All Regal and Cineworld Movie Theaters To Close Until Further Notice

Regal Cinemas, a subsidiary of Cineworld Group, said it will shut down all 536 locations on Thursday until further notice. The closure reflects "an increasingly challenging theatrical landscape" due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is temporary, the chain said. NPR reports: Regal is shutting down theaters again less than two months after it started to reopen U.S. locations in late August. The decision was announced after the James Bond franchise's No Time to Die was shelved until 2021, further pushi...
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Apple stops selling rival audio gear ahead of rumored launches

Apple has been removing third-party audio gear from its stores, suggesting that the launch of its own branded alternatives could be just around the corner.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Music, News, Audio, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Sonos, Bose, Breaking Twitter

Apple Pay and Express Transit Mode Now Support PASMO Transit Cards in Japan

Japanese smart payment system PASMO today announced that it has launched support for Apple Pay, allowing users to pay for transit fares and other transactions using their iPhone or Apple Watch. Express Transit is also supported, which allows users to quickly pass through transit gates without having to wake or unlock their devices or authenticate with Face ID or Touch ID. PASMO is similar to and interoperable with Suica, a transit system that has been compatible with Apple Pay and Express Tra...
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Study Shows Renewables Are Kicking Natural Gas To the Curb

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CleanTechnica: After analyzing the most recent data from two of America's largest electricity markets -- ERCOT in Texas and PJM in the Northeast -- the Rocky Mountain Institute has come to a startling conclusion. Renewables are muscling in on natural gas as the preferred choice for new electricity generation. In fact, according to RMI, what happened to coal is now happening to gas. What is needed, the organization argues, is a move away from the monopoly ...
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Your iPhone may be wiped of its data to fix battery problems after update, Apple says

But first, you have to backup all your data to the iCloud.
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Exxon's Plan For Surging Carbon Emissions Revealed In Leaked Documents

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Exxon Mobil has been planning to increase annual carbon-dioxide emissions by as much as the output of the entire nation of Greece, an analysis of internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg shows, setting one of the largest corporate emitters against international efforts to slow the pace of warming. The drive to expand both fossil-fuel production and planet-warming pollution comes at a time when some of Exxon's rivals, such as BP Plc and Royal Du...
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Sure Sounds Like Apple Is About to Launch Some Speakers and Headphones

In what seems like an obvious sign that Apple has a few new audio products lined up to launch this fall, the company just cleared its digital and physical stores of nearly every speaker and headphone brand that could conceivably be considered a rival if Apple had some competing devices slated to go on sale soon.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, AirPods, HomePod, Very Curious

Months-old Uni raises $18.5 million seed round to expand India’s credit card market

The credit card industry in India appears to be stuck. According to industry estimates, between 30 million to 35 million people in the country today have at least one credit card, with up to 58 million being in circulation. Compare this to almost 1 billion debit cards. One reason the vast majority of the population has not made the cut is because they don’t have a credit score. And so few people have a credit score because banks and credit card companies still rely on age-old methodologies to de...
Tags: Asia, Finance, India, Funding, Tech, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Ola, Accel, Lightspeed India, Lightspeed, Gupta, Payu, Uni, Nitin Gupta, Nitin, Uni Nitin Gupta

Nvidia Unveils Jetson Nano 2GB, a Single Board Computer

Nvidia has debuted the Jetson Nano 2GB, a new developer kit for students and hobbyists with an interest in robotics. ZDNet reports: The Jetson Nano 2GB is geared towards robotics enthusiasts, students, and educators that want to enter the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. Nvidia says the entry-level Jetson Nano 2GB has been priced at $59 -- including online tutorials and certification -- to "make AI easily accessible for all." The Jetson Nano 2GB is a small package with a punch...
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Nvidia Pledges To Built Britain's Largest Supercomputer Following $40 Billion Bid For Arm

U.S. chipmaker Nvidia pledged Monday to build a $52 million supercomputer in Cambridge, England, weeks after announcing it intends to buy British rival Arm for $40 billion. CNBC reports: The supercomputer -- named "Cambridge-1" and intended for artificial intelligence (AI) research in health care -- is being unveiled by Nvidia founder and Chief Executive Jensen Huang at the company's GTC 2020 conference on Monday. "Tackling the world's most pressing challenges in health care requires massively p...
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SEC Sues John McAfee Over Promoting Cryptocurrency On Twitter

