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Deezer develops an AI to hunt for explicit content in songs

Deezer develops an AI to hunt for explicit content in songs

Streaming platform Deezer is using artificial intelligence to hunt for explicit content in songs, helping humans tag content that contains potentially bothersome language. The company detailed its effort in a new paper that will be published at the ICASSP 2020 conference, according to a recent post. Deezer points out that what is considered explicit content is a 'cultural issue,' which complicates things.

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Deezer HiFi lossless audio plan finally arrives on mobile devices

Deezer HiFi lossless audio plan finally arrives on mobile devices

If you're looking to sign up for Deezer's HiFi lossless audio plan but you don't want to be shackled to your computer or forced to use a compatible speaker, the company has good news: support for mobile devices has arrived. As of now, Deezer HiFi customers can access the lossless audio library on their Android or iOS device; there's also new support on Web browsers.

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Deezer launches standalone music app for Sony’s 360 Reality Audio

Deezer launches standalone music app for Sony’s 360 Reality Audio

Music service Deezer has released a new standalone music app designed specifically for Sony 360 Reality Audio, the immersive sound technology first introduced by the company at CES earlier this year. With this standalone app, Deezer users can directly access songs that are available in 360 Reality Audio, meaning they are quite immersive with realistic audio placement.

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Google Home adds Pandora Premium, Deezer to its DJ team

Google Home adds Pandora Premium, Deezer to its DJ team

A connected speaker, smart or not, is only as good as the number of things you can stream through it. In some cases, owners are limited to an OEMs own music service. Google, however, opts for giving users choice. That choice expands today with the addition of two more services, letting users access Pandora and Deezer on their Google Assistant devices. Provided they have a premium subscription to those services, of course.

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Deezer Alexa support goes live around the globe

Deezer Alexa support goes live around the globe

Deezer has a lot standing in its way if it wants to become one of the biggest music streaming services in the US. Though Deezer has been around for quite some time now, it only became widely available in the US back in 2016, at a time when services like Spotify, Amazon, and Apple Music were all duking it out for market share. Still, Deezer has been doing some cool things to garner attention, and today we're seeing the next step in that process.

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Deezer SongCatcher is like Shazam, but better

Deezer SongCatcher is like Shazam, but better

Earlier this week, Apple announced its intention to acquire Shazam. As some of you already know, Shazam is an app that allows you to identify songs you hear on the radio and in commercials by having it listen to the content in question. It seems like a pretty safe bet that we'll see Apple integrate Shazam into Siri and Apple Music, but today, Deezer is beating it to the punch.

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Deezer HiFi, formerly Deezer Elite, comes to Chromecast devices

Deezer HiFi, formerly Deezer Elite, comes to Chromecast devices

It wasn’t too long ago that Deezer started its march into Google land by integrating with Google Home. Now Deezer is taking that partnership to a new level, though in a slightly different direction. Deezer Elite, which is now being rebranded as Deezer Elite, will be available on Google Chromecast, Chromecast Audio, or any device with “Chromecast built-in”, a.k.a. “Google Cast”. The catch is that you’ll have to pay a monthly fee for that.

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Deezer Google Home integration begins, coming to US soon

Deezer Google Home integration begins, coming to US soon

Spotify might have the lion’s share in the music streaming market, but there are regions and markets where the likes of Deezer have a more secure foothold. Not to be counted as among the slowly dying rivals, the French-based service has just announced a new foray into your living room, this time not via some simple Internet-connected speaker. Deezer is instead taking its battle to the smart speaker arena by integrating with the Google Home speaker so you can simply ask it to pick a playlist to match your mood for you.

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DISH reveals Alexa Hopper skill, DISH Music, and Sling TV certification for devices

DISH reveals Alexa Hopper skill, DISH Music, and Sling TV certification for devices

DISH announced its AirTV streaming device earlier in the day, but the CES 2017 reveals don't stop there. Chief among these reveals is a new Hopper skill for Amazon's Alexa devices, namely the Echo and Echo Dot. If you have one of those and a Hopper DVR, you'll soon be able to pair your DVR with your Alexa device and start channel surfing using voice commands.

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Twitter brings Deezer support to Audio Cards

Twitter brings Deezer support to Audio Cards

Twitter is continuing its push to become a destination for all things streaming, announcing a partnership with Deezer today that will see the music streaming service added to the Twitter roster of Audio Cards. Deezer is joining other streaming services like Spotify, SoundCloud, and Rhapsody, and support for Deezer tunes in Audio Cards is rolling out today on iOS and Android.

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Deezer finally opens its music streaming to all in the US

Deezer finally opens its music streaming to all in the US

Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, YouTube Red, and even Tidal. Those are just some of the biggest names in an already saturated music streaming market in the US. So why not add one more? That is exactly what French company Deezer is doing, finally opening its doors to anyone and everyone in the US willing to tack on another subscription to their monthly expenses. Of course, the service has its own perks and unique features to try and make that worthwhile.

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Stream The Beatles on these 9 services starting December 24

Stream The Beatles on these 9 services starting December 24

Just as was rumored earlier this week, one of the world's greatest music acts, The Beatles, will officially join the streaming music era on Christmas Eve. It was just officially announced that Spotify, Apple Music, and seven other streaming services will offer The Beatles' 13 studio albums plus four collections starting at 12:01 AM on December 24th in each timezone.

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