London-based Mixcloud has announced a brand new version of their DJ mix sharing platform that's launching into public beta today. On the design front, Mixcloud has refreshed the site's structure, including a persistent audio player that follows the user around the site (like those found on HypeM and Soundcloud). Show More Summary
By Nic Horton | The Arkansas Project Yesterday, I attended a press conference hosted by Give Arkansas A Raise Now. What I heard were a bunch of demands that Arkansas raise its minimum wage — and a bunch of assertions that doing so would have a positive impact on our state’s economy. What I didn’t...
We recently mentioned that Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux and Serengeti's collaborative project were planning to release a new EP, but they've now announced that it will be a full album and that they've changed their name from s /...
To download or not to download? That is the question consumers ask when they see a new app or game. Even if the download is free, no one wants to waste their time with a poorly made or boring game. Written text is fine but screen shots are usually the ingredient that pushes them one […]
First we learned that Chipotle was investing in pizza, although not by serving them up in their restaurants alongside the burrito bowls. Now we’ve learned that Subway is taking their experimental instant personal pizza concept and turning it into an entire restaurant. The bad news: it’s only for college students for now. Subway Pizza Express, as this new concept is … [More]
It doesn’t get much better these media days than a billionaire backer and a Honolulu dateline. NUY prof Jay Rosen posted today that the Glenn Grennwald-Pierre Omidyar (pictured) venture that he is now also a part of will be called First...Show More Summary
What, did you think we were done with renders now that the 2015 Ford Mustang has made its debut? No way, man. Now we have all the special edition Mustangs to render! And this is a good one that could preview the rumored return of the Mustang Mach 1. Read more...
Paul Dini is the creator and writer behind the Cartoon Network show Tower Prep, which was cancelled in 2011 after one season. Now Dini has revealed that he's fairly certain it got cut was because he wasn't doing enough to make the show appealing to boys. Read more...
Now this is how you sell systems: with exclusive, must-watch content — say deep, insightful, riveting documentaries no one else has. Documentaries like…well, you remember the one they’re supposed to be making about digging a bunch of...Show More Summary
I love me some Evil Genius. Enough that I'm willing to try Evil Genius Online, which is Rebellion's free-to-play approximation of the classic base-building game. It's playable now in open beta on Facebook and while it's got the usual baggage that goes along with Facebook gaming, it is still unmistakably Evil Genius. Show More Summary
Well, here I go again!! I started IV medication last Tuesday and this week makes round two. I know for sure that I least have one more round. What a way to spend Thanksgiving week! Things had been going great until now. Other than recovering from the liposuction, I really can't complain. Show More Summary
We all know that driving when sleepy is dangerous, and the statistics prove it. Drowsy driving accounts for more than 100,000 crashes a year and 1,500 deaths, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Now three recent University of Pennsylvania mechanical engineering graduates are doing something about it. For their senior design project, Drew [...]
Simon Cowell, if you're reading this, you may need to brace yourself with a lot of Diet Pepsi! We practically had a heart attack after it was reported that Demi Lovato would be leaving X Factor, and now it comes out that last night's performance finale was the lowest rated regular Wednesday episode in its entire [...]
eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's new media venture -- on which he plans to spend as much as $250 million -- is now known as First Look Media, and has an unusual two-pronged corporate structure that is both for-profit and non-profit
A few days ago we reported that Nintendo plans on "experimenting" with smartphones, meanwhile, Sony is… Oddly embracing the App Store to extend their brands to the world of iOS. First we had Knack's Quest, a puzzle game, and now we're looking at Ratchet & Clank: BTN. It's an endless runner that also
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was deemed one of the worst video games of all times, and legend has it that Atari buried all copies in shame. Now, Microsoft wants to dig them up.
A decade ago, Google had not yet gone public, the Affordable Care Act wasn't law, and no one saw big data coming. The job market was entirely different then, as it will be a decade from now. A new data release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals which industries are going to grow the fastest between 2012 and 2022. Show More Summary
Is there any way we can check into Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel this holiday season? Tomorrow? Like, right now? Because the above trailer, posted to Fox Searchlight’s YouTube page, is everything that we want from an Anderson comedy, and everything we’ve come to expect from a filmmaker working at the top of his unusual game. Show More Summary
PayPal has completed its $800 million acquisition of Braintree, a payments provider known for its platform for mobile app developers and its Venmo service, which lets consumers send each other payments through an app. Now that the deal is done, expect PayPal to aggressively court developers to integrate its payments service in their apps. Show More Summary
Following news of Phil Robertson's comments about the gay lifestyle in GQ magazine interview and A&E's subsequent suspension of the star from Duck Dynasty, one thing is for sure--right now, somewhere, Robertson is fishing. And that's...Show More Summary