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May 19, 2017
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Spotify buys AI firm Niland to power recommendations, stave off Apple Music advances

In an escalating war with Apple Music, streaming music market leader Spotify on Thursday announced the acquisition of Niland, a small machine learning startup whose technology will help deliver song recommendations to users. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 27, 2016
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Facebook launches custom-curated event picks to improve recommendations

On Monday a newly-formed team at Facebook began curating lists of "featured" events, in a bid to provide better recommendations for people looking for activities around town. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 5, 2015
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How Apple Music’s Liking System Works to Customize ‘For You’ Recommendations

Apple Music’s main draw is its focus on curation and its ability to learn about your music preferences to provide recommendations that suit your tastes. Apple’s new Music app focuses heavily on content discovery, with an entire “For You” section … Continue reading