Spotify and Hulu are further sweetening their student subscription offer by adding a monthly Showtime subscription into the mix, pricing everything at $0.99 for the first three months and $4.99 per month after (via The Verge). This means that eligible college students can get a Spotify Premium subscription ($9.99/month), Hulu With Limited Commercials subscription ($7.99/month), and a Showtime subscription ($10.99/month) for $4.99 per month.
The updated student subscription is available beginning today and is open only to higher education students above the age of 18 who haven’t already tried Spotify Premium. The offer will be live for just over [...]
The Unicode Consortium is working on the list of emojis that will be added to Unicode 12 in 2019, and today Emojipedia shared some details on new emoji candidates that have been suggested for inclusion.
New candidates for Unicode 12 include service dog, deaf people, and mixed race couples.
Because the list of emojis has not yet been finalized, these new emoji candidates won’t be included for sure, but they could make their way onto various platforms that support emoji if the Unicode Consortium ultimately approves them.
These new emoji candidate suggestions join other emoji suggested for 2019, including diving mask, waffle, Hindu temple, white heart, [...]
Apple today updated its Apple Leadership page to include John Giannandrea, who now serves as Apple’s Chief of Machine Learning and AI Strategy.
Apple hired Giannandrea back in April, stealing him away from Google where he ran the search and artificial intelligence unit.
Giannandrea is leading Apple’s AI and machine learning teams, reporting directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook. He has taken over leadership of Siri, which was previously overseen by software engineering chief Craig Federighi.
Apple told TechCrunch that it is combining its Core ML and Siri teams under Giannandrea. The structure of the two teams will remain intact, but both will now [...]
Ahead of the impending arrival of Unicode 11 on June 5, Emojipedia today published an article about all of the emoji characters that will be launching on Apple devices later this year. While these characters were known, the site also looked forward a bit and briefly detailed what users can expect from Unicode 12 coming in March 2019.
On the short list for impending release in 2019 are the Flamingo and White Heart, which are the two „most requested“ emojis by Emojipedia readers this year. Otherwise, the following emoji candidates have been drafted for potential launch next year: Diving Mask, Axe, Waffle, Diya Lamp, and Hindu Temple. All of these candidates have [...]