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Big Tech has no friends in Washington anymore

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "The CEOs don't want to be testifying. Even having this collective hearing creates a sense of quasi-guilt just because of who else has gotten called in like this — Big Pharma, Big Tobacco, Big Banks. That's not a crowd they want to be associated with." — Paul Gallant, a tech policy analyst, on Wednesday's Big Tech antitrust House hearing. WHAT'S HAPPENING The Big Four tech CEOs will testify...
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How to Use Apple Music With a Local Music Library

While Spotify could claim credit for starting the second digital music revolution, the first one began way back in the 1990s with the MP3, Napster, and (eventually) the iTunes Music Store. Today, the Apple Music app that has emerged from the ashes of iTunes is just about the best way of keeping both eras of digital…Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Science, Music Streaming, Desktop, Apple Music


Latest Taylor Swift Album 'Folklore' Sets New Apple Music Streaming Record for a Pop Release

Taylor Swift's new album has achieved a new high for most streamed pop album on Apple Music since its surprise release last week (via Deadline). Folklore set a record for the most streams in a 24-window on the service, reaching 35.47 million plays. Its success was even more impressive on Spotify, where the singer-songwriter's eighth studio album racked up 79.4 million listens in its first 24 hours of availability, according to Swift's Republic Records label. Written and recorded remotely dur...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Taylor Swift, Swift, Apple Music, Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff, Deadline Folklore, Latest Taylor Swift Album Folklore


Apple has acquired more AI startups than Google, Facebook or any other Big Tech company. Is Apple bulking up in AI or just catching up?

Apple bought more AI companies than any of its big tech competitors between 2010 and 2019, according to an analysis from CB Insights. Many of these purchases have been used to create new features on Apple's flagship iPhones. But others may help power Apple's shift towards digital products as sales for those services rise. As sales of the iPhone have dipped, income from products like Apple Pay and Apple Music may be the company's future. Apple faces some blowback in its push into services. The ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Trends, Siri, Tim Cook, Machine Learning, App Store, North America, Apple Music, Alexa, Cb Insights


Top Stories: New Music Icon in iOS 14, iPhone 12 Rumors, Face ID Macs, Favorite macOS Big Sur Features (mac rumors)

Apple's beta train kept on rolling this week with the third beta versions of all of the major operating system updates coming later this year. The new beta of iOS 14 includes some interesting tweaks like a new color theme for the Music app icon, new informational pop-ups for some of the new features, a new clock widget, and more. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In other news, we heard some more rumors about the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup, the potential for some new...
Tags: Apple, News, Samsung, Intel, Huawei, Notification Center, Apple Music, Beta, Control Center, MacRumors YouTube, Big Sur, Ming Chi Kuo, MacRumors Staff, MacRumors Newsletter Each, FaceDetect


Top Stories: New Music Icon in iOS 14, iPhone 12 Rumors, Face ID Macs, Favorite macOS Big Sur Features

Apple's beta train kept on rolling this week with the third beta versions of all of the major operating system updates coming later this year. The new beta of iOS 14 includes some interesting tweaks like a new color theme for the Music app icon, new informational pop-ups for some of the new features, a new clock widget, and more. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In other news, we heard some more rumors about the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup, the potential for some...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Samsung, Intel, Top Stories, Huawei, Notification Center, Apple Music, Beta, Control Center, MacRumors YouTube, Big Sur, Ming Chi Kuo, MacRumors Newsletter Each, FaceDetect


Apple leads other tech giants in AI purchases, an analysis finds — and that could boost its shift toward digital services

Apple bought more AI companies than any of its big tech competitors between 2010 and 2019, according to an analyis from CB Insights. Many of these purchases have been used to create new features on Apple's flagship iPhones. But others may help power Apple's shift towards digital products as sales for those services rise. As sales of the iPhone have dipped, income from products like Apple Pay and Apple Music may be the company's future. Apple faces some blowback in its push into services. The t...
Tags: Apple, Google, Europe, Microsoft, Trends, App Store, North America, Apple Music, Cb Insights, Bernstein, Quartz, App Store Apple, Jason Cohen, John Detrixhe, App Store Such


