American news media outlets such as Time and Newsweek are keeping the U.S. in the dark about world issues; a Silicon Valley startup has dreamed up a ship for international techies to avoid immigration problems; and Wi-Fi and cellphones are making us sick—or are they? These discoveries and more after the jump.
Iceland’s revolution goes unperceived by U.S. media; Greece worries about the China-ization of its country; and Egypt questions the need for a violent uprising. These discoveries and more after the jump.
For months Google has been putting the finishing touches on a “cloud” music service that will allow users to put their own music collections online, much like Amazon’s Cloud Player. Apple is also working on such a project. Unlike Apple and Amazon, Google was unable to negotiate a deal ... (more)
The seeming stranglehold that Apple’s iTunes has had on the online music market could be challenged, or at least loosened, by the imminent release of a competitor from Sony this quarter. Author, scholar and Truthdig contributor Aram Sinnreich ...