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Joe Biden Gets Barack Obama on Board for His First Selfie



Joe Biden, the Vice President of the United States, decided to enter the selfie game with a bang: he took a selfie with none other than the President himself, Barack Obama. Not bad for a beginner, huh?

The caption of the selfie photo, taken in the back of a car and posted on Instagram, reads “Found a friend to join my first selfie on Instagram. Thanks for following and stay tuned. –VP”

Posted early today, the photo already has more than 21,000 likes on Instagram and more than 11,000…

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LinkedIn Says Mystery App Is Coming Soon



LinkedIn has big plans for mobile adoption in 2014, and a new standalone app (or two) appears to be among them

The professional networking company has “more apps planned” for 2014, according to Parker Barrile, VP of Product for LinkedIn Talent Solutions — with one of them coming in the “not too distant future.”

That app, the company’s fifth, could arrive in the next few weeks. Here are LinkedIn’s existing four apps:

  • LinkedIn — This is the…

Social Music App-Maker Smule Raises Another $16.6M

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Report: YouTube Delays Launch of Music Service



YouTube‘s music service is still on its way, but a report indicates that it will be delayed until later this year

The Google unit has been working on its music service for some time, but wanted to launch a product that is different from competitors in the space and ready for mass consumption, according to Billboard. The publication, which does not cite any sources, reports YouTube has pushed the launch back to “the second quarter or beyond.” Billboard previously reported that the…

Amazon Fire TV’s 8 Stiffest Competitors



Amazon is coming to a TV near you.

The company introduced Fire TV on Wednesday, a voice-activated set-top box device that comes with a remote control, gaming controller and connects to the Internet. It’s the company’s latest endeavor in the television world (following its popular instant streaming service and foray into scripted programs, such as Alpha House).

Amazon is now diving into a crowded room of popular box set and streaming services,…

32 Songs to Celebrate MLB Opening Day



With the Super Bowl long behind us and March Madness winding down, Major League Baseball‘s opening day offers a fresh start for sports fans around the nation. The first day of MLB play signals the arrival of spring, a new hope for each city’s fan base, and for many, a great excuse to call in sick from work.

But if you can’t make it to your favorite team’s stadium to ring in the 2014 MLB season today, we’ve done our…

15 Stunning Instagrams of the Eiffel Tower



Bon anniversaire, Eiffel Tower! The famous Parisian landmark is celebrating 125 years of being open to the public on Monday.

Named after its designer, Gustave Eiffel, the monument is one of the most photographed icons in all of France

To delight your inner Francophile, we’ve rounded up 15 incredible Instagram photos of the popular French tower

Curious angles

Black and white

All of the lights

Hyper filters



Radio Is Still the Most Popular Way to Find New Music, Study Says



With the rise of services such as Spotify, Pandora, iTunes and countless others, it’s clear that digital music is booming. But when it comes to music discovery, new listeners bypass these apps and tools for a class device — the radio.

According to a new report from Edison Research and Triton Digital, AM/FM radios remain the most popular method of finding new artists. Word of mouth via friends and family is the second most popular, with YouTube nabbing the third spot.

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Playing Video Games Is a Full-Time Job for This Twitch Streamer



Every kid who has ever touched a Nintendo 64, PlayStation or any other gaming console has thought to themselves, “I wish I could play video games for a living.”

That’s exactly what Jeffrey Shih, 26, does.

Every morning from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT, tens of thousands of viewers tune into Shih’s educational video-game stream on Twitch, a popular live-streaming video platform. Here, fans know him as “Trump,” one of the best players to stream Hearthstone, Blizzard Entertainment’s virtual card game…