It’s now easier to buy stuff from YouTube video ads, huzzah? – Engadget


It's now easier to buy stuff from YouTube video ads, huzzah?
A good 99.999 percent of the time, the adverts that run before your dogs sitting on cats video are irrelevant. But every once in a while, an ad hits and you want to know more. Beginning today, Google is making that discovery process way easier. According to …
Google Wants YouTube Viewers to Shop While They WatchWall Street Journal (blog)

Google ad boss Sridhar Ramaswamy: How YouTube's new shopping buttons fit Fortune
YouTube to allow users to buy direct from within adsFinancial Times
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Listen to Hit-Boy Feat. Travi$ Scott, “Go All Night”

Hit-Boy and Travi$ Scott team up for the strip club friendly “Go All Night.” The duo have been known to turn up separately so it’s only right they get together and drop a track on the eve of Memorial Day Weekend. Hit and Scott have fathered a lot of styles over the last few years and have both directly been involved with Kanye West’s sound so it’s surprising we haven’t… Read more »

Meek Mill Is Dropping a Mixtape Next Month

Meek Mill has announced today (May 21) that a new mixtape, Meek Season, will hit the Internet very soon, on June 5. Though details at press time are scant, the Philadelphia rapper has been remarkably sharp since his return from jail, as evidenced in “Monster” and his take on Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late cut, “Energy.” The mixtape will be his first since the Dreamchasers trilogy, released one per year in 2011,… Read more »

Adidas D Lillard 1 PDX Carpet Edition

adidas and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard unveiled yesterday a PDX Carpet edition of the D Lillard 1 basketball shoe. Paying homage to Portland International Airport’s teal print carpet, the PDX carpet pattern is printed across the shoe’s teal upper while the full-length adiprene+ midsole compliments a purple tonal snakeskin print on the heel, toecap and TECHFIT booty. The purple laces feature flecks of grey and “DAME” is printed… Read more »

Former Rhapsody Exec Jon Maples Joins 8tracks

Former Rhapsody exec Jon Maples has a written a number of smart pieces for Hypebot and been interviewed on our Upward Spiral podcast. So we were quite pleased to hear that he’s joined the growing team at 8Tracks. ________________________ Popular playlist radio service 8tracks has hired digital music executive Jon…

Canberra linked to planned Google hack – The Australian


Canberra linked to planned Google hack
The Australian
Australia is among five countries which developed plans to hack into data links to app stores operated by Google and Samsung to plant spyware on smartphones, a media report says. The online news site The Intercept on Thursday said Australian spies …
NSA Wanted to Lurk in Google and Samsung App Stores to Spread Malware Slate Magazine (blog)

National Security Agency planned hack of Google app storeEconomic Times
NSA planned hack of google app store: ReportAl-Arabiya
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