How to play Apple Music on Sonos speakers, and stream music in every room of your home

You can play Apple Music on a Sonos speaker by logging into your Apple Music account through the Sonos app. Sonos lets you stream nearly every major music app, including staples like Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal. To connect Apple Music to your speaker, head to the "Services & Voice" menu in the Sonos app and follow the steps to add your account. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Sonos is a stereo system that allows you to play music however you get it — whet...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Sonos, Apple Music, Services Voice, Tap Services Voice, Apple Music Related


Snoop Dogg to Battle DMX on Verzuz

The Verzuz series is coming to Apple Music and Beats 1 with a face-off between Snoop Dogg and DMX scheduled for Wednesday, July 22 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. The series, founded by hitmakers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland found its audience on Instagram Live — and will continue to live there — and is […]
Tags: Timbaland, Apple Music, Snoop Dogg, Swizz Beatz, DMX, Verzuz, Battle DMX, Apple Music and Beats


Five years on, Jay-Z’s Tidal is still struggling to make waves

Can J-Hova's streaming service ever compete with Spotify?
Tags: Spotify, Music, Jay Z, Trends, Features, Streaming Music, Tidal, Apple Music


'Verzuz' Series That Pits Artists Against One Another Coming to Apple Music

Verzuz, an Instagram Live series founded by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, is making its way to Apple Music, reports Variety. Verzuz launched in March and is designed to pit two artists against one another in a friendly competition. So far, the series has featured Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, John Legend, and DJ Nice. The first Verzuz episode on ‌Apple Music‌ will air on Wednesday, July 22 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time and will feature Snoop Dog and DMX. While Verzuz will be aired on ‌Apple Music‌, it ...
Tags: Apple, Timbaland, Apple Music, Swizz Beatz, Snoop Dog, Verzuz, Variety Verzuz, Alicia Keys Erykah Badu John Legend, Swizz Beatz Timbaland


Verzuz Partners With Apple Music and Beats 1

The already impressive audience for the Verzuz battle series — which pits one OG artist or producer against another, playing their hits — is about to get even bigger: Verzuz is coming to Apple Music and Beats 1. The first session will take place Wednesday (July 22) at 5 p.m. PT for a face-off between veteran […]
Tags: News, Timbaland, Apple Music, Verzuz


Fix This iPhone Battery Bug by Ditching Apple Music

Cases of an odd battery-draining iOS bug are on the rise and the Apple Music app appears to be the culprit, with reports showing that the app can rapidly eat up to 95 percent of a device’s battery for no reason. The issue affects a wide variety of iOS devices, but most of the recent cases appear to be running iOS…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Lifehacks, Apple Music


Apple Music Sucking Up Your iPhone Battery Life? You're Not Alone

If you have an iPhone and recently noticed that your battery isn’t lasting as long as it used to, you may not be alone: Many iPhone owners are claiming that they’ve noticed Apple Music is responsible for excessive battery drain.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Science, Smartphones, Psa, Apple Music, Consumer Tech, Apple Music Battery Drain


Some iPhone Users Report Significant Battery Drain Due to Music App Background Activity in iOS 13.5.1

A significant minority of iPhone users have taken to Apple's Support Communities and Reddit to report battery drain issues largely related to the Music app and high levels of background activity. Hundreds of users, many running iOS 13.5.1 on devices both new and old, are experiencing rapid battery drain when the Music app is not in use. In some cases, the background activity occurs over several hours each day, even if the app has not been used for weeks or even at all. User: Mojo06 I just pu...
Tags: Apple, Reddit, Apple Music, Brianwpi Phone


Apple Music Introduces Animated Playlist Artwork in iOS 14 Beta

Apple Music will receive a number of design changes in iOS 14, including a new "Listen Now" tab, improved search, and Autoplay. Another small design update is larger playlist artwork, and today Benjamin Mayo with 9to5Mac shared how some of these designs now include animated art. On the new Listen Now tab, a "Top Picks" section includes oversized icons for playlists, radio stations, albums, and more, all of which ‌Apple Music‌ thinks you'll like. This week on the ‌iOS 14‌ developer beta, some ...
Tags: Apple, Apple Music, Benjamin Mayo, Ios 14, Party Starters


