Currently, when users in a certain area face potentially bad weather, threats of danger, or a nearby AMBER alert, their iPhone or other smartphone sounds off and displays a message explaining the emergency.
In new legislation shared today, United States senators Brian Schatz and John Thune hope to „explore“ ways this system could improve to enhance reliability, including implementing these alerts into audio and video online streaming services (via TechCrunch)
According to the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act, more people would be successfully alerted to and aware of potential emergencies if these alerts played on services [...]
Die Umsätze mit Musik-Streaming übertreffen in Deutschland erstmals die Verkäufe klassischer Musik-CDs. Macwelt News
Twitterrific today updated its Twitter clients for iOS and Mac devices to implement some changes to the way the service works ahead of upcoming API changes that will go live on August 16, 2018.
Starting on that date, Twitterrific says that its iOS app will no longer be able to receive and display native notifications. Users will not be notified when someone likes their tweet, quotes a tweet, replies to their tweet, sends a direct message, retweets, or follows them.
As a result, Twitterrific’s Today center widget and Apple Watch app, which rely on these features, are being retired.
Users will continue to receive push notifications until August 16, [...]
Drake’s fifth album, Scorpion, has surpassed the artist’s own single-day streaming record on Apple Music, with over 170 million streams in its first 24 hours of availability.
Apple told The Verge that Scorpion now holds both the U.S. and global streaming records for the company’s streaming service, and the debut is the biggest ever single-day streaming total for any album on any streaming service.
Drake’s last album, More Life, held the previous record with 89.9 million streams in its first day. It also set records on Apple’s Beats 1 radio service, marking the biggest Beats 1 show in its history at the time.
Apple promoted [...]