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.
Seems to be a lot of disappointment coming from this Tidal app not so much the app itself but falling out of the top 700 Apps to averaging only 1 million streams a day must have Hov like WTF!? Having all star musicians from different genre’s and genres alike would be like taking every great ball player from every country and forming a dream team but for some reason this team is losing on paper.
It’s almost been a month since Jay Z gathered is star-studded team of musicians and announced his new music streaming service Tidal. The latest competitor against services like Spotify and Beat’s Music has been through hell and back in its first month. Although the service has the co-sign of celebrities like Madonna, Alicia Keys, Kanye West and more, there has been heavy criticism about the site’s fee of $19.99 (with another tier costing $9.99) from music connoisseurs and artists alike. Since the app has fallen off the top 700 in the Apple app store, most are wondering if Tidal will have a prominent future. According to Tidal senior executive, it looks like they have a new plan to succeed. Find out what Tidal will try to accomplish after the jump!
Technology just keeps getting more advanced. According to the Technology Review a new service called Blink is launching in New York that will make getting an eye exam cheaper and easier. Blink is an old school house call type of business where a technician not optometrist comes to your house and for a flat fee of $75 gives you a full eye exam where prescriptions can be filled in 24 hours. One of the best features is the Blink App which can tell you the prescription strength of your current lenses using a smartphone. Check out how this new technology works and how to get an eye exam after the jump!
The future of wearable technology is very bright. Italian eyewear maker Luxottica has confirmed that they are working with Google on the second generation of the futuristic pair of glasses. Luxottica is better known for being the company behind Oakley and Ray-ban so you can imagine the design of Google Glass 2.0 is going to be on point. The Wall Street Journal reported that Luxottica had a meeting at its Milan headquarters discussing the preparation for their next big project. Check out the the details and timeline for the release of Google Glass 2.0 after the jump!
Uh oh this may be troubling news for you caramel macchiato addicts out there. Yesterday night the Starbucks computers in North America and Canada malfunctioned and stopped working. Customers went into Starbucks yesterday only to be turned away or at some locations given free coffee. Some of the coffee shops were closing early and as the day progressed started accepting cash only. See what Starbucks spokesman had to say and how they fixed the glitch after the jump!