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Amrita Khalid covers the podcast and audio industry for The Verge, and is also one of the authors of the newsletter Hot Pod. Khalid has covered the tech industry for more than a decade. She got her start as a general assignment congressional reporter at CQ in Washington, D.C., where she grew interested in tech and surveillance policy. She then went on to write about tech platforms and online communities for The Daily Dot. She’s also held roles at Engadget, Quartz and Inc. Magazine, where she covered the business of tech and the consumer gadget industry. She is based in Los Angeles.
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Moises, the audio tech app behind it, officially launched Music.AI today. It offers a mix of proprietary AI models and third-party tools for commercial use. The APIs also include one for vocal extraction, downbeat detection, and a tool that can transform a song into a video (complete with synchronized lyrics) — among others.
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Finally, India’s vast English-language speaking population just can’t log-off — articles on the 2023 Cricket World Cup and the Indian Premier League come next in the ranking. You can see the full list of popular Wikipedia articles below.
It’s still very early days, but the California Privacy Protection Agency just released a set of draft rules that would greatly restrict how companies use consumer data in AI. If adopted, businesses will be required to tell customers how their personal data is being in AI — as well as give them the ability to opt out.
They included phrases like “holocaust for the Palestinians” and “Arab pigs,” reported The Intercept.
In a statement to The Verge, Facebook spokesperson Erin McPike said that the ads violated Meta’s policies and were removed.