Gurman: Apple Event in November Unlikely, New MacBook Air With Biggest Redesign Since 2010 to Launch Next Year

In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said that he doesn't expect Apple to hold another event or make any other major product announcements this year, while turning his attention to what we can expect next year. Apple held an event in November 2020 to introduce its first Macs with its custom-designed M1 chip, but Gurman believes Apple has nothing else left of substance on its roadmap that would be ready to launch before the end of 2021. Gurman believes tha...
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DaVinci Resolve updated with M1 Pro and M1 Max support; runs 5x faster on new MacBook Pro

DaVinci Resolve has been updated with full support for Apple's new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, and it runs 5x faster on the new MacBook Pro.
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NATO Launches AI Strategy and $1 Billion Fund As Defense Race Heats Up

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the military alliance of 30 countries that border the North Atlantic Ocean, this week announced that it would adopt its first AI strategy and launch a "future-proofing" fund with the goal of investing around $1 billion. VentureBeat reports: reports that U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will join other NATO members in Brussels, Belgium, the alliance's headquarters, to formally approve the plans over two days of talks. Speaking at a ne...
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Gurman: Apple Event in November Unlikely, New MacBook Air With Biggest Redesign Since 2010 to Launch..

In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said that he doesn't expect Apple to hold another event or make any...
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Facebook crisis grows as new whistleblower and leaked documents emerge

Company under fire as news reports detail spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories even as staff raised concernsFacebook faced mounting pressure on Friday after a new whistleblower accused it of knowingly hosting hate speech and illegal activity, even as leaked documents shed further light on how the company failed to heed internal concerns over election misinformation.Allegations by the new whistleblower, who spoke to the Washington Post, were reportedly contained in a complaint to the ...
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Intel's Future Now Depends On Making Everyone Else's Chips

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica, written by Tim De Chant: Over the last year and a half, as the pandemic has everyone turned to their screens, demand has surged for devices (phones and laptops) and cloud services (Netflix and Zoom), all powered by a range of advanced semiconductors. Manufacturers have raced to squeeze more chips out of their fabs, but many were running near their limits before the pandemic. Still, Intel and its competitors didn't rush to build new fabs -- f...
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Bitcoin's Price Crashed 87% On Binance.US Thanks To a Bug

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Bitcoin is on a tear, reaching an all time high price of $67,000 for 1 BTC on Wednesday, buoyed by a series of approvals for Bitcoin futures funds on the stock market. But on one major U.S. exchange, the price flash-crashed 87 percent to roughly $8,200 on Thursday due to a bug in a trading algorithm. The crash occurred during a massive sell-off on the Binance.US exchange that occurred around 7:42 a.m. ET, Bloomberg reported. Binance is the la...
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Lyft admits it recorded 4,000 sexual assault claims in long-awaited report

Company reveals figures, promised in 2019, as ride-hailing companies face growing safety scrutinyThe ride-hailing app Lyft received more than 4,000 reports of sexual assaults during rides from 2017 to 2019, the company revealed in a new report, including 1,800 reports in 2019 alone.Lyft revealed the numbers on Thursday, after having pledged in 2019 to do so. In its report, the company said the number of sexual assault reports collected through its app had risen from 1,096 in 2017 to 1,255 in 201...
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Huawei, SMIC Suppliers Received Billions Worth of Licenses For US Goods

Suppliers to Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and China's top chipmaker SMIC got billions of dollars worth of licenses from November through April to sell them goods and technology despite their being on a U.S. trade blacklist, documents released by Congress showed on Thursday. Reuters reports: According to the documents, first obtained by Reuters, 113 export licenses worth $61 billion were approved for suppliers to ship products to Huawei while another 188 licenses valued at nearly $42 billion wer...
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Apple Updates App Store Guidelines To Permit Devs To Contact Customers About Other Payment Methods

