Former President of Content and Ad Sales, Aaron Slator, was terminated from his position; due to a text message found in his phone containing a meme with the phrase “It’s Friday N***as”. The picture was found by an AT&T employee during a data transfer, as Slator was getting a new phone.
Instagram launched a new account called @Music dedicated to highlighting artists and their activities. Musicians drive a huge amount of traffic to Instagram and now they are trying to monetize off of it. Find out how the new account works after the jump!
Science fiction is slowly but surely becoming science fact in our progressing world of wearable technology. Fetch is a personal shopper, travel assitant, and travel agent all in one package. You can ask the new application “Fetch” any request from ordering a pizza to scheduling a flight with a flick of the wrist. See how the app works after the jump!
TV streaming services are getting extremely competitive nowadays. Reportedly Hulu paid nearly $180 million dollars for all 180 episodes of Seinfeld. Sources say it is just about 1 million dollars per episode. Find out who will be getting all of that money after the jump!
This is wear our reliance on technology gets a little scary. American Airlines has been using iPads in place of the standard reference manuals in cockpits for years. However last night “several dozen” American Airline planes were grounded because pilots iPads crashed. Apparaently right before take off the pilots iPads went black which meant the pilots did not know the flight plan and could not take off. See what happened to these planes after the jump
Jay-Z is pulling out all the stops for his music streaming service Tidal. This morning an announcement was made that Hov is going to have an intimate concert in NYC on May 13th where hes going to perform his best B-side hits from his career. Apparently songs that have never been performed live or havent been performed in over 10 years will be the attraction of this exclusive concert. Read more to find out how you can attend this special show!
Ok cool story here bro(s), when I interview interns I ask if potentials they use Skype and I normally hear ‘I have it but don’t use it, I use FaceTime/Hangouts’, which shows people use what they are comfortable with, and although Hangouts is on iPhone so technically you could already use cross-platform video chat but since there are so many Facebook users that this may very well become successful.
Universal Music Group officially dropped the name Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD), and updated its U.S. structure. In a digital market, where applications like Spotify, Tidal, and iTunes have limited the number of hard copies purchased by consumers; it looks like Universal Music Group will be placing more interest in marketing and e-commerce operations.
Google Executive Dan Fredinburg was amoung those killed in the Earthquake in nepal earlier today. It was said that he had died due to a serious head injury during the earthquake which had a magnitude of 7.9 which then triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest.