Zerra http://www.zerra.net The Business Writer Blog Tue, 05 Jul 2016 22:26:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.4 RIP: BlackBerry kills its Classic phone http://www.zerra.net/rip-blackberry-kills-its-classic-phone/ http://www.zerra.net/rip-blackberry-kills-its-classic-phone/#respond Tue, 05 Jul 2016 22:26:51 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1116 It’s a sad day for fans of old-school QWERTY keyboard phones. BlackBerry has seen the future … and it does not lie with nostalgia. The company will stop making its Classic phone and will focus more on newer BB 10 and Android models.

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In ‘Black Stars,’ Xenia Rubinos Memorializes Many Lives In One http://www.zerra.net/in-black-stars-xenia-rubinos-memorializes-many-lives-in-one/ http://www.zerra.net/in-black-stars-xenia-rubinos-memorializes-many-lives-in-one/#respond Mon, 04 Jul 2016 04:23:21 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1113 Conceived as a tribute to her late father, the song took on a new meaning for Rubinos when she considered its lyrics in light of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Can Clinton emojis win over young voters? http://www.zerra.net/can-clinton-emojis-win-over-young-voters/ http://www.zerra.net/can-clinton-emojis-win-over-young-voters/#respond Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:31:33 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1110 A new iOS emoji keyboard called Hillarymoji hit the Apple store on Thursday with 20 Hillary Clinton-related stickers.

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‘It Wasn’t Alternative To Us’: Chazmere On Making Your Own Entertainment http://www.zerra.net/it-wasnt-alternative-to-us-chazmere-on-making-your-own-entertainment/ http://www.zerra.net/it-wasnt-alternative-to-us-chazmere-on-making-your-own-entertainment/#respond Sun, 12 Jun 2016 22:37:34 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1106 The hip-hop artist’s latest album shows two sides of his upbringing in the Bronx.

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Nigeria: Our space program is not an ‘ego trip’ http://www.zerra.net/nigeria-our-space-program-is-not-an-ego-trip/ http://www.zerra.net/nigeria-our-space-program-is-not-an-ego-trip/#respond Tue, 07 Jun 2016 22:26:26 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1103 The head of Nigeria’s space program is determined to wring scientific achievements out of his shoestring budget.

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Meet the 12-year-old accepted to two colleges http://www.zerra.net/meet-the-12-year-old-accepted-to-two-colleges/ http://www.zerra.net/meet-the-12-year-old-accepted-to-two-colleges/#respond Mon, 23 May 2016 22:55:58 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1099 12-year-old Tanishq Abraham was accepted to two University of California colleges — but not Stanford. His dream? Be doctor, medical researcher and the president of the United States.

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Even Scarier Than The Book Or Movie: ‘The Shining’ Is Now An Opera http://www.zerra.net/even-scarier-than-the-book-or-movie-the-shining-is-now-an-opera/ http://www.zerra.net/even-scarier-than-the-book-or-movie-the-shining-is-now-an-opera/#respond Fri, 13 May 2016 03:20:36 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1095 “Stephen King’s original novel is all about love, death and power,” says Pulitzer-winning composer Paul Moravec. “And those are the three foundational components for an opera.”

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Santana On World Cafe http://www.zerra.net/santana-on-world-cafe/ http://www.zerra.net/santana-on-world-cafe/#respond Wed, 11 May 2016 03:35:50 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1092 The band’s original members from 1972 are back with a new album, Santana IV.

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Beyond Streaming: How Will Future Fans Discover Prince’s Music? http://www.zerra.net/beyond-streaming-how-will-future-fans-discover-princes-music/ http://www.zerra.net/beyond-streaming-how-will-future-fans-discover-princes-music/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:21:28 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1088 Whoever ends up running his estate will face some tough decisions about how to handle his musical legacy. What happens to the music in his vault? Will future concertgoers see him as a hologram?

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Watch The Flaming Lips Cover David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ http://www.zerra.net/watch-the-flaming-lips-cover-david-bowies-space-oddity/ http://www.zerra.net/watch-the-flaming-lips-cover-david-bowies-space-oddity/#respond Sat, 16 Apr 2016 04:16:23 +0000 http://www.zerra.net/?p=1084 The Flaming Lips turn a classic Bowie number into a touching, psychedelic memorial.

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