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Is Your Music Being Written by Big Data?

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by Angela Guess Judy Woodruff of the PBS Newshour recently reported, “The digital revolution has rocked the music business for more than a decade, changing the way we buy, play and discover new music. But it turns out digital technology is leaving an even deeper impression. Increasingly, the data that is created by all of…

In iOS 8, Apple Stirs Up Siri, Connects Music, Home and Health

Apple’s announcements at its WorldWide Developers’ Conference today had the crowd responding enthusiastically (of course, it was an Apple’s Developers Conference, so that just comes with the territory). Much of the applause came in response to the new iOS 8 and its enhanced capabilities. As had been expected, as part of this, virtual assistant Siri…

Shazam Turns to Big Data to Scope Out Rising Artists

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by Angela Guess Siraj Datoo of The Guardian writes, “There’s a growing battle for the so-called ‘second-screen’ market. Apps and social networks are vying for attention on mobile phones and tablets while users watch the television. Indeed, research in August by broadcasting regulator Ofcom showed that while adults are spending more time in their living rooms watching television, 53% of…