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Apple Music reaches 20 million subscribers

Apple Music reaches 20 million subscribers

Even more impressive, the service seems to be growing. In just 18 months Apple have managed growth that took Spotify 6 years, though they do have Apple's resources to be fair. While Apple has traditionally aligned itself with rock acts like U2, Cue says the company has long wanted to give hip hop more exposure. Apple has aggressively courted deals with artists and labels to carry exclusive music on its platform - a move that has proved succesful, but controversial .


Ferrari unveils 488 challenge racecar

Ferrari unveils 488 challenge racecar

The series consists of more 1,000 drivers with races taking place across three continents. Loyal customers participating in the Corse Clienti program are invited to purchase the cars which are typically kept and maintained by Ferrari until superseded by a new model.


USA attorneys argue Aetna-Humana deal violates antitrust law

USA attorneys argue Aetna-Humana deal violates antitrust law

A key consideration in the Aetna/Humana case is whether Medicare Advantage plans compete with traditional Medicare plans. He told the court that seniors were generally reluctant to switch insurers; in a recent year some 78 percent stayed with their Medicare Advantage plan, 11 percent changed from one Medicare Advantage plan to another, 5 percent were involuntarily switched, 3 percent died and just 2 percent changed from Medicare Advantage to Medicare, he said .


Uber enters AI race with new development arm

Uber enters AI race with new development arm

Uber is coming closer to its self-driving cars goal. The New York Times reports Uber has welcomed Geometric Intelligence into its fold, bringing along its 15 employees as well as its dedication to creative solutions. " Uber is in the business of using technology to move people and things in the real world", said Holden in a blog post . Rather than focusing on deep learning, which relies upon processing copious amounts of data, it has been developing a system that approaches ...


Samsung Gear Fit 2 Software Update Comes With Fixes

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Software Update Comes With Fixes

A new Value Pack update delivers numerous new smartwatch's goodies to the older model, including the pre-loaded watch faces, Reminders and Alt-Barometer apps, and Handwriting Mode, where users can sketch words and emoji instead of typing or dictating them.


Saturn's mysterious jet stream captured in latest Cassini images

Saturn's mysterious jet stream captured in latest Cassini images

The craft passed through the faint ring which was created by two moons of the planet Janus and Epimetheus. Scientists fired main engines for six seconds which changed the speed and direction of spacecraft. During the plunge, Cassini will transmit data on the atmosphere's composition until its signal is lost. "It takes one good spacecraft to tell us how wrong we were in the past", said Radwan Tajeddine, Cornell research associate in astronomy and a member of the European-based Encelade ...