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iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify

It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent reports are to be believed, the t...

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify

Source: techradar.com

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek argued that Apple’s 30% cut from the App Store amounts to an unfair tax on competition. What’s more, Spotify has taken its complaints about ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subscri...
16:34, 07/12/2019

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and Spotify on every front, it does some things those s...
16:34, 07/19/2019

Beyoncé releases ‘Lion King’ soundtrack song, ‘Spirit,’ fans rejoice The song will serve as a single on the Beyoncé album 'The Lion King: The Gift,' which drops on July 19 alongside the release of the highly anticipated 'Lion King' movie remake....
01:34, 07/11/2019

Ellen DeGeneres fans, rejoice! Talk host's show renewed for three more years Ellen DeGeneres had big news for her studio audience Tuesday: Her popular talk show has been renewed for three seasons.        ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon.        ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

‘Queer Eye’ Fans, Rejoice! The Fab Five Is Adding A Sixth Member Named ‘Pig Boy’ Who Bites Those Responsible For A Participant’s Self-Esteem Issues Get excited, Queer Eye fans, because the show is making an incredible new addition to the cast that’s sure to make next season the most uplifting one yet: The Fab Five is adding a sixth member named Pig Boy who bites those responsible for a participant’s self-esteem issues....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services for you to choose from out there, the only two...
22:00, 06/05/2019

TV Fans Rejoice! The Cast Of Friends Reunited To Form A Giant Mech Suit To Battle A Colossal Lizard Attacking L.A. It was 15 years ago that Friends left the air after 10 incredible seasons, and loyal viewers have been missing the Central Perk pals ever since. But today, those fans got an amazing treat when the Friends cast reunited to assemble into a giant mech suit to battle the colossal lizard attacking L.A.!...
00:51, 06/28/2019

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last year. A......
23:17, 07/12/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
00:51, 06/01/2019

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayStation Music is finally available to PS3 and PS4 u...
15:17, 06/11/2019

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up with what their friends are listening to and stoc...
05:51, 06/01/2019

New Spotify subscribers get 3 months of Premium music streaming for $0.99 overall With a whopping 100 million paying subscribers under its belt, Spotify is unlikely to be worried about rival music streaming platforms from Pandora or Amazon, which have been frequently treating new users to killer introductory deals of late to try to catch up to the global market leader. But you ca...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with no prior announcement, has just made the soundtracks of almost every Final Fantasy game available f......
14:34, 06/06/2019

Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 2013, respectively, but as of today, they're available on......
23:34, 06/28/2019

Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music Less than a month ago, it was revealed that Apple Music had overtaken Spotify in terms of paid subscribers in the US – a milestone for the music streaming service – but Spotify’s latest earnings report shows that it’s still well and truly dominating the overall global mar...
05:51, 04/30/2019

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
05:51, 07/13/2019

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Read More...
19:17, 08/19/2019

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from music......
22:00, 07/01/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
19:34, 04/29/2019

Apple Music tops 60 million subscribers, but can it catch Spotify? To overtake the global streaming music leader, it will need to convince a lot more Android users to give it a shot.       ...
13:17, 07/01/2019

Spotify offering a new music and news playlist that could take the place of radio When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media have risen in popularity (notably television), radio...
22:34, 06/12/2019

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers....
00:17, 06/28/2019

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, thanks to some benevolent copyright holders at Squ...
21:51, 06/06/2019

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on Spotify. The section was clumsily placed as a but...
12:17, 06/14/2019

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presence of a Sleep Timer as one of the options in the &...
01:34, 05/28/2019

Spotify's New Daily Drive Playlist Features Music and News Podcasts Spotify is launching a new playlist called "Your Daily Drive" that would bring music as well as news podcasts to car drivers, The Verge reported on Wednesday....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Spotify grew subscribers 31% in Q2 2019, extending its lead over Apple Music Spotify added 8 million new subscribers in the most recent quarter as the music streaming leader appeared to widen its lead over rival Apple Music.Read More...
19:17, 07/31/2019

Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute Hot off the heels of releasing its standalone Stations app, Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole ‘reinvent the radio’ vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash together short-form podcasts and music.Read more.....
15:17, 06/12/2019

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
18:51, 07/17/2019

‘We needed to speak our truth – and forgive’: Jonas Brothers on music, marriage and making up Six years ago, on the back of 17m album sales, the Disney stars split, devastating their fans. Now they’re back with a No 1 single. They talk about family rifts – and why it took so long to patch things up“Good to see you,” smiles Kevin Jonas, the first of three Jonas brothers to arrive in the back ...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Pandora Premium goes after Apple Music and Spotify with long overdue student discount Veteran internet radio player Pandora is not exactly a heavyweight in the unlimited ad-free music streaming arena as well, barely joining the Spotify and Apple-dominated game a couple of years ago. Since then, Pandora Premium has constantly struggled to catch up to Apple Music and Spotify in terms o...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Square Enix just dropped almost every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Spotify & Apple Music If you’re putting together a video game music playlist and are in the mood for some JRPG classics, Square Enix just made it very easy for you, as the soundtracks for almost every Final Fantasy game have just popped up on Spotify and Apple Music. And considering the Final Fantasy series has been arou...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Apple fights back against Spotify claiming the music streamer's data is out of tune Music streamer Spotify has been complaining about having to pay the so-called "Apple Tax." This is the 30% cut Apple takes from revenue generated by apps that use the tech giant's payment system. This is why Spotify charges $12.99 a month, $3 more than its regular price, for an individual subscripti...
22:17, 06/24/2019

Spotify finally adds long-requested feature to its Android app with minimal fanfare To fend off increasingly aggressive competition from the likes of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Deezer, the global leader of the music streaming industry is constantly trying new things, going so far as testing in-house hardware that could allow it to control and monitor your in-car listening patterns....
12:51, 05/27/2019

Spotify upgrades Family plan subscription, rolls out parental controls for music service Spotify is launching a content filter feature for its Family Plan that gives parents and guardians better control over what kids listen to.       ...
02:51, 08/20/2019

Spotify launches a Disney Hub with music from Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ films Disney gets its own designated music hub on Spotify, including classic songs and scores from Marvel and 'Star Wars‘ films       ...
02:17, 07/18/2019

MLB, long expecting Latino players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
10:00, 06/05/2019

Spotify introduces Instagram-like Stories that let artists share insights with fans Back in 2016, Spotify teamed up with song lyrics database Genius to bring "Behind the lyrics" annotations to the Spotify app. They appeared as cards and displayed interesting tidbits about various songs, sourced from the Genius platform. Now, Spotify has decided to outright launch a dedicated "Story...
14:34, 05/13/2019

iPhone 11 may finally ditch Lightning for USB-C A report a few weeks ago claimed the iPhone 11 will ship with an 18W charger in the box, which is easily one of the most exciting iPhone 11 rumors so far. That’s the same USB-C charger that ships with the 2019 iPad Pros and which can be purchased separately from Apple’s store (both onlin...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Finally, I can use my iPhone to ride the NYC subway This morning, as I've done regularly since moving to New York City years ago, I left my Brooklyn apartment to head to Engadget headquarters in Manhattan. In an ideal world, I would've been able to use my iPhone to get through the turnstile at my near......
01:17, 06/01/2019

The iPhone 11 could play music on two pairs of AirPods at once The days of sharing AirPods buds between you and a friend could be coming to an end: a new rumor suggests the iPhone 11 will have the ability to beam audio to two Bluetooth devices at the same time.Respected Apple blog Macotakara has the story, via sources in the Asian supply chain, suggesting that ...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
13:51, 05/23/2019

iPhone 12 could finally see Apple drop the notch One of the most distinctive features of the newest iPhones is the top notch that houses the camera and upper speaker – both the iPhone X and iPhone XS have it, even though many other modern smartphones have come up with more modern solutions, or use smaller notches. However, it looks like the...
14:34, 07/11/2019

How to delete music from your iPhone, with an easy method for deleting all of it at once Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr You can easily delete music from your iPhone without resorting to iTunes on your computer You can delete albums and individual tracks from in the Music app using the three-dot menu or with a deep press on an iPhone 5S or later. You can use the iPhone Storage in Settings to re...
15:34, 05/01/2019

We might finally know the exact names Apple is using for its iPhone 11 lineup Only about a month separates us from Apple’s iPhone press conference, where the company will unveil three new devices, part of the iPhone 11 family. We’ve been using the iPhone 11 moniker for these devices for months now, not knowing what Apple will call these handsets, and whether Roman...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Apple may finally be working on a much cheaper iPhone for China Past reports of Apple's interest in a more affordable iPhone for China have been inaccurate, but continued sales pressure may lend credence to a new rumor.Read More...
23:00, 07/02/2019

The iPhone 11 could finally introduce upgraded Bluetooth capabilities The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R are all expected to introduce a variety of upgrades come this September, but according to a new report by Mac Otakara (via 9To5Mac), one of the new features can already be found on Samsung's latest flagships.Listen to audio through two Bluetooth devices s...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Rumors said the Pixel 4 would finally have a better design than the iPhone 11 this year. It won’t. Google’s Pixel smartphone lineup got off to something of a rocky start when it debuted back in 2016. The idea was terrific: a premium smartphone line with gorgeous high-end hardware and pure Android software. The benefits were obvious, but the first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL ran into some ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Why Fans Think Adele Is About to Release New Music Rumor has it! Adele fans are speculating that their favorite singer is about to drop new music, as soon as TOMORROW! It's been four years since the Grammy winner released an album,......
22:51, 06/20/2019

The smartphone design we all want is finally real, but it’s not an iPhone or Galaxy device We’ve had all-screen smartphones for a few years now, but all designs so far come with a compromise. Whether it’s the iPhone X’s notch, the Galaxy S10’s hole-punch camera, or the OnePlus 7 Pro’s pop-up camera, all these devices compromise around the same feature, the fr...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 design finally looks perfect in this new video Should it still come as a surprise that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R have been stirring up exponentially more hype than any new Android phones since practically the beginning of 2019? It seems like it should be expected at this point, but we still find it impressiv...
21:00, 07/25/2019

The app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone is finally available to download Remember the Steam Link app that let you play Steam games on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV? Apple yanked it from the App Store about a year ago, citing “business conflicts.” The app allowed you to purchase games directly from Steam, bypassing Apple’s App Store altogether. We all know ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Android phones are finally exciting now that there’s no new iPhone design to steal Apple’s new iPhone 11 series handsets are now almost exactly one month away from being announced. If the huge leak from earlier this week turns out to be accurate — and we have every reason to believe it will, considering the source — then the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 1...
00:51, 08/10/2019

One of the best Google Maps features ever is finally live on Android and iPhone Google regularly updates its navigation app with new features while testing other novelties with the help of beta releases, and Google Maps keep getting better as a result. But Google is also somewhat cluttering the app with features that might not necessarily need a home inside a navigation app. Th...
02:34, 08/09/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy devices finally beat the iPhone in at least one speed test A new report from Opensignal reveals that Samsung handsets, more often than not, boast the fastest download speeds compared to other smartphones on the market today. While you might think that similarly situated handsets on the same network might be equal in terms of speed, network speed can be impa...
00:34, 08/07/2019

