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Reports: Apple's internet radio service delayed by slow-going music licensing negotiations

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According folks in the know who've spoken to Bloomberg and The New York Times, Apple's oft-rumored streaming radio service is set for a late arrival. The reason is because of snails-pace negotiations with the publisher Sony/ATV for music licensing deals. As the Times notes, Sony no longer lets outsiders...
Reports: Apple's internet radio service delayed by slow-going music licensing negotiations

Kanye West announces that Kim Kardashian is pregnant

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Rapper tells crowd at show in New Jersey about his impending fatherhood and serenades his girlfriend Reading on mobile? Watch hereKanye West is to become a father, he announced in typically understated style on Sunday night - from the stage, in front of 5,000 fans in Atlantic City, New Jersey.The...
Kanye West announces that Kim Kardashian is pregnant

And Spotify's Grammys Go To...

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Spotify is betting that it can predict which artists will take home coveted gold gramophones at the Grammy Awards, based on how many times their tracks or albums have been streamed....
And Spotify's Grammys Go To...
The Television Is No Longer The "Babysitter", Kids Are Getting More Interactive Thanks To The iPad

MLOVE conference marries mobile tech, drum circles, and Maslow

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Deep in the pine forests of Monterey, California, the land of midnight mists, roaring surf and the birthplace of the human potential movement (Esalen), Harald Neidhardt brought his own European brand of passion and inspiration to the future of mobile at his first U.S. MLOVE conference (Asilomar, April 24-26th)....
MLOVE conference marries mobile tech, drum circles, and Maslow

[INFOGRAPHIC] Grammy Awards Generated 2.1 Million Tweets

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TweetReach has a cool stream graph that takes all of the speculation out of who was being talked about when during Sunday night's broadcast of the Grammy Awards. No surprise: Adele topped the evening's Twitter activity with 340,000 mentions. The official #grammys hashtag was tweeted 2.1 million times by 700,000...
[INFOGRAPHIC] Grammy Awards Generated 2.1 Million Tweets

Adele is the first artist to go double platinum on iTunes, with 2 million downloads

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Columbia records announced today that Adele has become the first artist to rack up double platinum sales on iTunes reports Jim Dalrymple at The Loop. The company’s press release lays out some impressive stats regarding the artists’ sales, especially since her six Grammy Awards. Adele passed up the 2 million download mark on the...
Adele is the first artist to go double platinum on iTunes, with 2 million downloads

The 404 992: Where we're getting to the bottom of this (podcast)

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Did anyone else besides Jeff get teary-eyed yesterday watching Adele's performance at the Grammy Awards? According to psychologist John Sloboda, there's a specific musical device called an "appoggiatura" that produces chills and a physiological reaction--in Jeff's case, a fist-clenching, hand-trembling faucet of man-tears. On today's episode, we'll go around the...
The 404 992: Where we're getting to the bottom of this (podcast)
Shirtless Justin Bieber tries to upstage Grammys, takes down Ustream instead

Chipotle Scores An Unexpected Social Media Win With Grammy Ad

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Last night's Grammy awards were not the Super Bowl, which broke a tweets-per-second record, but they were still a chance for advertisers to tap into an audience watching the event on television and using second screens to discuss the event on social media. But, much as they did last week,...
Chipotle Scores An Unexpected Social Media Win With Grammy Ad

Apps Rush: Adele, The Illustrated C, Zenonia 4, Live Score Addicts and more

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What's new on the app stores on Monday 13 February 2012A selection of 15 apps for you today:AdeleFresh from winning six Grammy awards, Adele sees her official iPhone app ported to Android. As in the other version, there is news, videos, tour dates, track previews and social features, as well...
Apps Rush: Adele, The Illustrated C, Zenonia 4, Live Score Addicts and more

Grammy Awards partner with CBS for digital experience

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In these heady two-or-three-screen days, the Grammy Awards has been a classic case study in how social media engagement can pay off ratings-wise. Viewership of the on-air broadcast have increased dramatically since 2009 in younger demographics, with no small amount of credit due to the increasingly elaborate digital campaigns implemented...
Grammy Awards partner with CBS for digital experience

The Vox AC1RV is a mini guitar amp with loads of features in a tiny form factor

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In my office, which is a repurposed formal dining room, space is a premium. So while I might have a beast of a computer setup, I have to try to keep things small when it comes to my other hobbies, namely my guitars. The instruments themselves take up enough room,...
The Vox AC1RV is a mini guitar amp with loads of features in a tiny form factor

