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Apple starts to roll out support to play 100,000 radio stations with Siri on iPhone and HomePod Entertainment 

Apple starts to roll out support to play 100,000 radio stations with Siri on iPhone and HomePod

As announced at WWDC, Apple is bringing live radio stations from several online providers for Siri users on iPhone, iPad and HomePod. Although marketed as a fall iOS 13 feature, Siri live radio is already partly working on the HomePod, and for iPhones and iPads running the iOS 13 beta. Apple said that it will be sourcing from TuneIn, iHeartRadio and Radio.com — touting a total figure above 100,00 stations. This should mean there is a decent selection of top stations available to play. It’s not clear if all integrations…

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NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction News 

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction

The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll for anyone who wants to watch it, but wouldn’t ya know it? Those original tapes are nowhere to be found in NASA’s archives. That’s because in the mid-1970s NASA sold those tapes to an intern who bought them without even realizing what they were. The tapes were mixed in with over 1,000…

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Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever News 

Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever

With physical goods increasingly getting replaced by a digital equivalent — from books to movies and much more — it begs the question: How does this change our common understanding of ownership? But most people probably don’t give a lot of thought to their iTunes song library, or the pile of eBooks they’ve bought from Amazon and the like. Maybe they assume those things will always be there. They paid for them, after all. And then comes news like the reminder from Microsoft about eBooks purchased from the Microsoft Store,…

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Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings News 

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings

BOSTON — Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform. The plan disclosed in an internal report Sunday voluntarily expands on a commitment the social medial giant made in March when it agreed to make its U.S. housing ads searchable by location and advertiser. Ads were only delivered selectively to Facebook users based on such data as what they earn, their education level and where they shop. The audit’s leader, former…

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