Apple Music is a music and video streaming service developed by Apple Inc. Users select music to stream to their device on-demand, or they can listen to existing, curated playlists; the service includes the Internet radio station Beats 1, which broadcasts live to over 100 countries 24 hours a day. The service was announced on June 8, 2015, launched on June 30, 2015 in over 100 countries worldwide. New subscribers get a three-month free trial period before the service requires a monthly subscription. A music service, Apple Music began expanding into video in 2016. Executive Jimmy Iovine has stated that the intention for the service is to become a "cultural platform", Apple wants the service to be a "one-stop shop for pop culture"; the company is investing in the production and purchasing of video content, both in terms of music videos and concert footage that support music releases, as well as web series and feature films. The original iOS version of Apple Music received mixed reviews, with criticism directed towards a user interface deemed "not intuitive".
However, it was praised for its playlist curation, vast library of songs to stream, its integration with other Apple devices and services. In iOS 10, the app received a significant redesign, which received positive reviews for an updated interface with less clutter, improved navigation, bigger emphasis on users' libraries. Apple Music gained popularity after its launch, passing the milestone of 10 million subscribers in only six months; the service has 60 million subscribers around the world as of June 2019. Apple Music allows users to stream over 60 million songs to their device on demand; the service offers curated playlists by music experts and recommendations tailored to a users music preference. Beats 1, the service's 24-hour radio station led by DJ Zane Lowe, broadcasts in over 100 countries; the Beats 1 service is free for all users without an Apple Music subscription. Apple Music subscribers can create a profile to share their music with friends and follow other users to view the music they're listening to on a regular basis.
Apple Music's use of iCloud, which matches a users' songs to those found on the service, allows users to combine their iTunes music library with their Apple Music library and listen to their music all in one place. Additionally, the service is integrated into Apple's own in-house services such as their personal voice assistant Siri as well as their audio and video streaming protocol AirPlay; as of late 2019, users have the ability to access the full version of Apple Music through an Apple-designed web player in beta. Apple Music's interface consists of five tabs: "Library", "For You", "Browse", "Radio", "Search"; the "Library" tab shows the user's music collection, with options to view songs by "Playlists", "Artists", "Albums", "Songs", or "Downloaded Music". Below these options, the tab shows music added to the user's library; the "For You" tab recommends music for the user based on their music tastes. Human expert selections supplement the algorithmic curation, while users are able to "Like" and "Dislike" songs to further improve music suggestions.
"Browse" shows new album releases from artists, playlists curated by the Apple Music team, upcoming album releases, as well as different categories including "Genres", "Moods", "Top Charts", "Music Videos". The "Radio" tab incorporates Beats 1 and other radio stations which play genre-specific or artist-related music, depending on the user's preference. Unlike traditional radio services, the radio feature in Apple Music allows users to skip songs, view played songs on the station, as well as view songs playing next; the "Search" tab features a search box where users can search for artists, Apple Music users, or songs by name or by lyrics. Below the search box, a list of recent user searches and overall trending searches on the service are shown; when a song is playing, a "Now Playing" bar appears above the bottom navigation bar. When viewed, the Now Playing section allows users to add a song to their library, download it to their device, like or dislike the song to improve suggestions on the "For You" tab.
Other functions of the "Now Playing" section include the ability to control what music plays next and put songs on shuffle or repeat. Additionally, users can view live lyrics of the song they are listening to through the now playing card, which displays the song's lyrics live in sync with the time while it plays to the user; each artist page includes a profile banner and a "Play" button which automatically creates a radio station based around the artist. Artist pages include sections for their featured releases, singles, top songs, background information. Apple Music users have the ability create their own profile on the service, thus allowing them to follow other users and see what music their followers are listening to. Users have the ability to view their most played songs and albums of the entire year through a feature called Apple Music Replay, accessible on the "For You" tab; the service is compatible with iOS devices running version 8.4 or iPadOS devices running version 13.0 or Music app on macOS Catalina or iTunes version 12.2 or for Windows PCs, as well as Apple Watch, Apple TV, Apple CarPlay, Apple HomePod.
It is available for Android devices running version 4.3 or Chrome OS devices, Amazon Echo devices, Sonos speakers. For devices without a native application, Apple Music is available on the web with a web player in beta. Before Apple Music, the company's iPod and iTunes were known for having "revolutionized digital music." Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was known to be opposed to the idea of music subscription services. When Apple bough
Dalcetrapib is a CETP inhibitor, being developed by Hoffmann–La Roche until May 2012. The drug was aimed at raising the blood levels of "good cholesterol". Prevailing observations indicate that high HDL levels correlate with better overall cardiovascular health, though it remains unclear whether raising HDL levels leads to an increase in cardiovascular health. A 24-week clinical trial showed that dalcetrapib did increase HDL-C levels, supporting the agent's desired effect. Further, the dal-PLAQUE phase IIb trial found evidence of plaque reduction. Plaque reduction is an anticipated observation following an increase in HDL; as of 2010 five phase II trials had started and there was no evidence of the raised blood pressure seen with torcetrapib.dal-VESSEL phase IIb trial found no evidence of flow-mediated dilatation improvement. A 17% increase of Lp-PLA2 mass level was noted. Lp-PLA2 is associated with coronary heart disease and stroke.dal-OUTCOMES phase III trial passed its first interim review in July, 2011, development was halted on May 7, 2012 “due to a lack of clinically meaningful efficacy.”.
