Top Tech News Today: Spotify Offers Video Learning Courses In UK, Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 May Launch In Three Versions, More – ABP Live

In a move to enhance its offerings, Spotify will now give access to a fourth category of content, joining the existing library of songs, podcasts, and audiobooks: online courses, for its UK subscribers. The music streaming giant is initiating a new trial, introducing video-based lessons from BBC Maestro, Skillshare, Thinkific, and PlayVirtuoso via Spotify’s mobile and desktop apps. This experiment is exclusive to the UK market, with no assurances of a broader or permanent rollout at this stage, including in India.
Samsung is anticipated to introduce three models of the Galaxy Watch 7 in July, with timing varying depending on sources, either early or late in the month. These watches will feature a new, 50 per cent more efficient 3nm chip. Here are some key details about the upcoming devices: The trio will be identified by the model numbers SM-L300/L305, SM-L310/L315, and SM-L700/L705, with the latter presumed to be the top-tier option. Models ending with a 5 are expected to support eSIM functionality. Additionally, Samsung is poised to increase the storage capacity from 16GB to 32GB, providing users with more space for offline music and apps.
Meta, the parent company of world’s most-popular messaging platform WhatsApp, has been observed developing international payment capabilities via Unified Payment Interface (UPI). According to noted app researcher AssembleDebug, users will have the option to enable or disable this feature within WhatsApp’s Bank account details page. Activating it will give users the ability to send payments to businesses in eligible countries for a maximum of three months.
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According to Chinese state media, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during the China Development Forum in Beijing on Sunday that the Apple Vision Pro is set to debut in the mainland China market this year. Cook disclosed the launch plan for the headset while speaking to the press, stating that the tech giant will also increase its research and development investments in China. This information was shared by CCTV Finance on its Weibo social account, the media has reported.
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Elon Musk’s lawsuit against the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), a nonprofit organisation that criticised the tech billionaire for allowing an increase in hate speech on his social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter), has been dismissed by a US federal judge. The ruling by District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco dealt a blow to Musk, the CEO of X Corp, who had sued the CCDH over its critical stance, alleging defamation and harm to the platform’s reputation.
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