Apple Music Real-Time Lyrics Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs

Apple and Samsung partnered to launch an Apple Music app for Samsung smart TVs in April, and from today the app also supports real-time lyrics (via Macerkopf.de). Real-time lyrics lets ‌‌Apple Music‌‌ listeners view song lyrics in a karaoke-style while songs are playing, allowing them to sing along to the music. ‌Apple Music‌ synchronous lyrics are available for Samsung Smart TV models from 2018 to 2020. Samsung was first to feature ‌Apple Music‌ on a smart TV, and the app looks similar to t...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Apple Music, Samsung Smart, Samsung Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV App Store


Apple's back-to-school deals include discounts on Macs and iPads, plus you can get a free pair of AirPods

  Apple products are some of the hottest around during the back-to-school season, but they've always been set at luxury or premium prices. Every year, Apple offers an education discount on some of its products most closely aligned with school work, namely MacBooks, Macs, and iPads. This year, students and educators can also get a pair of Apple AirPods for free when they buy a Mac, MacBook, or iPad. You can also save 20% on AppleCare+ device protection, and each purchase comes with one year of...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Macbook, MacBook Air, Apple Music, Homeschool, PTO, Joe Osborne, PTA, MacBook Apple, Compressor, MacBooks Macs, Mac MacBook, Apple Education Discount, Higher Education institution Shop


Apple's back-to-school deals include discounts on Macs and iPads, plus you can get a free pair of Beats headphones until September 26

  Apple products are some of the hottest around during the back-to-school season, but they've always been set at luxury or premium prices. Every year, Apple offers an education discount on some of its products most closely aligned with school work, namely MacBooks, Macs, and iPads. This year, students and educators can also get a pair of Apple AirPods for free when they buy a Mac, MacBook, or iPad. You can also save 20% on AppleCare+ device protection, and each purchase comes with one year of...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Macbook, MacBook Air, Apple Music, Homeschool, PTO, Joe Osborne, PTA, MacBook Apple, Compressor, MacBooks Macs, Mac MacBook, Apple Education Discount, Higher Education institution Shop


Apple Music launches program to discover African music talents

Apple Music has launched a new artist discovery program in Africa called Africa Rising.
Tags: Africa, Cnn, Apple Music


Lil Wayne Talks Young Money Radio, Epic Memory With Nicki Minaj and Life During Coronavirus (EXCLUSIVE)

Lil Wayne’s reputation as among the best rappers alive long preceded his career as one of the best talkers of the coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to Young Money radio, which launched on April 24 as a weekly show on on Apple Music (slated to run 12 episodes deep, it airs Fridays at 7 p.m. ET), Wayne […]
Tags: News, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Apple Music, Wayne, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Young Money Radio


Spotify expands Premium Duo subscription tier aimed at couples to U.S., India, dozens of other markets

Spotify today announced it is expanding Premium Duo, a feature that allows two people who live at the same place — say couples or flatmates — to share one subscription plan while maintaining their own individual accounts, to dozens of new markets. Premium Duo is a remarkable concept from Spotify, which it first began testing in March last year and expanded to 19 markets months later. Starting Wednesday, Spotify Premium Duo is now available in 55 markets. The new subscription offering is remar...
Tags: Social, TC, Apps, Spotify, Music, Entertainment, India, Tech, Apple Music, Alex Norstrom, U S Premium Duo, Spotify Apple Music Apple


Bozoma Saint John is joining Netflix as its new CMO, exiting Endeavor

Endeavor CMO Bozoma Saint John is leaving to become Netflix's head of marketing, the streaming company confirmed on Tuesday. She'll replace Jackie Lee-Joe, who joined Netflix in July 2019 from BBC Studios. Before Endeavor, Saint John had recently worked at both Uber and Apple. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Endeavor CMO Bozoma Saint John is leaving the company to become Netflix's marketing boss, the streaming company confirmed on Tuesday. She'll replace Jackie Lee-Joe, wh...
Tags: Uber, Hollywood, Trends, Netflix, John, Travis Kalanick, Ted Sarandos, Apple Music, Bbc Studios, Bozoma Saint John, Jackie Lee Joe, Lee Joe, Netflix Lee Joe


