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Barack Obama and Springsteen team for Spotify podcast special

Barack Obama and Springsteen team for Spotify podcast special

Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama has teamed up to launch a podcast special called Renegades: Born in the USA for Spotify. The podcast will feature eight episodes, the first two of which were released this past Monday. The podcast will touch on a number of topics ranging from America's future to fatherhood.

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Netflix and the Obamas’ Higher Ground have several shows and movies planned

Netflix and the Obamas’ Higher Ground have several shows and movies planned

Higher Ground Productions, the production company launched by Barack and Michelle Obama, has revealed several new TV shows and movies it will bring to Netflix, including fiction and non-fiction works. The two companies previously announced a partnership and a slate of content for the streaming service, including Crip Camp and American Factory.

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Spotify’s Michelle Obama exclusive podcast is now available on other apps

Spotify’s Michelle Obama exclusive podcast is now available on other apps

Spotify has announced alongside of the Obamas' Higher Ground that Michelle Obama's podcast -- the first season, at least -- has expanded to other podcast platforms. This follows the content's exclusive availability on Spotify, which has heavily focused on growing its podcast platform. The expansion will come only a few months after The Michelle Obama Podcast's debut on Spotify, earning itself such high-profile guests as Barack Obama, Conan O'Brien, and others.

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Michelle Obama is bringing an exclusive podcast to Spotify

Michelle Obama is bringing an exclusive podcast to Spotify

Spotify will be the exclusive home for Michelle Obama's first podcast, the company has announced. The audio show is titled The Michelle Obama Podcast and it comes from the Obamas' production company Higher Ground, which previously formed an exclusive deal with Spotify. Michelle Obama will be the host of the new show, which will revolve around 'candid, human, and personal conversations.'

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The Obamas’ Higher Ground will make exclusive podcasts for Spotify

The Obamas’ Higher Ground will make exclusive podcasts for Spotify

Spotify has formed a partnership with Higher Ground, the production company owned by President Barack and Michelle Obama. Under this deal, Higher Ground will produce exclusive podcasts for Spotify, making them available to the service's millions of users. Among other things, Spotify says the Obamas will 'lend their voices' for certain podcasts.

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Netflix and Obamas pen multi-year deal for original content

Netflix and Obamas pen multi-year deal for original content

Netflix has penned a new multi-year agreement with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, the company has announced. The deal allows the Obamas to produce "a diverse mix of content" for the streaming company, possibly including documentaries, scripted and unscripted shows, feature pieces, and more.

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The NRA just gave Ajit Pai a Courage Award

The NRA just gave Ajit Pai a Courage Award

You cannot make this stuff up. On February 23rd, 2018, the National Rifle Association (NRA) stood on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland to deliver an award to the head of the FCC, Ajit Pai. The NRA awarded Pai the "Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award," because of course they did.

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When Net Neutrality dies: FCC final rule release

When Net Neutrality dies: FCC final rule release

February 22nd, 2018 was the day when the FCC released their "final rule" document to destroy Net Neutrality. This document came with the name "Restoring Internet Freedom Order" attached to it. It announced the date when the effective enforcement of the elimination of rules imposed by the Title II Order. Effective date for this order's enforcement is April 23rd, 2018.

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Net Neutrality Vote: What do we do now?

Net Neutrality Vote: What do we do now?

The FCC just voted 3/2 in favor of a declaratory ruling which effectively destroys Net Neutrality protections in the USA. Under the guise of a user-friendly name "Restoring Internet Freedom," the three Republican board members of the FCC voted to destroy the rules set in place by the previous FCC board. This Trump-installed board just destroyed the most important set of rules ever made for the internet - put there by the FCC during the Obama administration.

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Trump guts National Monuments; Patagonia, Wildlife Groups fight back

Trump guts National Monuments; Patagonia, Wildlife Groups fight back

This week the folks at Patagonia clothing company have launched a largely web-based response to Trump's secret axing of National Monument land. The two National Monuments Trump reduced were Bear Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, one each of these designated by Trumps 2 most recent Democratic predecessors. President Bill Clinton classified Grand Staircase-Escalante in 1996, and President Barack Obama designated Bears Ears a monument in 2016.

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Fake Obama lipsync has terrifying implications for video evidence

Fake Obama lipsync has terrifying implications for video evidence

"The camera never lies" may not have ever been especially true, but new research into lip-sync for computer-generated mouths could one day leave all videos suspect. The research, by a group at the University of Washington, details how by training a neural network it can be used to generate a computer-controlled mouth to map onto a chunk of real footage. In their example, presented at SIGGRAPH 2017, a section from one of President Obama's speeches was used to create a totally new video of him apparently speaking it.

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You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House

You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House

If you've always wanted to tour the White House but never managed to make it out to Washington DC, then we've got some good news for you. Assuming you've got an Oculus Rift or Gear VR headset, you can now take a tour of the White House with none other than President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama as your guides.

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