How the Google Acquisition of Motorola Helps the Music IndustryWith it’s $12.5 million acquisition of Motorola, Google has positioned itself to become a major player in not only the mobile phone game, but also will allow them to put more eyes—and ears— on their Google Music innitiative. Read on about how this will help the music industry.
Correlation between music and smarts??Who’d of thought that listening to Lil Wayne meant you’re an idiot? The folks over at Music Addicts asked that very question. According to a study that pairs students SAT scores and the music said students listen to, those who listened to Lil Wayne (average score of 889) tested the lowest compared to those who listened to Beethoven (average score of 1371). Nothing you can really take away from that. But, does music MAKE you smarter/dumber or do smarter/dumber folks actively choose the music? Now, there’s something to be said about actively listening to music as opposed to passively listening. I love a good, deep, layered song as much as the next guy, but there are times when I just wanna turn mind off and just zone out. Does that make me a genius or Rainman? Shit, I tested well on my SATs but sometimes I can’t even tie my shoes without nearly poking my eye out. Click here to read the full report.