Google OnHub Review: The Wi-Fi Router Gets a Brain – Wall Street Journal


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Google OnHub Review: The Wi-Fi Router Gets a Brain
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T-Mobile threatens to impose limited plans on data thiefs – PCWorld


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T-Mobile threatens to impose limited plans on data thiefs
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T-Mobile USA is going after data thieves, which it says are taking advantage of the company's unlimited high-speed data plan through excessive tethering – the use of smartphone data service on other devices. The carrier offers unlimited 4G LTE on …
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NEW MUSIC – Kwintell Wright ft. Travie Austin Day of the UNDERDOG

Southside, Englewood Chicago native Kwintell Wright (a.k.a. Kyoo the Global Misfit) blends clever wordplay and memorable anthems to rock his brand of music.
Whether it’s a conscious tales of urban struggles, the party life or smoothly charming the woman of his affection, Kyoo navigates all three lanes with ease.
He enlists in-house producers B. Harris for his soulful anthem and crooner Travie Austin. Already featured in R&B Divas and WorldstarHipHop, he is influenced by artists Nas, GLC, BIG K.R.I.T., Pharrell and Outkast.

 

Macklemore Performs “Downtown” at the 2015 MTV Video Music Award

 

Macklemore performed his new single “Downtown” at the MTV Video Music Awards. With the help of Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz, Melle Mel and Eric Nally, Macklemore recreates the colorful visuals for the VMAs. The former XXL Freshman takes over the streets of downtown L.A. for the performance. This one is in the same vein as “Thrift Shop” and drastically different from the recent “Growing Up” and will certainly get a ton of radio play. Mack isn’t nominated for any VMA award this year but he certainly will be next year.

Watch the performance above.

Twitter Reacts to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards

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Award shows are always more fun when Twitter is involved and judging from Twitter feeds, the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards was hilarious and more action-packed this year. Through pre-show fashion choice, surprise performances and epic acceptance speeches, fans followed along and had a lot to say online.

Twitter was all over the place when Nicki Minaj called out Miley Cyrus for her recent interview comments.

 

 

 

 

Iggy Azalea’s surprise cameo during Demi Lovato’s performance of “Cool for the Summer” had her name trending throughout the show.

 

 

 

Yeezus fans went crazy when Kanye West gave his acceptance speech for the Video Vanguard Award.

 

 

 

 

 

 

And when Taylor Swift won Video of the Year for “Bad Blood” featuring Kendrick Lamar, her acceptance speech and Kendrick Lamar shout out got mixed reviews.

 

 

 

 

Miley Cyrus’s show-closing performance had a lot of hip-hop fans scratching their heads.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicki Minaj Calls Out VMA Host Miley Cyrus During Award Acceptance Speech

Heading into this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, much hoopla was made when Nicki Minaj took to her Twitter account and blasted MTV, citing racism and sexism after being snubbed for a nomination for the Video Of The Year category. In her rant, she made light of a certain body type that MTV prefers, claiming that the white media does not champion curvaceous women of color.

If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated for vid of the year. I’m not always confident. Just tired. Black women influence pop culture so much, but are rarely rewarded for it.

A few days later, the host of this year’s show, Miley Cyrus was asked about Nicki Minaj’s sentiments and had this to say.

If you do things with an open heart and you come at things with love, you would be heard and I would respect your statement. But I don’t respect your statement because of the anger that came with it,” Cyrus said. “And it’s not anger like, ‘Guys, I’m frustrated about some things that are a bigger issue.’ You made it about you. Not to sound like a bitch, but that’s like, ‘Eh, I didn’t get my VMA.’

As the awards got underway, Minaj took to the stage and opened up the show with a performance of “Trini Dem Girls” and later won the award for Best Hip Hop Video for “Anaconda.” During her acceptance speech, she threw some very direct shots at the shows host, Miley Cyrus.

Back to this bitch that had a lot to say about me the other day in the press; Miley, what’s good?

After being confronted, Miley opted to keep it civil.

Hey, we’re all in this industry, we all do interviews and we all know how they manipulate sh-t. Nicki, congratulations.

