Watch: Foo Fighters – Times Like These – Unplugged at Apple iPhone 5 Event

Foo Fighters

On Wednesday, Foo Fighters played an unplugged gig at Apple headquarters in celebration of the company’s iPhone 5 announcement. Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced the band after revealing details of the newest-generation iPhone, an “ultra-thin” iPod touch and iPod nano, and a redesigned iTunes with iCloud integration that will be available as a free download [...]

Swizz Beatz Vaguely Addresses Megaupload Scandal


Earlier this year, file sharing website Megaupload was shut down by the federal government for copyright infringement. The rumored CEO of the former company, rapper/producer Swizz Beatz, was not included in the indictment and avoided the eventual arrest of Megaupload executives. During a recent interview with Al Lindstrom, Swizz (real name Kasseem Dean) backed his [...]

Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics Merges With MOG Music


Since its inception, Beats Electronics LLC has established itself as one of the industry’s top headphone companies; amassing a lot of exposure due to heavy presence in popular artists’ music videos and various other media and the general public’s knowledge of its creator. Co-founded by acclaimed hip hop producer Dr. Dre and Interscope chairman Jimmy [...]

Hologram Tupac Wins Award At Cannes Lions Festival

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The posthumous appearance of rapper Tupac Shakur at this year’s Coachella festival won the hearts of many, and now it has also won a prestigious award at the 59th annual Cannes Lions Festival; a highly revered digital/creative communications industry ceremony in Cannes, France. Digital Domain Media Group, the company behind the holographic performance of the [...]

Dr. Dre Talks Jimmy Hendrix and Marvin Gaye Holograms


TMZ caught up Dr. Dre for his take on how the public has received the posthumous hologram performance of Tupac Shakur last weekend at Coachella. “Great…perfect…we’re gonna have a good time (again) this Sunday.” says Dre. As part of a team developing the technology, he sees more advancements in making the 2 dimensional image rendered [...]

TouchTunes will Release The Beatles’ Music on Digital Jukeboxes


Apple Corps Ltd., EMI Music, and TouchTunes Interactive Networks announced that The Beatles catalog will be featured across TouchTunes’s network of over 50,000 digital jukeboxes. TouchTunes will add the legendary band’s 13 studio albums on digital jukeboxes across North America on April 1. In addition to the studio albums, TouchTunes will also make available The Beatles’ two-volume ‘Past Masters’ compilation, [...]

Motorola and Nextel Launch Ferrari Inspired Phone

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Nextel and Motorola Industrial Ltda  have teamed up to launch a new cell phone inspired by the Ferrari product family in Brazil: the Motorola i897 Ferrari Black. The device features a luxurious design and exclusive Ferrari digital content, such as wallpapers, videos and brand campaigns, as well as Gameloft’s® Ferrari GT: Evolution® game. It also includes external media keys [...]

Universal Music Group and Justice Department Websites Hacked by Anonymous


The hacker collective known as Anonymous is claiming responsiblitiy for taking a number of websites offline, including sites for for RIAA, Universal Music and the Justice Department, in response to the indictment against file-sharing giant Megaupload.  See post from the groups twitter page below.