Soundcloud's bleak future appears to have taken a u-turn after Chance the Rapper asserted that the audio streaming site was "here to stay" following talks with one of its founders. Ljung definitively shut down that timeline, saying the company was not going away any time in the foreseeable future "Not in 50 days, not in 80 days or anytime in the foreseeable future".
Chancewent to Twitter Saturday (July 15) and came clean on giving JL an ultimatum on how they could get some owed money.
In addition to the staff cuts, it is expect that offices in San Francisco and London will be closed with only the NY and Berlin headquarters remaining. That's not going to change. But an announcement by the CEO and tweets from a musician who made their start on SoundCloud suggest a different story. Some of you have asked how you can help-spread the word that we're not going anywhere and keep doing what you're doing-creating, listening, uploading, sharing, liking, and discovering what's new, now and next in music.
Winnie the Pooh censored in China
Forbidden words are often added to censors' blacklists during big political events, but these are typically directly connected. Posts containing the phrase "Winnie-the-Pooh" on Weibo, China's version of Twitter, were culled.
Massive pipe falls on van, only minor injuries in incident
The pipe caused heavy damage to the van, smashing the windshield, roof, driver's door, and passenger door behind the driver. A large piece of metal fell off the overpass and onto a 2003 Pontiac Van below that was on an exit ramp from Interstate 4.
Call of Duty: WWII's unfinished Zombies trailer leaks
But while that part of the game was due to be revealed at San Diego Comic Con this comic week, a trailer has already been leaked. There's a semi finished version of the Call of Duty WW2 zombies reveal in the wild and it's up to you if you want to watch it.
Horsemeat Scam Leads to 66 Arrests in Europe
Horses in Portugal and Spain deemed unfit for consumption were slaughtered and their meat passed off as edible. This action was coordinated by the Federal Police, the Federal Food Agency in Belgium and Guardia Civil.
Confirmed: Meizu to Unveil the Flagship PRO 7 on July 26
The Pro 7 will be priced at CNY 2,799 ($409 or €365) for the basic version and CNY 3,299 ($482, €431) if you want more storage. In fact, the previous rumors had suggested that it is going to be on July 26 that the handset will be out on the market.
High winds add to danger of BC state of emergency
That's according to the city's Mayor Walt Cobb, who said the winds have proved challenging for fire crews. Frank Bellerose was hoping the winds of change in Williams Lake would not bring wildfire smoke his way.
OJ Simpson to fight for parole
Simpson will have an opportunity to address the board by video conference as he did during the 2013 hearing. Four members of the six-person parole board will be in the hearing room in Carson City.