DirecTV Gets Frosty Response After Dropping The Weather Channel

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Jim Cantore reports for #The Weather Channel. A recent #contract dispute prompted satellite-#television provider DirecTV to drop The Weather Channel around midnight Tuesday, a move Weather Channel CEO David Kenny called “unprecedented” in a recent interview. #DirecTV has reportedly replaced The Weather Channel with a different 24-hour weather network called WeatherNation. But The Weather Channel […]


Chat Her Maybe? Carly Rae Jepsen Joins Facebook Chat

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Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen and her management previously told Mashable they’re crazy in “love” with the countless “#Call Me Maybe” parodies, but on Saturday during a #Facebook #Live chat, she will reveal her overall reaction to the song’s covers, parodies and remixes. The chat begins at 1 p.m. ET — when she will […]


New on iTunes Radio: NFL Players as Your Personal DJs

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Attention, #football fans: Your favorite NFL star is about to become your personal DJ on Apple’s new streaming #music service iTunes Radio. Pepsi told Mashable on Wednesday that it launched FanEnough, a series of iTunes Radio stations curated by 16 #NFL players. When #iTunes Radio became available on Sept. 18, the service debuted with stations […]


Soccer Stars’ Anti-Racism Statement Was Actually Not That Spontaneous

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FC Barcelona’s Neymar, from Brazil, right, and Daniel Alves, from Brazil, arrive for a religious ceremony at Barcelona Cathedral for late former FC Barcelona’s coach Tito Vilanova in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, April 28, 2014. Image: Manu Fernandez/Associated Press A viral campaign #soccer stars sparked against racism this week wasn’t as spontaneous as it looked. Instead, […]


Pussy Riot Songs Added to ‘Protest’ Station on Slacker Radio

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Songs from Russian punk band Pussy Riot are now streaming on #Slacker #Radio‘s “#Protest” station amid public outcry — online and offline — around the #world for their imprisonment. A judge in Moscow last week convicted three Pussy Riot members for hooliganism after staging an anti-Vladimir Putin performance inside an Orthodox cathedral. They were sentenced […]


Winter Olympics Photo of the Day: Skiers Take Flight

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Andreas Schauer of Germany (left) and Didrik Bastian of Norway fly through the air during the men’s freestyle skiing cross 1/8 final on Feb. 20.Image: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s two Olympic skiers. Thursday’s Photo of the Day gets up close and personal with Germany’s Andreas Schauer and Norway’s Didrik […]