For those that missed it

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I would like to go on record and say that I champion women of color who have curves.Rocko Rathon (@Rocko_CNK)

Watch Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift Open VMAs With Surprise Medley

Nicki Minaj provided an unexpected opening for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards as she teamed with Taylor Swift, who the rapper briefly beefed with in the months prior to the VMAs, onstage for a surprise duet. Minaj and a cadre of dancers started things off with a thumping rendition of “Trini Dem Girls” before Swift emerged to join in on Minaj’s “The Night Is Still Young.”

After trading verses on the The Pinkprint track, Swift sang a few bars of her hit single “Bad Blood,” a song that caused actual bad blood between the singer and Minaj after the 1989 cut scored a Video of the Year nomination over “Anaconda.” After making peace on the VMA stage to a rousing ovation, Minaj threw it over to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who performed “Downtown” outside the Orpheum in Los Angeles.

Thankfully for the rapper, she wasn’t hit with any wardrobe malfunctions at this year’s ceremony. At the 2014 VMAs, Minaj first delivered an incident-free “Anaconda” – no backup dancers were bitten by snakes, unlike at rehearsals – before swapping outfits to join Ariana Grande and Jessie J on “Bang Bang.” However, while changing from her silver bikini into a black décolleté dress, Minaj failed to properly latch the dress, resulting in an awkward, garment-clutching performance.

Minaj’s 2015 VMAs appearance wasn’t without controversy, either. After “Anaconda” was snubbed of a Video of the Year nomination, the rapper tweeted, “If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated for vid of the year. I’m not always confident. Just tired. Black women influence pop culture so much, but are rarely rewarded for it.”

Considering that the Video of the Year nominees included three men (Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and Mark Ronson) and one African-American female (Beyoncé), Minaj’s tweet was seemingly aimed at Taylor Swift, whose nominated “Bad Blood” video was filled with a celebrity assortment of “women with very slim bodies.”

Swift, who also interpreted Minaj’s comments as a knock on “Bad Blood,” tweeted at Minaj, “I’ve done nothing but love & support you. It’s unlike you to pit women against each other. Maybe one of the men took your slot.” Minaj snapped back at Swift, “U must not be reading my tweets. Didn’t say a word about u.” The brief beef was squashed when Swift apologized to Minaj, “I thought I was being called out. I missed the point, I misunderstood, then misspoke. I’m sorry, Nicki.”

In the days leading up the VMAs, however, host Miley Cyrus criticized Nicki Minaj for her behavior after “Anaconda” was shut out. “If you want to make it about race, there’s a way you could do that. But don’t make it just about yourself,” Cyrus said. “If you do things with an open heart and you come at things with love, you would be heard and I would respect your statement. But I don’t respect your statement because of the anger that came with it. And it’s not anger like, ‘Guys, I’m frustrated about some things that are a bigger issue.’ You made it about you. Not to sound like a bitch, but that’s like, ‘Eh, I didn’t get my VMA.'”

“Anaconda” did earn two VMA nominations for Best Hip-Hop Video and Best Female Video. Minaj later revealed that, despite the residual bad blood from the “Anaconda” snub, she would open this year’s VMAs. Minaj made the announcement by posting a sonogram showing a Moonman instead of a fetus, a nod to rumors in recent months that she was pregnant with boyfriend Meek Mill’s child.

Samsung Unveils New VMA Commercial Starring A$AP Rocky


Samsung mobile recruits ASAP for VMA’s driven commercial

Airing tonight, Samsung mobile recruited A$AP Rocky for their new commercial which makes it’s debut later tonight on MTV during the Video Music Awards at 9:00 p.m EST. The new TV spot finds A$AP Rocky having to make a “big” decision regarding the perfect screen size for his phone which better fits his personality and life. Catch the clip above and be sure to catch the TV spot later tonight on MTV. 

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NVIDIA GRID 2.0 Launches With Broad Industry Support – CNNMoney


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NVIDIA GRID 2.0 Launches With Broad Industry Support
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VMworld — NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today launched NVIDIA® GRID™ 2.0 with broad industry support for its ability to deliver even the most graphics-intensive applications to any connected device virtually. Nearly a dozen Fortune 500 companies are …
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