Years after Android, iPhone native keyboard - finally! - gets swipe typing For years now, Android users have been enjoying swipe typing on their phones, yet for the native iPhone keyboard this one convenient features was strangely missing.You could download third-party keyboards on the iPhone that supported the feature, but most of them were just... not quite as good as th...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Keanu Reeves finally gets his due — and fans say ‘Excellent!’ To longtime Keanu-philes, he’s always been The One. Suddenly, though, the whole world’s gaga for Keanu Reeves. He’s having a hell of a year: “John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum” arrived to rave reviews, he hilariously sent up his spacey image in Netflix’s “Always Be My Maybe,” and he pops in as a Pixar...
03:34, 07/12/2019

Why Fans Think Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran Are Collaborating on New Music Fans are a belieber of this Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran theory: many are speculating the two superstars are secretly collaborating on new music. Earlier this week, both the 25-year-old......
08:51, 05/04/2019

Apple’s ugly iPhone 11 camera square finally puts function over form Apple is criticized for valuing form over function, but its latest design values a third rear camera too much to compromise its functionality for elegance.Read More...
00:17, 05/14/2019

The Smart Home Is Finally Coming For Our Ceiling Fans Everything you can buy for your home, from light switches to refrigerators, are smart now, but ceiling fans have always been weirdly underrepresented in the smart home market. A few minor players aside, the category basically begins and ends with Big Ass Fans’ expensive (but gorgeous) Haiku. A new K...
04:00, 08/15/2019

Is Woodstock 50 the Next Fyre Festival? All the Clues That Have Music Fans Talking Peace, love and no music? That's the question pop culture fans may be asking themselves after news broke that two of Woodstock 50's headliners have pulled out of the music......
06:51, 07/31/2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weekend since 1992 and typically attracts about 20,000 p...
10:51, 06/08/2019

iOS 13 is great, but when will Apple finally allow users to freely move icons on the iPhone home screen? Apple's latest iOS 13 is the holy grail of updates that iPhone power users have been asking for years: the latest update brings users the freedom to have a pretty much full-fledged file manager on an iPhone, it even has a downloads manager in the browser, things that we thought we would never see on...
21:34, 06/10/2019

Apple (gently) taps ASMR fans with its latest iPhone ads Apple wants to show that it's hip to what the kids are watching, and that apparently includes latching on to one of YouTube's biggest trends: ASMR videos. The company has posted a series of iPhone-captured "Apple ASMR" clips from director Anson Foge......
06:00, 08/08/2019

Hey, Siri, how about some shortcuts to help save me some time. Siri says, 'Sure' Siri Shortcuts, now an iPhone and iPad app, will be built into the upcoming iOS 13 operating system. The feature can figure a tip and give directions.       ...
15:34, 08/17/2019

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Spotify is trying to make Pandora obsolete with its new ‘Spotify Stations’ app After an initial rollout in Australia, Spotify earlier today pushed out a new listening option for music lovers. Notably, the new option isn’t contained within the existing Spotify app but is offered up as an entirely separate app dubbed Spotify Stations. The new app, in contrast to the existi...
01:34, 06/05/2019

St. Louis Officials Encourage Celebrating Blues Fans To Just Burn City Down And Finally End This ST. LOUIS—Saying that the city has had this coming for a long time and this moment was as good a time as any, St. Louis officials encouraged fans celebrating the Blues Stanley Cup victory Wednesday to just burn the city down and finally end everyone’s suffering. “To all the Blues fans out there who ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Ariana Grande Takes Fans Inside Her Claustrophobic Mind With New "In My Head" Music Video "My imagination's too creative," sing Ariana Grande. And now, she's giving fans an inside look. For her "In My Head" music video, the superstar, who released her......
21:51, 07/09/2019

Taylor Swift’s posing with Marilyn Manson delights music fans: ‘My split personalities together’ Taylor Swift and Marilyn Manson shocked fans when the pop star and vampire rocker were snapped posing together at a Los Angeles concert over the weekend....
00:34, 06/05/2019

Music fans lash out in anger after Boardmasters festival cancelled due to severe weather warnings Fans have reacted with shock and anger after Boardmasters music festival was cancelled just hours before it was set to open due to warnings of severe weather conditions....
18:00, 08/07/2019

Ubisoft Invites Fans To Make Music For Watch Dogs: Legion, Sparking Exploitation Debate Last week, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt ‏announced on Twitter that his music production company, HitRecord, would once again partner with Ubisoft, this time to help the publisher create 10 songs for its upcoming open world hacker game, Watch Dogs: Legion. This immediately re-ignited an old debate abou...
23:51, 07/15/2019

Fans accuse Taylor Swift of 'copying' Beyoncé's performance at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Taylor Swift took the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage Wednesday evening, where she opened up the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with her newest single "ME!" -- in a performance that had some viewers claiming she copied Beyoncé....
07:00, 05/02/2019

Channeling maybe-yes, maybe-no Mueller: Speak, Bob, Speak! WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly two years, the nation watched and waited as special counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Donald Trump and his campaign for potential collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. The release of a redacted version of Mueller’s 448-page report last month...
18:00, 05/12/2019

The best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases: how to protect your all-glass iPhone Protecting your phone with a case has always been a smart plan, but it's more crucial now that phonemakers have switched to glass backs for their handsets. The iPhone 8 was the first Apple smartphone to follow that trend, and it's awful when an accidental drop cracks either of your device&...
01:34, 07/25/2019

Venezuelans rejoice watching Guaido uprising Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)        ...
01:51, 05/01/2019

Venezuelans rejoice while watching coup attempt Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

'This is England': nation unites to rejoice in Cricket World Cup win Outpouring of euphoria across England after unprecedented victory against New Zealand at Lord’s“Incredible … Indescribable … You couldn’t make it up.”England’s cricket players and fans have been struggling to sum up their emotions after the team won an extraordinary World Cup final against New Zeala...
05:51, 07/15/2019

Hamptonites rejoice for new Round Swamp Farm store For some Hamptonites, this is the most exciting thing to happen in Montauk since word that the Surf Lodge spent $1.4 million on new toilets — Round Swamp Farm is opening a third outpost. The cute, rustic, family-owned and -operated market, which serves the 1 percent of the 1 Percent, ​will open in M...
10:34, 06/03/2019

Crap artists rejoice! MS Paint is getting a last-minute reprieve Enlarge / Who needs Aurich's artistic talents, anyway? (credit: Peter Bright) Long, long ago, Microsoft quietly announced that it was going to remove the venerable mspaint.exe from Windows 10. The app was listed as deprecated, indicating intent to remove it in a future Windows 10 update, and the a...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Taylor Swift, Beyoncé fans spar over Billboard Music Awards: 'Taylor DID NOT copy her' Did Taylor Swift's Billboard Music Awards performance on Wednesday night rip off Beyoncé's 2018's Coachella show?        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Residents on Tucson’s west side rejoice over new speed humps TUCSON – Pop the champagne, it is a celebration here on McMillan Street as new bumps are in the road. “I decided I wasn’t going to run any errands this morning because this was too exciting. I had to wait 10 years for this and everything is on hold,” said speed hum initiator ...
11:00, 06/28/2019

Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral’s Organ Was Spared The building’s three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the roof and spire. They can’t wait to play it again....
01:34, 04/29/2019

Rejoice, Marshmallows! Hulu's new season of Veronica Mars has arrived early Hulu has gone and done it again: the streaming service has bucked their original schedule and dropped the entire fourth season of Veronica Mars a full week early. The move comes fresh off the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, which reunited the revived show’s cast—Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni, ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Good news, Lincoln Lawyer fans: The Lincoln Lawyer TV show is finally happening Eight years ago, in March of 2011, director Brad Furman released a Matthew McConaughey vehicle called The Lincoln Lawyer (the use of “vehicle” there is a pun). Based on the Michael Connelly novel of the same name, the movie starred McConaughey as a slick lawyer who gradually learns that there are mo...
05:34, 06/26/2019

With the iPhone SE fading away the iPhone 6S is the best cheap iPhone around The iPhone SE was a one of a kind when it came to the world of phones. A sentence that feels weird considering nothing really stood out about the device. But the factor that brought in the crowds and made iPhone SE deals a choice for the masses was its position as the cheapest iPhone.But now, it see...
13:34, 05/05/2019

Will iOS 13 mean iPhone 6, iPhone SE and iPhone 5S users will be heartbroken? If you're a user of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE or iPhone 5S... look away now, as a rumor has suggested that Apple's new iOS 13 won't be coming to your phone.And the bad news doesn't stop there - if you've got an iPad Mini 2 or the iPad Air, you'll be equally...
00:17, 05/11/2019

iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s Won't Support iOS 13: Report A fresh rumour suggests Apple may drop support for older iPhone models with its latest iOS update. These include iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, and iPhone 5s....
14:17, 05/13/2019

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Brooklyn, co-hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos get to know the crowd right from the intro, elicit...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In The Saddle Again.” Among other classics picked up ...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Amazon Music comes to select Garmin music-enabled sports watches Garmin has been expanding music support on its various sports watches and now is the first wearable company to roll out support for Amazon Music. Amazon Prime subscribers can now enjoy music on their GPS sports watch for no additional cost....
16:34, 08/21/2019

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as they should – largely due to being made for TV viewing in the standard definition era.YouTube and Universal Music Group (UMG) apparently feel the ...
05:17, 06/20/2019

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: Powerful running watch with integrated music and extensive customization Garmin continues to roll out integrated music support to its line of GPS sports watches, along with a refined user interface and the best smartphone app of any sports watch. The Forerunner 245 Music is an outstanding sports watch for the masses and is designed to help you improve your fitness and li...
18:00, 04/30/2019

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of an upgrade too. Many videos from major artists wi......
20:17, 06/19/2019

Cheap iPhone bargain: grab this exclusive iPhone 7 deal for just £20 a month In a world where top iPhone deals can now cost in the range of £50-£60 a month, the words 'cheap iPhones' are rarely seen together. However, we've tracked down an Apple offer that skips those high price tags and drops the cost all the way down to just £20 a month.The de...
03:51, 07/30/2019

iPhone 12 concept video envisions the revolutionary all-screen iPhone of the future We’re just a few weeks out from Apple’s WWDC 2019, but you shouldn’t expect to see much in the way of hardware announcements during the keynote address. As usual, Apple is set to debut the follow-ups to its iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR at a separate event this September,...
21:34, 05/16/2019

iPhone 11 rear glass may lose ‘iPhone’ branding, come in matte green New details from the Asian supply chain suggest that Apple will be making a series of changes to 2019 iPhone backs, including color and brand tweaks.Read More...
21:34, 08/14/2019

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus get a massive new round of discounts for Sprint and AT&T Mesmerized by the younger age, snazzier design, and superior specifications of the iPhone XR on sale at Best Buy for a limited time with select carrier activations, we were just about to miss out on the latest batch of killer iPhone 8 and 8 Plus deals from the same retailer.These are scheduled to ex...
12:51, 05/27/2019

iPhone XR deal: buy an iPhone XR and get 3-months of free wireless service Mint Mobile is offering an exclusive iPhone XR deal for TechRadar readers. For a limited time, you can receive a free three-month 8GB data plan with your purchase of an iPhone XR. You'll pay the monthly cost of the iPhone XR ($31.21/month for 24 months) with 0% financing and receive 8GB of data...
00:00, 05/07/2019

