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A day with Apple Music: What it is and what it isn't (+video)

8 min 36 sec ago

Apple launched its streaming service on Tuesday. Here's a hands-on experience of a user's first day with Apple Music.

Why Apple Music could crush the streaming business (+video)

8 min 36 sec ago

Apple Music poses a substantial threat to rival on-demand music streaming services, particularly Spotify.

A day with Apple Music: What it is and what it isn't

July 4, 2015 - 5:00pm

Apple launched its streaming service on Tuesday. Here's a hands-on experience of a user's first day with Apple Music.

No Damage Reported From Fourth of July Magnitude 4.2 Quake In Oregon

July 4, 2015 - 4:08pm

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Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals

July 4, 2015 - 1:30am
Fluffy clouds waft across a blue sky as you log in and while you chat with friends, Gospel music rings out: welcome to Facegloria, the social network for Brazilian Evangelicals.

Can NextRadio app help make radio relevant for a digital audience?

July 3, 2015 - 10:30am
After Apple Inc. announced a new music app that will use people to create real-time song playlists, HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher joked that the company should be congratulated for "inventing radio."

Encryption made easier: Just talk like a parent

July 3, 2015 - 5:19am
Encrypting emails can be tedious, difficult and very confusing. And even for those who have mastered the process, it's useless unless the intended recipient has the correct software to decode the message. A Georgia Institute of Technology researcher has created an easier method – one that sounds familiar to parents who try to outsmart their 8-year-old child. The new technique gets rid of the complicated, mathematically generated messages that are typical of encryption software. Instead, the method transforms specific emails into ones that are vague by leaving out key words.

Encryption made easier: Just talk like a parent

July 2, 2015 - 11:18am
A researcher has created an easier email encryption method – one that sounds familiar to parents who try to outsmart their 8-year-old child. The new technique gets rid of the complicated, mathematically generated messages that are typical of encryption software. Instead, the method transforms specific emails into ones that are vague by leaving out key words.

Astronomical sleuth reveals the timing of the iconic 1945 'Kiss'

July 2, 2015 - 6:00am
It's an iconic image: A sailor kisses a nurse in Times Square after hearing the news that World War II was officially over - just after 7 p.m. on August 14, 1945.

Puccini’s ‘exotic inspiration’:Unusual source of Madam Butterfly's melodies revealed

July 2, 2015 - 5:39am
The unexpected source of two of the most significant musical themes in Puccini’s masterwork Madama Butterfly has been revealed by an American music scholar.

New tool will measure impact of man-made noise on sea-mammals

July 2, 2015 - 5:20am
A team of scientists from the University of St Andrews has developed a new computer modelling tool for assessing the impact of noise from human disturbance, such as offshore wind development, on marine mammal populations.

How volcanic lightning is helping to demystify the Earth's plasmasphere

July 2, 2015 - 4:45am
At the height of the First World War, in the trenches, German physicist Heinrich Barkhausen was eavesdropping on Allied telephone conversations. Every now and again, the Allied communications were drowned out by some strange sounds. The soldiers dubbed them "whistlers" because they sounded similar to shells flying overhead.

Why Apple Music could crush the streaming business

July 1, 2015 - 11:46am

Opinion: Apple Music poses a substantial threat to rival on-demand music streaming services, particularly Spotify.

Fishing groups ask court to halt ocean seismic testing

July 1, 2015 - 11:33am
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) -- Five fishing groups asked a federal court to stop scientists from blasting the ocean floor with sound waves, arguing their research is disturbing marine life off the New Jersey coast by exposing animals to noise comparable to a space shuttle launch or a nuclear bomb....

Global pharma firms grilled about tax in Australia

July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
The world's top pharmaceutical companies Wednesday told an Australian parliamentary hearing they were compliant with local and international laws, despite claims they are charging higher prices to minimise tax.

Universal Rhythm: People Dance to Same Beat Across the Globe

June 30, 2015 - 4:28pm
A new analysis of music from diverse cultures around the globe reveals that all music shares certain universal features, such as having a simple beat. And these characteristics tend to be those that bring people together, the researchers said.

Apple Music goes live as tech giant bids on streaming

June 30, 2015 - 12:42pm
Apple's new streaming service went live Tuesday with a flashy radio station and artist exclusives as the company that had dominated digital music through iTunes looks to the future.

High-fat diet may alleviate mitochondrial disease

June 30, 2015 - 11:53am
Mice that have a genetic version of mitochondrial disease can easily be mistaken for much older animals by the time they are nine months old: they have thinning grey hair, osteoporosis, poor hearing, infertility, heart problems and have lost weight. Dietary fat, coupled with a natural hormone, can relieve symptoms in these mice, researchers have found.

Babbler bird calls 'convey meaning'

June 30, 2015 - 10:28am
A bird can communicate by rearranging sounds into calls that convey meaning in the same way that humans use language, say scientists.

Mapping ocean noise on a round-the-world sailing trip

June 30, 2015 - 6:05am
20,000 Sounds under the Sea is a project that aims to study ocean sounds. The Swiss ship Fleur de Passion will go around the world in four years with the aim of measuring human impact on oceans and contributing to the debate surrounding the role of humankind at sea.