Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories.
Indonesia Hit by 8.7 Magnitude Earthquake
An earthquake of magnitude 8.7 has been detected off the west coast of northern Sumatra, prompting a tsunami watch warning for Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka, among other countries. The epicenter of the quake was some 267 miles from Banda Aceh, the capital of Indonesia’s Aceh province, at a depth of 20.5 miles.
Spotify Play Button Makes it Easy to Embed Playlists and Songs
Spotify has launched the Play Button, an embeddable widget that makes it easy to legally share music online. Users can share a song, playlist or album anywhere, and non-users can quickly sign up for a Spotify account directly from the button. Check out Mashable’s own Spotify playlist here.
Nokia Confirms Lumia 900 Software Bug
Nokia has confirmed a software bug in its Lumia 900 smartphone, which causes internet connection problems for some users. The company has created a fix, and is now offering a $100 credit to all current customers, as well as all customers who purchase the device before midnight PT April 21.