Aighearach shares a report from Reuters: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday sued John McAfee, creator of the eponymous anti-virus software, alleging that he made over $23.1 million in undisclosed compensation from recommending seven cryptocurrency offerings on Twitter that were materially false and misleading. The regulator, which is seeking a trial by jury, alleged that from at least November 2017 through February 2018, McAfee recommended cryptocurrencies that he was pa...
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Tesla Hacker Reveals What Driver-Facing Camera Is Looking For

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Electrek: A Tesla hacker has revealed what Tesla's driver-facing camera in Model 3 and Model Y is looking for -- hinting at driver monitoring feature. When Tesla launched the Model 3, it equipped the vehicle with a standard cabin-facing camera located in the rearview mirror. At the time, the automaker said that the camera wasn't active and it would be used in the future. CEO Elon Musk said that it would be used to prevent people from vandalizing cars when...
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Best deals before Prime Day: Echo Dot, iPad Mini, and Nintendo Switch

5 deals you should consider before Amazon's day of deals
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iOS 14: A guide to the best new features and settings

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Apple released iOS 14, the latest overhaul to tis operating system, last month. It comes chockful of new features that can completely change the way you use your iPhone. Here’s our guide on some of the new stuff you’ll find, and how to best use it. Making room Let’s get started with how you an install the new software on your phone. As I’m sure you’ve come to ...
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Apple iPad Giveaway

We are excited to be giving away this new iPad that is so versatile, it can replace your computer! With a 10.2 inch Retina display and new capabilities, there is so much you can achieve with it. Apple iPad We are giving away Apple – iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi – 32GB – Silver Model:MW752LL/A SKU:5985610 The newest Apple iPad makes working and organizing files simple. You can even easily edit documents and do online research all while FaceTiming a loved one or colleague....
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100,000 Apple Devices Repaired, Resold: Apple Sues Canadian Recycling Firm (slashdot)

Slashdot reader spth writes: At a Canadian recycling firm hired by Apple to scrap about 600,000 Apple devices, 100,000 of them were actually resold to other companies that made working devices from the parts. Apple now sues the recycling company for the money made from the sale plus 31 million Canadian dollars. The recycling company claims that the devices were resold by three rogue employees that pocketed the profits. The re-sold devices included iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches, according t...
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Apple Stops Selling Headphones and Speakers From Third-Party Companies Ahead of Rumored Smaller HomePod and AirPods Studio Launch

Apple is no longer selling headphones and wireless speakers from companies like Sonos, Bose, and Logitech, as it prepares to launch a new, lower-cost HomePod and AirPods Studio headphones. According to checks performed by Bloomberg, Apple removed headphones and speakers from Bose, speakers from Logitech's Ultimate Ears brand, and Sonos speakers from its online Apple Store at the end of September. Searching for these products, which were previously sold online and in retail stores, brings up n...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Logitech, Apple Store, Bose, Apple Watch Apple, Bloomberg Apple, Sonos Bose, HomePod, AirPods Studio

Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' Delayed To October 1, 2021

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have delayed the release of "Dune," the sci-fi epic from director Denis Villeneuve. It will no longer premiere Dec. 18 and is now slated to debut in theaters Oct. 1, 2021. From a report: The move was expected after the studio pushed "Wonder Woman 1984" back from early October to Christmas Day, putting the comic book sequel's big screen debut one week ahead of "Dune." In normal circumstances, but especially during the pandemic, Warner Bros. wouldn't cannibalize...
Tags: Tech, James Bond, Warner Bros, Denis Villeneuve, Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures

Daily Crunch: Venmo launches a credit card

Venmo’s first credit card is here, a former Amazon employee is arrested for fraud and we review the Nest Audio smart speaker. This is your Daily Crunch for October 5, 2020. The big story: Venmo launches a credit card PayPal -owned mobile payment app Venmo already offers a Mastercard-branded debit card, and it announced a year ago that it was planning to launch its first credit card as well. Today, it made good on that promise. The Venmo Credit Card is a Visa card that offers personalized ...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, London, India, Israel, Tech, Paypal, Fbi, Netflix, Payments, Venmo, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mastercard, Ola, Andrew Braccia, Sonali De Rycker

