ENT : Michael Jackson Tops Forbes List Of Highest-Earning Dead Celebs “

King of Pop Michael Jackson tops the Forbes list of the Top Earning Dead Celebrities for the second year in a row.

The late King Of Pop continues to rake in big bucks posthumously, bringing in $140 million in earnings according to the magazine.

His CD “Xscape” debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts and his holographic image appeared on the Billboard Music Awards in a move to continue his relativity in the industry.

Jackson’s song, “Love Never Felt So Good” a duet with Justin Timberlake, hit the Billboard Top 100 upon its release in May of 2014.

Rounding out the list of the top deceased earners are as follows: Elvis Presley, Charles Schultz, Elizabeth Taylor, Bob Marley, Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Albert Einstein, Bette Page, Theodor Geisel, Steve McQueen, Bruce Lee and Jenni Rivera.

In total, the list tops earnings of over $363.5M dollars.

Forbes editors stated they compiled their list by speaking to estate managers, agents and music publishers to come up with estimates of what each estate brought in between October 2013 and October 2014 , stay with us for more information on http://www.Allcelebritiesworld.WordPress.com!!!

IN ENT : Body found near river could be actress- Police”

Police in the Seattle suburb of Auburn said Thursday that they believe they have found the body of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County,” ”Frozen River” and “Django Unchained.”

A woman’s body was found in a ravine near the White River around 1 p.m. Thursday, police spokesman Steve Stocker said. Items with Upham’s name on them were found nearby.

Stocker said Thursday evening that the body had been turned over to a medical examiner to confirm the identification and determine the cause of death.

“Although we do not have positive identification of the body, it is presumed to be Misty Upham,” Stocker said in a statement. “At this point we do not have any evidence or information to believe there is foul play.”

A family friend found the body while a group of friends and family were searching in the area.

The 32-year-old Native American actress was reported missing by her family Oct. 6, a day after they told police she was suicidal.

Misty Upham’s father, Charles Upham, told KIRO-FM his daughter was upset and erratic and had stopped taking medication for anxiety and bipolar disorder.

The family said Upham had moved to the Seattle area to help care for her father, who’s recovering from a stroke. She had been staying on the Muckleshoot reservation !!!

IN TECH : Apple’s new iPads sport modest upgrades; minis start at $399 “

Apple Inc introduced a faster, slimmer iPad Air 2 on Thursday, tacking on modest improvements such as a fingerprint sensor to its mainstay tablet in time for what is expected to be a hotly contested holiday season for mobile devices.

Pre-orders start Friday for the larger iPad Air 2, priced at $499 and up, with shipping beginning next week. The smaller iPad mini 3 will be about $100 cheaper.

Marketing chief Phil Schiller, calling the larger tablet the world’s slimmest, described several new features such as an anti-reflective screen and confirmed the inclusion of the “Touch ID” sensor, already available on the latest iPhones.

Apple may struggle, however, to arouse the same passion for tablets as in past years, among consumers faced with an abundance of hand-held, touch-screen devices.

Tablet sales are set to rise only 11 percent this year, according to tech research firm Gartner, compared to 55 percent last year, even as smartphone sales continue to soar and personal computer sales are waning.

Tablet sales for Apple, which defined the category with the iPad just four years ago, have fallen for two straight quarters. Investors remain focused on the iPhone, Apple’s main revenue generator, but a prolonged downturn in iPad sales would threaten about 15 percent of the company’s revenue.

The new iPads will go up against recently introduced tablets from Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc in coming months.

Shares of Apple edged down 0.6 percent to $96.95 at mid-afternoon.

Apple also said it will launch its new electronic payments service on Monday, after the iPhone maker signed up another 500 banks to support a feature that competes with eBay Inc’s PayPal and other online systems.

Chief Executive Tim Cook said developers were beginning to design apps for its upcoming Watch.

Apple last month introduced the Watch, its first new device since the iPad in 2010. The company’s entry into the rapidly expanding wearable computing arena will be available only from 2015, but Cook said software development kits for the device will be available from November.

Also in Thursday’s line-up was a new iMac with a “retina” or high-end display.

HEALTH : Texas health worker isolated on cruise ship over possible Ebola contact “

Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has been isolated on a cruise ship despite showing no symptoms of the disease, the Department of State said on Friday.

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital worker, who did not have direct contact with now deceased Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan but could have processed his bodily fluids 19 days ago, left on a cruise from Galveston on Sunday, department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement.

U.S. concerns have intensified after two nurses from the Dallas hospital who cared for Duncan contracted the virus, which has killed nearly 4,500 people, mostly in West Africa. President Barack Obama’s administration is facing sharp criticism from lawmakers over its efforts to contain the disease at home.

