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iPHONE 11: PRO CAMERAS AND EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Tim Cook and Co took to the Steve Jobs Theater to lift the lid on a trio of new smartphones under the iPhone 11 moniker, elevating the experiences we all know and love for the year ahead. This week, we go hands-on with the devices and look at the new
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Uw-madison Says Foxconn Slow In Fulfilling $100m Pledge
The University of Wisconsin says it has received just $700,000 of the $100 million that Foxconn Technology Group pledged to fund engineering and innovation research on the school’s flagship campus. Progress has been slow since the world’s leading ele
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Businesses Strategize To Get Work Done With Fewer Staffers
Using technology to run her practice lets defense attorney Susan Williams give clients the time and attention they need. Williams decided years ago she didn’t want a large staff that would require her to increase her caseload simply to have the money
Apple Magazine2 min readScience
Experts Say Adapting To Climate Change Can Pay Off Manifold
A group of leaders from business, politics and science have called for a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade, arguing it would reap significant returns as countries avoid catastrophic losses and boost their economies
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Movies & TV Shows
As a result of a space mission gone wrong, one of the X-Men’s most esteemed members, Jean Grey (played by Sophia Turner), is exposed to the dark Phoenix Force. This power turns her into Phoenix, a corrupted version of herself with amplified and out-o
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Alibaba’s Ma Steps Down As Industry Faces Uncertainty
Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, who helped launch China’s online retailing boom, stepped down as chairman of the world’s biggest e-commerce company Tuesday at a time when its fast-changing industry faces uncertainty amid a U.S.-Chinese tariff war. Ma,
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Under Pressure: Facebook Faces Antitrust Probes
Facebook has barely shaken off a record $5 billion fine by U.S. regulators over its privacy practices but it already faces new investigations — not to mention ongoing ones — into potential antitrust violations and other issues. Now, a group of state
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Uber Adding 2,000 Jobs In Chicago, Mostly In Freight Unit
Uber plans to open a new office in Chicago and add 2,000 people to its area workforce over the next three years. The office will officially house the company’s freight business and a related engineering hub. Uber already has a significant presence in
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Go Ahead, Dive Inside The Mind Of Bill Gates. But Strap In.
There are some things about Bill Gates that are unremarkable. His favorite food: hamburgers. His favorite animal: the dog. But a few minutes into a new TV series on Gates reveals a fascinating insight. The Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philant
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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
Apple Magazine5 min read
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
Apple Magazine2 min read
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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MIT Scandal Highlights Thorny Ethics Of University Donations
While MIT grapples with new allegations about its financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein, other universities that accepted donations from the disgraced financier say they have no plans to return the money. The turmoil at MIT has sent shockwaves through th
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Antitrust Regulators Dig Deeper Into Dominant Tech Companies
The government is circling the wagons around Big Tech as the scrutiny of its immense power intensifies. Two groups of state attorneys general are joining the fray with separate investigations into whether Google and Facebook have been unfairly levera
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Apple Takes On Netflix With A $5-a-month Streaming Service
Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1. Walt Disney Co. is launching its own assault on Netflix the same
Apple Magazine2 min readPolitics
General: Us Faces ‘Sputnik Moment’ In Space Race Competition
The U.S. has reached a new “Sputnik moment” in which the military must act to keep the nation’s competitive advantage in space against adversaries such as Russia, China, and to a lesser extent, Iran and North Korea, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs o
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Court Rules Startup May Collect Data From Linkedin Profiles
A federal appeals court has affirmed the right of a startup company to collect information from people’s public profiles on networking service LinkedIn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco upheld a previous ruling Monday
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ELLIOTT INVESTS $3.2B IN AT&T, SEEKS CHANGES
Activist hedge fund manager Elliott Management is making a new $3.2 billion investment in AT&T, roughly a 1% stake, and calling for changes at the company such as selling assets and paying down debt. The move comes as AT&T readies a streaming service
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‘It Chapter 2’ Is A Big-screen Funhouse
It can be a cheesy thing when a novel is split up and spread out over a handful of films, but Stephen King’s “It” is not one of those books. Andy Muschietti’s first crack at King’s 1,100-page doorstop, 2017’s “It,” dealt with the first half: the Lose
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Hollywood’s Summer Ends 2% Down Despite Disney Dominance
Never before has one studio so dominated summer at the movies. The Walt Disney Co. accounted for about half of all ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters on the season, which came to a close last Sunday with the Gerard Butler action thriller “Angel
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Joaquin Phoenix Discusses Preparing For Role In ‘Joker’
Joaquin Phoenix is having a hard time defining the Joker, but then again, he doesn’t really want to. The actor spent eight months exploring how a struggling stand-up comedian named Arthur Fleck becomes Batman’s antagonist, the villain with a chilling
Apple Magazine5 min readTech
Ai-powered Cameras Become New Tool Against Mass Shootings
Paul Hildreth peered at a display of dozens of images from security cameras surveying his Atlanta school district and settled on one showing a woman in a bright yellow shirt walking a hallway. A mouse click instructed the artificial intelligence-equi
Apple Magazine5 min readPolitics
Huawei And Xiaomi: The Companies Behind The Phones
In last week’s issue, we looked at the wave of Chinese-branded smartphones entering global territories outside East Asia and how these devices compare to Apple’s offerings in their features and software. While there’s now a long list of Chinese smart
Apple Magazine2 min readTech
Us And Poland Sign Agreement To Cooperate On 5g Technology
The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement to cooperate on new 5G technology as concerns grow about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki signed the deal in Warsaw, where Pence is
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