This fake iPhone 11 Max hands-on video is still our best look yet at Apple’s next-gen iPhone Samsung just confirmed an earlier leak that said its exciting new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ will be officially announced on August 7th. They’re going to feature completely overhauled designs with triple-lens cameras and hole-punch, all-screen displays. These new Notes are expected to ...
17:17, 07/02/2019

The best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus plans and prices in Australia compared Update: Optus is currently only stocking the iPhone 7 Plus and Telstra is currently only stocking the iPhone 7, so if you want one model in particular, you don't have much in the way of choice. Alternatively, you can always check out our best iPhone 8 deals and get the newer model for a similar...
14:00, 05/06/2019

iPhone 8 deal: pay $6 per month for a pre-owned iPhone 8 from Sprint If you're looking for a killer deal on a pre-owned iPhone, then you've come to the right place. For a limited time, Sprint is offering a pre-owned iPhone 8 for just $6 per month. This offer runs through May 23 and is for new and existing customers who add a new line of service with Sprint&...
23:17, 05/17/2019

Apple to cut iPhone production as it prepares for iPhone 11 launch The iPhone XS MaxApple hasn’t been performing too well in the smartphone market lately and according to a new “smartphone supply chain” note by Rosenblatt, the Cupertino giant is about to cut production yet again. This time around, though, the change isn’t due to an unexpected drop in demand.Apple h...
18:51, 05/29/2019

iPhone XS vs iPhone X: is Apple's latest flagship that much of a difference? Apple refreshes its iPhone line up every year, and the latest flagship model is the iPhone XS, which replaces 2017's iPhone X. The newer smartphone is an upgrade in many ways, but isn't quite a complete overhaul, as it retains many features and functions as the older device. In fact, ...
14:34, 07/11/2019

Best iPhone X cases: how to wrap and protect your all-screen iPhone While the iPhone X might have started the £1000/$1000 phone trend only a few short years ago, the device itself has since dropped in price by quite a bit.That isn’t to say that it has become any less fragile however, as beguiling a metal and glass sandwich as it is, it is still metal and...
15:17, 06/05/2019

Latest iPhone 11 leak says the next iPhone XR is getting a camera bump There's now no shortage of leaks and rumors around the upcoming iPhone 11 phones, and we just got another tidbit of information to chew over: the successor to the iPhone XR is apparently getting a dual-lens rear camera this year.That's according to Japanese blog Mac Otakara, which says it ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Switching to a Pixel 3a from any iPhone newer than the iPhone 6 is just silly Google last week unveiled the Pixel 3a series and launched a trade-in promo that would allow you to swap an older smartphone for either the Pixel 3a or the Pixel 3a XL. Google indicated it would be willing to pay you up to $610 for an iPhone XS Max trade-in towards a Pixel 3a/XL purchase. But switch...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Fox is finally—finally!—too old for the Lethal Weapon TV show's shit Never let it be said that Fox won’t move heaven and earth in order to support projects it truly believes in—or, at least, believes in the syndication potential of a police procedural series with a world-famous Shane Black IP attached. The network has put up with a gob-smackingly vast amount of nonse...
04:00, 05/11/2019

iPhone XR vs iPhone XS: which of Apple's most recent phones is best for you? Apple's latest series of iPhones, the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, represent Apple's latest and greatest handsets, even though they could soon be overtaken by the new iPhone 11.The standard iPhone XS is the successor to the iPhone X, while the 'affordable' iPhone XR is...
13:51, 06/06/2019

An iPhone SE 2 won't help stop Apple's iPhone decline Apple's iPhone revenue has declined for another quarter according to the company's latest earnings, and it means income is being dented.It's no surprise - a slow performance in China amid a worldwide slowdown in the smartphone market is making things incredibly challenging for Apple a...
20:00, 05/01/2019

The UN thinks you're a sexist for using Siri If you want to fix gender imbalances in tech, targeting the supposed sexism of Siri and Alexa should be pretty far down on your list. According to the United Nations, however, it’s a matter of high priority....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Here are all the cool new things you'll be able to do with Siri soon Apple' Siri voice assistant is getting a lot better, here are a bunch of the new things you'll be able to do with it this fall when Apple's new software launches....
22:17, 06/04/2019

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC, Apple said it's taken a "huge step forward" by incorporating a neural text-to-speech transmitter tha......
22:17, 06/03/2019

Apple’s Siri routinely records you having sex Hey Siri, I need some privacy. Apple’s “Siri” automated assistant routinely records people having sex, as well as making drug deals and discussing confidential medical information, according to a recent report. Siri, which is built in to the iPhone, Apple Watch and HomePod smart sp...
02:17, 07/30/2019

Apple's Siri: A cheat sheet Siri, Apple's personal digital assistant, uses machine learning and natural speech to answer questions, return relevant search information, perform actions, and more. Here's the lowdown on Siri....
23:51, 06/08/2019

How to set up Siri to read your text messages through your AirPods in iOS 13 Apple's iOS 13 update, which will be available in the fall for iPhones, will let Siri read your text messages to you through your AirPods. Here's how to set it up....
18:34, 06/19/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook and radio apps. So, when it comes to playing DJ,......
18:17, 06/05/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circumstances. But does it mean that our digital assista...
23:00, 06/04/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.Read More...
20:51, 06/03/2019

The iPhone XR 2 may have the best battery life of any iPhone Tucked in an electronics industry report about the supplier of batteries for the upcoming iPhone XR sequel we find the actual capacity of the pack in the tentatively named XR 2. The source muses that Apple may be done with hardware and iOS optimizations, and seems to be now betting on larger battery...
17:34, 06/11/2019

iOS 13 isn't coming to the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPad Air Bad news if you're still rocking an iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and hoped to install iOS 13 -- Apple won't support the latest version of the OS on those devices. Owners of the original iPad Air, iPad Mini2 and iPad Mini 3 will miss out on th......
01:00, 06/04/2019

iPhone 11R may have the best battery life of any iPhone ever One of the most compelling perks of the iPhone XR is its stellar battery life, and if a new report is to be believed, its sequel will be even more impressive in this regard. According to Korean tech blog The Elec, sources with knowledge of the matter say that China’s Ameperx Technology Limited...
18:51, 06/12/2019

iPhone 11R could have the best battery life of any iPhone The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max – or whatever they end up being called – might be the most exciting upcoming iPhones, but the lower end iPhone 11R expected alongside them could have them beat in one key way – it might have a longer battery life.There are a couple of reasons for ...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Forget the iPhone 11: Here's why you should buy an iPhone 7 right now instead (AAPL) Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The iPhone 11 is right around the corner. But if you want to buy an iPhone right now, you should really consider buying the iPhone 7. It's the most affordable iPhone you can buy right now and one of Apple's best smartphone designs ever. Visit Business Insider's homep...
21:51, 05/28/2019

iPhone XS Max vs iPhone 8 Plus: battle of the big phones The iPhone XS Max is, like the name suggests, big. It’s the largest of the three 'new' iPhones of 2018, which makes it something of a successor to the iPhone 8 Plus, even though it has more of the iPhone X’s DNA.It's a huge phone, but it's also hugely popular, sugge...
00:17, 07/12/2019

Neato's robotic vacuums will soon work with Siri Shortcuts If you're using one of Neato's robotic vacuums and also use Apple devices, they should work better together soon. Neato just announced that its products will work with Siri Shortcuts starting in the fall, which means you can set up your own custom vo......
19:17, 08/01/2019

Apple has stopped sending Siri chats to third parties for now Apple is to suspend a program in which it sent anonymized recordings of Siri chats to third party contractors, following privacy concerns raised by a report in the Guardian.Anonymous sources stated that Apple was sharing anonymized Siri conversations with teams who would use the data to better train...
10:17, 08/02/2019

Apple won’t let other people listen to your Siri recordings anymore unless you opt-in A report a few days ago revealed that third-parties listen to parts of Siri voice recordings to improve the accuracy of the service. A former employee for one of this Siri grading companies claimed that humans “regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of coup...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultural connotations, and your family history. It’s a goddamn minefield and technology has only made it worse. Nowadays, the real and digital worlds are inc...
15:17, 06/11/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people having sex....
12:17, 08/02/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by Unesco claims that the often submissive a...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, following a Guardian report revealing the practice.The company said it would not restart the programme un...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
03:51, 07/27/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, which also include Google Assistant and Microsoft’s Cortana, perpetuate the harmful gender ster...
06:51, 05/22/2019

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit customers and other business. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy for AI assistants to fall prey to fake information, too....
01:51, 08/20/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
20:17, 08/02/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medications.Read More...
20:34, 06/20/2019

US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,” has won this year’s Princess of Asturias award for literature...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Apple updates CarPlay with new home screen and Siri Suggestions Today at Apple’s annual developer’s conference, Apple revealed the biggest update to CarPlay since its release. The revamped in-car system looks dramatically better, leaving behind the faux iPhone layout for something that looks better suited for us in cars. Until now, CarPlay was left largely forg...
21:17, 06/03/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious.        ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Tech Q&A: Upgrading Windows 7, Siri tricks, find out if someone blocked your number and more Your tech questions answered. One of the big questions is hot to figure out if a Facebook friend request is the real deal or fake.        ...
03:17, 05/07/2019

Apple halts Siri response grading program after privacy concerns Apple Inc said on Friday it suspended its global program where it analyzed recordings from users interacting with its voice assistant Siri, after some privacy concerns were raised about the program....
13:17, 08/02/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
10:34, 06/14/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive info, including medical info, criminal activities and e......
01:18, 07/27/2019

Siri recordings “regularly” sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing audio recordings of its users with contractors, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and Google       ...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Bose’s new $399 headphones boast Siri support and adjustable noise cancellation Bose today announced the latest edition to its premium headphone lineup. The new model is called the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. When it goes on sale later next month, it’ll retail for $399. That’s quite the pricetag. The Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 represent a push towards the ultra-p...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their smart speakers and phones.After a whistleblower tipped off the Guardian to the practice in regards t...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
06:17, 07/28/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a report claims....
11:34, 07/27/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings of your voice and interactions....
16:00, 08/06/2019

I tried to sexually harass Siri, but all she did was give me a polite brush-off | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Virtual assistants are millennial Stepford Wives. But perhaps there’s an upside for real women“Hey Siri, show me your tits,” is not something I ever thought I’d say, especially not while sitting in an empty kitchen while wearing fluffy slippers. I have many hobbies, but sexually harassing disembodie...
22:34, 05/22/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playback, helping deliver dinner, improving road safety, keeping you informed, and many other things that make all our digital lives easier. But when it come...
11:34, 06/21/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regularly" hear private and confidential information. Multiple reports confirm that Apple is tabling th...
09:51, 08/02/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing the recordings. Thanks to Siri, Apple contractors routinely catch intimate snippets of users’ private lives like drug deals, doctor’s visits, and sexu...
05:17, 07/28/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech giant's AI-powered voice assistant Siri, according to a new report....
03:17, 07/30/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of ...
12:51, 08/02/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list which includes but is not limited to medical information and even couples having sex. As many other com...
15:51, 08/03/2019

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
16:34, 06/05/2019

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user's privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent (AAPL) Florence Fu/Tech Insider A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly recording consumers and minors with its Siri digital assistant without consent. The lawsuit comes after The Guardian reported that the contractors Apple hires to evaluate Siri's perfo...
06:34, 08/08/2019

