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What's That Song? Apple's iOS 8 May Be Able to Tell You.
Apple

What's That Song? Apple's iOS 8 May Be Able to Tell You.

The tech giant's latest mobile operating system may boast a song recognition feature in a partnership with Shazam.
Benjamin Kabin
How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life
Startups

How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life

Tech founder on seeking funds for albums, booking tours and hanging with Dave Grohl.
David Larson Levine
8 Things You Never Knew Your iPhone's Headphones Could Do
iPhone Tricks

8 Things You Never Knew Your iPhone's Headphones Could Do

Knowing your controls can eliminate the need to take your phone out of your pocket.
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)
Bitcoin

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Big Business Lessons From Three Rock 'n' Roll Legends
Inspiration

Big Business Lessons From Three Rock 'n' Roll Legends

Nearly every successful startup shares three common traits with music stars.
Steve Jones
Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle to 'F--k Off' After Chain Sues the Singer
Chipotle

Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle to 'F--k Off' After Chain Sues the Singer

Of all the people and companies that Frank Ocean could attack, the usually PR-friendly Chipotle would not have been our first bet.
Kate Taylor
Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists
Technology

Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists

Following a deal with the entertainment company 300, Twitter will share prized information about who happens to be tweeting about emerging musicians.
Geoff Weiss
Prince Targets His Biggest Fans in New Copyright Suit
Growth Strategies

Prince Targets His Biggest Fans in New Copyright Suit

Instead of targeting file sharing sites, Prince is now suing 22 website owners and Facebook users for copyright violation -- many of whom are likely his biggest fans.
Geoff Weiss
Spotify Musicians Can Now Sell Merchandise on Their Artist Pages
Technology

Spotify Musicians Can Now Sell Merchandise on Their Artist Pages

Hoping to improve its artist relations, Spotify is letting musicians sell merchandise through their profile pages without taking a commission.
Nina Zipkin
15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season
Technology

15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season

With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers.
John Patrick Pullen
Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever
Marketing

Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

The stealth release of the singer's fifth album came as a shock, but could signal a change in the future of music promotion.
Nina Zipkin
Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us
Technology

Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
Benjamin Kabin
Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man
Technology

Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day
Technology

SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

The Berlin-based online music platform has gone from being relative niche platform for techno musicians to an audio hub for everyone from the White House to Beyoncé in the last three years.
Catherine Clifford