The employee has been self-monitoring since last Monday and has yet to develop a fever or show any other symptom of Ebola, the statement said. The worker and a companion voluntarily isolated themselves in their cabin, and U.S. officials are arranging for the ship to return to the country.

“We are working with the cruise line to safely bring them back to the United States out of an abundance of caution,” Psaki said in the statement.

The person left the country before being notified of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) updated requirement for active monitoring, the statement said.

The Government of Belize said in a statement hours earlier that it had denied a request by U.S. officials to use a Belizean airport to transport a cruise ship passenger considered to be a very low risk for Ebola.

“The passenger never set foot in Belize,” the statement said. “When even the smallest doubt remains, we will ensure the health and safety of the Belizean people.

The maximum incubation window for the disease is 21 days !!!

WORLD HEALTH :Obama ,Ebola point person ‘may be appropriate’

Under pressure to select an Ebola “czar” to lead the U.S. response against the disease, President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it “may be appropriate” to designate a single individual to head the administration effort.

Obama also said he is “not philosophically opposed” to a travel ban from the Ebola-afflicted region of West Africa “if that is the thing that is going to keep the American people safe.” But he said such a measure could be counterproductive.

He said his team of Ebola advisers is doing “an outstanding job.” But he said several of them, including Centers for Disease Control director Thomas Frieden and Lisa Monaco, his top counterterrorism adviser, are also confronting other priorities. He noted that Frieden is also dealing with flu season and Monaco and national security adviser Susan Rice, with the Islamic State extremists in the Middle East.

“It may make sense for us to have one person … so that after this initial surge of activity we can have a more regular process just to make sure we are crossing all the Ts and dotting all the Is,” he said.

Calls for Obama to institute a temporary travel ban grew Thursday, mainly from Republicans who said the growing outbreak in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia is creating a greater traveling threat.

But Obama said a ban could increase the instance of travelers avoiding detection.

“They are less likely to get screened and we may have more cases of Ebola rather than less,” he said.

Obama spoke at the end of a meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, White House chief of Staff Denis McDonough, Frieden, Monaco, and Rice.

Obama on Thursday also authorized the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Obama signed an executive order that allows the government to call up more forces and for longer periods of time than currently authorized. There is no actual call-up at this point.

The U.S. has committed to send up to 4,000 military personnel to West Africa to provide logistics and humanitarian assistance and help build treatment units to confront the rapidly spreading and deadly virus.

Separately, Obama placed phone calls to House Speaker John Boehner, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to discuss the administration’s response to the disease.

He also called Ohio Gov. John Kasich to discuss steps the administration took after a Dallas nurse traveled to the state over the weekend before being diagnosed with Ebola. The nurse was one of two health care workers who became ill after treating a Liberian man with Ebola at a Dallas hospital. Obama said he also spoke with Texas Gov. Rick Perry to make sure Dallas and the state had the resources to respond if more health workers were exposed and contracted Ebola.

The White House said Obama also placed calls to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. The White House said Obama and the two leaders discussed the need for an urgent international response to the epidemic in Africa.

Obama canceled a Thursday campaign trip to stay at the White House and focus on Ebola. It was the second day in a row he nixed a planned trip because of the outbreak !!

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Apple Reportedly Plans To Rebrand Beats Music; May Drop The Name

Originally posted on AllHipHop:

(AllHipHop News) When Apple bought out Beats Electronics and the streaming service Beats Music earlier this year, it seemed the $3 billion price tag was partly because the name “Beats” had become a star in its own right. But according to Tech Crunch,  the name “Beats Music” may disappear in the near future.

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The site first reported five different sources claim Apple was shutting down Beats Music altogether and moving its employee to other projects in the company. Apple has refuted that claim and suggests the Beats Music may just be rebranded.

Josh Constine for Tech Crunch writes:

Apple has told TechCrunch that our report of Beats being shut down “is not true”, but sources familiar with the situation tell Re/code that Apple “may, however, modify [Beats Music] over time, and one of those changes could involved changing…

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Idris Elba To Release Nelson Mandela Inspired Album “Mi Mandela” (VIDEO)

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(AllHipHop News) Idris Elba’s Golden Globe nominated portrayal of Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom has inspired the British born actor to create an album celebrating the former South African president. Mi Mandela will feature Mumford & Sons, James Blake, Maverick Sabre, Mr. Hudson, and more.

[ALSO READ: Idris Elba & Chiwetel Ejiofor Both Nominated For Two Golden Globe Awards]

“Mandela was into his music, and I wanted to understand what music he liked. So in that journey I sort of discovered the roots of South African music,” says Elba who also performs as the music artist Driis. “South Africa has over 60 different tribes, and each one has a musical expression, each one has a very unique, different sound style.”

Some of that South African musical talent will appear on the project as well. Elba worked closely with South African producer Spoek Mathambo for Mi Mandela as he recorded the…

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