Spotify Is Now Available on the PS4, PS3 in India Spotify is now finally available on PlayStation Music in India, making its way to Sony's console gaming platform several months after its debut on the Xbox One....
09:51, 06/06/2019

Wait to get a new iPhone, even if you have an iPhone 6 Apple’s iPhone 6 was extremely popular when it was first released in 2014, but, now, it’s on the brink of being vintage. Buzz’s Chandra Lanier has more.       ...
05:17, 07/31/2019

Don't panic yet, but iOS 13 might not come to the iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Brace yourself, iOS 13 is comingWhile the newest version of Android is the talk of the mobile tech world on the heels of a jam-packed Google I/O developer conference, we're less than a month away from the moment the industry's attention will be redirected to iOS 13. Although we already seem to know ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

|DanielSilke:TheextremerisksofANCdual-speak It was only a matter of time before the dire state of the economy intersected with the equally dire state of economic policy – and the worst GDP decline in a decade was just that time, writes Daniel Silke....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginning to take cuts of merchandise sales. The debates around the ethics of streaming apps are a high-prof......
06:00, 08/21/2019

Spotify thinks we want to talk to its ads Voice technology is all the rage nowadays, as the Amazon Echo and Google Home continue to fly off store shelves at a record pace. Spotify has taken notice, and on Thursday, voice-enabled advertisements hit the music service. Users will be encouraged to verbally respond to the ads, which will then re...
04:17, 05/03/2019

Nobody Asked the Candidates to Speak Español The first time I vaguely recall hearing a candidate speak Spanish was in 1999, during George W. Bush’s bid for president. During a debate between Republican candidates that December, he proclaimed, “Hay muchos hispanos que viven [aqui],” before getting into a spiel about how his party had to conside...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Tommy Philbin: ‘Do speak up. Take all the help you can get. Help will make you better’ Tommy Philbin remembers Connor Law and reflects on his own struggles. He speaks to George Storr The post Tommy Philbin: ‘Do speak up. Take all the help you can get. Help will make you better’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:34, 06/19/2019

Who Will Speak For Your Family In The Wake Of Tragedy? At least one family member of the nine dead in Dayton, OH, wants the president to make a trip to the Buckeye State. In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Damon Davenport said two of his cousins were killed in the shooting....
17:34, 08/05/2019

Want to speak at tech conferences? Here’s everything you need to know to get on stage If you’ve ever looked at a conference or meetup speaker lineup and thought, “Hey, I could do that!” and then thought, “but wait…how do I get started?” then this is for you. Giving talks at tech events is a goal for many technologists, for good reason: it’s a great way to meet people who share simila...
15:17, 08/19/2019

Immigrants who worked for Trump speak in Fla. Hours before President Donald Trump's first 2020 campaign rally, a labor union representing hospitality workers, held a news conference featuring undocumented workers who say they used to work at Trump properties. (June 18)        ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

UA students carjacked at gunpoint, speak out TUCSON – A boyfriend and girlfriend just moved into their University of Arizona apartments. A date night that was supposed to be fun, turned into a nightmare at gunpoint. “I normally park my car across the street because there is free parking there and the garages are open for free on th...
13:34, 08/21/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills Kit for developers comes months before Amazon pla......
03:17, 04/30/2019

Concussions in the NHL: Former and current players speak out Daniel Carcillo can't change the punch to the head that gave him his 7th concussion, but he wants to document every step of his journey, so maybe he can save others....
19:51, 05/23/2019

Fotis Dulos’ girlfriend does not want to speak with him The woman who is charged alongside her boyfriend in connection to the disappearance of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos filed a court motion asking for him to be barred from contacting her, a report said Wednesday. A lawyer for Michelle Troconis filed the motion on Tuesday, requesting that Fot...
07:34, 06/27/2019

Veterans speak out against raising the age of tobacco use to 21 Military members often joke that they, particularly the lower enlisted, are held together by caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and more alcohol. If a new bill proposed in the Senate becomes law, service members younger than 21 would lose access to their cigarettes and cans of dip....
02:00, 05/24/2019

Google’s new AI can help you speak another language in your own voice Google Translate is one of the company’s most used products. It helps people translate one language to another through typing, taking pics of text, and using speech-to-text technology. Now, the company’s launching a new project called Translatotron, which will offer direct speech-to-speech translati...
14:17, 05/16/2019

EU wants to hear from Apple over Spotify complaint EU regulators will decide what steps to take regarding Spotify's complaint about Apple once they get a response from the iPhone maker, Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday....
18:17, 06/03/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started showing up everywhere from Facebook to Tinder and YouTube as part of an evolution of the infinitely scrollable permanent feed in favor of content tha...
04:34, 05/14/2019

Spotify brings its lightweight Stations app to the US Spotify users in the United States will have one more alternative app that will allow them to listen to their favorite radio station starting today. Suggestively named Stations, Spotify's lightweight app was originally launched in Australia last year.Although it's still considered an experiment, Sta...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Spotify tests voice-enabled ads in the US If you're a free user on Spotify's streaming music service, you may hear an ad soon that asks you to respond verbally. Spotify has started testing voice-enabled ads on a small number of free subscribers in the US. The voice-enabled ads will only be d......
21:34, 05/02/2019

Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can stream p......
19:00, 07/17/2019

New Spotify playlist wants to replace your car radio Americans spend much of their time every day stuck behind the wheel of a car, logging some 70 billion hours each year that are passed while just sitting or moving along in traffic — a metric that makes a company like Spotify eventually realize there’s a potentially lucrative opportunity ...
01:51, 06/13/2019

Spotify has 100 million Premium users Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free, ad supported tier....
17:34, 04/29/2019

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to stream music, 14% say that they can't use the Spotify...
21:34, 06/13/2019

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio executives probably let out a beleaguered groan.Read more......
04:00, 06/06/2019

Your Next Checking Account Could Get You a Spotify Subscription Citigroup is offering incentives like paying for your Hulu or Amazon Prime to keep you banking there. Many banks are coming up with other creative rewards in lieu of cash or interest....
13:51, 07/05/2019

Spotify might be raising prices soon, but don’t panic just yet In the face of increased competition from rivals like Apple Music and others, Spotify is quietly testing the waters to see whether it can push through a price increase in some of its markets around the world. That’s according to a new report from Bloomberg, which notes that the streaming music...
14:34, 08/16/2019

Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in the same week. "We're alwa......
22:51, 06/05/2019

Pique says Neymar must 'speak out' if he wants Barcelona move "Gerard Pique has urged Neymar to \"speak out\" if he wants to secure a move away from Paris Saint-Germain and would be \"delighted\" if the Brazilian returned to Barcelona."...
02:00, 08/08/2019

They Didn’t Speak for Nearly a Decade. Then They Made a Show About It. After starring together in “The Last Five Years” and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott had a “fracture” in their relationship. How do you set that to music?...
19:51, 07/08/2019

The Latest: 2 senators to speak at ex-Sen. Cochran’s funeral JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Leaders of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will speak at the funeral of Thad Cochran, who was chairman of the committee for several years. The Republican former senator from M...
02:34, 06/01/2019

How to Win Love Island: The Stars Speak Out About What It's Really Like in the Villa Perhaps nothing this summer has been less surprising (in a good way) than the winning couple of CBS' Love Island. Zac Mirabelli and Elizabeth Weber coupled up in the very first......
09:34, 08/09/2019

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Courtney Wild said Tuesday that Epstein “will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail.” (July 16)     &#...
04:17, 07/17/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superiors Gen...
20:34, 05/24/2019

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. Both studios spoke out against Georgia’s &ldq...
14:34, 05/30/2019

"Not Necessary To Speak Against Rajiv Gandhi": BJP Leader's Retort To PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stinging attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi involving his father Rajiv Gandhi on Wednesday got a rebuttal from unexpected quarters. A Karnataka BJP leader issued......
20:17, 05/08/2019

Duchess Meghan's friends speak out: 'She's never had a diva fit, never' Two friends of Prince Harry's wife Meghan are speaking out to defend her against a wave of negative publicity in the British press and on social media platforms....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
09:17, 08/03/2019

Spotify just hit a new milestone: 100 million paid subscribers Music streamer Spotify grew paid subscribers by 32% over last year, and now has 100 million, the company said in its earnings report Monday.        ...
18:17, 04/29/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capability yet,......
01:17, 06/01/2019

Spotify Testing First Hardware, Car Smart Assistant To help people enjoy audio while driving, Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is testing its first hardware - a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars called "Car Thing" - in the US. "While we......
16:51, 05/19/2019

Spotify Stations vs Pandora: what’s the best way to get streaming radio? Listening to the radio used to mean turning a dial until the static lifted. These days, 'listening to the radio' (a term we use loosely) it means turning on a stream of continuous music from an app. Sure, it's not the way your grandparents listened, but the new way is a lot more conve...
09:51, 06/28/2019

Spotify is testing podcast suggestions for your commute In the past couple months, Spotify has doubled down on its podcasting efforts. It's invested hundreds of millions and acquired Gimlet, Anchor and Parcast. One thing the company lacks is a way to recommend podcasts to its audiences. But, according to......
23:34, 05/01/2019

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
23:34, 06/06/2019

Spotify Lite is now officially out for 36 markets around the world Spotify has been testing a smaller, lighter version of its app since mid-2018 in hopes of expanding its reach to regions where internet connections are slow and people tend to use low-end-to-mid-range devices. Now, that app is finally ready for prime......
10:00, 07/09/2019

Spotify experiments with curated podcast playlists Beginning today, a handful of Spotify users will see curated podcast playlists in their accounts. According to The Verge, the playlists are an experiment to help Spotify understand how it can help users discover new shows. The hand-picked lists will......
01:51, 06/05/2019

Spotify's Pandora-style Stations app arrives in the US Spotify's Pandora-esque Stations app has arrived in the US after it previously emerged in Australia. It's officially an "experiment" for now, though you can grab it from the App Store or Google Play....
01:51, 06/05/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an antitrust investigation into allegations that Apple unfairl......
03:34, 05/06/2019

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the hosts.The new feature is meant to make the time s...
13:17, 06/12/2019

Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint Streaming service accuses iPhone maker of abusing its dominance of its App StoreApple is bracing itself for a formal antitrust investigation by Brussels after the iPhone maker was accused by the music streaming service Spotify of anti-competitive behaviour.Margrethe Vestager, the European commission...
22:51, 05/06/2019

Spotify's first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed "Car Thing," it's a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car's 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user's phone via Bluetooth. The......
12:17, 05/18/2019

Some AT&T unlimited subscribers will get Spotify Premium for free AT&T is adding a new streaming option to its Unlimited & More Premium wireless plan: Spotify Premium. AT&T customers with the Unlimited & More Premium plan are now eligible for Spotify Premium at no additional charge. Other select AT&......
18:34, 08/05/2019

Spotify tests a version of Stories for artists Count Spotify among the ranks of internet giants duping Snapchat's Stories feature. The streaming music service has confirmed an Android Police report that it's testing a Storyline feature where musicians can share Stories-style content, whether it'......
08:51, 05/14/2019

Spotify redesigns Your Library to highlight podcasts Spotify is rolling out a redesign of Your Library for Premium users, giving music and podcasts their own sections. Each has three distinct tabs you can tap or swipe between. In Podcasts, you'll have the option to view new episodes for shows you follo......
23:51, 06/13/2019

