It’s Bill Gates versus Steve Jobs in high-tech Broadway musical Nerds

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs may be set for a dance-off. The rivalry between the two tech visionaries will be the focus of an upcoming Broadway musical called Nerds. Opening night will be held in April 2016.
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Coachella attendees will get early access to Doppler Labs’ sound-tweaking ‘Here’ earbuds

Coachella fans will get exclusive early access to the Here Active Listening System, a mobile app that lets listeners control their own audio experience. The paired wireless earbuds mean that every Here listener will be able to…

Goodbye wires: Apple said to be working on wireless earbuds for the iPhone 7

Evidence has been building for some time that the iPhone 7 will drop the headphone jack in favor of a single Lightning connection, and now it seems Apple may be working on wireless earbuds to replace the company's wired EarPods.

Bowie breaks YouTube record posthumously, Spotify streams skyrocket by 2,800 percent

David Bowie posthumously broke the record for most channel views in a day on YouTube, amassing 51 million views in the 24 hours following his death on January 10. Streaming of the rock legend's music on Spotify also increased by 2,800…
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Latest edition of Carpool Karaoke with James Corden proves Adele can do anything

Adele joins James Corden for the latest edition of Carpool Karaoke, and proves there's really nothing she can't sing, belting out not only her own hits, but the Spice Girls, and even rapping a Nicki Minaj tune.

Bose makes car audio for every budget now, and we tried them all

Bose has been designing factory premium car audio systems since 1983, but with its feet firmly planted in the premium tier, they were only available in luxury cars. Now, Bose is expanding its reach into much more affordable territory, and…

Serial switches up season 2 release schedule to add more material

You'll now have to wait longer between new Serial season 2 episodes, but there's a silver lining: The change comes as more material is added to the podcast, announced host Sarah Koenig.

Diplo will be first U.S. musician to perform in Cuba following restoration of ties

Electronic musician Diplo will bring his Major Lazer project to Cuba this March, to play in front of the U.S. Embassy as part of a larger cultural exchange between the small island nation and the U.S.

Sony is now the last major record label holding out on SoundCloud

German music streaming company SoundCloud has signed a licensing deal with the publishing arm of Universal Music Group, allowing the company access to its music catalog in return for ad-based royalties.
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Spike Lee’s new doc on Showtime explores MJ’s smash LP Off the Wall

Showtime has released the first trailer for its upcoming Michael Jackson documentary, featuring interviews with celebrities like Questlove, David Byrne, and The Weeknd, and vintage concert footage.

Watch David Bowie joke around with Conan O’Brien in Late Night montage 

Conan O'Brien aired a montage of his many Late Night encounters with the late David Bowie. 'He was always funny,' said the talk show host. 

President Obama welcomes Kendrick Lamar to the White House to talk about mentors

Hip-hop icon Kendrick Lamar has released a new PSA video for in which he talks about the importance of having positive influences, along with his meeting with President Barack Obama.