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Trump uses Defense Production Act to require GM to make ventilators

The president turned his ire on the automaker earlier Friday, singling out CEO Mary Barra for criticism.

“As usual with ‘this’ General Motors, things just never seem to work out,” Trump tweeted. “They said they were going to give us 40,000 much needed Ventilators, ‘very quickly’. Now they are saying it will only be 6000, in late April, and they want top dollar. Always a mess with Mary B.”

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Jimmy Iovine Knows Music and Tech. Here’s Why He’s Worried.

The biggest story in music over the last decade was the industry’s reconciliation with tech — after a decade fighting the internet, the music business fully embraced it in the 2010s. Streaming has now finally returned the business, which was nearly decimated by the shift from physical to digital formats, to growth.

Perhaps no one has had a broader view of this phenomenon than Jimmy Iovine, the producer and record executive who made the leap to the other side. He and his partner, Dr. Dre, sold their company, Beats Electronics, to Apple for $3 billion in 2014 and helped launch Apple Music, the tech giant’s late entry to the streaming market, which now has more than 60 million subscribers.

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FUBU brings Tech to Radio. FUBU Radio Partner with Tech This Out News.

DEC 3, 2019 NEW YORK CITY/LOS ANGELES — FUBU Radio and Tech This Out have partnered sharing interests in creating new marketing opportunities, drive digital growth, increase radio listenership and break new music.

Starting from Dec. 10, Tech This Out is distributing a 30-minute live simulcast every Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET on FUBU Radio. In addition to a weekly live simulcast, Tech This Out will provide short-form video content and tech product review with its Tech This Out Review.

FUBU Radio is the new name in urban radio. The online radio platform offers Hip Hop, R&B and “infotainment” news content. “We are excited to welcome Tech This Out News to FUBU Radio,” said Keith Perrin, President of FUBU Radio and co-Founder of FUBU. “Tech This Out News innovative approach to covering technology, music, while highlighting topics that affect culture and society will be a great addition our listeners are going to appreciate.”

Mike Johns, the executive producer of Tech This Out said that the podcast was created to be the voice for today’s tech startups, consumer electronic brands while at the same time be a platform for emerging and indie artists

“We are thrilled to deliver Tech This Out to FUBU Radio,” said Johns. “The FUBU brand has been paramount in Hip Hop and we are redefining FOR US BY US motto to incorporate the unlimited and vast power of technology.”

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