Is Google's Pixel Strategy The Start Of Something Bigger ?
Last week Google unveiled a slew of new mobile devices to the World; Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P mobiles, and Pixel C tablet. They join the Chromebook Pixel laptop to complete a bit of a disjointed hardware offering from Mountain View. On their own, the …
Android Marshmallow Has Arrived–Here's Why You'll Want It
Google starts rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Nexus devices
Google releases Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Nexus devices
Los Angeles Times
Wildlife thriving in region around Chernobyl nuclear power plant, study says
Los Angeles Times
Roe deer roam near where the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster took place. A new study finds that certain wildlife populations have bounced back in the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Roe deer roam near where the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster …
Humans are worse than radiation for Chernobyl animals, study finds
Wild mammals 'have returned' to Chernobyl
The Evacuated Chernobyl Is Now Teeming With Wildlife
New York Times
Report Sounds Alarm Over Political Meddling in Wildlife Decisions
A survey issued this week by the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that 74 percent of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service scientists reported that consideration of political interests was too high at the agency. That's not good news for anyone who cares …
Black Pine Snakes Protected Under Endangered Species Act
The Endangered Species Act May Be Endangered
Bumble bee may become first added to endangered species list
Apple iPhone 6s Plus review: The most significant 's' upgrade proves …
Pros. Lightning fast Touch ID; Functional and innovative 3D Touch; Solid camera experience; Excellent battery life; Fast and reliable performance. Cons. Top and bottom bezels are large; No fast or wireless charging. The Apple iPhone "s" models keep the …
Review: Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Obama just announced the first new marine sanctuaries in 15 years
In a world whose natural areas are increasingly threatened by human activities, the oceans have been among the most heavily impacted environments. Pollution, overfishing and the effects of climate change are just a few of the major challenges facing …
US, Chile Declare New Marine Reserves, Fight Overfishing
New marine sanctuaries in US, Chile to be declared in 'Our Ocean' conference
Obama designates two new marine sanctuaries in US
Adobe Updates Creative Cloud With Focus On Improved Workflows And Mobile …
Adobe is kicking off its annual MAX conference in Los Angeles today. Traditionally, this is where the company announces its latest updates and gives us a glimpse of the new features it's working on for products like Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator …
Adobe's Photoshop Fix Is One of the Best Mobile Apps For Fixing Selfies
Adobe Drives Creative Innovation Forward at MAX 2015
Adobe launches Photoshop Fix, Capture CC, more at MAX conference
The 12th International Acoustic Music Awards is now accepting submissions. The IAMAs are aimed squarely at developing artists and promotes excellence in acoustic music.
Acoustic artists in various genres can gain radio and web exposure through the IAMA competition and compete to win a Top Prize worth $11,000.
IAMA entrants come from all over the world: Australia, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Germany, USA, South Africa, etc. Judging is based on excellence in music performance, songwriting/composition/song choice, music production and originality/artistry. Musicians can enter in a number of categories including Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group, Folk, Alternative and AOG (Open Category).
Past years’ winners include Meghan Trainor, Carl Wockner, Kelley James, AJ Croce, Maddy Rodriguez(Canada), David Francey (Canada), Liz Longley, Charlie Dore (Hit Singer-Songwriter from UK), The Refugees (USA), Kate Lush (Australia), Wayne Southards (USA), Larry Pattis (USA), Omega (Uganda), El McMeen, etc. Last year’s winner went to Australian singer-songwriter Carl Wockner who won the overall grand prize as well as the Best AAA/Alternative Song.
IAMA is sponsored by D’Addario Strings, New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, Airplay Access, Lewitt Microphones, Aspri Reverb, Music Industry Blueprint, Sirius XM Radio, Acoustic Café Radio Show, SemiClef.com, Kari Estrin Management & Consulting, SongU, and Sonicbids
All songs submitted must be submitted must be original and submitted online or via CD, the artist may also perform original material not yet released and written by other songwriters or composers. Cover songs are permitted.
Deadline to enter is November 6th.
New Philips Hue Bridge brings support for Apple HomeKit, Siri voice control
Philips on Monday officially debuted its second-generation Hue Bridge which, through compatibility with Apple's HomeKit protocol and Siri, acts as a central control hub for connected devices like lights, door locks and more. With support for HomeKit …
Philips Announces New Hue Bulbs, Hue Bridge 2.0 With HomeKit Compatibility
Philips Launches New Hue Bridge 2.0 With HomeKit Compatibility
"Hue, meet Siri": Philips' color-changing bulbs add Apple HomeKit support
New York Times
Twitter Names Jack Dorsey Chief Executive
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has named Jack Dorsey, one of the company's co-founders and the first person to run the Internet service, as its fourth chief executive. Mr. Dorsey, who is 38, will remain chief executive and chairman of Square, a mobile …
No surprise as Jack Dorsey takes over (again) as Twitter's permanent CEO
Twitter names co-founder Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO
Jack Dorsey named Twitter CEO, Bain appointed COO