Spotify is once again offering three months of Premium for 99 cents If you’re still on the fence about subscribing to a streaming music service, wondering if you’ll actually consume enough tunes to justify paying at least $10 a month, Spotify is once again promoting its regular offer of a three-month subscription to its paid tier that will set you back j...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Spotify Stations radio app now works with CarPlay Stations is Spotify's answer to Pandora, letting you tune in and listen to curated music without having to lift a finger. That convenience made it an immediate hit when it launched last month, but one important feature was missing for iOS users: CarP......
22:17, 07/02/2019

Spotify unveils its first-ever hardware device, but you can't actually buy the 'Car Thing' Spotify has been the unrivaled champion of the thriving music streaming industry for a number of years now, but relying entirely on a service under siege by tech giants including Apple and Amazon seems like decidedly risky business. As such, it's certainly not shocking to see the 2006-founded Swedis...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
17:00, 07/11/2019

How to help families and children at the border: Volunteer, donate, speak out There are plenty of ways to help aid families and individuals at the border, and plenty of organizations that need your help.        ...
22:51, 06/26/2019

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
07:51, 06/15/2019

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
03:34, 06/15/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
11:17, 07/20/2019

Woman El Chapo failed to kill will speak at his sentencing The only victim expected to speak before the sentencing of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is the former head of a modeling agency he once tried to have killed, The Post has learned. Guzman ordered the murder of the woman, whose name The Post is withholding, after she attempted to bribe a high-ranking law...
04:00, 07/12/2019

"Culture Of Violence" Silencing Dissent: Aparna Sen, 27 Others Speak Up Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society have spoken up again, condemning the "culture of violence and intolerance" that made film-maker Anurag Kashyap quit the microblogging platform Twitter......
16:00, 08/20/2019

Austrian president, Kurz due to speak after far-right leader quits Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over "catastrophic" video footage of him that threatens to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
18:00, 05/18/2019

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem and respond....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen wrong to hide behind ‘organization’ speak MIAMI — My question was simple. Brodie, is this on you? Brodie Van Wagenen sat in the first-base dugout Friday afternoon at Marlins Park and answered quickly about his soon-to-be 40-51 Mets. “I think that any time a team struggles it’s on the organization,’’ the general manager began. “I think that ...
13:00, 07/13/2019

What made Artemi Panarin speak out against Vladimir Putin Artemi Panarin got the team he wanted, then got his money, and now he’s making his voice heard back in his native Russia by ripping into authoritative president Vladimir Putin. The Rangers’ new winger, who signed a seven-year, $81.5 million deal at the opening of free agency a few weeks ago, c...
21:17, 07/19/2019

Jamila Woods: 'I want to pass down the power to speak on how you should be treated' On her new album, Jamila Woods namechecks everyone from Sun Ra to Zora Neale Hurston to champion black artistry – and to give her the strength to confront violence in her home city of ChicagoJamila Woods is a thoughtful soul. Not just in her music and poetry – with its emphasis on black ancestry and...
19:51, 05/08/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
08:51, 07/12/2019

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it comes to politics....
06:00, 07/19/2019

A white father called police on a black man. Both men speak out A black man who was accused of trespassing at a San Francisco apartment building by a white father and shot video of their tense encounter is responding to the father's explanation and apology....
04:51, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Couple speak about Phoenix police incident PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A father says he and his family are lucky to be alive after Phoenix police aimed guns and yelled obscenities at them in a videotaped encounter. Dravon Ames said durin...
05:17, 06/19/2019

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
03:17, 05/22/2019

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of undermining its national security....
23:34, 05/28/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart on Venezuela: Bolton U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart on Wednesday amid tensions over the political situation in Venezuela, White House national security adviser John Bolton said in television interviews....
15:17, 05/01/2019

New Zealand should always 'speak its mind' to China, former prime minister says New Zealand's relationship with China had become "too transactional" in recent years, but it needs to be able to raise concerns with Asia's superpower, according to former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark....
09:34, 05/03/2019

Women, targeted by same serial subway perv, speak out A pair of gutsy women who were targeted by the same serial subway pervert are speaking out about their horrific ordeals — and how their quick-thinking actions helped lock him up. Cynthia and Beatrice — who asked their last names be withheld — said they just hope subway masturbator Dennis Sacaza will...
03:51, 06/24/2019

As a runner, Allyson Felix didn’t want to speak out. As a mom, she felt she had to. The most decorated female Olympian in American history always shied away from speaking out. As she eyes a fifth Olympics after the birth of her first child, that's changing....
10:17, 08/01/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superior...
15:34, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Fiance, father of woman killed by cop speak out MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The fiance of an unarmed woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer says every time he sees the alley where she died walking toward the police car he relives the...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
17:34, 06/07/2019

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 10MB, and is designed primarily for users with smartphones running Android 4.3 and higher.The app has been in testing for a while now, and its launch ma...
09:34, 07/09/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through Spotify.TechCrunch reports the audio ads will init...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Spotify claims it 'overpaid' songwriters and wants its money back Spotify and music publishers have been in a bit of a tiff for months over a planned royalty rate increase that would require streaming services to pay more to artists. You can bet the company is watching the numbers closely, especially while it appea......
00:00, 06/22/2019

Soundtrap for Storytellers is Spotify's latest play for podcasters Spotify has been snatching up companies left and right. One of the odder acquisitions was Soundtrap, an online music production tool. It just didn't really seem to fit with the rest of the company's moves. With Soundtrap for Storytellers, though, thi......
15:17, 05/14/2019

Barack, Michelle Obama to Produce Podcasts for Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Spotify is testing a smart assistant speaker that fits in your car Rumors around a Spotify speaker for your car have been swirling for a while, and it's now official: Spotify has confirmed it's testing a new hardware device that fits in your car, designed to assess "how people listen in" on the go.As this is still in the testing phase, you can't actu...
15:17, 05/18/2019

Spotify reaches 100m paying subscribers worldwide Streaming service boosted by better-than-expected performance in US and CanadaSpotify has reached 100 million paying subscribers, in a landmark for the music streaming service as it faces competition from major tech firms.The number of users willing to pay for the service soared 32% in the first thr...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Spotify brings back its 99-cent Premium offer If you've wanted to try a paid streaming music service but have been skittish about the costs, you now have as good an excuse as any to give it a try. Spotify has brought back its twice-per-year Premium offer, giving you three months of full service......
00:00, 05/16/2019

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, will create exclusive podcasts for the str......
22:51, 06/06/2019

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Picks, starring comedians Rob Riggle and Sarah Tiana, will onl......
20:17, 06/14/2019

How to Get Back Your Spotify Home Screen Widget on Android As a longtime Spotify user, I grab my digital pitchfork and join the masses of Android users who are pissed off about the latest Spotify update, which removes the Android home screen widget that made it incredibly useful to play and pause songs from your smartphone’s screens....
21:17, 08/13/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries......
14:00, 05/21/2019

Spotify now has 100M paying subscribers, but it’s still losing money Spotify now has 100 million subscribers paying for the streaming music service’s Premium subscription tier, in addition to now enjoying a presence in 79 markets since the company went public a year ago this month. However, the milestone which Spotify announced today also illustrates a fundamen...
11:51, 05/02/2019

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app on their handsets....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn't really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet's growing multitasking abilities. You've still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playlist or see what......
22:17, 07/17/2019

Spotify Is Bringing Voice-Controlled Ads to Our Engagement Hellscape I think most of us can safely agree that there are few things consumers want to engage with less than ads. We certainly do not want ads that require us to actively speak to them. But the future is now, baby! And if this sounds like hell, now might be a good time to upgrade your free Spotify subscrip...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Spotify revenue jumps 33 pct on higher subscriber addition Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected 33 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, as the music streaming company racked up 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
12:34, 04/29/2019

Spotify Narrows Loss, Hits 100 Million Subscribers Spotify narrowed its loss in the most recent quarter as the music-streaming giant invested heavily in its growing podcast business and said it now has 100 million paying users....
13:17, 04/29/2019

Spotify will start making Premium Family plans a lot more useful Spotify has begun rolling out new features for its Premium Family plans meant to help everyone better manage the preferences and tastes of members who like to listen to such disparate musical choices from Billie Eilish to classic rock and music from The Lion King. The changes include a new personali...
08:34, 08/21/2019

Apple reveals that it only collects revenue from about 0.5% of Spotify subscribers Over the past few months, Spotify has been exceedingly vocal and critical about the way in which Apple manages the App Store. Specifically, Spotify takes issue with Apple’s 30% cut, with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek a few months ago categorizing the 30% figure as an unfair tax on competitors that hav...
04:34, 06/25/2019

Spotify adds 8 million paying customers in three months In the three months since Spotify crested the 100 million Premium user mark, the company has added another 8 million paying customers. It's another sign of health from a music streaming service that continues to grow in the face of tough and well-hee......
16:17, 07/31/2019

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts people listen to, users of Spotify's free service...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Hey Siri, turn on 'The Voice' for my Vizio TV Watch your iPhone on any TV, without an Apple TV device? Now it can be done, via Vizio, Samsung, Sony and LG TVs. Vizio tools in beta. We tried it.        ...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being debated that would ban all abortions after a fetal...
04:17, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive protests against an extradition bill and calls for her to resign. Lam has become the focus of derision by many in Hong Kong for havin...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She and her dad navigated the New York subway to get he...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Arizona sex-ed rules left unchanged after advocates speak against proposed changes PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials have left sex education rules alone after hearing parents, lawmakers and advocates rail against proposed changes. The Arizona Republic reports the Arizona State Board of Education decided Monday to take no action on a series of guidelines that Superintenden...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Dave Eggers: why we should listen to teenagers speak about climate crisis As the International Congress of Youth Voices kicks off in Puerto Rico, the Guardian invited young delegates to write about their fight against the climate crisisTeenagers speak with a directness and a moral clarity that is desperately rare in our elected leaders, and perhaps in the adult species as...
04:17, 08/13/2019

Latino celebrities in U.S. issue plea to 'speak out loudly against hate' Actresses Eva Longoria, America Ferrara and more than 200 other Latino artists and civil rights leaders on Friday penned a letter of support to the Latino community in the United States after a mass shooting in Texas and immigration raids in Mississippi....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Emery says Arsenal and Koscielny 'need to speak' as Martinelli scores on debut We’re playing with the spirit to create a new way, says managerMartinelli, Saka and Olayinka score in win over Colorado RapidsThe Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has said he is awaiting a decision on Laurent Koscielny after the captain refused to travel with the squad for their pre-season tour to the U...
10:34, 07/16/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart later in the day....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Donald Trump to speak at Lincoln Memorial during July 4 celebration President Donald Trump will speak at the Salute to America Independence Day celebration at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on July 4, which will include tributes to all branches of the military....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
06:34, 05/22/2019

Would Go To Iran If Needed, Directly Speak To People: Mike Pompeo USSecretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was willing to go to Iran for talks amid tensions between Tehran and Washington, but also called on Japan, Britain and other nations to join a maritime force......
16:17, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
15:17, 07/11/2019

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have not done enough to save our future. We have to get them to listen to us and believe what scientists ...
15:34, 05/23/2019

'It could have been me': five years after Michael Brown, young black men in Ferguson speak On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
11:34, 08/09/2019

