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Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Kendrick Lamar, Angel Olsen, and more. The post 5 songs you need to stream this week: Kendrick Lamar, Angel Olsen, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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5 songs you need to stream this week: Kendrick Lamar, Angel Olsen, and more

 If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, non-technical, web platform to detect people and most other objects. Reza Zadeh, found


Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

One of the main reasons Donald Trump won the presidency is because he convinced enough Americans that their country needed a successful businessperson at the helm, someone who knows how to make lucrative deals and who lacked political baggage. The first 100 days in the White House have been an adjustment for Trump, who's never held elected office. However, during this transition he

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Trump has met with 81 executives since being elected president — here's who made the cut

 The Gillmor Gang — Michael Arrington, Keith Teare, Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 24, 2017. Twitter ponders subscription services, Medium gets $5 from Steve and maybe Doc, Keith and Kevin offer their 2 cents from across the pond, and Mike holds down the fort from Crunchfund HQ. @stevegillmor, @arrington, @dsearls, @kevinmarks, @kteare Prod/


Gillmor Gang: Loose Change

Earlier this week, the Senate voted to repeal privacy measures that would stop internet service providers from sharing their users’ internet activity with third parties. Those rules were passed in October, but not only does this vote undo them, it prevents the FCC from reinstating similar rules in the future. This is great for broadband companies, but if you’re one of these compani

The Verge

A VPN can stop internet companies from selling your data — but it’s not a magic bullet

Image: Library of CongressIn January 1939, motorists on highways in the “Bootheel” of southeastern Missouri began reporting a strange sight: thousands of sharecropper families were camped out on the roadside, their meager possessions piled around them, exposed to the wintry cold.The families, almost all African-American, had been evicted by the owners of the farms where they had li


In 1939, evicted sharecroppers held a roadside protest that captivated the nation

In 2004, then-real estate mogul Donald Trump told Vanity Fair that the figure in he most admired was iconic New York builder Robert Moses, who built many of the parks, highways, and public housing in the city and surrounding counties during the mid-20th century. Now as president, Trump plans to embark on his own ambitious building project, a $1 trillion plan to improve America's ex

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'Seems like it’s going to be about his corporate cronies': Environmental groups fret over Trump's infrastructure plan

During an earnings call in February, video game publisher Activision announced that it would be taking its Call of Duty franchise “back to its roots,” fueling speculation that the next entry would be returning to the Second World War. Now, leaked marketing materials help reinforce that speculation. An anonymous individual sent Spiderlaw, of the YouTube channel TheFamilyVideoGamers

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Call of Duty could be going back to its World War II roots

Opponents of Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill got a big, meme-filled laugh yesterday. But fans of both basketball and the Affordable Care Act? Well, they got perhaps the biggest laugh of all. According to a report from Deadspin, a PAC called American Action Network purchased a series of ads thanking several Republican members of Congress for "keeping [their] promise" to repeal


That awkward moment when Republicans failed to kill Obamacare but they bought boastful TV ads anyway and now they're airing, LOL

A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported. Last May, a Beijing patent regulator ordered Apple's Chinese subsidiary and a local retailer Zoomflight to stop selling the iPhones after Shen

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Apple just won a big victory in China

The Washington State-based cryptocurrency mining operation of Galaxy Mining has announced the organization will be pointing their hashrate at Bitcoin.com’s mining pool. This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is no


Galaxy Mining Directs its Hashrate Towards Bitcoin.com’s Pool

It might be a 'Vampire Diaries' spinoff on the CW, but it surprisingly—and consistently—explores America's cultural dynamics. The post TV’s Best Political Show Might Just Be The Originals. Yeah, the One With the Vampires appeared first on WIRED.


TV’s Best Political Show Might Just Be The Originals. Yeah, the One With the Vampires

Hitting theaters next November 17th, Justice League first full trailer shows Batman taking the lead in putting together a new team to protect Earth. Ben Affleck repeats his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman and does Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. The team is completed by The Flash (Ezra Miller), Aquaman (Jason...


Watch this: Justice League first trailer

The Radiohead Prophesies: How 'OK Computer' Predicted the Future Stuart Berman, Pitchfork Pitchfork is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Radiohead's OK Computer this week, including a pretty interesting look at how Thom Yorke imagined the future...


Recommended Reading: Radiohead's 'OK Computer' predicted the future

It's game over for more than 100 GameStop retail locations.

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GameStop to shutter 100+ stores

Backpacking is a fun and increasingly popular activity but if you don't prep well, you may have a bad (and even dangerous) time. Check out our guide for all the gear you need to make your trip a success. The post Say goodbye to the grid: Here’s what you need for your first backpacking adventure appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Say goodbye to the grid: Here’s what you need for your first backpacking adventure

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