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Singer-Songwriter Michelle Schmitt credits artists like Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Carole King, Bonnie Raitt, Natalie Merchant, Tracy Chapman, & Stevie Nicks for her inspiration.

Mobile
Clinton Stark
10.29.2014

Beats Music trails when it comes to downloads, but pulls in the money. Meanwhile, where is the Google Play Music app?

Facebook-Earnings-Report
Silicon Valley
BY | 10.28.14

Facebook beats analyst expectations, reports $3.2 billion in top line revenue for Q3. “I see nothing wrong with any of these numbers,” said one prominent analyst.

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The Arts
BY | 10.17.14 VIDEO

Can music change (save) the world?

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Silicon Valley
BY | 10.16.14

For the first time in the history of Google’s flagship Android program, Motorola Mobility is tapped as the device partner for the Nexus smartphone. Nexus 6 ships November 2014.

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Film
BY | 10.15.14

Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) sets record with 61,000 attendance. Watch highlights: Elle Fanning, Hilary Swank, Kristin Davis.

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Theater & Arts
BY | 10.15.14

Joan Crawford: your play is ready. Divas unite.

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Causes
BY | 10.13.14 VIDEO

Elephants could become extinct in 10 years, says actress Kristin Davis (Sex And The City), if we don’t stop poachers from gunning them down for ivory.

California-Drought
In Wine
BY | 10.09.14

Lack of water, it turns out, forces vines (as it does other plants) to become more resourceful. In turn, they produce smaller berries. Resulting wines are concentrated, rich in flavor.

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Auto Tech
BY | 10.09.14

I loath heading over to that corner of the gas station where the dreaded dirty machine is located to check tire pressure. Now: there’s an app for that.