Apple Magazine7 min read
Workout: Apple Taking Fitness Further
With Apple prioritizing fitness initiatives through Apple Watch and the iPhone, many believe that Apple is headed in a new direction. Steve Jobs’ legacy will undoubtedly be the Mac, but could Tim Cook’s be Apple Health, and its ability to transform t
Apple Magazine2 min read
Heather Mills Gets UK Phone Hacking Apology, Payout
Heather Mills, the former wife of Paul McCartney, and her sister have received an apology and a settlement from Britain’s defunct News of the World tabloid over the hacking of their phones. Heather Mills and her sister Fiona Mills both received a for
Apple Magazine1 min read
Samsung Predicts 56% Drop In 2q Profit On Weak Chip Market
Samsung Electronics Co. said its operating profit for the last quarter likely fell more than 56% from a year earlier amid a weak market for memory chips. The South Korean tech giant estimated an operating profit of 6.5 trillion won ($5.5 billion) for
Apple Magazine4 min read
Fresh From The Lab: Startups Make Meat That Avoids Slaughter
Uma Valeti slices into a pan-fried chicken cutlet in the kitchen of his startup, Memphis Meats. He sniffs the tender morsel on his fork before taking a bite. He chews slowly, absorbing the taste. “Our chicken is chicken ... you’ve got to taste it to
Apple Magazine3 min readPolitics
Activists Worry About Potential Abuse Of Face Scans For Ice
Civil rights activists complained of the potential for widespread abuse following confirmation that at least three states have scanned millions of driver’s license photos on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement without the drivers’ knowledge
Apple Magazine2 min read
Research, Restoration Begins On Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’
Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project this week, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic “Night Watch.” Working in a specially designed glass chamber, research
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Twitter Bans ‘Dehumanizing’ Posts Toward Religious Groups
Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender. The social network already bars hateful language directed at individual religious adher
Apple Magazine3 min read
Uber Offers Riders More Legroom, Less Chatting At A Price
Uber passengers can now get a more spacious ride and a less talkative driver — if they’re willing to shell out a few extra dollars. The ride-hailing giant launched “comfort” rides in dozens of cities Tuesday. Riders are guaranteed 36 inches of legroo
Apple Magazine3 min read
Big Earthquakes Raise Interest In West Coast Warning System
The powerful Mojave Desert earthquakes that rocked California ended a years-long lull in major seismic activity and raised new interest in an early warning system being developed for the West Coast. The ShakeAlert system is substantially built in Cal
Apple Magazine2 min readSociety
UK Health Service To Use Amazon Alexa To Give Medical Advice
Alexa will see you now. Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. Critics, however, warn about risks to data privacy. The British
Apple Magazine2 min read
Movies & TV Shows
After a mysterious wizard (Djimon Hounsou) bestows powers on 14-year-old foster child Billy Batson (Asher Angel), the latter finds that he can turn into a powerful superhero resembling a costumed, muscular adult man (Zachary Levi) just by uttering th
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Music
The musical duo Lighthouse Family, comprising vocalist Tunde Baiyewu and keyboardist Paul Tucker, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, England in 1993, after meeting while both students in the British city. Blue Sky in Your Head is only their fourth studio
Apple Magazine2 min read
In ‘Stuber,’ A Buddy Comedy Runs On Fumes
If you’re going to see one comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver, please make it the 2017 film he co-scripted, “The Big Sick.” In “Stuber,” Nanjiani is again behind the wheel of a compact ride-sharing vehicle, but this time, the comedy is
Apple Magazine2 min read
AT&T PULLS ‘FRIENDS’ FROM NETFLIX FOR ITS STREAMING SERVICE
AT&T is pulling “Friends” from Netflix to beef up its own upcoming streaming service. With new services launching, popular shows are splintering onto several different platforms. The wireless company, which owns the WarnerMedia entertainment business
Apple Magazine4 min read
First Us Children’s Series With Alaska Native Lead Kicks Off
Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. Now the Fairbanks woman and other Alaska Natives are presenting their world to a ge
Apple Magazine2 min read
Space-tourism Biz Virgin Galactic Going Public After Merger
Richard Branson’s space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is planning to go public, creating the first listed human spaceflight firm. Virgin Galactic said Tuesday it is merging with Social Capital Hedosophia, whose CEO, Chamath Palihapitiya, will bec
Apple Magazine5 min read
Jony Ive Leaves An Apple That Continues To Flourish
Towards the end of June, Apple dropped something of a bombshell among the tech press: the corporation’s Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive, was set to leave the company to launch his own design firm, LoveFrom . This wasn’t ‘just another’ staff departure
Apple Magazine4 min read
Before Moon Landing, Astronauts Learned Geology In Arizona
Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater that is the most well-preserved on Earth. Northern Arizona has had deep ties to
Apple Magazine3 min read
Flying Blind: Apps Help Visually Impaired Navigate Airport
Navigating airports can be tricky. They’re loud, crowded and not always laid out intuitively. They’re even more challenging for visually impaired people. Chieko Asakawa knows those challenges firsthand, and she has also devised a remedy. Asakawa has
Apple Magazine5 min readTech
Mystery Of NSA Leak Lingers As Stolen Document Case Winds Up
Federal agents descended on the suburban Maryland house with the flash and bang of a stun grenade, blocked off the street and spent hours questioning the homeowner about a theft of government documents that prosecutors would later describe as “breath
Apple Magazine4 min readPolitics
Trump V. Big Tech: Social Media Summit Will Snub Tech Titans
President Donald Trump is gathering conservative groups at the White House this week for a “summit” on social media that will prominently snub the tech titans who run big platforms on Facebook, Twitter and Google. It’s a sharp contrast to earlier day
Apple Magazine4 min read
How Facebook Handles Speech In ‘Secret’ Groups
U.S. Border Patrol agents are under fire for posting offensive messages in a “secret” Facebook group that included sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and dismissive references to the deaths of migrants in U.S. custody. T
Apple Magazine3 min read
Facebook To Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable For Us Users
Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform. The plan disclosed in an internal report voluntarily exp
Apple Magazine2 min readTech
Us Election Security Official Highlights Email Threat
Beware the phishing attempts. An election security official with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned top state election officials nationwide to safeguard against fraudulent emails targeting state and local election workers. The emails app
Apple Magazine3 min readPolitics
Server Image Mystery In Georgia Election Security Case
The case of whether hackers may have tampered with elections in Georgia has taken another strange turn. Nearly two years ago, state lawyers in a closely watched election integrity lawsuit told the judge they intended to subpoena the FBI for the foren
Apple Magazine2 min read
Movies & TV Shows
In winter 1946, shortly after the conclusion of World War II, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the war-torn German city of Hamburg to reunite with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel helping to rebuild the area. However, th
Apple Magazine2 min read
Music
Named after her 1990 single “Step Back in Time”, this is the fourth major release of Australian singer Kylie Minogue’s greatest hits from a career spanning over three decades. The previously unreleased song “New York City”, originally recorded as a d
Apple Magazine3 min read
‘Spider-man’ Swings Again With A Successful Sequel
Peter Parker might be forgiven for craving a vacation as “Spider-Man: Far From Home” begins. After an emotional and strenuous last few movies with the Avengers, a break sounds nice. “I didn’t think I had to save the world this summer,” he complains.
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