TechCrunch's Sarah Perez writes about the new set of App Store Guidelines that Apple introduced today: One of the changes is the result of a previously announced settlement agreement with a class of U.S. app developers. It clarifies that developers are allowed to communicate with their customers about other payment methods available outside their app. Related to this, another new guideline explains that apps may request customer information like name and email, but the request must be optional f...
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Apple updates its App Store Guidelines to permit developers to contact customers about other payment methods

The agreement included a few items, but the biggest was that developers would be able to share information with their users about how to pay for purchases outside their iOS app and the App Store. Specifically, Apple deleted a clause from guideline 3.1.3 that had previously said developers were not permitted to use information obtained within their app to target individual users outside of the app to use purchasing methods other than Apple’s own in-app purchases. Though the case is now under app...
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Antitrust battle latest: Google, Facebook 'colluded' to smash Apple's privacy protections

Amended Texas complaint alleges backroom efforts to maintain ad dominance Several years ago, to deal with the competitive threat of header bidding – a way for multiple ad exchanges to get a fair shot at winning an automated auction for ad space – Google allegedly hatched a plan called "Jedi" to ensure that its ad exchange always won.…
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: WeWork finally went public this week. Don't let the stock price fool you - the company still loves burning money.

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for WeWork Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway discusses the recent WeWork IPO and the company's financial history. Two years ago, WeWork's IPO was aborted, and the company was put on SoftBank life-support. Things changed yesterday. WeWork took its fi...
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Amazon's Alexa Collects More of Your Data Than Any Other Smart Assistant

According to a survey from, Amazon's Alexa collects more data from users than any of the other digital assistants analyzed, which included the Google Assistant, Siri, Bixby, and Cortana. PCMag reports: All five services collect your name, phone number, device location, and IP address; the names and numbers of your contacts; your interaction history; and the apps you use. If you don't like that information being stored, you probably shouldn't use a voice assistant. In the survey, 60% ...
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We have some bad news about Apple’s rumored VR headset

Bad news for those hoping for Apple's rumored VR headset next year: We may not see it until 2023 at the earliest.
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Leaked Email Allegedly Shows That Google Did Ask Roku For Special Treatment For YouTube

Yesterday, Roku told customers that it's unable to strike a deal to bring YouTube and YouTube TV apps to its channel store, citing anti-competitive demands in carriage agreements. These included "asking Roku to create a dedicated search results row for YouTube within the Roku smart TV interface and demanding certain features on Roku that they don't insist on getting from other streaming platforms," reports Axios. Now, a leaked email has surfaced allegedly showing that Google did in fact ask Roku...
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New Facebook whistleblower says company knowingly allowed hate speech – report

Anonymous former employee tells Washington Post site let illegal activity occur on platformAnother Facebook whistleblower has come forward with allegations against the company, claiming it knowingly allowed hate speech and illegal activity on its platforms, according to a new report.An anonymous former Facebook employee told the Washington Post that they had submitted a complaint to the Securities and Exchange Commission, which handles regulation to protect investors in publicly traded companies...
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Three Tips on Using your Smartphone to Spend & Use your Free Time

The amount of power that is contained within your smartphone is astounding. Even 40 years ago, it would have been difficult to comprehend the possibilities of your smartphone. It’s rare to come across an individual these days who doesn’t have one of these smart gadgets. There’s more to mobile phones than just receiving phone calls and replying to messages and within this article, we will discuss various ways on how you can use your mobile phone to help you pass time or even help you to spend f...
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John Carmack Pushes Out Unlocked OS For Defunct Oculus Go Headset

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Oculus may have officially discontinued its low-end Oculus Go headset last year, but the company has one more "official" update to help future-proof the hardware. On Thursday, Oculus released an unlocked build of the Oculus Go operating system, allowing for "full root access" on more than 2 million existing units. Oculus "Consulting CTO" (and former id Software co-founder) John Carmack announced his plans for this update last month, saying i...
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What is WooCommerce?

