How to stream lossless audio from Apple Music and get the highest quality music possible

Apple Music's lossless audio is made for music lovers.Thiago Prudencio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Apple Music offers lossless audio, which is the highest quality music you can get from streaming apps. Lossless audio takes more space and internet bandwidth to download than standard music. You can get lossless audio in every version of the Apple Music app for no extra cost. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Music streaming apps like Spotify and Apple...
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Princeton Team Disables Long-Targeted Gene Behind Spread of Major Cancers

An anonymous reader writes: The mysterious ways cancer spreads through the body, a process known as metastasis, is what can make it such a difficult enemy to keep at bay. Researchers at Princeton University working in this area have been tugging at a particular thread for more than 15 years, focusing on a single gene central to the ability of most major cancers to metastasize. They've now discovered what they describe as a "silver bullet" in the form of a compound that can disable this gene in m...
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Qualcomm takes a swipe at Apple's build-not-buy culture (because it wants to sell stuff to Apple)

Suggests collaboration with OS suppliers is the best way to innovate, ignoring that Google just designed its own silicon for Pixel 6 Qualcomm has distanced itself from Apple, and took a veiled shot at its rival as it tried to clear the air on its relationship with Google.…
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Google to Ban Political Advertising Ahead of Philippine Election

MANILA (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it will ban political advertising on its platform in the run-up to Philippine elections...
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Google Chat tries out a new interface on phones with bottom bar tweak

With the demise of Google Hangouts slowly unfolding before us, Google has been steadily focusing more of its attention on its successor app, Google Chat. Even though not everyone has been happy... #demise #googlehangouts #smartphone #googlechat
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Elon Musk touts Tesla’s new Cyberwhistle with dig at Apple

Tesla's latest product isn't a new car but a $50 whistle made of stainless whistle and with a design inspired by the company's yet-to-launch Cybertruck.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk just introduced the company's latest product — a $50 whistle inspired by the Cybertruck. It's already sold out.

Tesla Cyberwhistle.Tesla screenshot Tesla's Cyberwhistle appears to have sold out in about an hour from the time Musk tweeted about it.  The limited-edition Cyberwhistle is a "premium collectible" made from medical-grade stainless steel, Tesla's website says. Resellers are already relisting the whistle on Ebay for as much as $2,250. If you fancy owning a Tesla but don't have $45,000 to spend on a car, why not splash out on Tesla's new model hyper-affordable item: A whistle. Te...
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Over 300,000 Android Users Have Downloaded These Banking Trojan Malware Apps, Say Security Researchers

Over 300,000 Android smartphone users have downloaded what turned out to be banking trojans after falling victim to malware that has bypassed detection by the Google Play app store. ZDNet reports: Detailed by cybersecurity researchers at ThreatFabric, the four different forms of malware are delivered to victims via malicious versions of commonly downloaded applications, including document scanners, QR code readers, fitness monitors and cryptocurrency apps. The apps often come with the functions ...
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Browser Extension Shows How Many Brands On Amazon Are Actually Just Amazon

A new browser extension promises to show you which products in your Amazon search results are sold by brands that are either owned by or are exclusive to Amazon, giving you a better idea of who's selling what you're buying. The Verge reports: It's called Amazon Brand Detector, and it uses a list of Amazon brands created by The Markup, along with filters and other techniques (detailed here) to detect and highlight products that are a part of Amazon's Our Brands program. The Markup created this ex...
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The path to Malaysia’s digital potential

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Mohd Zaid, from Kajang, Malaysia, felt the pressure of providing for his family in an uncertain environment. To bring in some extra income, he turned first to one of his personal passions — making soy wax candles infused with scented oils — and then he turned to the internet. After learning digital marketing skills through a Grow with Google course, Zaid was able to go beyond word-of-mouth sales and promote his candles online through Google Ads and Search. His rev...
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Xiaomi 12 will be 'available soon' with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset

The Xiaomi 12 is coming soon, and the company's CEO has confirmed it'll be the first smartphone announced that will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset . Lei Jun, Founder and CEO... #xiaomi12 #smartphone #thexiaomi12 #qualcommsnapdragon8gen1 #qualcomm #leijun
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Cool: Google Adds A Chanukah Search Trick!
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Best Mac Mini deals for December 2021

Looking for a compact MacOS desktop? Here are some great cheap Mac Mini deals you can score online right now.
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A Lawyer’s Blog Represents Much More Than a Legal Directory Submission

Reading a piece in the Global Legal Post about the Do’s and Don’ts of Legal Directory Submissions, I couldn’t help but think that a blogging lawyer’s directory listing was taken care of by their blogging. If a legal directory listing is meant to represent status or a reputation builder for a lawyer, as it was when I practiced, a blog has it all over a directory listing. A well written niche blog establishes a lawyer’s reputation as a trusted authority, builds relationships with clients, prospec...
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I wish these translucent AirPods weren’t just prototypes