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar To Speak About His Biopic At Cambridge Anand Kumar will speak at the UK-Asia summit organized at Cambridge University from June 24-28, 2019, dwelling on his inspiring two-decade long journey....
12:51, 06/16/2019

Boris Johnson does speak to Steve Bannon, says Nigel Farage Brexit party leader’s comments increase pressure on No 10 frontrunner to address claimsTory leadership latest – live updatesBoris Johnson does speak to Steve Bannon, Nigel Farage has said, increasing the pressure on the Conservative leadership frontrunner to explain his links to Donald Trump’s contr...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers can’t speak for dead man: accusers’ attorney Dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers are trying to rep their client from beyond the grave, an attorney for Epstein’s accusers says. “Jeffrey Epstein is dead — and his attorneys cannot attempt to speak clairvoyantly for him,” Brad Edwards wrote to Florida federal Judge Ken...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Julian Edelman didn’t speak to his dad for 81 days amid PED fallout The fallout from Julian Edelman’s 2018 suspension for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drugs policy hit home for the Patriots receiver. Edelman, who was banned from the first four games of the regular season after missing the previous year due to an ACL injury, revealed the situ...
02:17, 07/03/2019

'I get called a sell-out all the time': Trump's voters of colour speak out What’s it like to be one of the few minority supporters among the president’s overwhelmingly white following?Follow the latest US politics news – liveDonald Trump likes to claim, among other things, that his presidency has been a huge success for non-white Americans. But for all his claims, repeated...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Will Give First-Time Woman Lawmakers Chance To Speak: Om Birla Speaker Om Birla today said he wants all first-time woman members of the Lok Sabha to have a chance to speak in the House during the ongoing session....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual accounts. Tha......
14:17, 08/19/2019

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to and edit together with friends.Spotted by noted app expert Jane Manchum Wong, this "Social Listening" option builds on the shared playlists Spotify alrea...
15:51, 06/01/2019

Spotify is testing its first piece of hardware – the voice-controlled ‘Car Thing’ Spotify has started testing its first piece of hardware, a music player for your car that the company has named “Car Thing” and which will apparently serve an even more important purpose than going on sale as a mainstream consumer electronics gadget. In a blog post today, the streaming m...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info about your account and listening habits, including yo......
23:51, 06/27/2019

Spotify shares drop on slower-than-expected user growth Spotify Technology SA’s lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter. The reaction to what appeared to be one slight disappointment in an othe...
20:17, 07/31/2019

Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
21:00, 06/06/2019

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlistsSpotify...
05:51, 06/14/2019

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Apple to Face Antitrust Probe in Europe, Courtesy of Spotify Less than a month after Spotify filed a formal complaint against Apple for its app store practices, a European Commission probe is moving forward, potentially threatening one of the Cupertino giant’s cash cows.Read more......
17:17, 05/06/2019

Apple is ordering up exclusive podcasts to take on Spotify and Amazon: report The growing success of podcasts has led major players in the tech industry to finally start considering them as a serious source of revenue, with big brands increasingly offering funding and support to existing producers and original creators.A new report from Bloomberg suggests that Apple intends t...
07:17, 07/17/2019

Spotify boasts 100M paying subscribers on global expansion Spotify is now 100 million strong. The streaming music giant Monday said it now has 100 million paying subscribers — double that of chief rival Apple Music, which reported 50 million paying subscribers in January. The 100 million paying users were up from 75 million last year and narrowly beat out a...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama to launch exclusive podcasts with Spotify Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.        ...
20:51, 06/06/2019

Spotify hits 100 million subscribers, reports revenue jump Spotify Technology SA, the world's leading streaming platform, said on Monday it had hit 100 million paid subscribers as it reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlists In January 2018, Spotify trialed a streamlined new music app in Australia called ‘Stations’ that was dedicated to playlists. After almost 18 months of testing the waters, the app has now officially launched in the US for both iOS and Android.While plenty of Spotify users utilize the fu...
09:51, 06/05/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart; White House meeting on Venezuela set The Trump administration turned its attention to Russia's role in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of intervening when President Nicolas Maduro was preparing to leave the country....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Kansas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State....
19:17, 05/08/2019

Ariana Grande, Kim Kardashian speak out over alleged nude photo scandal Photographer Marcus Hyde, who worked with celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande, was recently accused of sexual misconduct by a Los Angeles model....
22:34, 07/24/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Parliament Session LIVE Updates: PM Modi To Speak In Rajya Sabha The Parliament will meet for the eighth day today and various bills including the Aaadhar and other laws (Amendment) bill 2019 and the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) bill 2019 are expected to be......
10:34, 06/26/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
20:00, 04/28/2019

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
23:34, 08/14/2019

'I can't bring her back': parents of girl killed by California police speak out Family of Hannah Williams, 17, tells the Guardian the high schooler should be remembered for her kindness and passionBenson Williams clutched the bright pink shirt in his hands. It helped him feel close to his daughter as he struggled to process the reality that he would never hold her again.The 46-...
08:51, 07/12/2019

Employees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss? Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
19:17, 06/28/2019

How to speak Silicon Valley: decoding tech bros from microdosing to privacy Your guide to understanding an industry where capitalism is euphemizedWhat is Silicon Valley?For Californians of a certain tenure, Silicon Valley is a location – an actual, geological valley nestled between two mountain ranges and the marshy southern dregs of the San Francisco bay. The titans of tec...
08:34, 06/27/2019

Meghan McCain tells Ivanka and Jared to speak up after Trump rally: 'Where are you?' "View" host Meghan McCain called out Ivanka Trump, suggesting that the president's daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, should denounce her father's actions at a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday....
21:00, 07/18/2019

'It's time to speak up': an open letter to Colin Kaepernick | Etan Thomas Your protest started a conversation and inspired an entire generation of athlete activists to find their voices, but the time for silence is over. We need to hear directly from youDear Colin,My son Malcolm and I are big fans of yours. I remember the day when Malcolm, who was around 11 at the time, s...
12:51, 08/20/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: US modernizing nuclear arsenal 'as we speak' Energy Secretary Rick Perry called the American nuclear arsenal the most developed and modern in the world, during an interview Monday with Fox News....
08:34, 07/23/2019

Eagle Scouts to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Fifty years after NASA astronaut and Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong sent greetings from space to the 1969 Scout Jamboree, scouts will have an opportunity to talk live with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24....
20:51, 07/22/2019

Fate of Oro Valley golf unclear, hundreds speak out at public meeting ORO VALLEY, Ariz.  – More than 700 Oro Valley residents filled every seat inside a hall at an Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene Wednesday night, many of whom love golf. A majority of homeowners who attended the meeting worry soon their home courses won’t be the same. “The town loses,R...
21:17, 07/25/2019

Pete Buttigieg says he's obligated 'with the privilege of whiteness' to speak out on systemic racism South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has continued his efforts to try to reach out to black voters in a new fundraising email, where he says he welcomes the "obligation as a candidate with the privilege of whiteness on my side" to speak out against systemic racism. ...
14:34, 07/20/2019

Pennsylvania Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station Students from Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to speak live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, June 3....
10:17, 05/31/2019

The Men of Monterey Speak! Big Little Lies Stars Tease "Incredibly Bold" Season 2 When you think of Big Little Lies, you think of the women--and rightfully so, it's Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Zoë Kravitz--but the......
21:34, 06/06/2019

Watch Sheryl Sandberg speak after Facebook earnings crush estimates Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, speaks to CNBC's Julia Boorstin on Wednesday after the social media giant's fourth-quarter earnings easily topped Wall Street expectations....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Parents, families speak out as school board could make curriculum change TUCSON – With every seat filled inside a multi-purpose room at Duffy Middle School, dozens of others listened and watched outside as the TUSD School Board considered changing part of its curriculum Thursday night. The changes will focus on family life and sex education. TUSD Board President Ad...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will Be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
21:51, 07/08/2019

JDS Asks Party Members Not To Speak To Media After Massive Poll Defeat After the massive defeat faced by Janata Dal (Secular) and Congress alliance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, JD(S) working president MS Narayan Rao has issued a circular to party leaders,......
13:51, 05/26/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
23:51, 05/28/2019

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
04:34, 05/29/2019

Spotify says it overpaid artists last year and wants its money back and good luck with that When the U.S. Copyrights Royalty Board voted to increase songwriter payouts by 44% between 2018 and 2022, Spotify was one of four major streaming companies (along with Amazon, Google, and Pandora) to appeal the ruling. Though they continue to oppose the decision, they are now using language from the...
07:51, 06/25/2019

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
07:17, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Spotify hits 100 million subscribers, reports revenue jump Spotify Technology SA, the world's leading streaming platform, said on Monday it had hit 100 million paid subscribers as it reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue....
17:34, 04/29/2019

Spotify revenue beats but adds fewer-than-expected paid subscribers Spotify Technology SA reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Wednesday, but added fewer paid subscribers than estimated, sending its shares down 2.2% in trading before the bell....
14:51, 07/31/2019

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark Music streaming service Spotify says the number of its paying subscribers has hit 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music...
16:17, 04/29/2019

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Thursday night, just hours before the LP’s midnight drop. Only steps away from th...
14:51, 06/07/2019

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and even Twitter jumped on the bandwagon, some of which even overtook the popularity of the originators.Now it’s Spotify’...
04:34, 05/14/2019

Did Steve Jobs Harass Spotify's CEO With Weird, Breathy Phone Calls? It’s no secret that Spotify and Apple have beef. But according to a Variety interview with the authors of a new book, Spotify Untold, that beef dates all the way back to 2010 when Steve Jobs would purportedly prank call Spotify CEO Daniel Ek... and just breathe deeply into the phone. Read more......
01:34, 07/25/2019

10 Questions for Cecilia Qvist, the Woman Leading Spotify’s Global Expansion When music streaming company Spotify launched in India, the company made a promotional video with artists from across the world welcoming local users to the platform. One of the videos caused a social media frenzy in the country. It was of Korean boyband BTS uttering the Hindu greeting “Namast...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Spotify Reports User Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
22:17, 07/31/2019

‘We don’t really know these guys’: Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors speak at NBA Finals media day The Raptors took the two regular-season games between the teams but fast forward to Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and you have two very different lineups facing off....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Rahul Gandhi's Plain-Speak To Congress Leaders Who "Pushed" Sons: Sources Rahul Gandhi remained firm on his decision to quit as the Congress president following the party's decimation in the national election, even though his offer was unanimously rejected at a meeting of......
09:00, 05/26/2019

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. That’s because this card introduces some potential language barrier issues between international players that would, overall, make it a huge pain in ...
20:00, 08/06/2019

Hunt exhorts UK envoys to 'speak truth to power' in coded rebuke to Johnson Foreign secretary sends message to FCO staff as leadership rival comes under fire over Darroch resignationJeremy Hunt has implored British diplomats to continue “speaking truth to power and standing up for British interests” as the fallout from the resignation of the UK ambassador to Washington beca...
13:51, 07/12/2019

Ellen DeGeneres and More Celebs Speak Out in Defense of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Ellen DeGeneres is joining Elton John in defending Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. On Monday, the iconic "Rocket Man" singer took to social media to slam "malicious"......
13:51, 08/20/2019

