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Elon Musk blasts streaming services for “crazy low payouts”

Music creatives have long gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to music streaming royalties. Once the honey pot is divvied up between streaming platforms and music labels, artists and songwriters walk away with only a small piece of the pie. Mercurial tech baron and founder of Tesla, Elon Musk, is the latest powerful voice to […]

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How Twitter’s Password Screwup Might Have Happened

Last week, Twitter revealed that it had accidentally stored some user passwords in plain text, and thus suggested that all users change their Twitter password. It was bad. But honestly not that bad, according to Tristan Bolton, founder of enterprise cloud provider BoltonSmith. We talked to him about how it might have…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Twisted History Of Oliver North

When Lt. Col. Oliver North became NRA President yesterday, gun lovers throughout America welcomed their new leader. CEO Wayne LaPierre called him “a legendary warrior for American freedom, a gifted communicator and skilled leader” and Dana Loetsch praised him as “a total warrior for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Intercept Refuses to Back Down from Likely False Story About Democratic Candidate

The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill’s online news publication, makes no bones about its contempt for the Democratic Party. Stocked with writers critical of the party’s dominant centrist wing, the publication has become a thorn in its side, as its articles emphasize their failures far …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Michelle Wolf Criticized By Spineless White House Correspondents’ Association

The White House Correspondents Dinner has been a lightning rod for controversy ever since Stephen Colbert mocked the Bush Administration back in 2006. Back then, the press debated about whether he was too mean to the sitting President while forgetting that the purpose of comedy from …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Is This an Innocent OK Sign or a White Power Symbol?

This post is about Kanye West’s week of MAGA. Sorry. As you probably heard, Kanye is back on Twitter, this time with a bizarre and escalating series of tweets that seem to endorse weirdo conservatives and even Donald Trump. Every tweet inspires an explainer. Yesterday Kanye tweeted a picture of himself in a MAGA hat,…Read […]

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Kanye West And Donald Trump Now Represent The Modern Republican Party

Kanye West’s recent statements make him appear like a permanent resident of the Sunken Place. The hip-hop giant recently got back on Trump’s favorite social media outlet to send out a series of missives that have baffled his fanbase, most notably his praise for Candace Owens, an conservative, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Kanye West announces imminent return with two new summer albums, with Pusha T, Kid Cudi, and Teyana Taylor in tow

We’re all in for a damn G.O.O.D. summer. Kanye West‘s recent return to Twitter hasn’t been all for naught. His sporadic bursts of activity on the platform always turn out to be entertaining, though this time around seemed like it was leading up to some sort of action from the G.O.O.D Music camp. Now, we […]

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[LISTEN] Oshi releases new track citing he will delete it within a day

Oshi has released a new track, “h a p p i n e s s,” ahead of playing at the famed Coachella this weekend. On his Twitter page, he notes that he will probably delete the track within a day because it is a ‘throw away song.’ The track’s elaborate combination of instrumentals, synthesized vocal accents, […]

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What are Lady Gaga and Boys Noize up to?

God bless Twitter. It’s a lawless breeding ground for the Internet’s worst moments, but among many other uses, it has become a powerful vehicle for speedy, viral marketing grabs and not-so-subtle distribution channel for our favorite artists. Whatever Lady Gaga and Boys Noize are up to with the recent exchange of some very juicy tweets […]

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Nintendo Fan Account Flagged On Twitter For Image Of Man Putting On Princess Peach Mask

The excellent Supper Mario Broth—a blog dedicated to weird and fun tidbits of Nintendo history—has had its Twitter account flagged as “sensitive” after it posted an image of…an actor putting on a giant Princess Peach mask.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite Mobile Is Becoming A Battle of the Sexes

“Girls have officially ruined Fortnite mobile,” a Twitter user named Michael recently declared. “Girls in my school killed Fortnite mobile for me smh,” wrote Twitter user Julian. Maybe these statements sound dramatic, but the culture around Fortnite goes beyond kills and wins. Fortnite has become a constant presence…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Trump Responds To “Crazy Joe Biden” In Sad Twitter Beef That Makes America Look Even Sadder

It’s officially Donald Trump versus Joe Biden, the 2018 edition, where the jabs are happening behind the other person’s back though very much in the public eye. On Tuesday, Joe Biden lashed out at Trump during a speaking engagement at the University of Miami referencing the infamous Access …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Lock Down Your Social Media Data With the PlusPrivacy Chrome Extension 

Most connected people use services from at least one, if not most of the major tech companies. And while they generally make it easy for you to figure out what data you’re sharing with them and other third-party services, sometimes you need a big, red warning flag—like PlusPrivacy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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