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This New Music Streaming Service Promises Artists 100 Percent of Album Sales

WixMusic lets artists sell their own music on their own hand-crafted websites. (Courtesy of Wix)
WixMusic lets artists sell their own music on their own hand-crafted websites. (Courtesy of Wix)

Jay-Z took to Twitter on Sunday to defend his music streaming service Tidal, addressing weeks of criticism that Tidal won’t last long in an oversaturated...

  • In this file photo, around 310,000 attendees were at the People's Climate March in Manhattan, New York, Sept. 21, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Why Do Major US Corporations Want to Address Climate Change?

    Environmentalists aren’t the only ones who want the Earth to be a greener place. On Wednesday, a group of representatives from major U.S. corporations lobbied... Read more

  • The latest idea is about putting technology in place that would allow ground personnel to take over control of an aircraft remotely. (Gabriel  Bouys/AFP/GettyImages)

    Are Remote Control Jumbo Jets Safer or a Terrible Idea?

    The tragic suicide crash by a Germanwings pilot on March 24 that killed 150 people has prompted the airline industry to review all possible avenues... Read more

  • Fields of carrots are watered near where the California Aqueduct flows through Kern County, the nation's number 2 crop county, some twenty five miles south of Bakersfield, California on March 29, 2015 (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

    California’s Water Problems Aren’t Just About Drought

    As California’s drought pushes through its fourth year, the solutions being pitched for the state’s water shortage problem have become progressively more radical. In San... Read more

  • Charles Whiting, a helicopter pilot, flies his drone in Montvale, New Jersey on January 11, 2015. (Amelia Pang/Epoch Times)

    Why Every Farmer Needs a Drone

    Drones are not just being used in warfare. Increasingly, remotely controlled aircraft are being adopted for commercial use: for Amazon to deliver customer packages, for... Read more

  • The interior of the Dragon V2 of the next generation astronaut spacecraft on May 29, 2014. (SpaceX)

    The Space Tourism Industry Is Already Planning How to Entertain You in Space

    It’s the dawn of commercial space travel and an entire industry has spawned to service tourists who will travel to the final frontier. There are... Read more

  • Patient Louise Irving watches a laptop computer with her daughter's morning wake-up video playing, at The Hebrew Home of Riverdale, in New York, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Idea From Adam Sandler Film Used to Soothe Dementia Patients

    NEW YORK — For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar... Read more

  • Anne Devereux-Mills, Executive Director of Healthy Body Image Programs at Stanford University School of Medicine. (Courtesy of Lantern)

    Female Executive: My Biggest Mistake Was Not Talking About How Hard It Was

    By day, Anne Devereux-Mills was the CEO of an international advertising company; by night, she was a single mother of two who survived melanoma cancer... Read more

  • A man places stones beside a memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, commemorating the two-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, on April 15, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

    Parents of Youngest Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Don’t Want Death Penalty

    BOSTON—The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for... Read more

  • Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal with her father Bill Fischer, founder of the Fischer Travel Enterprises, inside the Petite Salon at the new Baccarat Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on April 15, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    This Is New York: Fischer Travel Opens Up Luxurious Worlds

    NEW YORK—There are some things that money can buy and some things that it can’t, and then there’s the thrill of being able to deliver... Read more

  • First-graders learn keyboarding skills at the Bayview Elementary School in San Pablo, Calif., on March 12, 2015.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    As Student Tests Move Online, Keyboarding Enters Curriculum

    SAN PABLO, Calif.—Seven-year-old Ja’Niyah Smith’s first-grade class filed into a computer lab at a suburban San Francisco school recently and, as they do every week,... Read more

  • Dangerous Dams

    Low-Lying Dams Drown Hundreds of Unsuspecting Victims

    DES MOINES, Iowa—For the better part of a century, submerged dams were workhorses of the American heartland, harnessing the power of rivers to run grain... Read more

  • Students walk to campus past the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. on Nov. 24. Rolling Stone published a story alleging a rape by seven members of Phi Kappa Psi in November. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Four Ways to Lessen Campus Rapes

    Campus rapes and sexual assaults can be reduced. It will take multiple approaches. One key is for victims to feel willing to report the crime... Read more

  • Brandon Bybee, left, and Cory McKenrick, second from left, talk with a ticket agent to try and move up their flight to Illinois in order to beat an expected snow storm at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Airlines canceled thousands of flights into and out of East Coast airports as a major snowstorm packing up to 3 feet of snow barrels down on the region. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    What Went Wrong With Airline Customer Service

    It’s bad news for airlines and worse news for U.S. air travelers. According to the 25th annual Airline Quality Ratings (AQR) report, the U.S. industry... Read more

  • The Sims Municipal Recycling plant in Brooklyn, New York City, on Jan. 14, 2015. The plant now has the city's first commercial wind turbine. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Falling Oil Prices Only the Latest Problem for Recycling Industry

    Plunging oil prices have sent the price for virgin plastic down even below the price of recycled plastic, just the latest problem for the recycling... Read more

  • Food-Healthy Fast Food Chains

    Veggies Take Center Plate as Healthy Fast Food Chains Expand

    MIAMI—They want it fresh. They want it cheap. They want it fast. And most importantly, they don’t want it to taste like it’s good for... Read more

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chats with those around her during a ceremony to induct her into the Irish America Hall of Fame on March 16, 2015 in New York City. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

    Clinton’s Long Road to 2016 Decision

    WASHINGTON—Around Christmas, Hillary Rodham Clinton set off on her annual holiday vacation at Oscar de la Renta’s beachfront estate in the Dominican Republic. It was... Read more

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