Piracy is the perhaps the most visible of the music industry’s money woes, but it’s not the only one. The global music industry also loses out on $2.65 billion every year because of small businesses misusing personal music-streaming services, according to a study published Monday by Nielsen Music and licensing service Soundtrack Your Brand. Continue reading Music Loses $2.65 Billion a Year From the Likes of Coffee Shops
George Taliaferro, who was the first African American player drafted in NFL history, died Monday evening. Continue reading George Taliaferro, 1st African American NFL Draft Pick, Dies at Age 91
Six years ago, the Voyager 1 spacecraft informed scientists that it had become the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. Now, Voyager 2 has begun to return signs that its own exit from the Solar System could be coming soon. Continue reading Voyager 2 Detects Hints That Interstellar Space Is Nearby
Netflix isn’t just expanding its footprint in California. The streaming behemoth is planning to open a production hub in New Mexico by acquiring Albuquerque’s ABQ Studios — its first purchase of a production studio complex. It’s making the deal (which is still in “final negotiations”) in part due to incentives, which include up to $10 million in Local Economic Development Act funding from the state as well as a maximum of $4.5 million from Albuquerque.
The Cassini space probe’s fatal plummet into Saturn has revealed that the gas giant’s innermost ring sheds icy showers of rain and organic molecules into the planet’s upper atmosphere at an incredible rate.