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YouTube Shines a light on next generation of superstars with Artist on the Rise program

Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez debuts as first YouTube Artist on the Rise

Many fans can tell you about the first time they heard an incredible new song or watched a groundbreaking video from a musical newcomer. Some of the most memorable moments with artists happen early. That’s why we aimed to capture those moments with last year’s launch of Artist on the Rise on YouTube’s Trending tab, which spotlights three songs from emerging artists every week.

To support and help more artists get discovered at every phase of their career, today we’re expanding the Trending tab feature with the launch of a new monthly program called Artist on the Rise.

The program will promote a diverse lineup of music’s most important new voices across all genres, connecting them with fans worldwide through in-product promotion and programming, out-of-home, social and fan events at YouTube Spaces. The Artist on the Rise Trending tab will also continue to feature three songs a week from emerging artists that are making a significant impact on YouTube.

The program’s first Artist on the Rise is Jessie Reyez, a 27-year-old Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter signed to Island / FMLY and known for her smoky voice, outspoken lyrics and soulful R&B hooks. She’s grown from an aspiring artist covering hits like Adele’s “Hello,” to become a star in her own right, receiving the Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the year and partnering with Calvin Harris on the track “Hard to Love.” In true YouTube fashion, she’s cultivated a loyal fanbase over the years, racking up 22.6 million views for her breakout hit “Figures.” 2018 will be a huge year for Jessie – if you don’t know her now, you will soon.

To check out more from Jessie Reyez, head to her story on the YouTube for Artists blog and stay tuned on the Artist blog and @YouTubeMusic’s socials for future updates on YouTube’s Artist on the Rise program.

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Netgear’s smart security light alerts you of unwanted guests

Netgear is taking another stride into smart home security under its Arlo banner. The company has already released a bunch of comprehensive surveillance cameras, and its latest piece of connected hardware is a wireless, outdoor security light. Like sm…
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Light and agile: The Atomic Hawx Ultra 130 sheds weight without losing strength

Atomic’s Hawx Ultra 130 are not only the stiffest boot in its Hawx Ultra range, it is also the lightest ski boot the company has produced. All it took was a completely new way of thinking about ski boot design.

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Light up the night: the 6 best flashlight apps

The addition of a flashlight utility in smartphones may have been the kill shot for many third-party apps, but many of today’s flashlight apps come loaded with convenient features that push your smartphone’s functionality beyond its native capabilities.

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The Gemio is an illuminated smart band that will light up your evenings

The Gemio, a Kickstarter project, is a multicolored LED band for your wrist. It responds to music and sounds around you, lets you assign color patterns to individual friends, and pairs to a smartphone app for further customization.

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Light raises $30M, boosts specs of upcoming 16-sensor camera

Citing feedback from pre-order customers, Light has extended the zoom lens and doubled the memory on its L16 computation camera, slated to ship this summer. The company also announced it raised $ 30M to expand its capacity.

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Red, white and pool: Light up your Fourth of July party

Don’t let the light show end with the fireworks this Fourth of July. These LED-equipped stools, lamps, and fountains can add some additional light and color to your next summer shindig.

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Science fiction uses ultraviolet light to kill vampires: real science uses it fight and kill something worse — cancer

Sci-Fi taught us ultraviolet light was a weapon to use against the scary undead stalking the night. Actual science has discovered that it may be an extremely effective treatment for cancer.

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Just two megapixels and $40 turns any Android into a light field, 3D camera

The Eye-Plug may only add a 2-megapixel camera to Android smartphones, but don’t scoff at the little dongle. The $ 40 accessory, introduced at Computex, can add 3D functionality and refocusing capabilities — and therefore brings depth to simple smartphone images or video.

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Need a light? This matchbook is packed with 8 match-sized LED flashlights

The discreet MBI MatchBook is packed with 8 of the world’s tiniest flashlights. Each Matchlight is waterproof, magnetic, and lasts for up to 8 hours on a lithium battery charge. The MatchBook is raising support and funds on Indiegogo.

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Set the lighting scheme that matches your daily routine with this connected light

Philips Lighting has introduced Hue white ambiance, a connected light that can be adjusted throughout the day to increase your energy and improve your sleep. Users can set their lighting to match their daily activities.

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We’ve seen the light! Li-Fi is the future of wireless connectivity

The promise of faster and more stable Internet access through our lights is really exciting. We got a demo of PureLiFi in action at MWC 2016 and talked with the COO about the future of this technology.

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The Tesla light show wishes you a Merry Christmas

In yet another example of brilliant brand marketing, a Wednesday YouTube video shows the highly anticipated Tesla Model X performing a that-minute light show that is sure to put your neighbors’ displays to shame

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Google Play Books adds ‘Night Light’ mode to cut out that nasty blue light

Enjoy a good read before hitting the hay? If you’re using a mobile device, that blue light coming off your screen could be affecting the quality of your sleep. With that in mind, Google Play Books has introduced a new Night Light mode in its latest update.

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Cooling down the house: A new smart glass could block both heat and light

University of Texas at Austin professor Delia Milliron and her team are working on a material that can block 90 percent of near-infrared rays and 80 percent of the sun’s visible light, which should help keep homes cooler.

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