'Actions speak louder than words': Caster Semenya defiant after Doha win – video South African runner Caster Semenya has brushed off the controversy surrounding her legal battle with athletics' governing body after a dominant 800m win in Doha. 'Life is fantastic,' she said, denying rumours she would retire. 'I want to inspire the world – I want to show them nothing is impossible...
00:51, 05/05/2019

TV presenters speak out in row over BBC's plan to axe free TV licences for millions of elderly people TV presenters and broadcasters from rival channels today weighed in on the row over the BBC's decision to scrap free TV licences for millions of people over 75....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Survivors of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse speak out in new doc on gymnastics scandal: 'It's just horrifying' Erin Lee Carr and Sarah Gibson were hearing rumblings of a doctor committing heinous acts to young female athletes when they decided to pick up their cameras and investigate. The filmmaker and producer soon became immersed in a nationwide scandal....
19:17, 05/03/2019

How Friends taught the world to speak English – from Jürgen Klopp to Korean pop megastars The Liverpool manager has revealed how the sitcom has helped him get to grips with the language – and he’s far from aloneThey were there for him. Jürgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, has credited Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Joey and Chandler with teaching him English. Watching the long-running ...
04:51, 08/10/2019

Family members speak out after Tucson couple convicted on child porn charges TUCSON – Days before Tucson’s Luis and Vanessa Ramirez were supposed to appear in court in May 2018, they kidnapped their two children, 5-year-old Luis Jr. and 6-month-old Kahmila, and fled south of the border. Saturday marks one year since they left Arizona. David Ramirez and his wife E...
19:17, 05/04/2019

Detectives speak with girlfriend of missing Connecticut mother’s estranged husband: authorities Detectives on Thursday met with Michelle Troconis, whose boyfriend is Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of the missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, law enforcement officials say. ...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. So we wanna Make a Super Mario, Too—on our Twitch channel!...
19:00, 06/28/2019

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade in Washington, DC, were handed motivating instructions on what to say if approached by the media. "I am proud to serve this Nation and I ...
15:17, 07/04/2019

Spotify strikes multi-year podcast deal with Barack and Michelle Obama Former U.S President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on Thursday announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
18:17, 06/06/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap audio editing tool to offer free unlimited storage Soundtrap, the cloud-based editing tool for music and podcasts, has decided to throw in free unlimited storage for its non-paying members. Previously, Soundtrap's basic plan limited users to only five saved songs or projects. Starting today, those wh......
14:34, 06/26/2019

This incredible offer of three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents ends June 30th Spotify has been emailing anyone who’s interested to let them know, but just in case you weren’t aware of the current trial offer which is about to run out — the streaming giant is once again offering a three-month trial for its premium subscription tier that normally costs about $...
18:51, 06/18/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap offers creators unlimited free storage for songs and podcasts Soundtrap, the cloud-based audio recording studio acquired by Spotify back in 2017, is now offering creators an unlimited number of projects.Read More...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Spotify shares jump after it hits 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service Spotify Technology reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
19:51, 04/29/2019

Did Apple's Steve Jobs harass Spotify's CEO with weird prank phone calls? A new book claims that Apple's Steve Jobs would make bizarre prank phone calls to Spotify CEO Daniel Ek in 2010 as the music streaming startup was trying to gain access to new customers....
18:34, 07/25/2019

Spotify's album pre-save feature lets record labels follow artists for you Spotify is the largest music streaming platform in the world, with over 100 million subscribers as of Q2 2019.Part of its appeal is down to the streaming giant's inclusion of user-friendly features within the mobile and desktop apps – one of which being the ability to 'pre-save&apos...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Indonesia woman gets pardon after recording boss’ lewd phone call, says she hopes others 'speak up' An Indonesian woman who received a pardon Thursday after being sentenced to jail for recording her boss’ lewd phone call to prove she was being harassed says she hopes other women “speak up” to prevent similar experiences from happening....
19:34, 07/25/2019

Neymar to Barcelona: Gerard Pique urges Brazil star to speak out if he wants Nou Camp return Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has revealed that he still talks to Neymar, but says it is up to the Brazilian to come out and speak about a possible return to the Catalan club this summer....
09:00, 08/07/2019

‘This Is About the Preservation of Our Humanity’: Democrats Speak Out About Vile Conditions, Racist Rhetoric at Border Facilities Democrats visiting three detention facilities in Texas on Monday had to raise their voices—despite having microphones—to be heard over the shouts and heckling of pro-Donald Trump, anti-immigrant groups....
01:17, 07/03/2019

Spotify-owned Soundtrap launches cloud-based podcast creation and recording tool Spotify-owned Soundtrap's new cloud-based tool, Soundtrap for Storytellers, is designed to streamline the podcast recording and publishing process.Read More...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Deceased Hong Kong protester’s parents urge people to ‘speak up bravely against social injustices’ The youth have been at the forefront of huge rallies against the legislation, which has plunged Hong Kong into chaos amid wider fears about the erosion of civil rights in the Chinese territory....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
02:17, 07/20/2019

Care home clinician used impersonator to speak to coroner over teen's death at Lancaster Lodge in Richmond A clinician who could face jail for refusing to co-operate with an inquest into the death of a teenage patient was exposed after using an impersonator to speak to the coroner's office, the Standard can reveal....
16:51, 08/19/2019

Manson family members speak out 50 years later in shocking doc, recall meeting cult leader: ‘I felt accepted’ The women who followed hippie cult leader Charles Manson are coming forward 50 years after the gruesome murders that shocked the nation during the summer of 1969....
14:00, 08/09/2019

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell speak live as market awaits hints on future rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to deliver a speech Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, followed by a question and answer session....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Rashida Tlaib hits critics over Holocaust remarks, says friend told her to speak to 'racist idiots' at fourth-grade level Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, doubled down on her controversial remarks about having a "calming feeling" whenever she thinks that Palestinians created a "safe haven for Jews" after the Holocaust during her appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on Monday night, suggesting that she should be speak...
13:34, 05/14/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new SDG Advocates on the job....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting tools, and exclusive content deals, Guggenheim sees...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Chicago Police Have Been Compiling Dossiers on People Who Speak at Police Board Meetings Why would the Chicago Police Department be running background checks on people who sign up to speak at public meetings of the city’s police disciplinary panel?...
16:34, 07/24/2019

'You are not alone': Epstein accuser Courtney Wild urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, Courtney Wild, told reporters that he "will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail.”        ...
04:17, 07/17/2019

Members of the Manson Family Speak in New Oxygen Special Manson: The Women The women who followed Charles Manson are speaking out. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Manson: The Women, a new Oxygen special premiering August 10, which features interviews......
20:51, 07/22/2019

Can you feel the love? 'The Lion King' soundtracks hunt their way to top of Spotify charts Soundtracks of the live-action and animated versions of Disney's "The Lion King" are roaring on Spotify after the new film's premiere this weekend.       ...
21:34, 07/23/2019

Mitigating security risks: we speak to Huawei US security chief The ongoing trade war between the US and China has affected businesses from both countries but no company has faced the level of scrutiny that the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has. Huawei has been at the center of a global debate that has seen President Trump sign an executive order banning Am...
19:51, 08/19/2019

Victim who was sexually abused by British Army officer tells others to 'speak out' after winning payout from MoD A man who was sexually abused by a British Army cadet officer has spoken for the first time to urge other victims to come forward, after winning a payout from the Ministry of Defence....
18:00, 08/05/2019

'Smallville' actors Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum speak on Allison Mack's sex cult case "Smallville" actors Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum addressed former co-star Allison Mack's sex-cult case for the first time.        ...
17:51, 06/21/2019

'Truly heartbreaking': Beto O'Rourke, others speak out on Walmart shooting in El Paso Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott respond to the El Paso shooting incident at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart.        ...
00:51, 08/04/2019

Tree said to inspire Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' dies. Who will speak for the trees? Ted Geisel, better known as Dr. Suess, was inspired to create 'The Lorax' while looking at the Monterey Cypress tree from his California home.        ...
22:00, 06/17/2019

'SNL': Tina Fey, Amy Poehler return to help Emma Thompson decode 'Mother Speak' Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned to "Saturday Night Live" to help Emma Thompson explain what mothers really mean when they talk. It's complicated.        ...
19:34, 05/12/2019

'SNL': Tina Fey, Amy Poehler return to help Emma Thompson explain 'Mother Speak' Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned to "SNL" to help host Emma Thompson explain what mother's really mean when they talk. It's complicated.        ...
12:51, 05/12/2019

Sent From My iPhone Apple design wunderkind Sir Jony Ive is leaving the company after 27 years and Apple is scrambling to ensure the public that this is fine, everything is fine. Read more......
09:34, 07/02/2019

What if this was the iPhone 11? Apple will undoubtedly still have a few surprises left in store when it unveils its new iPhone 11 lineup next month, but most of what is discussed on stage that day will be old news. In fact, we already know exactly when Apple will reveal the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro handsets (September 10th)...
00:51, 08/20/2019

iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XR There are slight differences between the iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XR, at least at first glance. But as we reviewed each and crafted an in-depth comparison, we developed an informed idea of how they are truly unique in their own way.It's the first time Apple has released three new iP...
07:00, 07/16/2019

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Others are perfectly content with their weekly Spotify Discover playlist. But if you need more ways to find music, here are some ideas, taken from Twitter users, my colleagues at Lifehacker’s pu...
18:34, 08/16/2019

The best music of 2019 so far Just six months into a great year in music, we’ve seen strange, galactic records from R&B innovators Solange and Flying Lotus. In the crowded field of hip-hop, emerging talents like Denzel Curry, Little Simz, and Zelooperz have separated from the pack—not to mention Tierra Whack, whose five sing...
22:34, 06/22/2019

Ava DuVernay lets Trump 'speak for himself' in Central Park Five series 'When They See Us' Netflix's "When They See Us" reminds viewers how Donald Trump called for the death penalty for teenagers in the 1989 Central Park Five case.        ...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Finally, I think my son looks like I did at his age If only I had more baby photos of me to checkThere is a resemblance. Now that my son has gotten a bit older – read: has grown a discernible chin – people are more willing to say he takes after me, appearance- wise. Of course, when he was a week or so old, I was often told of a likeness, despite the ...
14:51, 06/30/2019

How to update your iPhone to iOS 13 right now Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Apple’s latest mobile operating system doesn’t officially drop until September. But, if you’re willing to deal with a few bugs in a Public Beta offering, you can ...
07:17, 06/26/2019

The best iPhone 7 Plus cases If you bought an iPhone 7 Plus, you'll definitely want to keep your investment safe and uncracked. The best thing to protect your purchase is keep it wrapped in a case to ensure its metal body stays unscathed and that its screen is safe from shattering.A regrettable number of smartphone owners ...
01:34, 07/25/2019

This is how incredible iOS 13 might look on the iPhone 11 The biggest and most hotly anticipated news of 2019 for Apple fans is obviously the upcoming release of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R, or whatever Apple ends up naming its next-generation iPhone lineup. Apple is rumored to be using the same iPhone design that it introduced on the iPho...
23:00, 05/27/2019

The best iPhone 7 cases It has been a long time since the release of the iPhone 7 in 2016, and a lot has changed in smartphone design since that point. But at a new low price, the handset remains a great option for those who choose it, and is now the cheapest phone still sold by Apple.Another added benefit of this older ha...
00:17, 07/12/2019

