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Spotify Sued, Yet Again, Over Compositions

NPR | July 21, 2017 8:21 a.m.

Two new lawsuits against the music streaming leader landed this week, over issues that have already twice led to settlements.

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Jay Z Announces New Album, '4:44'

NPR | June 19, 2017 7:18 a.m.

The rapper and mogul's thirteenth solo album will be released on Friday, June 30, exclusively to Tidal subscribers.

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'The Four Top': Cannabis In The Kitchen | Will Marijuana Wreck Restaurants | Truthiness In Labeling

OPB | June 19, 2017 6:15 a.m.

What's the deal with cooking cannabis? Is the growing marijuana industry affecting the bottom lines of restaurants? And why was a small family dairy barred from labeling its skim milk as ... "skim milk"?  

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Taylor Swift Returns To Spotify, Amends Her Relationship To Streaming

NPR | June 9, 2017 12:12 p.m.

The pop superstar announced her 'return' to streaming, but it's more complicated than that.

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In $43 Million Settlement, Spotify Forced To Confront A Persistent Problem

NPR | June 1, 2017 11:11 a.m.

The streaming service settled a class action lawsuit filed by songwriters who accused Spotify of using their work without a license.

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The MP3 Is Officially Dead, According To Its Creators

NPR | May 11, 2017 3:52 p.m.

The MP3 upended the way the world receives and hears music, for better and for worse. Now it's dead.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | May 8, 2017 6:15 a.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

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Ginned Up: Canada Recalls Bottles Of Bombay Sapphire For Being Extra-Boozy

NPR | May 5, 2017 10 a.m.

Thousands bottles of Bombay Sapphire gin in Canada were not properly diluted, leaving them with nearly double the intended alcohol content by volume — 77 percent, or 154 proof.

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Is Pharrell, The First Man To Model A Chanel Bag, Pushing Any Boundaries?

NPR | May 3, 2017 7:39 a.m.

In promoting a $4,000 handbag, is the producer widening the boundaries of hip-hop fashion?

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Many Working Women Won't See Themselves In 'Women Who Work'

NPR | May 3, 2017 6:55 a.m.

Ivanka Trump's new book — named after her brand's marketing campaign — is packed with anodyne advice borrowed from others, and a striking lack of awareness about economic and racial realities.