Carbon dioxide biggest player in thawing permafrost Northern Arizona University – EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)

Carbon dioxide biggest player in thawing permafrost Northern Arizona University
EurekAlert (press release)
IMAGE: As the permafrost thaws, microbes wake up and begin digesting the newly available remains of ancient plants and animals stored as carbon in the soil. This digestion produces either carbon… view more. Credit: Victor Leshyk. Carbon dioxide …

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TuneCore Artists Earned $42 Million Last Quarter, Up 16%

TuneCore artists earned $42 million in the first quarter of 2016, up 16% from the same quarter last year. Revenue from music streaming services like Spotify, TIDAL, Deezer and Rhaposdy has grown significantly, according to the digital music distributor. More new TuneCore stats: TuneCore artists have earn more than $689…

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls Orlando shooting ‘act of hatred’ – CNET


CNET

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls Orlando shooting 'act of hatred'
CNET
Apple CEO Tim Cook asks for a moment of silence at the WWDC developer conference in 2016 to honor those killed in a mass shooting over the weekend in an Orlando, Fla. night club. CNET. Apple CEO Tim Cook offered his sympathies to the families and …
This 9-year-old girl just got a shout out by Apple CEO Tim CookBusiness Insider


Tim Cook opens WWDC with moment of silence for Orlando terrorist attack victimsVentureBeat
Apple CEO: Orlando Shooting 'Unconscionable Act of Terrorism'TIME
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Minecraft Realms brings cross-platform play to Windows 10, iOS, Android, Gear VR – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

Minecraft Realms brings cross-platform play to Windows 10, iOS, Android, Gear VR
Ars Technica
Minecraft—whether it's for iOS, Android, Gear VR, or the version in the Windows 10 store—got a big upgrade today: Realms. Worlds built in the game can now be shared cross-platform, allowing users of the different versions to explore each other's
Minecraft gets Xbox Live: Console, PC, and mobile can play togetherVentureBeat


Minecraft Friendly update brings dedicated serversPC Gamer
'Minecraft' update takes cross-platform multiplayer onlineEngadget
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Watch the first gameplay trailer for ReCore, coming September to Xbox One and Windows 10 – The Verge


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Watch the first gameplay trailer for ReCore, coming September to Xbox One and Windows 10
The Verge
One of our favorite trailers from last year's E3 keynote was the Xbox One exclusive ReCore, which looked like Star Wars and Wall•E mashed together. And now it's almost ready to go: Microsoft has announced that ReCore is set to launch September 13th.
The ReCore E3 trailer introduces the teamPC Gamer


ReCore's new trailer shows how robots are a girl's best friendVentureBeat
Mega Man creator's 'ReCore' hits Xbox One and PC September 18thEngadget
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In Defense Of The Digital Album

As the popularity of playlists grows, and music consumption habits gradually change in favor of the single, many artists are gravitating away from full-length albums, something which could have negative consequences for both artists and fans. ______________________________ Guest Post by Heather Willensky on Medium What’s the best band you discovered…

Scientists discover a giant planet that orbits two suns – and could have habitable moons – Washington Post


Washington Post

Scientists discover a giant planet that orbits two suns – and could have habitable moons
Washington Post
Some worlds have more than one sun in their sky. Now scientists say they've confirmed the existence of the largest-ever planet orbiting a pair of binary stars – a gas giant with the same mass and radius as Jupiter. Exoplanets like this one – situated
Found: planet the size of Jupiter orbiting two Sun-like starsThe Verge


Largest crowdsource astronomy network helps confirm discovery of 'Tatooine' planetEurekAlert (press release)
Newly discovered planet shares traits with Earth, JupiterNew York Daily News
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Music Industry Is Not Ready For The Blockchain

Although the blockchain technology used for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is often hailed as a potential savior for the music industry, getting the industry to embrace and integrate such technology may, as yet, not be feasible, says Bas Grasmayer. _________________________ Guest Post by Bas Grasmayer The blockchain cannot…

Berklee Launches Ambitious Open Music Initiative, Majors Labels and Top Music Streamers Sign On

After a year filled with lawsuits and bad press over disputes resulting from the lack of a global music database, Berklee College Of Music’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship has an announced an initiative to fix the problem. The efforts is so ambitious that it could be dismissed as just another…