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A New Way for Artists to Sell Tickets and Update Fans About Upcoming Shows

Cross-posted from the YouTube Artist Blog

At YouTube, we understand the importance of helping artists find ways to build deeper connections with their fans — the ones who not only watch and listen to videos, but are also willing to pay to see live performances. And, with live concerts becoming a bigger driver of revenue for artists, we want to help artists reach those fans, keep them updated about upcoming shows, and sell more tickets.

We’ve been experimenting with ways we can offer a ticketing experience to fans and we’re excited to announce our first ticketing partnership with Ticketmaster. Starting today, we will begin featuring hundreds of artist’s upcoming U.S. tour dates on their YouTube videos. Fans enjoying an artist’s official music video on YouTube can now learn about upcoming concert listings and with a simple click, go to Ticketmaster to purchase tickets.

YouTube’s massive fan base paired with Ticketmaster’s global roster of concerts and security of verified tickets means we can easily connect a fan’s discovery of music on YouTube to their ability to purchase concert tickets.

We’re just getting started. We’ll be rolling out this feature to all artists who have Ticketmaster shows in North America with plans to expand globally. And, as part of our ongoing commitment to support artists, we’ll continue to find additional ways to make meaningful fan and artist connections.

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Instagram’s latest Stories feature is all about flashbacks

While Snapchat struggles to nab more users, Instagram is steaming ahead the only way it knows how: By copying Snapchat. The Facebook-owned service is adding a feature to its (vastly more popular) take on Stories that's all about throwbacks. The updat…
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SEC warns celebs about legal dangers of bitcoin endorsements

When celebrities endorse things on social media, a lot of people tend to take their word for it. Now that some of them have also begun endorsing a controversial means of crowdfunding called "initial coin offering" or ICO, which was recently banned in…
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Apple questioned about Face ID security by the US Senate

A lot of people quickly raised concerns about privacy and security the moment Apple revealed iPhone X and its Face ID feature. Edward Snowden, for instance, thinks it normalizes face scanning, "a tech certain to be abused." Now, US Senator Al Franken…
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Facebook patent reveals more details about its AR glasses

Mark Zuckerberg showed off a render of the AR glasses Facebook is working on last year, but he didn't reveal a lot of details about the device. Now, we finally know a bit more about it, thanks to a new patent application filed by members of Oculus' a…
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Andy Rubin says the Essential Phone should ship in about 30 days

Now we know when you should expect to see the Essential Phone ship in the United States. Speaking with Walt Mossberg at the Code Conference hosted by Recode, Essential’s Andy Rubin revealed that its first phone should ship in around the next 30 days. Neither Essential nor Rubin would share anything about availability beyond pricing in […]

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Watch Andy Rubin talk about Essential at the Code Conference

Essential’s Andy Rubin will speak about his new company and phone tonight at the Code Conference 2017. Today’s a big day for Essential. With the introduction of the Essential Phone, we’re seeing what mobile industry masterminds are able to produce together. Rubin hired talent from Google, Apple, HTC, and other companies to create this device. […]

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5 annoying LG G6 problems, and what to do about them

If you’re not having a great time with your new G6, then you need to do something about it. We’ve collected some common LG G6 problems here along with possible fixes or workarounds.

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Everything we know about Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus pricing and availability

Are you interested in getting the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus for yourself? Here is everything we know about the pricing and availability of the two new devices.

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Police report explains little about Uber’s autonomous wreck

After one of its self-driving Volvos in Tempe, Arizona was struck by another car, Uber temporarily shut down all autonomous testing in the state and in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. No major injuries resulted and both sites resumed operations early this…
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HTC wants U! Everything you need to know about the HTC U Ultra and U Play

HTC has launched the U Ultra and U Play, two stunning phones covered in shimmering, shiny glass, and equipped with Sense Companion, the company’s first AI assistant. Here’s everything you need to know.

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NASA is fed up with lousy ‘internet’ speeds in space, so it’s doing something about it

NASA, like a lot of people with lousy internet, is fed up with slow data-transfer speeds between spacecraft and Earth. Which is why it’s developing a laser-based system that could one day see speeds increase by up to 100 times.

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If you’ve thought about buying a Fitbit, now is a good time

Amazon is offering discounts of up to 25 percent on several Fitbit fitness tracker models during its Valentine’s Day sale. We’ve created a quick run-down of the discounted models to help you decide which one is best for your needs.

