Blues Foundation Names 2016 Blues Music Award Nominees

The Blues Foundation has announced the nominees for its annual Blues Music Awards, which the organization will present at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday, May 5, 2016. ___________________________________________ James Harman leads this year’s Blues Music Awards with five nominations. Anthony Geraci and Sugaray Rayford are…

Google to Make Driverless Cars an Alphabet Company in 2016 – Bloomberg


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Google to Make Driverless Cars an Alphabet Company in 2016
Bloomberg
Google Inc. plans to make its self-driving cars unit, which will offer rides for hire, a stand-alone business under the Alphabet Inc. corporate umbrella next year, a person briefed on the company's strategy said. Google's autonomous vehicles have
Google will start a new company for its self-driving car, and it might take on The Verge


Google May Be Making a Big Move to Take on UberTIME
Google Driverless Cars to Become its Own Unit in 2016Android Headlines – Android News
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First impressions of the Moto 360 Sport fitness-focused Android Wear smartwatch – ZDNet


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First impressions of the Moto 360 Sport fitness-focused Android Wear smartwatch
ZDNet
moto-360-sport-lineup.jpg (Image: CNET). I'm pleased there are so many new fitness-focused wearables during this time of year as their release helps motivate me to get out and move. After posting my review of the Samsung Gear S2 3G yesterday and …
Moto G Turbo Edition reviewTimes of India


Moto 360 Sport Review Part 1: Day 1, ComfortSlashGear
Alleged 2016 Moto X leak suggests a metal redesignVentureBeat
Ubergizmo –NDTV –International Business Times AU
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PledgeMusic Artists Score 2016 Grammy Nominations

In anticipation of the 58th annual Grammy Awards, PledgeMusic announced that a diverse group of its own artists were honored with a place on the recently released list of nominees, in categories ranging from Best Metal Performance to Best Children’s Album. __________________________________ Guest Post from PledgeMusic The 58th annual Grammy…

Got Calcium? Wild Parrots Use Tools During Snack Time – Live Science


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Got Calcium? Wild Parrots Use Tools During Snack Time
Live Science
The black-feathered greater vasa parrot has a new skill to add to its resume — the use of tools to grind shells to create calcium powder, which it then proceeds to lick up with its pink tongue, a new study finds. The vasa parrot is now the only known
Tool-Using Parrots Use Pebbles to Grind SeashellsNational Geographic


Parrots Make Their Own VitaminsDiscovery News
New evidence of tool use discovered in parrotsPhys.Org
ChronicleDaily.com (blog) –Economic Times
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`Metal Gear Solid’ Creator Leaves Konami to Start Own Studio – Bloomberg


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`Metal Gear Solid' Creator Leaves Konami to Start Own Studio
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Hideo Kojima, creator of Konami Holdings Corp.'s popular “Metal Gear Solid” series, has formed an independent studio and will begin developing games for Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 4 console. The 52-year-old game developer, who is celebrated by the …
Hideo Kojima's First Game As 'Kojima Productions' Will Be A PS4 ExclusiveForbes


'Metal Gear Solid' creator inks games deal with PS4CNBC
'Metal Gear' creator reportedly forms new studio, in talks with PlayStationMashable
RocketNews24
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Google Play Books makes e-reading easier on the eyes with Night Light – AppAdvice


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Google Play Books makes e-reading easier on the eyes with Night Light
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If you're anything like me, then you probably have a habit of catching up on some reading on your iOS device before going to sleep. And if you're anything like me, then you'll agree that staring at a bright screen amid the darkness of your bedroom can
Google Play Books new blue light filter reduces eye strainEngadget


Get the new Night Light mode in Google Play BooksCNET
Google Play Books gains Night Light for easier evening reading, Google Docs PhoneDog
The Verge –Android Police –Android Headlines – Android News
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Jeep Wrangler ranks among best on resale – Toledo Blade


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Jeep Wrangler ranks among best on resale
Toledo Blade
About a year ago, Monroe car dealer Ralph Mahalak, Jr., gave his employees some new instructions for what to do when Jeep Wranglers came across the auction block. Don't worry about the price. Just buy 'em. “They were complaining they could never buy …
Subaru scores KBB's Best Brand second year in-a-rowTorque News


10 Cars with the Best Resale Value This 2016; GM, Subaru and Lexus Were Big Latinos Health
More Awards As General Motors Closes the Gap to ToyotaMotley Fool
TimesOracle.com (blog)
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Google launches nine new fancy-schmancy designer watch faces for Android Wear – Digital Trends


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Google launches nine new fancy-schmancy designer watch faces for Android Wear
Digital Trends
If you've ever looked at your Android Wear smartwatch and felt like a complete plebeian, then your chance at redeeming yourself is at hand, as Google launched several new watch faces for its smartwatch operating system. These watch faces, nine in total
Google debuts designer watch faces for Android WearEngadget


Google launches new designer watch faces for Android WearPhone Arena
Fossil Q Founder review: Bold, beautiful, but average with Android WearArs Technica
TechCrunch –CNET –Droid Life (press release) (blog)
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