Early Facebook and Google employees are planning to lobby against tech addiction – Quartz


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Early Facebook and Google employees are planning to lobby against tech addiction
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In December, a former Facebook executive said the company was “ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” A few weeks later, Facebook itself wondered whether it “might be having a negative impact on society.” Now a new alliance made up of
Tech platforms hijacking minds: Early Facebook, Google employeesBGR India


Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They BuiltNew York Times
A Group Of Former Facebook & Google Employees Issue Warnings About TechRefinery29

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Apple Music set to overtake Spotify in US subscribers, WSJ says – CNET


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Apple Music set to overtake Spotify in US subscribers, WSJ says
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Apple Music will overtake Spotify as the largest music streaming service in the US as measured by subscribers later this year, according to a report on Sunday. Apple's service is adding new US accounts at a faster clip than Spotify, The Wall Street
Apple Music poised to overtake Spotify in US, possibly this summerAppleInsider (press release) (blog)


Apple Music Now Has 36 Million Subscribers, Could Eclipse Spotify in United States This YearMac Rumors
Apple Music is set to surpass Spotify in paid US subscribers this summerThe Verge
Mashable –Wall Street Journal –BGR –CNBC
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How Amazon Keeps Your TV From Accidentally Triggering Your Echo – PCMag


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How Amazon Keeps Your TV From Accidentally Triggering Your Echo
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If you haven't seen it by now, Amazon's Super Bowl LII commercial is fairly clever. Kudos to the company for coming up with a fun way to mash together celebrities and Alexa without it feeling overly cheesy or trying-too-hard. More importantly, a big
Even Amazon is surprised by how much people love AlexaQuartz


This Is Amazon's Solution To Keep Alexa From Waking Up When The TV Says Its NameTech Times
Echo Dot, Echo, Echo Spot & Echo Show all on saleWRAL.com
Elite Daily –Heavy.com –NEWS.com.au –Ubergizmo
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Temptations Lead Singer Dennis Edwards Dies at 74

Temptations singer Dennis Edwards passed away on Thursday in a hospital in Chicago. Edwards was 74 years old.  The cause of his death has not yet been officially released, but it has been reported that Edwards’ family released information that was in the hospital struggling with meningitis complications prior to his passing. Since May of […]

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Battle Rapper Goodz Pops off on Jimz at Rare Breed Entertainment Event

Bronx Battle Rapper Goodz got into an altercation in his battle with Jimz. Rare Breed Entertainment hosted their “Lift His Soul 4” event on Saturday at Club Drom in Manhattan. The footage was reposted on Instagram of Goodz landing a punch on Jimz following what was said to be a bar about Goodz’ daughter. The […]

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Supercharge Your Venue • College Dilemma • Rehearsal Venue

On MusicThinkTank this week, contributors shared pieces on how to supercharge your music venue, the challenging decision musicians face when it comes to college, how you can effectively market your band, and more. Rachelle Wilber | Maximum Power: 4 Ways To Supercharge Your Music Venue Daniel Matthews | For Musicians,…

Forget The Super Bowl! The Only Football Player Ava Is Checking For Is Kaepernick #ImWithKap

The NFL boycott is still in soaring motion. As Super Bowl Sunday has arrived (Feb. 4), Colin Kaepernick supporters have declared a boycott against the viewing of the 52nd Super Bowl (Super Bowl LII), revamping the #ImWithKap hashtag. The only football player I’m checking for this weekend. ‘Cause I cannot pretend that everything is okay […]

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Kylie Jenner Announces Birth of First Child with Travis Scott

The wait is over! The youngest Kardashian-Jenner sibling recently gave birth to her first child on February 1. The newborn is Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott‘s first child. Although they have yet to decide on a name, it has been confirmed she is a baby girl. Kylie took to Instagram to announce the birth, stating she […]

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