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Apple Watch 5: Time For An Upgrade
With Apple lifting the lid on the new Apple Watch Series 5 at last week’s September Event, featuring an always-on display, built-in compass, and new titanium casing options, we delve deeper into the world’s most advanced smartwatch and explore its im
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Researchers: AI Surveillance Is Expanding Worldwide
A growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens, according to a research group’s report published this week. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says at least 75 countries are
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Vegas Area, Casinos Charge Ahead With Electric Vehicle Spots
As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas. Casino companies, Clark County, shopping centers and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, now offer charging stations. Las Vegas city planners ar
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Report Says Airlines’ Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast
U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report. The International Council on Clean Transportation said that carbon dioxide emissi
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APPLE AWARDS $250 MILLION TO SUPPLIER OF GLASS FOR iPHONES
Apple this week deepened its ties with a Kentucky manufacturing plant by awarding $250 million to support Corning Inc.’s continued work to develop glass for iPhones and other devices. The award builds on the $200 million that Corning received from Ap
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Us Treasury Sanctions 3 North Korean Hacking Groups
Three North Korean hacking groups suspected of perpetrating cyberattacks around the world were placed on a U.S. sanctions list, drawing attention to the isolated nation’s illegal efforts to fund its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The Treasur
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Facebook To Train AI Systems Using Police Video
Facebook will work with law enforcement organizations to train its artificial intelligence systems to recognize videos of violent events as part of a broader effort to crack down on extremism. Facebook’s AI systems were unable to detect live-streamed
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Facing Us Ban, Huawei Emerging As Stronger Tech Competitor
Long before President Donald Trump threatened to cut off Huawei’s access to U.S. technology, the Chinese telecom equipment maker was pouring money into research that reduces its need for American suppliers. Huawei’s founder says instead of crippling
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Virtual Reality Used To Highlight Uranium Contamination
Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination. The arts collective Bombshelltoe has collected 360-degree footage of land near Churchrock, New Mexico, to show how people and the
Apple Magazine2 min readPsychology
Pear Therapeutics CEO Explains App For Addiction Treatment
Smartphone apps have transformed the way we read the news, hail rides and connect with friends and family. Pear Therapeutics aims to leverage that technology to enhance treatment for patients battling addiction with alcohol, opioids and other drugs.
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Welcome To Orcland: Lord Of The Rings To Film In New Zealand
Amazon announced this week it will film its upcoming television series “The Lord of the Rings” in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter
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Music
British singer-songwriter Charli XCX is back with her third studio album – and while much of it is unsurprisingly electrifying in both senses of the word, the pop auteur otherwise known as Charlotte Aitchison is also allowing more of her reflective a
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Movies & TV Shows
In a story set in the late-1980s Soviet Union, Anna Poliatova (Sasha Luss), a beautiful young Russian woman with a difficult past, is only just persuaded into becoming an assassin for the KGB – a life from which it soon transpires she will not find a
Apple Magazine3 min readPolitics
Chinese Envoy Going To Us To Prepare For Trade Talks
A Chinese envoy will head to Washington this week to prepare for trade negotiations. The announcement follows conciliatory gestures by both sides ahead of the October talks on their fight over trade and technology, which threatens to dampen global ec
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Yada Yada Yada: Netflix To Air ‘Seinfeld’ Starting In 2021
Move aside, “Friends” and “The Office.” Netflix now has a new gem — a show about nothing. The company announced this week it would start streaming all 180 episodes of “Seinfeld” in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library as the battle
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Nbc’s ‘Peacock’ To Join The Streaming Fray In April
Comcast’s NBCUniversal said that its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC’s logo. It will become the home for some of the company’s most popular shows, including “Parks and Recreation” and “The Office.” That means bo
Apple Magazine6 min readTech
THE iPAD GROWS UP: THE TABLET ENTERING A NEW PHASE OF ‘CLASSIC’ STATUS
While the announcement of a new-generation iPad was one of the less expected developments of Apple’s recent big keynote at Steve Jobs Theater, it would be a mistake to imagine that the long-running tablet line isn’t a significant focus for the Cupert
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Disney CEO Departs Apple’s Board With Video Showdown Looming
Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple’s board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services aimed at market leader Netflix. Apple disclosed Iger’s departure in a regulatory filing last Fr
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Google Ads: Effective, A Little Frustrating, Businesses Say
For many small business owners, Google is a necessary and successful way to advertise although it can also be expensive and frustrating. Jeff Moriarty sees both sides. Moriarty, marketing director for his family’s jewelry business, has handled its on
Apple Magazine1 min readScience
New Comet Likely Visitor From Another Solar System
The solar system may have another foreign guest. Both NASA and the European Space Agency are reporting that a newly discovered comet zooming toward the sun is likely from another star. Astronomers said it’s traveling 93,000 mph (150,000 kph), so fast
Apple Magazine2 min readTech
Facebook Slashes Price, Size Of Portal Video Call Gadget
Facebook is slashing the price and the size of the Portal, its screen and camera-equipped gadget for making video calls with friends and family as it attempts to get the device into more homes. A smaller version will now cost $129 and will come with
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Gaming Heavyweights Raise $17m For New Esports Network
A new venture backed by many of video gaming’s biggest publishers is unveiling a network that hopes to be to esports what ESPN has been to traditional sports. VENN is set to launch in 2020 and aims to give the fragmented esports scene a home base for
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Music
The proto-punk pioneer and former Stooges frontman is evidently in reflective mood on Free, his 18th studio album, which nonetheless weaves a myriad of musical influences, including jazz, rock and electronic. Pop himself has described the release as
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‘Friends’ Pop-up Lets Sitcom’s Fans Explore Show’s Key Props
Could “Friends” fans BE any luckier? Those who have snagged tickets to the New York City Pop-Up experience based on the comedy favorite will get to plop down on the orange couch at Central Perk, play foosball in Joey and Chandler’s apartment and marv
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University: Losing Hawaii Telescope Risks Billions In Funds
Losing the Thirty Meter Telescope could mean losing billions of dollars in research funding over the next few decades, a senior University of Hawaii official said. Vassilis Syrmos, the school’s vice president for research and innovation, told the Hon
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HBO Produces Documentary To Help Kids Understand 9/11
For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn’t a memory. It’s history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event’s 18th anniversary treats it that way. The necessity of her project, “What Happened on September 1
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Nielsen Says It Will Include Out-of-home Viewing Soon
Television networks will be happy to know that ratings will go up for many of their programs next year, simply because the Nielsen company will count more people. The company whose numbers provide the currency for the TV industry says its change will
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STREAMING & GAMES: TWO BIG PREMIERES AS WE LOOK TO 2020
By now, there’s a good chance that you will be at least vaguely aware of the various launches and announcements that took place at Apple’s latest big keynote on Tuesday, September 10 at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino. You will have almost certainly
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Americans Love Snacks. What Does That Mean For Their Health?
Americans are addicted to snacks, and food experts are paying closer attention to what that might mean for health and obesity. Eating habits in the U.S. have changed significantly in recent decades, and packaged bars, chips and sweets have spread int
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Apple Watch Series 5: One Step Closer To True Timepiece Status
Are you feeling a little exhausted yet, at the thought of all of these products and services somehow being packed into the same keynote? Well, Apple CEO Tim Cook and company weren’t done yet, as – with the new iPhones also still waiting in the wings
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