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Apple Music finally supports the leading wireless speaker system — Sonos (aapl)

Pricey Sonos speakers can finally play songs streamed through Apple Music. 

Sonos announced on Tuesday that Apple Music is now available on Sonos systems worldwide. Sonos players will be able to stream the entire Apple Music catalog as well as other key features like Radio and Beats 1. 

Sonos is a high-end system of wireless speakers that requires that music played on them be queued up through its own software. Users won't be able to stream music to a Sonos speaker through the Apple Music app, only through Sonos' own app. 

Sonos is by far the

Here are all of the Oscar-nominated movies you can stream right now

The 88th annual Academy Awards are less than a month away.

If you're hoping to catch up with some of the big Oscar contenders before the ceremony, you can head to the movie theater to catch some that are showing, like Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Revenant."

Or you could stay home. Luckily, some of the other nominees are available — or will soon be available — on streaming services. 

Here are all of the Oscar nominees you can stream, rent, or buy online before the Oscars on February 28: 

"Bridge of Spies"

Nominated: Best picture, best director, best supporting actor, best supporting actress, best original screenplay, and best film editing.


The 10 most important things in the world right now
Posted February 10, 2016 0:53 AM
The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Wednesday.

1. Real-estate tycoon Donald Trump declared victory on Tuesday night after crushing his rivals in the New Hampshire primary. "We are going to make America great again!" Trump proclaimed in his speech.

2. At least 10 people were killed and over 150 injured after two passenger trains collided on Tuesday morning in Bad Aibling, a town in Bavaria, Germany.


Britain's ex-regulation chief thinks fintech P2P lending losses are going to be huge

Financial technology — commonly known as fintech — is radically changing the way consumers operate and is threatening the traditional banking industry.

One of the biggest growth areas is peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, which is when individuals lend and borrow money without having to go through traditional financial firms like the banks.

But according to Adair Turner, the former Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, which was abolished in 2013 to make way for the Financial Conduct Authority, consumers are taking huge risks when lending and borrowing via P2P services and the future fallout could be terrible.

"The losses which will emerge from peer-to-peer lending over the next five to 10 years will make the bankers look like lending geniuses," said Turner to BBC Radio's Wake Up To Money programme.

The British studio where Star Wars was filmed is up for sale

Pinewood, the British studio where parts of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" were shot, has put out the for sale sign.

The company announced on Wednesday that it is kicking off a strategic review to try and broaden its shareholder base in preparation for future growth. The review "could include a sale of the Company."

Pinewood raised £30 million ($43.5 million) last year to fund a multi-year upgrade of the company's studio and production facilities. But Pinewood says in the statement:

10 things in tech you need to know today (AMZN, TWTR, AAPL)

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Wednesday.

1. Uber disabled its app for several hours in Paris yesterday to support drivers who were protesting against tough new regulations aimed at ridesharing services. The service was down from 11am to 3pm.

2. Leaked documents have revealed Amazon's plan to build a global delivery network. The project, called "Dragon Boat," wants to rival FedEx and UPS.

3. Cybersecurity company Digital Shadows has raised $14 million (£10 million) in new funding. The company's platform helps businesses search hidden corners of the internet.


How Google's AI is teaching itself to play computer games like a human

Google has made massive strides in refining its artificial intelligence, DeepMind, in just the last year.

The most recent example of that fact took place in late January, when DeepMind was able to beat a human for the very first time at the complex game of Go.

But last Thursday Google showed yet another indicator of how far its AI has advanced: its ability to master computer games like a human.

Here's a breakdown of what the AI mastered and what it means for the future:

Google's AI first made waves in February 2015 when it learned to play and win games on the Atari 2600 without any prior instructions on how to play.

The computer beat all human players in 29 Atari games, and performed better than any other known computer algorithm in 43 games.

US SPY CHIEF: We might hack your fridge to spy on you

Spies might use smart fridges and other internet-connected devices in the home to spy on you, US intelligence chief James Clapper has admitted.

Speaking to the US Senate on Tuesday, Clapper publicly acknowledged — for the first time, The Guardian reports — that intelligent agents might take advantage of the new possibilities presented by having computers built into ever-more home appliances.

"In the future, intelligence services might use the [internet of things] for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, and targeting for recruitment, or to gain access to networks or user credentials," he said.


There's a growing gap between what British spies are telling Silicon Valley and what politicians are telling the public

The British government is misinforming the public on new spying laws that could soon be embedded deep into the nation's law book, The Financial Times reports.

Contrary to what Home Secretary Theresa May says, sources told the FT that British intelligence agencies have warned Silicon Valley giants that the British government intends to press ahead with plans to force companies like Apple to open encrypted private messages sent between their customers.

GCHQ and MI5 have reportedly met with executives at Silicon Valley companies and told them that they intend to use clauses in the proposed law to access the information they want. The clauses are said to relate to "the removal of electronic protection applied by a relevant operator to any communications or data."

Microsoft has listened to angry customers and will now say exactly what's in Windows 10 updates (MSFT)

Microsoft has listened to angry customers and will now say exactly what is being updated in Windows 10, according to Paul Thurrott.

"After listening to feedback regarding the level of disclosure for Windows 10 updates, we decided to implement a new system for communicating updates to the operating system," Microsoft told Thurrott, one of the most well-respected watchers of the company.

"Today we are rolling out the Windows 10 update history site, a hub for the release notes that will accompany each update and serve as a historical record of prior release notes," the company continued.