Google acquires the streaming music company Songza for $39M

by Nick Adamson July 2, 2014
Google is buying Songza, a popular music app, Long Island-based, founded in 2007. The 6-year-old company is run by Elias Roman, who won a $4.7 million funding round from Amazon, Lerer Ventures and music manager Scooter Braun in late 2013. The app recently got a makeover. On the version for Apple’s iPhone, for instance, you can now play music videos […]

Moebius abandons Towns due to low sales; pitches sequel

by Ryan Burgesson May 7, 2014
Indie developer Moebius has today stated on their website that they are to stop working on Towns but had the courtesy to talk about a sequel. Towns was initially one of the growing number of games that you pay for during alpha and get builds throughout the development process. Towns was actually a very successful […]

H1Z1′s monetisation system revealed

by Ryan Burgesson April 23, 2014
H1Z1 and SOE’s John Smedley yesterday explained the monetisation system that would be present in the free-to-pay DayZ lookalike. He said in a reddit post: We will be selling wearables. We felt like this will be a good, fair revenue generator, However—we recognize how important finding wearables in the world is so you’ll be able […]


Goat Simulator getting free content in May

by Ryan Burgesson April 8, 2014
The recently released Goat Simulator will be receiving some free content in the middle of May developers Coffee Stain Studios announced yesterday. Goat Simulator creator Armin Ibrisagic said on their official Facebook page: A lot of people have been asking for DLC with new maps for Goat Simulator, but we would feel bad charging people […]

Turkey now looking to ban YouTube… Again

by Ryan Burgesson March 28, 2014
Turkey’s telecoms authority has taken an ‘administrative measure’ against YouTube because of an audio leak that contains Turkish Officials discussing Syria. I want to try and explain something, the internet isn’t just a hole you can plug and be done with this just creates even more holes and eventually you run out of appendages to […]


UK government wants “unsavoury” web content to be removed

by Ryan Burgesson March 16, 2014
The UK minister for immigration and security, James Brokenshire has called for the government to do more to deal with “unsavoury”, rather than illegal, material online. So to put it simply he wants the removal of legal material because it offends the Government’s views. This is what we call censorship. Brokenshire said this in a […]

A Minecraft film is in the making says Notch

by Ryan Burgesson February 28, 2014
Minecraft could be set to hit the silver screen Minecraft creator Markus Persson revealed this week. Markus Persson( Also known as Notch) said this on twitter: Someone is trying leak the fact that we’re working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie. I wanted to be the leak! A movie news website by the […]

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Google Redesigned The YouTube App for Android

by Chris Murphyon August 20, 2013
Google redesigned the YouTube app for Android with a faster and smoother version of the app. The new makeover introduces Google’s standard card-based user interface and multi-tasking features. Android Police went through the app and listed the update’s new features. The picture-in-picture multitasking feature allows the user to take the video currently watching and swipe […]
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YouTube Founders To Launch MixBit iPhone Video App

by Anna Johnsonon August 8, 2013
If are already tired of Instagram and Vine you must know that there is a new video app coming to AppStore. On Thursday, YouTube cofounders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley launched MixBit, an iPhone app able to record, edit, share your videos, but the big feature is that MixBit can also mix video clips from other users […]

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YouTube Comedy Week

by Chris Murphyon May 20, 2013
YouTube Comedy Week, May 19-25, kicked off with its Big Live Comedy Show. The first two-hour live stream started Sunday at 8 p.m. EST and shows will air each night during the week. Hilarious promo videos have been aired to raise the hype, featuring stars such as the Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger. YouTubers like Jenna Marbles, […]
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4 Things Every Band Needs in the Digital Era

by Chris Murphyon May 6, 2013
Making music has never been easier with bands and singers (ahem, Justin Bieber) getting famous just from YouTube. However, just because technology is rampant doesn’t mean that musicians are using it all to their advantage. There are a few things every band needs in order to up their exposure in all the right ways. For […]
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Culture as Currency: Gold is Down, Dollar is Fluctuating

by Chris Murphyon April 22, 2013
The dollar is staying in there. Maybe not on equal, or better value with the euro and pound tourists, but performing. How is this? Because, one of the things we export is culture, based on currency. And while even the ‘Maggie’ has depreciated over time, having less ale buying power than when it was issued, […]

