Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Joint Album Is Fire: Here’s What We’re Reading Today

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1. Bey and Jay release new joint album

“It seems Beyoncé and Jay-Z might actually care about streaming numbers after all. After releasing their joint album, Everything Is Love, over the weekend initially as a Tidal exclusive, they’ve extended an olive branch to their rival streaming platforms. Everything Is Loveis now available on Spotify premium, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Google Play, iTunes, and more.”

– Vulture

2. Fernando Alonso is heading back to the races

“Motorsport renaissance man and two-time Formula One world champ Fernando Alonso was part of the winning No. 8 Toyota TS050 team that finally—after years of almost winning and absolute heartbreak—won Le Mans. Now that he’s got two of the three wins for the Triple Crown of Motorsport, it’s obvious where he’s heading next: Indy.”

– Jalopnik

3. Casting call: Nintendo Switch Family Showdown 

“Families have the chance to compete against each other in a series of Switch title competitions hosted by the Disney Channel, according to a press release.

The Nintendo Switch Family Showdown is now open to entries from prospective families wanting to go head-to-head at the competition later this summer, which will be held in Los Angeles.”

– Variety

4. Men’s fashion guide to summer 2018

“Without a little careful planning and consideration, attempting to stock a new-season wardrobe entirely from scratch is about as much fun as going to the doctor for a prostate exam. Especially when parting with significant amounts of cash.”

– Fashionbeans

5. Apple’s secret self-driving project

“Apple has hired autonomous vehicle expert and ex-Waymo engineer Jamie Waydo. Waydo worked as the head of systems engineering at Waymo and was in charge of verifying the safety of the car company’s prototype vehicles. Apple has been quietly working on its self-driving cars for a while. The last we’ve heard is that the company partnered with Volkswagen to build autonomous shuttles for Apple’s campus.”

– Mobile Syrup