Spotify to Launch Real-Time Lyrics Support in 26 Countries

Spotify today launches its real-time lyrics feature in 26 worldwide markets including India, countries in Southeast Asia, and Latin America, according to TechCrunch. In mobile Spotify apps that receive the update, users can tap the Lyrics card at the bottom of the Now Playing screen, and lyrics scroll across the screen in time to the music, allowing listeners to read them or even sing along in real time. The following countries will reportedly get the new real-time lyrics feature from 10am...
Tags: Hong Kong, Spotify, Mexico, Southeast Asia, India, Latin America, Apple Music, Catalina, Thailand Vietnam Indonesia, Argentina Brazil Colombia Chile Mexico Peru


In a significant expansion, Spotify to launch real-time lyrics in 26 markets

Last November, Spotify confirmed it was testing real-time lyrics synced to music in select markets. Tomorrow, the company will announce the launch its new lyrics feature in 26 worldwide markets across Southeast Asia, India, and Latin America. This will be the first time lyrics have been offered in 22 of these 26 markets, as only Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Mexico had some form of lyrics support in the past via other providers. The launch is being made possible by a new agreement with lyric...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apps, Spotify, Japan, Mexico, Tech, Canada, Lyrics, Musixmatch, Latin America, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Morse, LyricFind, Thailand Vietnam Indonesia


Listen to This July 4th Playlist If You Have Complicated Feelings About America

America is ... well. We are in quite the place, aren’t we. We originally published this July 4th playlist last year, thinking the country couldn’t possibly devolve further into chaos, and how wrong we were! Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Usa, Holidays, America, Lifehacks, Playlists, Apple Music, Independence Day, Featured Playlist, July 4th


Apple will let you change the iPhone's default web browser and email app in iOS 14, but any plans to change others like music or maps are still far away. Here's why. (AAPL)

Apple will finally let iPhone owners set their favorite apps and services as their default web browser and mail apps in iOS 14. But many were left wondering why Apple is only allowing custom app defaults for mail and web browsing and not other categories like music, maps, or calendar. Apple's Craig Federighi recently told YouTube personality Marques Brownlee that Apple is taking a cautious approach by starting with just email and web browsing.  But he also said that this is just where Apple is...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, European Commission, App Store, Apple Music, Aapl, Marques Brownlee, Craig Federighi, Craig Federighi Apple, Brownlee, Federighi, Democratic Sen Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Marques Brownlee Apple


Apple Shares WWDC 2020 Apple Music Playlist for Developers

During normal WWDC events, Apple often hosts a WWDC Bash for developers with a musical guest. In 2019, for example, Weezer performed at Discovery Meadow in San Jose, with Apple providing food and drinks. The 2020 WWDC event is digital only with no in person gathering, so rather than offering a Bash, Apple has put together a WWDC20 playlist that developers can listen to. Available on Apple Music, the playlist features artists like Glass Animals, Alicia Keys, Aurora, The Killers, and more. Ap...
Tags: Apple, San Jose, Wwdc, Apple Music, Weezer, Federico Viticci, Federico Vittici, Viticci, Bash Apple, Glass Animals Alicia Keys Aurora The Killers


'Why is Apple Music not playing?': 4 ways to fix your Apple Music app if it won't play music

If Apple Music isn't playing on your iPhone or iPad, try shutting down the app and opening it again, or restart your device. If all but a single song or two will play, delete it from your Apple Music library and re-download it to get a clean file. In some cases, you may need to reset your device's network settings, or sign out and then back into your Apple ID account.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Are you about to start a jog, but can't get your psyche-u...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Apple Music, Don, Reset Network Settings


Apple will allow developers to challenge specific App Store guidelines

Even Apple can budge. The iPhone-maker on Monday announced that third-party App Store developers will soon have a mechanism to challenge particular App Store guidelines and that it will no longer delay bug fixes for apps already present on the App Store over guidelines violations. Both these changes will be implemented in the summer. The development comes just a week after the EU initiated two antitrust probes against Apple, one of which will look into Apple’s App Store policies (more on that be...
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