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Tuesday February 5, 2019. 01:44 PM
Apple has agreed to pay back-taxes in France after a multi-year audit, with the settlement reported to be worth $571 million.
AR/VR pioneer Avi Bar-Zeev confirmed his departure from Apple following media reports. He was thought to have been working on a headset.
There is continuing, serious dread about the prospects of advanced artificial/augmented intelligence and the grave threat of climate change both threatening human life. But what if an unexpected synergy intervenes? What if AI techniques can be used to solve the very...
How fast is your connection? How much of that speed matters? How fast is your Mac? Why isn’t it faster? What devices can you see on your network? Why can’t you connect to all of them? This is what Mac Geek Gab is about. Posing questions, getting answers, and learning at...
Monday February 4, 2019. 11:40 PM
We have a deal on a bundle called Vault that includes NordVPN, Dashlane, Degoo, and Panda. NordVPN is a privacy-minded VPN; Dashlane is a password keeper; Degoo is an online backup service; and Panda is a multi-service security product. Our deal is for all four services for...
Michael is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic Magazine, a former monthly columnist for Scientific American, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University where he teaches Skepticism 101. He is also a noted science writer and the author of New York Times bestsellers Why...
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro discuss Siri with host Kelly Guimont: Both what Siri should keep to herself and team leadership changes.
The latest version of WhatsApp on iOS allows users to lock it using Face ID or Touch ID and instantly hide all conversations in the app.
Danish authorities charged 4 members of Huawei staff after conducting a “routine inspection” at the company’s Copenhagen office.
Verizon doesn’t want you to remember when it throttled the cellular data of first responders during the California wildfires.
A new website called AppleCensorship.com exposes how the company censors apps in China at the behest of the government. A new website exposes the extent to which Apple cooperates with Chinese government internet censorship, blocking access to Western news sources,...
With Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, there are a number of dating apps avaialble to help you find your perfect match. Or something.
A new privacy feature will be coming to iOS 12.2 that restricts access to the device’s accelerometer and gyroscope sensors.
LONDON – Kraken, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency trading platform, has acquired UK crypto platform Crypto Facilities. The specific value of the deal is not known, but Yahoo Finance reported it is at least $100 million. This makes it one of the largest ever seen in...
Populism has dramatically shifted global politics in recent years. Tech companies, particularly Amazon, have not been immune. Populism led to political pressure on the online retail giant, both in the U.S. and in India, as looked it searched for a second HQ and expanded...
National Parks use a distinct typeface, featuring round edges in all caps carved into wooden signs. And now you can download it. Shellhorn, who was on sabbatical from his current job as an associate professor of design at the University of Kansas, was redesigning the...
Goop, a lifestyle company regarded as pseudoscience and founded by Gwyneth Paltrow, is coming to Netflix.
Inspired by mortician Caitlin Doughty (Whose books are great by the way) A Mortician’s Tale is an informative, honest, and sometimes humorous look at the current state of and the future of the western death industry. Take on the role of recent funeral direction graduate...
As ever the morning after the Super Bowl, there is as much chatter about the adverts as there is about the football. Aside from the Game of Thrones/Bud Light tie-up, the ad spots during Super Bowl LIII were as uninspiring as large parts of the low-scoring match. Time to...
Called the Powerline II, it has a 12,000 bend lifespan as well as a lifetime warranty.
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