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Psy’s New Song ‘Gentlemen’ Hits YouTube

by Nick Adamson April 15, 2013
Psy, the South Korean pop sensation that took the world by storm via YouTube has just released a new single titled ‘Gentlemen’. About a year ago Psy was relatively unknown outside of the K-Pop scene but that rapidly changed when he released his first single off of his 6th full-length studio album, ‘Gangnam Style’ July […]
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Convergence, a Road to Where? Social Networks Can Hurt You

by Chris Murphyon March 22, 2013
Network Convergence is here. And dear God we all have to look for guidance when we hop on. See also Randi Zuckerberg Having a Facebook Freakout Over Photo Going Viral It’s no longer an option. It’s a necessity. According to a report by Frost and Sullivan, sent out 3/21, via PR Newswire, “It is challenging for […]

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YouTube Will Launch Music Subscription Service

by Anna Johnsonon March 6, 2013
Google’s YouTube is planning a new service for music subscription. This new service will not be connected with the Google Play subscription service. The rumor comes from Fortune, but Google did not confirm the news, although the company did release the following message: Google said it doesn’t comment rumors, but it is looking into the benefits […]

Oscar Predictions 2013 by Social Media (INFOGRAPHIC)

by Anna Johnsonon February 24, 2013
The Oscars represents one of the most important events on the globe and social media is the main tool to predict the winners. According to the Meltwater Group, a company that watched the social media this month (from January 20th through February 20th) and gathered data from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and websites regarding the Oscar […]


Starbucks’ Most Expensive Drink ‘Quadriginoctuple Frap’ Costs $47.30

by Anna Johnsonon February 20, 2013
Would you buy Starbucks’ Most Expensive Drink? The Quadriginoctuple Frap for $47.30? Well, this man, Beau Chevassus bought the record-breaking drink (on its birthday) from its local Washington State Starbucks in Enumclaw and posted the video on YouTube for the rest of us. The coffee included 48 shots in a venti mocha frappuccino. Some of the ingredients are […]
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9-Year-Old’s Funny Video Weather Report (WATCH)

by Anna Johnsonon February 10, 2013
In the last couple of days we have been watching the weather reports very carefully, to keep you updated about the emergency storm announcements, but this video is a must-watch and we all could use a laugh. Although this segment contains important weather news, it is an adorable and funny video. William Hallman, a 9-year-old […]

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Alabama Teacher Recorded Speaking About ‘Fat Butt Michelle Obama’ and ‘Queers’

by Nick Adamson February 3, 2013
An Alabama high-school teacher and football coach Bob Grisham went on racist, anti-gay rant against the First Lady, calling her “fat butt Michelle Obama” and “queers” in a classroom and he did not know one of the students was recording his remarks. The local Alabama school board will meet soon to determine what action to take against Lauderdale County […]

4 Super Bowl Ads Banned for Being Too Competitive, Racist or Politically Incorrect

by Anna Johnsonon February 1, 2013
  Do you have over $4 million for a 30-second commercial during this year’s Super Bowl? Well that doesn’t guarantee you that the ad will air because it must be submitted to the network for approval, which is CBS. CBS, broadcasting the event this year, has already banned four commercials to date, but the ads […]
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5 College Classes to Consider Taking

by Anna Johnsonon January 8, 2013
What college classes are students taking these days? There are a lot of new and cool classes at U.S. colleges updated with trending content like social networks, social media, viral videos and the digital area in general. Whether you want to pursue a master of public administration or finish your teaching certification, these classes are recommended […]