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According to Gartner Research, in five years 70 to 80 percent of all new vehicles will include the high-speed wireless service options. As in the smartphone wars, the same players -- Google, Apple, Microsoft and BlackBerry -- are battling for supremacy over the connected car.
And there is no question that one of the stars who has best adapted to that new environment is Colombian rocker Juanes, who has more than 9 million followers on Twitter. His live streaming concert on terra.com last month broke records for the media company, with more than 1 million viewers.
Sigur Rós front man Jónsi and artist Alex Somers will score WGN America’s series on the race to build the atomic bomb in the 1940s, “Manhattan.”
U.S. Supreme Court hearings may never be televised -- not as long as comedians like Jon Stewart are around to make fun of them -- but on Tuesday, the justices of the high court were given the opportunity to get television.
Three weeks following the death of Frankie Knuckles, a letter has surfaced from President Barack Obama that pays tribute to the late Chicago DJ/producer and offers condolences to his family and friends.
"Due to the ongoing political crisis in the region, we are sad to report that we have decided to cancel our shows in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev this summer," the National posted on its Facebook page.
The cable veteran left the company last year after her portfolio of female-focused channels was absorbed by Bonnie Hammer.
Radio conglomerate Emmis Communications Corporation has partnered with Flexco, a company and media platform owned by Funkmaster Flex.
More than just a marketing coup, Kanye West's defection from Nike -- where he helped design the coveted Air Yeezy sneaker -- to Adidas in December signaled a redoubling of the 64-year-old publicly traded German brand's fashion-focused strategy for sneaker dominance.
Rdio has joined forces with Brazilian media conglomerate Grupo Bandeirantes, according to Complete Music Update. The latter will grow its online music presence with the Rdio and promote the music streaming service across its print, television, and radio media properties.
Tubular Labs has raised $11 million in a Series B round it will use to improve products used by more than 2,000 companies who produce online video, including Vice, AwesomenessTV and Maker Studios. Tubular also used its funding announcement to unveil its most important product yet, Tubular Intelligence.
Project Thirty-Three is a lovely website honoring beautiful minimalist graphic design on vintage album covers. The site was created and is maintained by Jive Time Records, a Seattle-based store specializing in used vinyl. Above and below, some of the amazing examples they've collected.
What once was Facebook's private mine has created a gold-rush effect with Google and Twitter also now seeking more mobile riches. But there's only so much money to go around.
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