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How Branding Has Fueled Drug Culture

How Branding Has Fueled Drug Culture

Ben Delanoy June 30, 2017 0

As the recent outbreak of IKEA-branded ecstasy pills in the UK reminds us, there is a long history — dating back to the infancy of hallucinogenic drugs — which has relied on symbols,

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The Senate Just Voted to Let Internet Providers Sell Your Web History

The Senate Just Voted to Let Internet Providers Sell Your Web History

Ben Delanoy March 24, 2017 0

Yesterday, the US Senate voted 50-48 to overturn broadband privacy rules that would have required internet service providers get consumer consent before selling their web browsing data to advertisers or other

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Multiple SXSW Bands Denied Entry Into the U.S.

Multiple SXSW Bands Denied Entry Into the U.S.

Ben Delanoy March 15, 2017 0

Multiple bands scheduled to perform this week at SXSW in Austin, Texas, will no longer be able to showcase their talents because some or all of their members have been denied

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SXSW Releases Full 2,000+ Artist Lineup

SXSW Releases Full 2,000+ Artist Lineup

Ben Delanoy March 10, 2017 0

SXSW has finally released the full lineup of artists scheduled to perform at next week’s festival from March 13—19. The list includes 2,011 (!) acts, which span an incredible array of

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Yahoo Discloses Another Massive Hack, This Time Involving a Billion People

Yahoo Discloses Another Massive Hack, This Time Involving a Billion People

Ben Delanoy December 15, 2016 0

Yahoo has followed September’s disclosure of a hack that potentially impacted 500 million users with the admission of a separate attack involving a hella troubling amount of people. The tech company

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Google Is Replacing Flash in Chrome Once and For All

Google Is Replacing Flash in Chrome Once and For All

Ben Delanoy December 12, 2016 0

Google told us in May that it would eventually block Adobe Flash Player content on Chrome. And today, the company is making good on its promise. Google is slowly rolling HTML5

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It Is Now Illegal to Deny Anyone Access to the Internet

It Is Now Illegal to Deny Anyone Access to the Internet

Ben Delanoy July 6, 2016 0

“High speed broadband is not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” exclaimed President Obama back in 2015. Today, over 3 billion people in the world are connected to the Internet, with the world’s average Internet speed rising

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TwinStar Media Announces The Launch of Its Newest Endeavor, Grill Magazine

TwinStar Media Announces The Launch of Its Newest Endeavor, Grill Magazine

Ben Delanoy May 17, 2016 0

Just in time for Grilling Season and Memorial Day weekend, TwinStar Media is excited to announce the launch of its newest endeavor, Grill Magazine. After the recent sale of Grilled Magazine,

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WordPress 4.5 ‘Coleman’ Adds a More Streamlined Workflow and Live Responsive Previews

WordPress 4.5 ‘Coleman’ Adds a More Streamlined Workflow and Live Responsive Previews

Ben Delanoy April 13, 2016 0

WordPress has released its latest update, 4.5 “Coleman” named for jazz saxophone player Coleman Hawkins. The update adds features to help users create a more streamlined workflow like inline links, which

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TwinStar Media Closes Mega-Deal Moving 20 Media Assets

TwinStar Media Closes Mega-Deal Moving 20 Media Assets

Ben Delanoy March 31, 2016 0

TwinStar Media, a Tampa-based multi-media company, announced today that they have just closed a deal with DiscoverBase.com, Inc. which included the sale of twenty special interest and local magazines. Among the

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As Manufacturing Becomes More Global, American Clothing Startups Want to Bring “Made in USA” Back

As Manufacturing Becomes More Global, American Clothing Startups Want to Bring “Made in USA” Back

Ben Delanoy March 18, 2016 0

Forget established labels like American Apparel, a slew of American clothing startups are now deciding to make their products in their own backyard. A foreign idea in 2016, when globalization has

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How the Internet Killed ‘Playboy’ & ‘Penthouse’

How the Internet Killed ‘Playboy’ & ‘Penthouse’

Ben Delanoy February 9, 2016 0

During his groundbreaking and sexually-awakening study which was conducted during the 1940s and ’50s and that involved nearly 17,000 men and women, Alfred Kinsey and his colleagues found that 54 percent

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