Grammy Awards 2013 ads see Google and Microsoft go head-to... foot (video)

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This year's Grammy Awards weren't as packed with gadget advertising -- gadvertising* -- as the Super Bowl, but Microsoft and Google still coughed up to hawk their wares. The former wanted to demonstrate the productivity chops of the Surface Pro with a commercial that implies the device will cause...
Grammy Awards 2013 ads see Google and Microsoft go head-to... foot (video)

Super Bowl XLVII live stream notches 3 million unique viewers, breaks records

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CBS has pulled back the curtain on just how many eyeballs were glued to its Super Bowl XLVII coverage, and it claims that its live stream netted 3 million unique viewers, up 43 percent from last year's game. With so many fans watching the action via the internet, CBS...
Super Bowl XLVII live stream notches 3 million unique viewers, breaks records

Google's first US prime time Nexus 4 ad, airing during the Grammys, is all about Google Now

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Google has posted details of its first US prime time TV advert for the Nexus 4 smartphone, which is airing during the commercial breaks for the Grammy Awards show. The ad spot focuses almost entirely on Google Now, showing clearer than ever that the service is Google’s key emphasis for mobile,...
Google's first US prime time Nexus 4 ad, airing during the Grammys, is all about Google Now

Viral Video: SNL's Classic Adele-icious "Someone Like You" Skit

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With the fantabulous singer Adele winning all over the ying-yang at the Grammy Awards last night, it’s time to revive the classic “Saturday Night Live” spoof from late last year on her winning weeper, “Someone Like You.” It makes everyone, including the janitor, cry like little babies upon hearing...
Viral Video: SNL's Classic Adele-icious "Someone Like You" Skit

JBL runs TV ads; watch out, Bose

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Hi-fi and audio ads on TV are rare, but JBL ran a few on Sunday night's Grammy Awards show....
JBL runs TV ads; watch out, Bose
MAGFest remembers game music's glory days as 'Journey' goes for Grammy gold
500 Startups invests in Social Tables to help seat Shakira
Serial Entrepreneur & GetTaxi Co-Founder’s ‘Loyalize’ Acquired for $5M

NPH Grossed Out By Christina Aguilera Photo

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It's becoming increasingly rare for "The Voice" host Christina Aguilera to get through a high-profile performance without the occasion being marred by some type of weird gaffe. She fell down after performing at the Grammy Awards, and fumbled the lyrics of the National Anthem before the Super Bowl. Now, a...
NPH Grossed Out By Christina Aguilera Photo

Google Now (And Nexus 4) Featured In Grammy Show Commercial

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Last night during the Grammy Awards show, Google bought airtime to promote its predictive search/assistant feature Google Now. The commercial, called “Live in the Now,” also featured the sold-out Nexus 4. It now appears, however, that the popular handset will shortly be back in stock.... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Google Now (And Nexus 4) Featured In Grammy Show Commercial
Who stole the social media stage at the Grammys? [Infographic]

Google debuts slick ad showing off LG's Nexus 4 & Google Now (video)

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Google used a prime-time advertising slot during Grammy Awards last night to show off the popular Nexus 4 smartphone and many uses of its Siri competitor Google Now. The Nexus 4 is one of the hottest Android phones on the market due to solid feature set and its relatively...
Google debuts slick ad showing off LG's Nexus 4 & Google Now (video)
Facebook Counted 43M Grammy-Related Likes, Comments -- Oh, And 26M Related To Super Bowl Ads Last Week

Music Companies Won't Play Ball With Apple - Gee, I Wonder Why?

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Apple wants to roll out a streaming music service like Pandora, reports The New York Times, but can't get it done because the music companies are dragging their heels. Funny old world, isn't it? Apple used iTunes to basically take over the music business, setting prices and dictating terms. And Apple...
Music Companies Won't Play Ball With Apple - Gee, I Wonder Why?
New Surface Pro ad debuts with beatboxing and breakdancing to launch Microsoft's latest tablet

Social Candy Monetizes Cupcakes And More With Social MarketingTools

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Yes, it’s another startup that wants to help businesses manage their presence on Facebook. Social Candy CEO Darin Kotalik admits that the’res no shortage of competition, but he’s hoping to differentiate his company by combining ease-of-use and breadth of features. The company just announced that it’s expanding those features with...
Social Candy Monetizes Cupcakes And More With Social MarketingTools
Shazam hooks up with American Idol for live episode-tagging
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