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How a Hit Rap Song Happens Now In this, the year hip-hop won the music business, one of its defining hits was released more …

How to Make a Movie Out of Anything — Even a Mindless Phone Game In 2013, a movie producer named Tripp Vinson was thumbing …

Maker of ‘Smart’ Vibrators Settles Data Collection Lawsuit  Forget about prying microwaves. The real spies might be sex toys. Read This Article…

Who’s Really Pulling the Strings on Social Media Accounts of the Famous?  Hiring a social-media manager is like handing your car keys over to …

The Implosion of daily fantasy sports leaders DraftKings and FanDuel There’s a game within the game that requires a different set of skills,” actor …

Inside The Playlist Factory When he’s choosing your music for you, Carl Chery, 37, is in Culver City, California, sitting at his desk in …

The Trip Planners You can’t tell a great deal about the Web site Erowid from its home page. A tagline reads, “Documenting the Complex …

Epic Fail: The Rise and Fall of Demand Media Take note, Twitter: Not every tech company has a happy ending after a ballyhooed IPO. …

The Strava Files Everyone agrees that when Kim Flint crashed, he was chasing a record on Strava. What almost no one seems to fully …

Biz Stone: How I Faked My Way Into Google On October 7, 2003, a “Boston-based blogging entity” called Genius Labs announced it had been …