What we've learned about iPhone 11 from iOS 13 Apple unveiled iOS 13 - its next big software update to hit iPhones later in 2019 - at its WWDC 2019 keynote, and while we know it will come to current iPhones, we also expect it to feature on the iPhone 11.While Apple hasn't confirmed any details about the next iPhone - not even its existence ...
18:17, 06/04/2019

The Scoop iPhone App An insider’s guide to what to eat, drink and do in New York, including a category on our favorite home furnishing stores, compiled by the editors and reporters in the Home section and T Magazine....
23:00, 04/28/2019

This is what your next iPhone design could look like A website out of India has published renders of what it says the iPhone 11 (or X1) might look like and include        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

So, is this the iPhone of our dreams? Samsung is set to finally put an end to all the leaks and rumors when it announces the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ on Wednesday evening. If you’re an Apple fan, however, your attention is already focused on the future — just over one month into the future, to be exact. That’...
00:34, 08/08/2019

iOS 13 might not work on your iPhone When we listed the best new features of iOS 12 back when it was first released to the public this past September, compatibility was at the top of the list. Of course things like speed improvements and battery life gains were fantastic, but the fact that iOS 12 didn’t push a single iPhone, iPad...
15:51, 05/10/2019

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
22:17, 07/02/2019

Music Superstars Are the New One Percenters Huge stars like Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are dominating the concert-tour business like never before, as music’s top 1% takes home an increasingly large share of the pie....
13:34, 05/04/2019

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.        ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Music to Apple's Ears Apple’s AirPods met with no small amount of derision when they first hit the market three years ago. Now the company is laughing all the way to the bank as sales of wearables and accessories surged 48% in the fiscal third quarter....
21:17, 08/01/2019

iOS Could Finally Be Going Dark Is it a little shameful that one of the most exciting elements of macOS Mojave was the dark mode option it presented? Probably! Is it as equally shameful that one of the elements of iOS 13 that I’m most excited for is a proper dark mode? Sure! Will that fact dissuade me from being delighted by these...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Both Had Something to Say. Finally, They Said It at the Same Time. “The most important decision you make in your life is who you’re going to be with,” Caroline Kitchener said. But timing, she added, is important because there is a career to consider....
18:00, 06/07/2019

DisplayPort 2.0 is finally here, and it can do a lot We've been on DisplayPort 1.4 since 2016, so it was only a matter of time before we got a new display standard. And, well, DisplayPort 2.0 is finally here. VESA DisplayPort 2.0 has arrived, offering nearly triple the bandwidth of DisplayPort 1.4 – up to 77.4 Gbps opposed to 1.4&apos...
05:00, 06/27/2019

The Gloves Are Finally Off Up until now, the 2020 Democratic presidential primary has, with minor exceptions, mostly featured candidates promoting a “positive vision” about their own campaigns without denigrating any of the other people running. But that had to end sometime, and it’s starting to seem like that time is now....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Trump tariffs could hit the iPhone The top-of-the-line iPhone, the XS, would see about $100 added to the price, if Apple doesn't absorb the tariffs and would out breaks with suppliers.       ...
02:17, 08/02/2019

The best iPhone SE deals in May 2019 The iPhone SE may have been officially removed from the Apple Store, but the budget Apple smartphone continues to sell at some seriously rapid speeds. That's largely because this has been the cheapest iPhone on the market for quite a while now, but we can't imagine it will be here for that...
11:51, 05/01/2019

iOS 13 on the iPhone: Here's what Apple needs to fix urgently While users love it when Apple crams more features into iOS, the platform is now getting to the stage when it could do with a spring clean, and tidy up some of the older legacy stuff....
20:17, 06/01/2019

The best iPhone 6S Plus deals in May 2019 Now well in to its terrible twos, iPhone 6S Plus deals have finally started falling substantially. Pretty much since the advent of the iPhone X and all the way up to the iPhone XR, prices are going in one direction only and you can pay less than  £25 per month for the giant handset.It&apos...
11:51, 05/01/2019

How to Jailbreak Your iOS 12.4 iPhone or iPad Jailbreaking your iPhone—removing Apple’s restrictions that prevent you from installing any apps on your device that you want or messing with settings Apple otherwise locks down—isn’t for everyone. It can be a risky process to begin with, and doing it voids your warranty, but it’s a great way to ext...
01:51, 08/20/2019

The best iPhone XR deal just got even better thanks to a big price cut In a world filled with £1,000+ phone price tags, saying that Apple makes some of the most expensive devices is an impressive - yet daunting - title to hold. But behind those hefty price tags are some of the world's best smartphones, which is why anytime there is a chance to grab iPhone dea...
14:17, 05/16/2019

The best iPhone 6 deals in May 2019 It has now been well over three years old (doesn't time just fly!) since the release of the iPhone 6 and it seems that it is beginning to die out. Although it is still around now a lot of companies have stopped selling them and we would recommend going for the iPhone 6S deals instead. But if yo...
11:51, 05/01/2019

This is when the iPhone 11 will ship to your door: Everything we know so far iPhone season is almost here, which means we’re now in a position to tell you exactly when Apple will launch the iPhone 11 series, when preorders start, and when the iPhone 11 flavor of your choosing will ship to your door. We’re 99% sure these dates are accurate. Not only do they come f...
19:00, 08/17/2019

The best iPhone 5S deals in May 2019 It's been long replaced by the iPhone SE as Apple's go to budget handset, but if you're looking for a cheap iPhone then the iPhone 5S deals are worth considering before committing to your purchase. Unfortunately deals are now far between and we would recommend going for something newe...
11:51, 05/01/2019

Apple iPhone XR Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Performance | Memory | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionAfter a brief delay following the launch of the $1000+ iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple has finally released its new device for the masses, the successor to the iPhone 8 an...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Stop Robocalls on Your iPhone, Once and for All Robocalls are getting worse—that should be a familiar headline, if not a familiar feeling, for anyone who owns a smartphone. Mine have gotten a little better, but I have plenty of friends who aren’t so lucky—and are getting sick of call after call of random insurance scams, “special court notices,” ...
04:34, 05/07/2019

Three big iPhone problems Apple might not be able to fix Even Apple, with hundreds of billions in the bank and billions more rolling in every quarter, has problems that the company is finding hard to solve....
15:51, 06/20/2019

Photos on iPhone is about to look completely different When you need to find a photo on your iPhone, what do you do? There are tons of ways, but let’s be honest. You probably just go to the camera roll and scroll through at lightning speed, trusting your eyes to pick out the target shot. That may change with Apple’s new layout for Photos, w...
21:17, 06/03/2019

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your iPhone When you get a new iPhone, you almost never think about how much space you’re using. Go ahead and pile up those movies, music and apps. Never delete text messages, save every photo! But as time goes by, all that content starts to add up. Next thing you know, you’ll be ready to snap a ph...
15:34, 08/08/2019

How to Shut Down an Unresponsive iPhone If your iPhone is giving you grief, a simple reboot is one quick way to troubleshoot whatever is ailing it. But what if your device is freezing up and you can’t summon the standard “slide to power off” screen?...
05:00, 07/09/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Apple iPhone XR The OnePlus 7 Pro was just recently released as one of the fancier high-end smartphones of the year, and it's safe to say that what makes it so appealing is the unique mixture of exotic features and reasonable price.While Apple and Samsung were quick to attack the $1000 range with their ultra-luxuri...
18:00, 06/06/2019

This is Apple’s new iPhone 11 design, and we need it right now We’re now less than a week away from seeing Google unveil its brand new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones, two new handsets that will resurrect the spirit — and more importantly, the low prices — of the company’s old Nexus series. Just one week after that, OnePlus will hos...
17:51, 05/03/2019

What to Do If Your iPhone SE Doesn't Support iOS 13 Apple’s big WWDC event is right around the corner, and what better way to kick off the festivities—which we weren’t invited to, as always—then by contemplating all the fun features you might not be able to use on your ancient iPhone....
17:51, 05/31/2019

The best iPhone apps we've used in 2019 Apps are the cornerstone of the iPhone – what really set it apart from Android. The best iPhone apps are typically best in class.However, finding the greatest apps among the millions available isn’t easy, and so we’ve done the hard work for you. Our lists compile the very b...
13:00, 05/20/2019

5 Best iPhone X Gadgets 2018 1: Dbrand grip Price: $40 Product description › Revolutionary grip. › World-class D3O® shock-absorbing technology. › An industry-first carbon composite frame. › Full dbrand skin compatibility. › Ultra-tactile buttons. Read more.. 2: AUKEY Power Bank Price: $40 Product description If the Anker...
21:00, 04/28/2019

The 2019 iPhone XR could come in two new colors It's quite the weekend for iPhone 2019 rumors it seems – as well as revealing camera and charging upgrades to the next batch of Apple phones, inside sources have also hinted at new colors coming to the phone set to replace the iPhone XR.This time it's Japanese blog Mac Otakara passi...
20:00, 05/11/2019

How to make your iPhone battery last all day If you use your iPhone a lot then you'll be used to watching that battery meter go down... and down... and down. Here are a few tricks that I use to make my iPhone's battery last all day....
17:34, 06/11/2019

iOS 13 and iPadOS: Will your iPhone or iPad run it? Will your existing iPhone or iPad run the new iOS 13 and iPadOS upgrades, due out this fall, or has the time come to give Apple a huge chunk of cash for new devices?...
21:51, 06/04/2019

Stop the music: Empire to end after season 6 After five seasons of power grabs, inexplicable kidnappings, and Cookie Lyon’s endless parade of fur coats, Fox has announced that Empire’s upcoming sixth season will be its last. The announcement comes weeks after the network confirmed its renewal. “We are turning the final season into a large TV e...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Sheila E. still drumming up new music and hot collabs Sheila E. might be known for “The Glamorous Life,” but the star percussionist and singer has battled her share of setbacks — including physical injuries. “Last tour, I sprained my ankle and messed up my Achilles as well a year and a half ago, and it just got better a month ag...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Not OK, computer: how it feels to have your music leaked When Radiohead were held to ransom by hackers, they shrugged and put 18 hours of unheard material online for free. But for other artists, having music leaked can be devastatingIn 1997, Radiohead imagined a future in which technological dependency and out-of-control consumerism had merged to form a d...
08:00, 06/17/2019

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with other female composers and performers....
16:17, 06/03/2019

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple purpose: to block out interferences and keep you ho...
20:34, 07/08/2019

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Existing Aussie Prime members who have never tried Amazon's Music Unlimited service before can sign up now and get four months of tunes for just $0.99...
05:17, 07/04/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
13:51, 05/24/2019

Music playlists could help dementia patients Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate parts of the brain not affected by the disease, experts say....
02:00, 06/25/2019

NCT 127 is "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, K-pop group NCT 127 hasn’t wasted any time releasing their fourth mini album, We Are Superhuman (which you may remember us mentioning during our new m...
22:34, 05/24/2019

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy do gyms play music so loudly? It’s like being in a nightclub. Even when wearing headphones to listen to one’s own music, it is impossible to b...
18:00, 06/18/2019

New music from Lindsay Lohan is exactly what we deserve Over the past few years, whenever we’ve come across Lindsay Lohan news it was usually accompanied with a bit of a WTF element—mainly because she was doing things like handing out unsolicited legal advice or defending Trump or accosting homeless Russian people on the street. So this latest revelation...
10:51, 06/04/2019