The results of dal-OUTCOMES III were published in November, 2012. A pharmacogenomic genome-wide association study reported that patients from the dal-OUTCOMES study bearing a protective allele at SNP rs1967309 in the ADCY9 gene may have benefited from dalcetrapib therapy. Changes in inflammation and cholesterol efflux capacity may in part explain the benefits associated with the protective genotype; the Dal-GenE trial is validating these observations. This clinical trial is a randomized placebo-controlled study to evaluate the effects of dalcetrapib on cardiovascular risk in patients with recent acute coronary syndrome bearing the protective genotype. CETP inhibitor
It's Not Too Late is the second solo album from Neal Morse. "It's Not Too Late" – 6:26 "All the Young Girls Cry" – 4:59 "Leah" – 4:02 "The Angels Will Remember" – 4:33 "So Long Goodbye Blues" – 4:39 "The Change" – 4:40 "Broken Homes" – 3:58 "Oh Angie" – 3:19 "The Eyes of the World" – 4:09 "Ain't Seen Nothin' Like Me" – 5:10 "I Am Your Father" – 4:19 "Something Blue" – 4:23 "The Wind and the Rain" – 6:09 Neal Morse - voice, guitars... and many more Nick D'Virgilio - drums Jordan Zimmerman - drums Brad Wetmore - bass Greg Westall - guitar Chris Carmichael - strings Letty Jones - French horn Jim Hoke & Neil Rosengarden - horns Susanne Christian & Debbie Bresee - backing vocals
The Tattersalls Gold Cup is a Group 1 flat horse race in Ireland open to thoroughbreds aged four years or older. It is run at the Curragh over a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 110 yards, it is scheduled to take place each year in May; the event was established in 1962, it was called the Ballymoss Stakes. It was named in honour of a successful Irish-trained racehorse in the late 1950s; the first two runnings were held at Limerick Junction over 1 mile and 3½ furlongs and 1 mile and 4 furlongs. During the early part of its history it was older; the race was renamed the Rogers Gold Cup in 1984, the minimum age was raised to four in 1985. Under the sponsorship of Tattersalls it became known as the Tattersalls Rogers Gold Cup, this was shortened to the present title in 1993. For a period the event held Group 2 status, it was promoted to Group 1 level in 1999. List of Irish flat horse races Recurring sporting events established in 1962 – this race is included under its original title, Ballymoss Stakes.
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Sergio Dorantes Zurita is a Mexican photojournalist, jailed in Mexico City for the murder of his wife, Alejandra Dehesa in 2003. However, on April 3, 2012 the judge in the case declared there was no evidence against him, he was freed; the case had been controversial, not least because of the lack of forensic evidence and the only witness who places Dorantes at the scene of the crime had since recanted his testimony. In his 24-year career, Dorantes' photos appeared in scores of major US and European periodicals, among them: newspapers such as the New York Times. Born in the outskirts of Mexico City to an indigent family, as a young man Dorantes emigrated to Europe where he studied industrial design. While working as an auto mechanic for Formula One racing, he discovered photography, he began his career as a paparazzo, as a photojournalist for various news and entertainment publications based in London. After living there for 17 years, he returned to Mexico City where he continued to work for an array of international publications.
Over the course of his career, Dorantes has covered five Mexican presidential elections. Many of his photos of presidents of Mexico have appeared on the cover of magazines such as Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Forbes, the front page of the New York Times. Dorantes is the only Mexican photographer to garner assignments worldwide with major international publications. Dorantes has undertaken important photographic projects such as the documentation of Native Americans in the United States, the Tarahumara people of northern Mexico, the Zapatista uprising in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, a long-term project on the Mexican elections from 1982 onwards, deforestation in Central America, women in Islam both in Indonesia and Malaysia, the effect of modern technology on the livelihood of the traditional weavers of Lake Toba, Sumatra. Asahi Pentax Gallery, England, one-man show. Photographer from the third world, 1980. Half a Penny Gallery, Ireland, one-man show. Vision of a Red Indian, 1981. Biennial of Photography, Mexico City, Mexico.
Collective, 1991. Mexican Museum of Arts, Illinois. Día de Los Muertos: Where Past & Present Meet, 1996. University of Mexico City, CETIS, Mexico City, Mexico. Views from the World, 1999. Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, one-man show. Pictures and Covers of World Events, 2000. Http://www.sergiodorantes.com/
Helen Mary Innocent is a field hockey goalkeeper from India, who made her international debut for her native country in 1992 in the test series against Germany. In 2003, she saved two penalty strokes in final tie-breaker to win title for India at the Afro-Asian Games in Hyderabad, she earned the Arjuna Award. 1996 – Indira Gandhi Gold Cup, New Delhi 1997 – World Cup Qualifier, Harare 1998 – World Cup, Utrecht 1998 – Commonwealth Games, Kuala Lumpur 1998 – Asian Games, Bangkok 1999 – Asia Cup, New Delhi 2000 – Olympic Qualifier, Milton Keynes 2001 – World Cup Qualifier, Amiens/Abbeville 2002 – Champions Challenge, Johannesburg 2002 – Commonwealth Games, Manchester 2002 – Asian Games, Busan 2003 – Afro-Asian Games, Hyderabad 2004 – Asia Cup, New Delhi 2006 – Commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006 – World Cup, Madrid Profile on Bharatiyahockey Commonwealth Games Biography Hellen Innocent Mary plays lead role in India's victory