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Don’t Trust Your Spotify Algorithm. Trust Your Heart.

Researchers in sunny California have turned the age-old question of "Can machines predict hit songs?" into a musical rollercoaster ride. Forget about musical fortune tellers; these scientists at Claremont Graduate University have put AI to the test, trying to predict the next chart-topping hit with the help of your heart rate.

Spotify’s New Feature: Money Laundering for Dummies

Swedish criminal networks have been using Spotify to launder money since 2019, according to a new investigation by Svenska Dagbladet (SvD). The gangs buy Bitcoin through "cash in hand" trades initiated via a Facebook group, and then use the cryptocurrency to pay for fake streams of music published by artists with ties to the gangs. This artificially inflates the popularity of the music, which then leads to higher royalties from Spotify.

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