New iPad Air's Touch ID Power Button an 'Incredible Feat of Engineering' According to Apple VP (mac rumors)

Apple VP of Product Marketing Bob Borchers and VP of Hardware Engineering John Ternus are featured in the latest episode of YouTubers iJustine and Jenna Ezarik's Same Brain podcast where they discuss several aspects of the current iPad lineup and part of the development process that went into the latest fourth-generation ‌iPad‌ Air. Speaking on the new ‌iPad‌ Air, Borchers says that implementing the Touch ID sensor into the top button in a much smaller form factor was "an incredible feat of...
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Ad-supported video streaming is on a tear — meet the executives behind its growth

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 6. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: The executives behind the rise in ad-supported streaming video, Peloton doubles down on advertising, and Google escapes misinformation concerns. Twitch's Sara Clemens. Twitch The 18 power players leading the rise of ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Youtube, Trends, Biden, Trump, Tenet, Reuters Google, Ashley Rodriguez, Peloton, Sara Clemens, Denis Balibouse, Jeff Shultz, Tara Walpert Levy, Lauren Johnson, Lauren Read

Spotify Now Lets You Search For Songs By Lyrics

Spotify has rolled out a useful new feature today for iOS and Android that allows users to search for songs by its lyrics. 9to5Mac reports: When you're not sure the name of a song/artist, music recognition apps like Shazam are great if a song is playing. However, they don't work near as well if you're just trying to sing a couple of the lyrics into your phone. In those cases, it's common to search the web for the lyrics before heading to your music service to play or add the track. Now Spotify h...
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Sonos stock drops on report that Apple is purging third-party audio products from its stores

Apple manufactures a variety of audio products under its Beats brand as well as products such as AirPods wireless earbuds and the...
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John McAfee arrested after DOJ indicts crypto millionaire for tax evasion

Cybersecurity entrepreneur and crypto personality John McAfee’s wild ride could be coming to an end after he was arrested in Spain today, now facing extradition to the U.S. over charges spanning tax evasion and fraud. The SEC accuses McAfee of being paid more than $23.1 million worth of cryptocurrency assets for promoting a number of ICO token sales without disclosing that he was being paid to do so. Furthermore the DOJ has levied a number of counts of tax evasion against McAfee, saying that ...
Tags: TC, Articles, Entrepreneur, Tech, Spain, Cryptography, United States, SEC, Tax Evasion, Doj, Btc, Federal Government, Cryptocurrency, John Mcafee, McAfee, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Google made a video starring a sloth to promote Project Jacquard's newest smart backpack

Google is all about ambient computing these days. From TVs to speakers, the company is prioritizing smarter, more connected technology....
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Best Pixel 4a 5G cases and covers

Google’s new Pixel 4a is a great value for anyone who wants a solid camera and 5G. Here are the best cases you can get to protect your new phone.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Trends, Buying Guides, Lifeproof, Spigen, Otterbox, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5g

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Rebounds With President Trump Leaving Hospital; Apple Jumps, Nvidia Leads Chip Stocks In Buy Zones

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The most remote vacation rentals in the US

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Due to the pandemic, social distancing is the new measure of luxury, and private vacation rentals offer travelers splendid isolation.We looked for the most remote, isolated escapes across the US on vacation rental sites such as Airbnb, TurnKey, and Vrbo to find the best off-grid options for remote vacationing.Our picks are priced between $80 and $448 per night to start to accommodate a range...
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Well, Sure: Drone With a Shotgun

In partnership with the United Kingdom’s Strategic Command, which supports the Ministry of Defence, an unnamed company has developed a new battle-ready drone to assist armed forces with dangerous ground operations during urban warfare.Read more...
Tags: Usa, UK, Science, Drones, Ministry Of Defence, Autonomous Weapons, Drone Warfare, Feels Like A Bad Idea, United Kingdom 's Strategic Command

Apple seeks damages from recycling firm that didn't damage its devices: 100,000 iThings 'resold' rather than broken up as expected

iGiant 'would rather shred stuff than let it hit the used market' Apple in January sued the Canadian arm of Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP) for allegedly reselling roughly 100,000 iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches that were supposed to be broken up and recycled.…
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