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Our Long Bets and Predictions about 02020

The year 02020, like 02000 before it and 02050 after it, has long captivated the popular imagination as a kind of shorthand for “the future.” Some predictions about life in 02020 are remarkably prescient: In 02004, the National Intelligence Council predicted that an “America first” movement would rise in the United States; In Ray Bradbury’s 01953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, he that people would listen to “little seashells” filling their ears with “an electronic ocean of sound, of musi...
Tags: Usa, Australia, China, Germany, Future, Ray Bradbury, US, NFL, America, European Union, Turkey, Iran, Nasa, Cnn, Chicago, Britain

Rappler editor Maria Ressa: 'They could shut us down tomorrow'

Philippines journalist leading war on fake news may be jailed for 12 years on libel charges“The toughest part is not knowing whether it’s going to be a normal day, or a not normal day,” says Maria Ressa, speaking by phone from her office in Manila. A former CNN bureau chief who spent two decades as an investigative reporter, Ressa is the founder of a news website that has found itself on the frontline of the global disinformation wars.Since the summer of 2016, her reporters at Rappler have been ...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Social Media, World news, Cnn, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Digital Media, Manila, Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines Continue, Rappler, Maria Ressa, Ressa

Roger Stone Judge Scolds Trump, Allies Over Claims of Jury Bias

(Bloomberg) -- Three of the jurors who convicted Republican operative Roger Stone for lying to Congress and witness tampering testified that political bias played no role in their decision, pushing back against Stone’s contention that he deserves a new trial.U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson did not issue a ruling at the end of a Tuesday hearing on Stone’s request. But the judge said a juror’s social media posts criticizing President Donald Trump did not necessarily mean she was biased agai...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, News, Obama, Congress, Washington, Bloomberg, Cnn, United States, Fox News, Jackson, Republican, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump

Apple Watches and iPhones could be used to detect a leading cause of strokes

Apple is partnering with Johnson & Johnson to reduce the risk of strokes in senior citizens.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, Johnson Johnson

US Supreme Court denies Apple's bid to avoid paying $440 million damages in patent fight

The United States Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to Apple in a decade-long legal battle over whether the iPhone maker infringed on another company's patents.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, US supreme court, United States Supreme Court

Steve Jobs would have been 65 on Monday. Here's how the late Apple CEO saved the company from disaster and set it on the path to a $1 trillion valuation. (AAPL)

When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1996, the company was in dire straits.  He quickly staged a boardroom coup, becoming CEO once again and working to turn the company around via new products and an investment from Apple's main rival, Microsoft.  During Jobs' tenure, Apple launched the iMac, iBook, iPod, Mac OS X, iPhone, iPad, and more. These days, the company is worth over $1 trillion. Jobs, who died in 2011 from pancreatic cancer, would have turned 65 on Monday.  Visit Business Insider's h...
Tags: Apple, Motorola, Cook, Jobs, Microsoft, Mac, California, Steve Jobs, John Sculley, Virginia, New York City, Disney, Trends, Bloomberg, Intel, Cnn

Warren Buffett finally traded in his flip phone for an iPhone

Warren Buffett, one of Apple's largest shareholders, finally owns one of the company's most popular products.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, Warren Buffett

Coronavirus market freakout: Stocks flew way too close to the sun

Apple dropped a bombshell last week. Yet Wall Street, in the throes of a historic meltup, reacted with a collective shrug.
Tags: Apple, Cnn

Monday round-up

This morning the justices return to the bench for the February argument session. First on the agenda is the oral argument in U.S. Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association, involving the power of the Forest Service to grant rights of way through lands traversed by the Appalachian Trail. Noah Sachs previewed the case for this blog. Philip Duggan and Kaitlyn Marasi have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. At Subscript Law, Mariam Morshedi provides a gra...
Tags: Google, Justice, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Oregon, Court, America, Cnn, United States, New York Times, Sudan, SEC, Louisiana, Illinois, Vox

Frank Eliason from Amazon – Proud to be an Amazonian Working in the Fulfillment Center

One of the most interesting things I’ve read this year came from customer service and customer experience pioneer Frank Eliason.  If you’ve heard that name before you probably know it for being one of the first customer service leaders to integrate social media in with traditional support processes during his time at Comcast.  For example, Frank proved the driving force behind @ComcastCares.  He led the same initiatives during his time at Citibank.  He continued as an industry thought leader inf...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Interviews, Senate, US, Sales, Cnn, Atlantic, Comcast, Usps, Pbs, Citibank, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Echo, Frank, Allentown Pennsylvania