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Everything you need to know about using a MicroSD card on Android

MicroSD cards can be super helpful in allowing you to store all your files locally and without using the cloud — but they can sometimes be a little complex, too. Here’s everything you need to know about using a MicroSD card with your Android phone.

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Get Siri-ous about your Super Bowl preparations with Apple’s AI assistant

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and the only person readier than you are is Siri. On Monday, Apple revealed how its famous AI assistant will be helping sports fans gear up for the big game

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The truth about why the Galaxy Note 7 exploded is coming

Samsung will soon reveal the findings of its official investigation into why the Galaxy Note 7 overheated and in some cases, caught fire. The report, which follows the device’s recall and cancelation, is expected on January 23.

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Everything you need to know about the Huawei Mate 9

Huawei has a brand-new flagship phablet phone: The Mate 9. Here’s everything you need to know about it, including where you can buy one, plus news of all its spin-off phones like the gorgeous Mate 9 Porsche Design.

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Formlabs’ David Lakatos chats about robot prosthetics and future of 3D printing

We sat down with the 3D-printing company Formlabs’ chief product officer to learn more about what’s next for Formlabs and the industry as a whole. Looks like prosthetics and long-term projects are underway.

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Watch out for your wearable — new report expresses concerns about big data

According to the latest research, there are little to no privacy standards in existence when it comes to consumer health data. So what does that mean for you? Perhaps most immediately, more targeted ads.

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Samsung may be about to disable the Galaxy Note 7 for remaining U.S. users

If you decided to ignore the Galaxy Note 7 recall because you’re not bothered about the possibility of it spontaneously combusting, then be warned – Samsung may be about to render it useless via a software update.

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Read all about it! Google Play Newsstand 4.0 brings major redesign, new features

Google Play Newsstand has been updated to version 4.0, bringing with it a number of major changes to the the design of the app, as well as a few great new features that should help you get your news as soon as you need it.

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Uber’s redesigned app is more about the journey than the destination

Uber’s redesigned client, which begins rolling out gradually in November, places a greater emphasis on entertainment than functionality. It features tie-ins with Yelp, Foursquare, and a myriad of other third parties.

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Everything you need to know about Google Daydream

Google Daydream is an Android-first mobile platform for virtual reality apps and games. The Daydream View headset, will be available on November 10. Here is a list of devices that support it, plus the latest on apps, games, and VR content.

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Apple’s October 27th event is reportedly all about laptops

We hope you weren't expecting a new iMac or Mac Pro at Apple's "Hello Again" event… you might be disappointed. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (who has a mostly good track record for Apple rumors) now expects that the October 27th media gatheri…
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Everything you need to know about Apple’s AirPods

Apple’s AirPods are arriving at the end of the month. If you’ve got an iPhone 7, you may have noticed the lack of a headphone jack — these should help. Here’s everything you need to know.

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There’s a good reason to be excited about the rumored S1 smartwatch from Honor

Honor, the smartphone brand known for high quality devices with low price tags, may be about to announce its first smartwatch. Potentially called the S1, it’s expected on October 18.

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What to expect from the epic tech extravaganza about to open in Berlin

Germany’s IFA in Berlin is one of the largest and oldest tech shows in the world. This year, we expect to see a ton of new devices from Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, Sony, Intel, Panasonic, and many more. Here’s what’s coming.

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Allo and Duo news: what we know about Google’s all-new communication apps

Allo and Duo, new apps from Google, are edging near their release date. One Reddit user claims to be a beta tester for the apps and has shed some light on how they work, and what will happen to Hangouts.

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NASA will hand over the ISS to a private company in about a decade

Digital Trends confirmed that NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems Development Bill Hill suggested that the space agency hopes to hand over the keys of the International Space Station to a commercial owner within 10 years.

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NASA will answer your questions about its journey to Mars

NASA has a ton of Mars-related projects that it hopes would culminate in sending humans to the red planet within the next 25 years. There's the stationary InSight lander that it plans to launch in 2018 and the next-gen rover that will succeed Curiosi…
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Forget your bank, hackers say we should worry about smart sex toy privacy

It’s natural to worry about data privacy, but we tend to do it about banks, passwords, and email accounts. A hacking team now says we should be concerned about the things smart sex toys reveal about our intimate lives as well.

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Thinking about a local side business? UberRush can handle your deliveries

If you have a small business or are thinking of one, new UberRush public availability could help with your delivery system. Local area delivery service can be a huge timesink for small startups and businesses with peak demand times.

