Apple Music's bit rate may be lower than Spotify's, but it shouldn't matter

June 12, 2015 Mashable

At its Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple unveiled a streaming music service it billed as "revolutionary," but the company was mum on the actual format Apple Music would use. Now a new report claims to have discovered the bit rate of the service. Apple Music will stream at 256 kilobits per&hellip...

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Debating Apple Music, Oculus Rift and Twitter's CEO change in our latest MashTalk

June 12, 2015 Mashable

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), as always, was a major source of news — from the launch of Apple Music to previews of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. See also: Apple Music is a major mess, and it won't beat Spotify But the tech world was also buzzing… Please click the link...

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New FCC Net Neutrality Rules Go into Effect Today Despite Lawsuits

June 12, 2015 Social Media Today

A month ago, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to regulate the Internet like a public utility. Since then, opponents to the new laws have tried to mount court cases against the decision. The aim of the new FCC rules is to protect the open Internet, advancing principle of net neutra...

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Nokia's Moonraker could have been Microsoft's smartwatch

June 12, 2015 Mashable

A Nokia-developed smartwatch called the Moonraker never saw the light of day, but now we know what it would have looked like thanks to a Microsoft employee's Tumblr post While the Moonraker could have been Microsoft's entry to wearables — the company owns Nokia's hardware business — the ...

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Take a peek inside Apple's swanky new Upper East Side store in NYC

June 12, 2015 Mashable

While areas of New York City's Upper East Side have been infiltrated by yuccies over the past few years, the neighborhood is still one of the city's ritziest So naturally, the new Apple Store opening there is suitably fancy. The brick-and-mortar store, located at the corner of East 74th Street&helli...

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Canadian Appeals Court Orders Google To Censor Globally

June 12, 2015 Search Engine Land

While most attention has been on the European Union wanting Google to impose its censorship demands globally, the same thing has been happening in Canada. This week, Google lost an appeal and may have to censor content on sites outside Google Canada. Here’s the backstory. A Canadian company.....

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You may step into a virtual reality 'Star Wars' scene by the end of 2015

June 12, 2015 Mashable

Fulfilling the dreams of nerds worldwide, it seems we're about to get Star Wars virtual reality. Disney's collective of Lucas properties — Lucasfilm, Skywalker Sound and Industrial Light & Magic — has joined forces to establish ILM Experience Lab, a team with the goal of creating imm...

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VIDEO: WebCertain TV Gets The Scoop On The Search Engine Land Awards

June 12, 2015 Search Engine Land

Learn more about "The Landy Awards" - Search Engine Land's program to celebrate the search marketing industry with awards for SEO, PPC, Local, Retail and mobile search marketing campaigns. The post VIDEO: WebCertain TV Gets The Scoop On The Search Engine Land Awards appeared first on Search... Pleas...

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A Beginner's Guide to Podcasting

June 12, 2015 Social Media Today

Podcasting has become a household phrase, with more than 39 million Americans listening to podcasts monthly, and that number is growing rapidly. Two years ago there were 1 billion podcast subscriptions to 250,000 shows. The potential for audience growth is huge, and the advertising payout can be e...

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A Beginner's Guide to Podcasting [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 12, 2015 Social Media Today

Podcasting has become a household phrase, with more than 39 million Americans listening to podcasts monthly, and that number is growing rapidly. Two years ago there were 1 billion podcast subscriptions to 250,000 shows. The potential for audience growth is huge, and the advertising payout can be e...

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