Music education ‘risks being outdated by technology’

Music education ‘risks being outdated by technology’

Music teaching could be left behind in an outdated acoustic age if it does not keep up with technology, an in-depth report says. Too much music education does not reflect the reality of how young people engage with music, according to the inquiry from the Music Commission. It says there is a risk this “disconnect” means current teaching methods may become outdated. It argues technology could help stop music from disappearing from schools. The commission, led by key figures in contemporary music and set up by the Arts Council England…

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Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From App Store; Limits Names to 50 Characters

Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From App Store; Limits Names to 50 Characters

Apple is cleaning out the trash. The Cupertino giant is sending out emails to developers informing them that the App Store is being scrutinised for unwanted apps. If the app is found to be outdated, no longer functioning as intended, or violating review guidelines, it will be removed from the App Store. Additionally, Apple is also restricting app names to 50 characters on the App Store to avoid search optimisation tactics. Apple will begin the process of review from September 7. “To make it easier for customers to find great…

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