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Business

Why isn’t the digital economy making life better? Douglas Rushkoff has an answer

The digital economy was supposed to make us all rich, except instead, it’s amplifying the worst parts of our old economy? How do we fix this? Douglas Rushkoff has some ideas.
Cars

Building An ICON: How Jonathan Ward turns classic beaters into collector marvels

ICON 4x4 produces some of the most beautiful, capable, and unique vehicle restorations on the planet. Digital Trends spent the day with designer, gearhead, and ICON founder Jonathan Ward to get the scoop on his shop’s outlandish process.
Computing

Windows 10 may be free, but it’s crammed with tricks that make Microsoft money

Windows 10 may be a free upgrade, but it's not a charity. Here are a few money making schemes that help explain why Microsoft is pushing this OS so hard.
Movies & TV

Wil Wheaton thinks streaming will be the big bang for a new era of TV

Wil Wheaton's 30-year career has led him to a new comic series streaming exclusively on PlayStation Network. In our interview, Wheaton discusses his love for comics, how The Big Bang Theory has changed his fame, and how streaming is…
Cars

Marshawn Lynch puts rumors to rest, tells us he is absolutely retired from football 2:20

After rumors circulated on the web of a potential comeback, former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch told us he's officially retired and has no plans to play football again. Instead, Beast Mode wants to focus on helping people.
Movies & TV

How Rhys Darby flew from Conchords to The X-Files, and Netflix’s new Voltron 0:44

This week, Dreamworks Animation introduces Voltron to a new generation in Voltron Legendary Defender, a Netflix It's anseries that combines cutting-edge animation, a refreshed and rebooted origin story, and an impressive cast of…
Gaming

Why did Blizzard craft an engrossing story for Overwatch, then toss it away?

Blizzard's Overwatch is one of the best competitive shooters ever made, but due to the freedom to choose any character at any time, its story and gameplay can never truly reconcile.
Music

Band of Skulls set up shop in church to conjure the unholy rock of ‘By Default’

Churches aren’t just for Christian rock and gospel. Band of Skulls’ Russell Marsden explains how the band set up shop to rock in one of their hometown holy spots.
Music

#nofilter: DJ Funk Flex would rather rant on the radio than on Twitter 13:22

Hot 97's DJ Funk Flex and Hot in Tech host Tat WZA spoke about the change in Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert, why software DJ's are not as good as Funk Flex, and how artists signing exclusive deals with streaming services is…
Computing

The mechanical keyboards at Computex prove Steve Jobs was wrong about the PC

The halls of Computex are filled to the brim with keyboards, even while some repeat predictions of the PC's doom. Is the keyboard's popularity a fluke? Or does it reveal something deeper about computers?
Music

Andrew W.K. explains how his Twitter fans got the Penguins partying hard

If you attend a Pittsburgh Penguins Playoff game, you’re going to hear Andrew W.K.’s anthem Party Hard, and Twitter fans can take all the credit.
Music

Rising star Gallant talks about the early years, his new LP, and pushing for embarrassment

Following his well-received EP, Zebra, R&B newcomer Gallant released his debut full-length album, Ology, in April. We recently sat down with him to chat about his music, old and new, his inspirations, and more.