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Amazon Prime Music unveils exclusive music with Amazon Acoustics

Amazon Acoustics, an exclusive music collection of covers and originals, is Prime Music's latest effort to differentiate itself. As the streaming wars heat up, it looks like Amazon is ready to fight for space in the burgeoning market.

Music

Businessman’s iPhone somehow still works, even after being dropped from a plane

Texas businessman Ben Wilson is thanking his lucky stars after his iPhone dropped from 9,300 feet in the sky, only for it to be discovered still in working order. Wilson successfully tracked down the phone using Find My iPhone.

Mobile

Japanese scientists are sending whiskey up to space so it can age in zero gravity

Since aging whisky on Earth is obviously a thing of the past, the Japanese distillery Suntory says it will send five bottles of its whisky to age in space.

Cool Tech

Facebook’s Aquila is a solar-powered drone that beams Internet down to earth

Facebook's testing autonomous, solar-powered aircraft capable of beaming Internet down to earth from the stratosphere. They haven't yet entered the testing phase, but Facebook expects them to deliver downlink speeds of up to 10Gbps.

Social Media

Beyonce may star as Glinda the Good Witch in NBC’s The Wiz

Beyoncé has reportedly been offered the role of Glinda the Good Witch in NBC's upcoming live musical, The Wiz. After last year's live musical garnered disappointing ratings compared to 2013, the network seems to be pulling out the big guns.

Mega Man Legends successor Red Ash strikes publishing deal for PS4, Xbox One

Mighty No. 9 studio Comcept announced that it has found a publisher for Red Ash, revealing new ports for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Gaming

Harvard scientists have developed a robot that can walk (and jump) on water

Thanks to a collaboration between Seoul National University and Harvard University, researchers have developed an insect-inspired robot that can stand and then jump on the liquid's surface

Cool Tech

Windows 10 is better than Windows 7, and you should upgrade now

Microsoft's Windows 7 was well-loved, and many fans have stuck with it despite Microsoft's efforts to sway their opinion. Now that Windows 10 is available, though, the time has come to stop being stubborn and embrace progress.

Computing

Keys to the kingdom: The most useful Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Windows 10 has many new features, and they come flanked with useful new keyboard shortcuts. Check out some of the newest and most useful keyboard shortcuts that Microsoft's latest OS has to offer.

Computing

Are you ready for the future? Lexus to unveil its Slide hoverboard August 5

Lexus has revealed that it will fully unveil the Slide hoverboard on August 5. The eye-catching invention uses liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and permanent magnets to levitate.

Cars

Willem Dafoe joins Noomi Rapace and Glenn Close in new sci-fi thriller

What Happened to Monday? -- the upcoming sci-fi thriller from Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters director Tommy Wirkola -- has added Willem Dafoe to its impressive cast, which already includes Noomi Rapace and Glenn Close.

Movies & TV

A used computer could save you money — Here’s how to buy the right one

Buying a used computer is a great way to save money. But there are a lot of risks that go along with dipping into the used pool. Here's how to buy a great used PC without getting shafted.

Computing

K.K. Slider, King K. Rool now playable in Super Smash Bros. via new costumes

Nintendo has patched Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, adding new stages and costumes inspired by Animal Crossing, Donkey Kong Country, and more.

Gaming