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Podcast app Majelan pivots to premium audio content around personal growth

Podcast app Majelan pivots to premium audio content around personal growth

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

French startup Majelan is pivoting a year after launching a podcast player and service. The company, created by former Radio France CEO Mathieu Gallet and Arthur Perticoz , is...
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Black Out Tuesday social media, music campaign made to pause, not to mute

Black Out Tuesday social media, music campaign made to pause, not to mute

6 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   4 articles

A set of social movements were given a name this week starting with an initiative called The Show Must Be Paused. The music industry was implored to take action starting on...
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Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services pledge support for Blackout Tuesday

Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services pledge support for Blackout Tuesday

7 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Several major music streaming services pledged support for ‘ Blackout Tuesday ,' sometimes called Black Out Tuesday, with special playlists, moments of silence and social media...
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Tech companies mark Blackout Tuesday

Tech companies mark Blackout Tuesday

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Over the weekend, music industry execs Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang called on fellow industry members to protest police violence against black people by pausing...
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Streaming services join music industry 'blackout' over death of George Floyd

14 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

The music industry will stage a “blackout day” today in support of protests around the alleged murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Organized by music...
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Blackout Tuesday: To protest George Floyd's death, music industry will pause - CNET

20 hours ago   |   CNET

Mick Jagger, Peter Gabriel and Quincy Jones are among those vowing to pause business as usual and work for racial justice. Spotify will add a silent track to some playlists.
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Spotify to add 8:46-minute moment of silence to playlists and podcasts in honor of George Floyd

Spotify to add 8:46-minute moment of silence to playlists and podcasts in honor of George Floyd

1 day ago   |   The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify will add an 8 minute and 46-second moment of silence to select playlists and podcasts on the platform to honor George Floyd. The...
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Bandcamp got me back into buying music

1 day ago   |   Engadget

As the coronavirus situation has developed, one of the things I've been following closely is how different music platforms have responded to the pandemic and its effects on...
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What to buy your dad who's hopelessly low-tech

1 day ago   |   Engadget

My dad once downloaded an e-book in French. Another time he texted saying he needed help immediately. He's fallen and he can't get up, I thought. Turns out, he needed help...
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Machine learning: What's the difference between supervised and unsupervised?

Machine learning: What's the difference between supervised and unsupervised?

1 day ago   |   The Next Web

Machine learning, the subset of artificial intelligence that teaches computers to perform tasks through examples and experience, is a hot area of research and development. Many...
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Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first...

Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

An executive order from the White House targeting Twitter for moderating one of the president's posts is being challenged in a new lawsuit from a digital rights group. The... Read more ...

Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it's just this simple

Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it's just this simple

A leak today showed the next major Google product running the smart TV system Android TV. Included are a single Android TV dongle and an Android TV remote. Together, these... Read more ...

BBC's own Beeb voice assistant enters beta trials

BBC's own Beeb voice assistant enters beta trials

A year ago, the BBC announced that it was working on its own voice assistant, "Beeb", to offer intelligent, intuitive voice interaction across its many services. Now it is... Read more ...

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom had a blockbuster quarter as its app became the hottest videoconferencing service of the pandemic. In an earnings report today... Read more ...

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

This week Facebook employees and leadership protested their CEO Mark Zuckerberg's inaction on messages from Trump. As Twitter marked inflammatory messages from Trump with... Read more ...

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 knows that sometimes a 15-inch laptop is a little too small, and a 17-inch laptop can be a lot too big. As its name suggests, the Pavilion Gaming 16... Read more ...

Cyberpunk 2077 livestream postponed, launch still on schedule

Cyberpunk 2077 livestream postponed, launch still on schedule

In the time between the announcement of the Cyberpunk 2077 livestream event and now, a few things have happened. Now the event, called Night City Wire, will take place June... Read more ...

Fascinating study reveals which country has the best Netflix content

Fascinating study reveals which country has the best Netflix content

June will add plenty of new additions to the already long list of titles on Netflix. In all, Netflix is adding 46 original movies and shows this month. One study has attempted... Read more ...

Google deletes anti-Chinese app with 5 million installs

Google deletes anti-Chinese app with 5 million installs

At a time when the U.S. government is targeting smartphone and networking equipment manufacturer Huawei, investigating short-form video app Tik Tok, and , a new app called... Read more ...

Amazon Alexa devices can be used together like an intercom

Amazon Alexa devices can be used together like an intercom

Amazon has introduced a suite of features that allow those with multiple Alexa-powered smart devices to use them together at once. Until this point, users have only been able... Read more ...