Day: May 14, 2021

New Android beta APK for Apple Music describes two lossless audio options, “Lossless” and “High-Res Lossless”, at 24-bit/48 kHZ and 24-bit/192 kHz respectively (Kyle Bradshaw/9to5Google)

Kyle Bradshaw / 9to5Google:New Android beta APK for Apple Music describes two lossless audio options, “Lossless” and “High-Res Lossless”, at 24-bit/48 kHZ and 24-bit/192 kHz respectively  —  Earlier this month, our colleagues at 9to5Mac reported that Apple Music would be gaining “HiFi” streaming options, possibly with iOS 14.6. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210514/p21#a210514p21

eBay says it is closing its “adult-only” section, banning the sale of “sexually-oriented” content including films, anime, and books (Gabriel Geiger/VICE)

Gabriel Geiger / VICE:eBay says it is closing its “adult-only” section, banning the sale of “sexually-oriented” content including films, anime, and books  —  The e-commerce giant will no longer permit the sale of “sexually-oriented” content.  —  eBay has announced that it will be closing the site’s … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210514/p15#a210514p15

Ireland’s High Court rejects Facebook bid to block an inquiry by the Irish data regulator; the court ruling may halt Facebook’s data flows from the EU to the US (Reuters)

Reuters:Ireland’s High Court rejects Facebook bid to block an inquiry by the Irish data regulator; the court ruling may halt Facebook’s data flows from the EU to the US  —  Ireland’s High Court on Friday rejected a Facebook bid to block an inquiry by the Irish data regulator that could halt Facebook’s data flows … …

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A peer-reviewed study finds UK’s NHS contact-tracing app reduced the second wave by roughly 25%, averting ~594,000 out of 1.89M cases from October-December 2020 (BBC)

BBC:A peer-reviewed study finds UK’s NHS contact-tracing app reduced the second wave by roughly 25%, averting ~594,000 out of 1.89M cases from October-December 2020  —  The NHS contact-tracing app had a significant impact on lowering the spread of the coronavirus in the UK, a peer-reviewed paper has found. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210514/p1#a210514p1

Forbes Recognizes Regions Chief Operations and Technology Officer Amala Duggirala Among Top Tech Leaders in North America – News-Press Now

Forbes Recognizes Regions Chief Operations and Technology Officer Amala Duggirala Among Top Tech Leaders in North America  News-Press Now Source: https://www.newspressnow.com/news/national_news/coronavirus/forbes-recognizes-regions-chief-operations-and-technology-officer-amala-duggirala-among-top-tech-leaders-in/article_f356d869-bcc4-5773-b231-1e595b7d28a8.html