Over 40% of Honeybee Colonies Died in Year, USDA Says – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Over 40% of Honeybee Colonies Died in Year, USDA Says
Wall Street Journal
More than 40% of honeybee colonies died in the U.S. during a 12-month period ending in April, extending a troubling trend that has scientists scrambling for a solution and professional beekeepers struggling to stay in business. The Agriculture Department …
Bee deaths linked to pesticidesNBCNews.com

U.S. Beekeepers Lost 40 Percent of Honeybee Colonies in Just One Year, But TheBlaze.com
US Beekeepers Lose 40 Percent of Hives Over Past YearNewsweek

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4 Pillars Of A Successful Indie Musician Career

There’s no magic bullet when it comes to building a successful music career these days. It’s incredible just how many different strategies and approaches artists are taking. Some bands are finding success on YouTube, others are gigging almost every single day, and some are developing completely new models like house…

Japanese smartphone lets you pay for things with your eyes – Mashable


Japanese smartphone lets you pay for things with your eyes
While we're all oohing and aahing over how cool it is to pay for things with our fingerprints and Apple Pay, people in Japan are paying for things with their eyes. As part of its 2015 summer lineup, Japanese telecommunications company NTT Docomo unveiled …
New smartphone uses iris scanning to replace passwords in JapanSlashGear

Don't look now: Fujitsu ships new mobe with EYEBALL-scanning securityThe Register
The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 13PCWorld
Tech Times –Engadget –Finextra (press release)
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Gangstagrass: Label-less Indie Bluegrass/Hip-Hop Band Charts On Billboard

Charting without the help of a record label is not totally unheard of, but its still enough of an event that when, Gangstagrass, one of the bands represented by Hypebot’s parent company Skyline Music hit the Billboard chart, we had to share their story. A record label-less, indie bluegrass/hip-hop band…

Facebook Exec Moves To Soundcloud The Fuel International Expansion

2015 is turning out to be an important year for Soundcloud. Rightholders are pushing hard for compensation, but have been slow to sign deals; thus, thwarting a much needed effort to monetize. Into that maelstrom steps a new VP of International. ______________________________ Facebook executive Sonia Flynn will be joining SoundCloud…

CASE STUDY: Indie Rockers Torche Find Success With Interactive Marketing Strategy

Last year, Torche was prepping for another studio album release, their 4th to be exact. Even in the very early stages, the team at The Orchard thought that Restarter, the Florida band’s first album on Relapse Records and one filled with a harsher, heavier-than-ever Sludge Metal sound, was going to…

Vans Warped Tour Teams With idobi Internet Radio

Alt internet radio broadcaster idobi Radio announced that they are partnering with the Vans Warped Tour to air Warped idobi Radio (WiR), eight weeks of exclusive programming covering performances at the festival. ________________________________ Last year’s WiR programming saw as many listeners per event as ticket holders and featured original weekly…

Google in ‘right to be forgotten’ talks with regulator – BBC News

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Google in 'right to be forgotten' talks with regulator
BBC News
Google is in talks with regulators over nearly 50 "right to be forgotten" cases it is accused of getting wrong. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said it hoped to resolve the dispute during a round of talks, but noted that it had enforcement powers …
Google rejects 60 percent of right to be forgotten requestsPCWorld

Google rejects most Right To Be Forgotten requestsBetaNews
Google, regulators spar over global linksHerald Sun
Business Insider –TechCrunch
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MIT and UC Berkeley Researchers argue over Disputed Patent Rights to … – Uncover Michigan

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MIT and UC Berkeley Researchers argue over Disputed Patent Rights to
Uncover Michigan
The University of California, Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have been arguing over the patent rights to a gene-editing technology called 'CRISPR-Cas9'. In April, lawyers of the UC Board of Regents asked the United …
MIT, UC Berkeley Fighting Over Billion Dollar Worth CRISPR-Cas9/Gene-Editing Yibada (English Edition)

CRISPR-Cas9, the Gene-Editing Technology, Could Be Used For Immoral Reporter Advocate
UC Scientists Make Four-Point Plan for CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing ApplicationModern Readers
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