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Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza
Acquisitions

Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza

Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza.
Nina Zipkin
Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money
Crowdfunding

Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money

The video-sharing website is testing out a panoply of new features, including the ability for fans to 'tip' video creators directly through the site.
Laura Entis
Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?
Google

Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?

The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza.
Nina Zipkin
Myspace is Emailing Embarrassing Old Photos to Lure Back Lapsed Users
Myspace

Myspace is Emailing Embarrassing Old Photos to Lure Back Lapsed Users

Some Myspace users -- who may be surprised to discover that the site still exists – have received alarming emails from the network with their old, embarrassing photos attached.
Geoff Weiss
Was Apple's Beats Acquisition Smart or Desperate?
Apple

Was Apple's Beats Acquisition Smart or Desperate?

The tech giant has always been known for its innovation, but its latest move is leading some to question whether it's losing its edge.
Nina Zipkin
Budgeting Time for Play is Good Business
knowledge economy

Budgeting Time for Play is Good Business

Hard work is crucial to success but a single minded focus is overrated. Cultivating new skills like playing an instrument or working with our hands has serendipitous benefits for problem solving at work.
Jack Flanagan
Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music
100 Brilliant Companies

Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music

Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with listeners of other services, such as Spotify.
Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear
Technology

Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
Sell Like a (Literal) Rock Star With These 5 Takeaways
Sales

Sell Like a (Literal) Rock Star With These 5 Takeaways

Use these lessons from some of the biggest acts in music to up your game with your clients.
Steve Jones
Music Mogul and Entrepreneur Dr. Dre: I'm the 'First Billionaire in Hip Hop'
Mergers and Acquisitions

Music Mogul and Entrepreneur Dr. Dre: I'm the 'First Billionaire in Hip Hop'

In an expletive-riddled video recording, the famous rapper and entrepreneur behind Beats Electronics seemingly confirm's Apple's $3.2 billion offer to buy the company.
Jason Fell
Hear That? Apple May Buy Beats Electronics in $3.2 Billion Mega Deal.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hear That? Apple May Buy Beats Electronics in $3.2 Billion Mega Deal.

Looking to amplify its 'cool' factor, Apple is reportedly in talks to buy the premium headphone maker.
Lauren Covello
Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)
Inspiration

Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance.
Geoff Weiss
Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?
Drones

Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?

KMel Robotics has programmed drones to play musical instruments. Check out their first music video.
Laura Entis
Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?
Richard Branson

Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.
Geoff Weiss