Archive for April 2nd, 2012

Everyone who has ever seen a Flosstradamus show has been witness to a bunch of button-pushing, effects-triggering, and knob-twiddling (and, probably, dancing), but what exactly are they doing up there? Turns out they’re just geeking out with their favorite music toys. To find out what tricks they’re pulling on stage, Wired sat down with Flossy D (aka Josh Young and Curt Cameruci) to get a behind-the-scenes look into the gear they bring along on the road.




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Building a magazine app to work at four times the pixels isn’t an unsolvable problem. It’s better than that. It’s an eminently solvable one that tells you something important about how both magazine apps and the new iPad work.




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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! 2-4-23-38-46 and Mega ball 23. The winning numbers from Friday’s record $656 million lottery jackpot made three very lucky ticket holders multi-millionaires overnight (and the envy of everyone else who played). Each winner will get more than $213 million before taxes. As of Monday the winners have not [...]

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Groupon can’t get out of its own way. After missing the bottom line in its first quarter as a public company, Groupon is now restating its Q4 earnings after a higher-than-expected number of customers demanded refunds. The stock is getting smashed, falling more than 10% to about $16. Now, this sounds totally horrible, and it [...]

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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! America is used to leading the world but not like this: As of April 1, the U.S. has the dubious distinction of being the developed economy with the highest corporate tax rates. On Sunday, corporate taxes in Japan dropped to 38%, making America’s 39.2% rate the world’s highest [...]

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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! In many respects, the jobs market is improving. Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will report how many jobs the economy added in March. Economists expect it will be the fourth straight month in which the economy creates more than 200,000 payroll jobs. The unemployment rate has fallen [...]

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