The New York Knicks and Squarespace Announce the Make It Awards

NEW YORK , Jan. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The New York Knicks today announced that they have partnered with leading website building platform Squarespace to kick off “Make It Awards,” a program that will provide select tri-state area entrepreneurs with the funds and exposure they need to hustle hard, and bring their businesses to…

Spotify hits 70 million paying subscribers

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The world’s largest music streaming company, which has been valued at up to $20 billion, Spotify has reached 70 million paying subscribers – ten million more paying subscribers since its last update in July. The subscriber announcement comes amid reports that Spotify plans shortly to go public, using an unusual direct listing…

Lyft announces hiring of Kristina Omari as VP; Expansion to Canada

SAN FRANCISCO, California — Last week, Lyft made a major announcement as the transportation network company continues to grow as a brand and aims to compete with rival Uber. The company welcomed Kristina Omari to Lyft’s team as Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations, along with its plans to expand into Canada in…

FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Regulations – What does it mean for Internet?

NEW YORK, New York — The Republican-led FCC voted to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The vote was 3-2, along party lines. The FCC repealed Title II net neutrality regulations, making it legal for internet service providers to fracture the internet and charge more for the leftover pieces. CNN Senior Technology Correspondent Laurie Segall breaks…

Spotify Expands; agrees to equity exchange with Chinese tech giant Tencent

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The world’s largest music streaming service, Spotify annonced that it has agreed on Friday with China’s Tencent to equity investments, strengthening relationships between the two most popular music streaming platforms in the world. “We are delighted to facilitate this strategic collaboration between the two largest digital music platforms in the world,” said…

Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries Around the World

SEATTLE, Washington — Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon’s full-catalog streaming service, today announces its expansion into 28 additional countries, offering a catalog of more than 40 million songs and thousands of playlists and personalized stations, hand-curated by Amazon Music experts, to millions more listeners around the globe. New customers in these countries can now begin unlimited, ad-free streaming of new…

Galaxy S8 Now Available in Burgundy Red

KOREA — Samsung Electronics has officially announced the release of a bold new colorway for the Galaxy S8: Burgundy Red. The striking edition will be available first in Korea beginning on November 28, before rolling out to select markets.* The new, luxurious hue accentuates the elegance of the Galaxy S8’s ergonomic glass and metal form,…

Beats By Dre “Above the Noise” Commercial With Serena Williams

COMPTON, California — Following her immaculate star-studded wedding, Serena Williams and Kris Wu star in the new Beats by Dre #AboveTheoNoise ad alongside Michael K. Williams, Neymar Jr and Cara Delevigne. The new clip centers around the belief that, “In a loud world full of distractions, it’s never been more important to rise Above The…