There’s an alternate universe out there where Apple (still) makes translucent gadgets, and I want to live in it. Giulio Zompetti, a developer who also happens to collect rare Apple devices, recently got his hands on what are reportedly partially-transparent Apple prototypes. Behold, the translucent AirPods: #AirPods, translucent prototype earbuds — Giulio Zompetti (@1nsane_dev) November 30, 2021 Oooh, ahhh. Of course, if you want transparent headphones that are actuall...
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Best Apple iMac deals for December 2021

Looking to get your hands on a sleek all-in-one Mac computer? We've got the best iMac deals right here.
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Machine learning to make sign language more accessible

Google has spent over twenty years helping to make information accessible and useful in more than 150 languages. And our work is definitely not done, because the internet changes so quickly. About 15% of searches we see are entirely new every day. And when it comes to other types of information beyond words, in many ways, technology hasn’t even begun to scratch the surface of what’s possible. Take one example: sign language.The task is daunting. There are as many sign languages as there are spok...
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Apple Gift cards available for sale on Amazon India

Apple has started offering its App Store gift cards in India via Amazon. The gift cards will grant users the ability to buy apps from the App Store, purchase games on Apple Arcade, purchase subscriptions to access Apple Music and Apple TV+, and get ebooks and audiobooks from Apple Books. As per the dedicated gift card page, the company states that gift cards that are purchased from Amazon India will only be valid on purchases made in India. [Via]
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Following RBI restrictions, Google announces adjustments to automatic payments in India.

The change is significant because many users have a card number saved to their Google Work account or Google Play account to make monthly payments for subscription-based services. The Reserve Bank of India has directed that no entity or merchant, other than card issuers and card networks, should store card details – or card-on-file – from January 1, 2022. For users who had their card information saved in order to pay for their Google One subscription or their Google Cloud work accounts, this co...
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Best student laptop deals for December 2021

A great student laptop doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here are some perfect picks for every budget and taste.
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Qualcomm’s betting on AI to take on Apple and Google’s chips

Apple has been in a league of its own when it comes to developing processors for phones and embedding its own AI-powered experience. But this year, Google has thrown its hat in the ring by debuting its indigenous Tensor Chip to give the Pixel 6 a platform to showcase the company’s vision for smartphones. This massive push by tech giants into the chip game means that Qualcomm, once a leading player in the smartphone industry, will face more competition than ever. So, this year, the chipmaker is r...
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Google’s teaching AI to ‘see’ and ‘hear’ at the same time — here’s why that matters

A team of scientists from Google Research, the Alan Turing Institute, and Cambridge University recently unveiled a new state of the art (SOTA) multimodal transformer for AI. In other words, they’re teaching AI how to ‘hear’ and ‘see’ at the same time. Up front: You’ve probably heard about transformer AI systems such as GPT-3. At their core, they process and categorize data from a specific kind of media stream. Under the current SOTA paradigm, if you wanted to parse the data from a video you’d ne...
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The Virtual Phone Farms Scammers Use To Set Up Fake Accounts

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: When a scammer wants to set up an account on Amazon, Discord, or a spread of other online services, sometimes a thing that stands in their way is SMS verification. The site will require them to enter a phone number to receive a text message which they'll then need to input back into the site. Sites often do this to prevent people from making fraudulent accounts in bulk. But fraudsters can turn to large scale, automated services to lease them ...
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'Massive' Startup Wants To Rent Your Spare Compute Power To Pay For Apps

What if users could pay for apps or services not with money or attention, but with their spare compute power? A startup called "Massive" is working to take this concept "into the modern world as an alternative to charging users or pounding them with advertisements to generate revenue," writes TechCrunch's Alex Wilhelm. From the report: Massive announced an $11 million round this morning, led by Point72 Ventures with participation from crypto-themed entities, including CoinShares Ventures and Coi...
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Best MacBook deals and sales for December 2021

If you’re in the market for a new MacBook, our deals roundup will help make your choice a little easier.
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Best Apple deals and sales for December 2021

Apple fans know how fleeting deals can be, but we've rounded up some great Apple deals for you right here.
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Non-fungible tokens take No 1 spot in influential art world power list

ERC-721’s topping of ArtReview’s Power 100 is first time a non-human entity has led listThe non-fungible token or NFT has taken the No 1 spot in the annual ranking of the contemporary art world’s most influential movers and shakers – marking the first time a non-human entity has topped the list.ERC-721, the specification for the “non-fungible token” on the Ethereum block-chain, tops the 20th Power 100 list published by ArtReview, after a year in which it upended the art market by bringing togeth...
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CUPS 2.4.0 Printing System Released, Check Out What’s New

The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) is a cross-platform printing solution used on many different Linux distros. Now the OpenPrinting project has just released CUPS 2.4.0 formed without Apple’s participation, which has since 2007.
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Compass appoints CoreLogic CEO to board of directors

Frank Martell has been with CoreLogic since 2011. As a member of Compass' board, he'll be tasked with helping guide the company forward.
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Zillow cancels 400 Zillow Offers contracts due to closing restraints

Hundreds of sellers awaiting new builds will have to sell their homes another way after Zillow canceled contracts for closings set for late 2022 through its defunct iBuyer, Zillow Offers.
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