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No, Huawei hasn’t forgotten about the P9 Lite, as rumors of the phone continue

The Huawei P9 and P9 Plus may be official, but what about a P9 Lite to replace the old P9 Lite? Rumors of its existence continue to spread, but it may not share the same exciting camera as the P9. Here’s what we think we know about it so far.

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Thanks to these designers, you can now 3D print just about everything you need for a wedding

Now 3D printing enables very special wedding rings based on the voice waves or faces. 3D printing also may end the agonizing search for the perfect dress. Can 3D printed wedding cakes be far behind?

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Mini review video: Our verdict on the iPhone SE in about a minute

No, it's not the most exciting iPhone release, but the new SE still has a clear purpose: At $ 399, it's Apple's most affordable handset yet. Meanwhile, its 4-inch screen is likely to appeal to nostalgics who miss smaller iPhones. Indeed, the SE is nig…
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Everything you need to know about Android Pay

Android Pay is Google’s mobile payment system, that turns your phone into a wallet, and stops the need to pull out your credit card in stores. It’s already live in the U.S., and will be coming to the U.K. soon. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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At NYU’s first-ever VR filmmaking class, it’s all about kittens in boxes

NYU’s Tisch School of Arts held its first virtual reality filmmaking workshop with Oculus and guest speakers. Digital Trends sat in on the class and watched as students zipped across rooms testing out and learning about, VR films.

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The truth about fitness trackers is that the buck stops with you

It seems we have to lay down some ground rules to manage expectations once and for all. Every so often, someone blames fitness trackers for their weight gain. This is akin to blaming turn-by-turn directions for making you drive off a cliff.

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5 pesky LG V10 problems, and what to do about them

Is your new phone misbehaving? We’ve rounded up the most common issues reportedly plaguing the LG V10 , along with a few suggestions for working around or fixing them entirely. We cover everything from battery troubles to Wi-Fi issues.

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DROID Turbo 2 owner complains about an unwanted green line

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Are you experiencing screen problems on your DROID Turbo 2? The picture comes from an unhappy owner who posted a new issue in Motorola’s forums. People are complaining about a vertical green line appearing on the display of their new handset.

So far just a few have reported the appearance of the inexplicable green line throughout the display. One owner wrote that the line began widening over time and that he was forced into getting it replaced. Motorola is keeping an eye on the issue, but has not reported anything just yet. Verizon workers are aware and will reportedly replace the device so long as you’re under warranty. If you’re experiencing this malfunction, we strongly recommend reaching out to your local Verizon store and Motorola’s customer care as soon as possible to get a replacement sent out.

Is your DROID Turbo 2 having similar issues? We’d love to hear from you in the comments down below.

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What does Scott Kelly miss most about Earth after spending over a year on the ISS?

Astronaut Scott Kelly broke the record for the longest time in space this past October, at over a year and counting. He has grown accustomed to life up there, and has become well-known through his posts on Twitter. Kelly and his fellow astronauts receive packages from earth and keep in touch with loved ones via email.

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Silent Circle will make the Blackphone 3, but is all about encrypted software for now

Silent Circle, the mobile privacy company, has said it’s already working on a Blackphone 3 smartphone. However, it’s not going to be introduced in the immediate future, and the firm is committed to encrypted software for now.

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What do millennials really think about the Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch, in its first generation release, hasn’t necessarily found widespread adoption (likely because of its hefty price tag). So to figure out what millennials think of the wearable, Buzzfeed surveyed its editorial department.

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25 Galaxy Note 5 tips and tricks you need to know about

Samsung’s Note 5 is still the phablet king. If you want to make sure you’re getting everything you can from this super-sized smartphone, then you need to check out these handy Galaxy Note 5 tips and tricks.

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Everything you need to know about watchOS 2 for the Apple Watch

Apple detailed myriad improvements and a new dev kit coming to the Apple Watch. WatchOS 2, coming September 16, includes new watch faces and powerful native apps.

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All about LTE-U and how it might affect your Wi-Fi signals

Verizon and T-Mobile hope to soon begin testing new LTE connectivity using the same spectrum that powers Wi-Fi connectivity, spurring concerns about its effects on home Internet usage

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Font power: New panda-inspired font aims to raise awareness about endangered animal

As fonts go, this could be one of the cutest yet. Designed by creative agency Ogilvy & Mather in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund, the typeface is aimed at raising awareness about the plight of the panda, of which only 1800 remain in the wild.

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