WooCommerce is a customizable, open-source eCommerce platform built for WordPress or as an eCommerce option by web hosting providers. With it, users can create and manage an eCommerce storefront without the need to do any coding. In addition, the WooCommerce store comes with hundreds of free and paid extensions that let you extend and customize your online store including features such as inventory, tax management, secure payments, and shipping integration. What is the WooCommerce WordPress Pl...
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The Sherman Antitrust Act is the first in a line of federal laws protecting consumers from unfair prices

The Sherman Antitrust Act underpins the government's enforcement efforts against anticompetitive practices. boonchai wedmakawand/Getty The Sherman Act was the first antitrust law, signed by President Harrison in 1890 and was meant to preserve competition in the market and avoid monopolization. Antitrust laws preserve market competition and protect consumers from unfairly high prices. The Sherman Act was deemed too vague and later amended by the Clayton Act. Visit Insider's Investin...
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Google channels Big Tobacco with dystopian research censorship

In the wake of the firing of Timnit Gebru and other notable AI researchers at Google, Alphabet’s circled the wagons and lawyered up. Reports flow out of Mountain View depicting teams of lawyers censoring scientific research and acting as unnamed collaborators and peer-reviewers. Most recently, Business Insider managed to interview several researchers who painted a startling and bleak picture of what it’s like to try and conduct research under such an anti-scientific regime. Per the article, one ...
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With the New MacBook Pro Finally Out, Are There Any Other Products Coming From Apple in 2021?

Apple has had a busy year in 2021, releasing several new products, updates to services, new software updates, and more. Most recently, Apple finally announced the long-rumored redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, which was by far one of the most talked-about and anticipated product announcements this year. With the new MacBook Pro models announced, some customers may be wondering if any other new products are coming from Apple this year. Simply put, probably not. Over the course of th...
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Apple Card 6% Daily Cash Listings for Apple Purchases Were in Error, but Apple is Honoring Them

Yesterday, a number of Apple Card users were seeing mentions of 6% Daily Cash showing up next to some recent Apple purchases, leading to some confusion about whether Apple was launching a special promotion to double the usual 3% cashback program. Not all purchases were showing up with the 6% bonus, as some users were seeing only the standard 3% and ‌Apple Card‌ support representatives were indicating that the 6% mentions were in error. Apple has confirmed that this was indeed an error, but t...
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6 Korean TV shows to binge-watch after finishing 'Squid Game' on Netflix

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. 'Squid Game' is just one of many K-dramas on Netflix. Youngkyu Park "Squid Game" is now the most-watched original series on Netflix. The series is one of several Korean dramas, or K-dramas, that you can stream on the service. From zombie horror to action-packed thrillers, Netflix's lineup of K-dramas has something for everyone. Gift Card (small) Monthly Subscription (small) The explosive p...
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A Math Teacher is Putting Calculus Lessons on Pornhub

An anonymous reader shares a report: It's safe to assume that few Pornhub visitors are looking for hour-long calculus videos (by a fully-clothed instructor), but Taiwanese math teacher Changhsu puts them there anyway. His channel is filled with over 200 decidedly unsexy chalkboard lessons about topics like differential equations. The 34-year-old math tutor found the YouTube market for math explainers to be saturated, so he decided to expand his reach into Pornhub. He told Mel Magazine that he wa...
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'Dune' is now available on HBO Max, but you only have until November 21 to stream the sci-fi epic at home

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson in "Dune." Warner Bros. "Dune" premiered on HBO Max and in theaters on October 21. The star-studded cast includes Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, and Oscar Isaac. You need an ad-free subscription to HBO Max ($15/month) to stream the movie at home. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Max Monthly Plan (ad-free) (small) "Dune" debuted on HBO Max and in ...
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Google charges more than twice its rivals in ad deals, unredacted suit says

Google takes a cut of 22% to 42% of U.S. ad spending that goes through its systems, according to a newly unredacted lawsuit by state...
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The new 16-inch MacBook Pro maximizes performance under heavy workloads

Apple confirmed that the 16-inch MacBook Pro with the new M1 Max chip will be able to run High Power Mode. This optimizes performance during intense workloads.
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