Tips, Creative Ways To Use Instagram Grids

Splitting a single photo into equal individual tiles for a grid photo posting has become a unique and effective way for artists and their PR teams to tout new material and engage fans. Here we look at some creative tips for using Instagram grids. _____________________ Guest post by Ta’Rikah Jones…

Cam’ron Was Paid $70k for Mase Diss ‘Dinner Time’

In a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, Cam’ron sat down with Angela Yee and Charlamagne to tell his side about the recent battle between him and his former brother in rhyme, Mase. Cam doesn’t consider any song where he refers to his times with Mase as a “diss.” As a matter a fact, he […]

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T.I.’s ‘Urban Legend’ Album Turns 13 Years Old Today

Words by Jasmine Johnson The Atlanta rapper, T.I. released his third studio album, Urban Legend, 13 years ago today through his label Grand Hustle and Atlantic Records. The album has debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard charts top 200 and charted at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop and Top Rap Albums charts. The hit […]

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Geography Of Music: Tulsa, Oklahoma

While not place necessarily associated with pop culture preservation, the University of Tulsa is teaming with a philanthropist to make the city home to an archive of documents and objects belonging to Bob Dylan and others. _________________________ Guest post by William Glanz of SoundExchange Bob Dylan will remain in Tulsa…

How A Philly Alt-Rocker and Aussie Singer-Songwriter Connected Their Fans With A Spotify Playlist Exchange

As the international duo of besties was faced with limited option when it came to the promotion of their new album, artists Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett came with a unique way of boosting their new album via a Spotify playlist sharing program. ________________________________ From the Spotify For Artists Blog…

Amazon’s next job for Alexa is helping out in your office – The Verge


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Amazon's next job for Alexa is helping out in your office
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Amazon's business subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, has announced a new initiative to get companies using Alexa in the office. The company imagines that the virtual assistant will help employees launch conference calls, organize room bookings, and even
Alexa for Business likely to win in smart office, leverage AWS, Echo, developers and consumersZDNet


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Apple launched a study to look for irregular heart rhythms on the Apple Watch – TechCrunch


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Apple launched a study to look for irregular heart rhythms on the Apple Watch
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Apple and Stanford have teamed up for a new heart health study. Using a new Apple Watch app and the Apple Watch's built-in sensor, researchers will work to identify irregular heart rhythms and notify users who may be experiencing atrial fibrillation
Apple launches study to identify irregular heart rhythms with the Apple WatchThe Verge


EKG reader is first ever Apple Watch accessory to win FDA clearance as a medical device9to5Mac
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Australia Powers Up the World’s Biggest Battery — Courtesy of Elon Musk – New York Times


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Australia Powers Up the World's Biggest Battery — Courtesy of Elon Musk
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ADELAIDE, Australia — The state of South Australia announced on Friday that it had powered up the world's biggest battery ahead of schedule: a feat already being heralded as one of this century's first great engineering marvels and a potential
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Music Sustainability: The State Of Streaming

As streaming’s dominance in the music business to grow, we’re taking a moment to look at the current state of streaming, as well as where it might be headed in the near future. ___________________________ Guest post from Rethink Music by Allen Bargfrede, original article on Slush Music “Alexa, play some…

55% Of 2018 Grammy Nominations Went To Indie Artists

Independent artists make up 55% of nominations in all non-producer and non-spoken word categories, according to tabulations from A2IM. In 43 of the 81 categories, majority of nominees were on independent labels. ___________________________________ The 2018 Grammy nominations have again recognized the importance of independent music. The independent music label sector…

Apple launches study to identify irregular heart rhythms with the Apple Watch – The Verge


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Apple launches study to identify irregular heart rhythms with the Apple Watch
The Verge
Apple has launched a new app today that will allow the company to gather irregular heart rhythm data from the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor. Called the Apple Heart Study app, it will detect irregularities and send notifications to users who may be
EKG reader is first ever Apple Watch accessory to win FDA clearance as a medical device9to5Mac


The new FDA-cleared Apple Watch band adds real-time EKGCNET
Apple and Stanford Medicine fire up Heart Study to spot irregular beat, atrial fibrillationAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
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