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PettyGrass: Keller Williams to Take Bluegrass Versions of Tom Petty Songs on the Road

The late Tom Petty will be saluted this year by Keller Williams and the Hillbenders, who will take Keller Williams’ PettyGrass on the road in 2018. The group has so far secured performances at the FloydFest and Redwood Ramble festivals during July, and Williams tells Billboard he hopes to add more to the schedule moving forward. “I’m kinda going to be the singer and the Hillbende...

10 Rapsody Songs You Need to Know

This year’s Grammy nominations in the rap categories may have surprised many, with the name Rapsody popping up twice: Her LP Laila’s Wisdom is nominated for best rap album and “Sassy” is nominated for best rap song. She may be unfamiliar to some rap listeners, but she’s respected in high places. She’s the protégé and signee of Grammy-winning producer 9th Wonder, Kendrick Lamar made her the only fe...

Pizarro’s play for Chivas has him in line for potential Mexico call-up

Carlos Vela joins the FC crew to talk about leaving Europe to join MLS expansion team LAFC, the brewing rivalry with LA Galaxy and Mexico’s World Cup outlook. Later this week, Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio will release his call-ups for the Jan. 31 friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina. Because this match lands on a non-FIFA date, Mexico’s roster is expected to be composed of coun...

Kylian Mbappe and Neymar among PSG absentees for cup clash

The guys respond to your tweets about Barcelona, the Real-PSG Champions League showdown, Premier League scenarios and predictions for the 2018 MLS season. PARIS — Paris Saint-Germain will be without Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Marco Verratti and Dani Alves for the Coupe de France round-of-32 clash with Guingamp at Parc des Princes after all four were not named in coach Unai Emery’s 18-man s...

Jose Mourinho has targeted Alexis Sanchez since 2006 – scout

ESPN take a look back at the biggest transfer saga of the last six months as Alexis Sanchez joined Manchester United from Arsenal. Steve Nicol explains why Manchester United’s purchase of Alexis Sanchez could prove to be a conundrum for Jose Mourinho. Jose Mourinho has been chasing Alexis Sanchez for more than a decade and tried to sign the Chilean twice during spells at Chelsea, according t...

Missing From Mueller’s Interview of Sessions: A Criminal Lawyer

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions was called in for an interview last week with the special counsel investigating Russian election interference, he turned to a friend and fellow Alabama lawyer to accompany him. The lawyer, Chuck Cooper, worked in the Reagan Justice Department and is well-known in conservative circles for his private-practice work on social causes, such as defending a California ...

Stripe is ending support for bitcoin payments on April 23

Payments platform Stripe will stop supporting bitcoin in April, citing the cryptocurrency’s volatility and long transaction times, among other things. It’s a logical decision, but one likely to anger the easily provoked crypto-crowd. The problems with BTC are hard to deny for anyone who use it regularly. For one thing, entering a transfer into the blockchain may take hours, which is already a bumm...

Tradeshift Frontiers innovation lab hopes to drive blockchain adoption in the global supply chain

Today, Tradeshift, a procure-to-pay supply chain management platform for SMBs and enterprise, announced Tradeshift Frontiers.  Frontiers is an innovation lab and incubator that will focus on transforming supply chains through emerging technologies such as distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things. “The use cases we’re working through Frontiers cover a very wide varie...

Cambassy lets you be your country’s digital ambassador

Cambassy is a new app that lets you share the favorite things about your town, city, or country. You can think of it as a sort of breadcrumb travelogue that you leave behind for others to find and lets you include phots, tips, and comments about your favorite locations. Created by Khalid Twaim and Omar Rabea, the company one a pitch-off in Oman and showed their early versions at Disrupt in Berlin....

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RED’s ‘holographic,’ ‘SOLID’ Hydrogen phone will ship this summer

Boutique Android phone makers didn’t have a good 2017, but RED aims to reverse that trend with its high-end Hydrogen handset, which founder Jim Jannard talks up in a recent post on the company’s forums. The chunky, unique device will ship in the summer, but those who have pre-ordered will be able to test out its “4-view” display in April. Jannard crows about the quality of the display, the quality...

AG Sessions Interviewed in Mueller’s Russia Probe

04:00 Selina Wang Bloomberg Editorial, Journalist 04:05 Jay Kahn Light Street Capital Management LLC, Partner 04:20 Stephen Engle Bloomberg Editorial, Reporter 04:30 Anthony Diclemente Evercore Isi, Senior Managing Director 04:35 Dara Khosrowshahi Uber Technologies Inc, Chief Executive Officer 04:40 Joe DiPasquale BitBull Capital, CEO https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-01-23/ag-sessions-in...