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Futuristic rap star Octavian wins BBC Sound of 2019

Futuristic rap star Octavian wins BBC Sound of 2019

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device Maverick, genre-defying rapper Octavian has won BBC Music's Sound of 2019.Endorsed by Drake, but entirely self-made, the 23-year-old has perked ears with a series of unpredictable EPs that juggle grime, house, pop and gospel.He beat pop singer King Princess and balladeer Grace Carter to take the title, which has previously gone to Adele, Sam Smith, Haim and Sigrid."That's lit," said Octavian on finding out he'd won. "I don't even know how to feel right now... Mum, I made it!"Read our full interview with OctavianOctavian is the first rapper to win the Sound Of... since 50 Cent topped the inaugural list in 2003.He was chosen by a panel of 136 critics, broadcasters and DJs, including former nominees El...
Samsung Unveils Futuristic Modular TV at CES

Samsung Unveils Futuristic Modular TV at CES

Finance
Shutterstock photoOn the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Samsung unveiled what can only be described as a radical departure from the traditional TV business: a modular TV that can scale to any possible size, giving consumers the ability to buy as many bezel-less modules as they want to combine to a custom-sized screen optimized for their living rooms."Screens should not be limited by size," said Jonghee Han, president of the company's visual display unit. "Instead, they should blend into any home."Samsung still presented the new modular product the way TVs are traditionally being shown off at CES: with an ours is bigger than theirs attitude. The screen on stage measured a whopping 146 inches. It was billed as "The Wall," with a spokes...
Elon Musk takes 1st steps to build futuristic underground tunnel in LA

Elon Musk takes 1st steps to build futuristic underground tunnel in LA

Technology
It could all be a pipe dream. Elon Musk has filed a permit to dig a tunnel within Los Angeles city limits that would alleviate the standstill traffic the City of Angels is famous for. Last week, The Boring Company, the firm Musk created to build the tunnel, filed an application with city officials to start digging within city limits, the Los Angeles Times reported. Musk tweeted a photo of the first stage of the project near his office in Hawthorne, in southwestern Los Angeles County near Los Angeles International Airport, on Oct. 28. The the initial proposed route would stretch along Interstate 405 from Hawthorne to Westwood, and the project will be funded entirely by private money, a spokesperson for The Boring Co. said Tuesday, according to the Times. Last month, Musk expressed hope...