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Can Matthew McConaughey help bring ‘True Detective’ back for a third season?

In a recent interview on the Rich Eisen Show, Matthew McConaughey expressed a willingness to reprise his role as Rustin Cohle in True Detective, and revealed that he's had talks with show creator Nic Pizzolatto about it.
Music

Rob Thomas introduces smooth new karaoke hologram for VIP ticketholders

Rob Thomas, the alt-rock frontman behind famed late-90s rockers Matchbox Twenty, will introduce a special karaoke hologram to VIPs on his tour with Counting Crows this summer, allowing fans to sing along with him.
Music

The one thing Katy Perry and Taylor Swift agree on: The fight against YouTube

Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney and scores of other music industry professionals are calling for big reforms to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which allows YouTube to run wild with illegal tunes.
Social Media

Video slideshow app Flipagram now has 200 million creators, 4 billion daily video views

Video app Flipagram has taken to VidCon to announce that it now has 200 million creators, and that it gets 4 billion daily video views on social media. We spoke with the app's co-founder and CEO Farhad Mohit about its success, and future…
Social Media

President Obama will talk tech with Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook Live

President Obama is set to take part in a Facebook Live discussion with Mark Zuckerberg as part of a Silicon Valley summit on tech from emerging markets. The live chat will be broadcast on the social network this Friday.
Home Theater

Astell & Kern debuts new entry-level, high-res audio player and updated in-ears

Astell & Kern debuted two new products at CE Week: its new entry-level AK70 high-resolution audio player, and its updated AK T8iE in-ear monitors, made in conjunction with Beyerdynamic.
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Netflix is becoming (slightly) less of a bandwidth hog, but why?

Netflix has earned its reputation for hogging bandwidth, but the streamer's share of peak-period internet traffic finally seems to be on the decline, according to a new report. Meanwhile, Amazon's is on the rise. But what do these numbers…
Music

Shred on the go: Your next pair of Converse can have a built in wah-wah pedal

Converse has created a sneaker-based homage to all its musical fans, a new All Star called the Chet Atkins All Wah, which has a built-in bluetooth-enabled guitar pedal.
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Samsung’s $350 Gear 360 VR camera finally hits the States, but there’s a catch

Samsung's bringing its $350 Gear 360 camera to the US, but there's a catch: orders are limited to attendees of VidCon in Anaheim, California. It's also revamping its Milk VR application.
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BitTorrent wants you to watch the election unfold on its live-streaming service

BitTorrent is expanding its live-streaming service with the addition of its very own news channel in time to cover the election this fall. Tentatively titled "BitTorrent News," the network plans to set up its base in San Francisco.
Social Media

Facebook splashes $50 million on Live streaming deals with celebs and media

Facebook is signing up celebs, including Gordon Ramsey, and Kevin Hart, and media companies to its Live video feature with multimillion-dollar deals. Over 140 content creators have been tapped to broadcast to the social network.
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Tablo OTA DVR set-top box adds Apple TV app

Nuvyyo, maker of the Tablo over-the-air HDTV DVR set-top box, today released a native app on the App Store for the fourth-gen Apple TV. The Tablo pulls in free OTA channels from a connected digital antenna and streams the live signals to…