement | Source: iStock<p>How do you plan on enjoying retirement? If you’re like most Americans, just reaching the financial milestone is a lifelong …

Retirement

Ohio Considers Banning Birth Control And Abortion Coverage

Ohio lawmakers held a hearing on a bill Tuesday that would prohibit health insurance plans in the state from covering abortion even if a woman's life is in danger, as well as some popular forms of birth control, The Columbus Dispatch reports.<p>House Bill 351 prevents insurance policies in Ohio from …

You have to check out this awesome collection of ancient computer advertisements

We spend a lot of time looking forward here on BGR, but sometimes it’s fun to stop for a moment and look at the past to see how far we’ve come… and …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Keen On… Innovation: Is Silicon Valley Losing Its Mojo?

Perhaps best known for his definitive book about Facebook, David Kirkpatrick is one of tech’s smartest and best informed writers. He now runs a media startup called Techonomy, which — through a series of annual conferences in Detroit and Tucson — focuses on the impact of technological innovation on …

Spotify explains how royalties are paid to artists

You may have heard by now that there’s a ton of artists bashing Spotify, like <b>Beck</b>, <b>Thom Yorke</b>, <b>David Byrne</b>, and more. Spotify might not be able to …

The Tricky Business Of Taxing Bitcoin

Buttressed by an Internet craze, the price of bitcoin has skyrocketed this past year from $17 to over $1,200. Pundits expect significant price volatility in 2014 as well.<p>While the Federal Reserve gave tacit approval, stating “virtual currencies like bitcoin have legitimate uses and should not be …

U.S. Companies' Labor Standards Are So Weak They Could Lose Military Contracts

WASHINGTON -- As Congress tries to hash out a military spending bill for next year, lawmakers are considering a provision that would give preferential treatment to clothing suppliers that have signed onto a historic worker safety agreement hatched in Bangladesh earlier this year.<p>That's where things …

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Apple and Samsung set to continue their duopoly in 2014

For the foreseeable future, it appears that Apple and Samsung will continue to carve up the majority of profit and a growing portion of sales of devices.<p>In 2014, an estimated 2.5 billion devices will be sold worldwide, an increase of 6 percent over the previous year, according to Gartner. More than …

Mobile

AT&T acquires Cricket for $1.19 billion, has a lot to gain

In a cellphone carrier market where high-profile acquisitions and the ready exchange of billions in cash are almost commonplace, AT&T’s $1.19 billion purchase of Leap Wireless – known better as Cricket to most – doesn’t seem that surprising. With yesterday’s buy, the network giant hopes to both …

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