Business

Spotify sued over alleged unpaid royalties

Music streaming giant Spotify has been sued in a US federal court for allegedly underpaying songwriters, composers and publishers by tens of millions of dollars.

Machine learning & AI

ChatGPT-rival Anthropic releases more powerful AI

Anthropic, a major player in generative artificial intelligence, announced new models to fuel its Claude chatbot, the company said on Monday, as ChatGPT faces more rivals.

Business

Universal-TikTok feud ramps up as more songs come down

Universal Music Group has lambasted TikTok's approach to AI as the feud between the two companies over song royalties escalates and popular music is expunged from the social media platform.

Business

71% of musicians fear AI: French-German study

More than two-thirds of musicians fear that artificial intelligence will make it impossible to make a living, according to a study by French and German music societies published Tuesday.

Machine learning & AI

Music companies sue Anthropic AI over song lyrics

Universal and other music publishers have sued artificial intelligence company Anthropic in a US court for using copyrighted lyrics to train its AI systems and in generating answers to user queries.

Automotive

Lane changing and congestion found to be mutually reinforcing

As drivers pursue a better driving environment, they perform lane changes to get out of the currently congested lane. But changing lanes can also disrupt or even interrupt traffic flow, leading to worsening congestion. Is ...

Business

Music firm Universal announces streaming overhaul

The world's biggest music publisher Universal, whose catalog includes artists from Taylor Swift to the Beatles, announced a deal on Wednesday it says will shake up the way artists are rewarded for streaming.

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