Meet the key people who are leading Mike Bloomberg's digital campaign to topple Donald Trump

Mike Bloomberg started secretive ad agency Hawkfish to aid in his presidential campaign, and it's packed with people from the worlds of politics, advertising, and technology. To beat Donald Trump, the Bloomberg campaign has hired widely from companies like Facebook, Google, and ad agencies. Business Insider identified 17 people in key roles in and around Hawkfish, including former Facebook CMO Gary Briggs, who is leading it. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Hawkfish is the digital agency...
Tags: Google, Motorola, Facebook, New York, Hollywood, Instagram, Microsoft, Obama, Kentucky, Stanford, White House, New York City, Trends, Linkedin, CMO, Nike

Stream and save with this deal on Apple TV 4K

Start prepping for your next TV binge: The rarely-on-sale Apple TV 4K is down to the lowest price we've seen in months at B&H Photo and Video.
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Apple needs a 5G iPhone now more than ever

Whatever high Apple executives were on in January after the company posted record earnings and strong iPhone sales during the holiday quarter has likely faded. The tech giant is having a rough month.
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Apple shares drop on coronavirus warning

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here.
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Apple revenue will be hit as coronavirus creates iPhone supply shortages, company warns

Apple warned investors on Monday that the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is hurting its business more than previously expected by limiting how many devices it can make and sell in China.
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Apple warns of 'iPhone supply shortages' because of coronavirus

Apple warned investors on Monday that the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is hurting its business more than previously expected by limiting how many devices it can make and sell in China.
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Google Doodle honors Susan B. Anthony on her birthday

Google is honoring a key leader of the women's suffrage movement, Susan B. Anthony, and celebrating her 200th birthday with a Google Doodle.
Tags: Google, Cnn, Google Doodle, Susan B Anthony

HQ Trivia, the Once-Popular Mobile Game, Is Shutting Down

CNN Business has learned that the once-popular live mobile trivia game "HQ Trivia" is shutting down. From the report: When HQ launched in 2017, its first game HQ Trivia quickly attracted millions of people across the world who stopped whatever they were doing twice a day to play the game on their smartphones. The company was profiled by The New York Times and its original host Scott Rogowsky became a household name, appearing on programs like NBC's "Today" show. But over the next year, the game'...
Tags: Nbc, Tech, Cnn, New York Times, Colin Kroll, Scott Rogowsky, Yusupov, Rus Yusupov

HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports, and word guessing games, a source close to the company confirmed. HQ Trivia had a deal in the works to be acquired, but they buyer pulled out yesterday and investors aren’t willing to fund it any longer, CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov said in a statement attained by CNN Business’ Kerry Flynn. “We received an offer from an established business to acquire HQ and continue building ...
Tags: Social, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Mobile, Gaming, Apps, Entertainment, Tech, Cnn, Deadpool, Shut Down, Exit, Co, Trivia, HQ

Someone left a bad review about an Australian dentist. Now Google could be forced to hand over their data

A court in Australia has ruled that a dentist who claims he was defamed in a Google review can serve the tech giant with an order to unmask the post's author.
Tags: Google, Australia, Cnn

Samsung and Apple's war for the best high-end smartphone is leading to ridiculous prices

Samsung kicked off its "Galaxy Unpacked" event in San Francisco on Tuesday with a slick promo video introducing its new folding smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip. Rebecca Hirst, Samsung's UK head of marketing, took the stage to tout the phone as being "like nothing you've ever experienced before."
Tags: Apple, UK, Samsung, San Francisco, Cnn, Rebecca Hirst Samsung

The Importance of Offline Data in SHTF Situations?

Ok guys, it's been...easily almost 4 years since I posted here, but I guess I've re emerged after a few personal SHTFs that left me in some bad spots. Hardy har har oh well. I've of course been doing some digging on this WuTang flu and something I've noticed is (not to be Captain Obvious): Years ago, when Ebola was a huge thing and I lived in the Sierra Foothills, I'd drive home from the central valley every day and listen to various YouTube videos about the crisis on my commute. Alternative ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Raspberry Pi, Yahoo, US, Cnn, Mcdonalds, Weapon, Sandy Hook, Wuhan, Disaster Preparedness General Discussion, Alex Jones, Facebook Twitter, Fred, LA County, MSM

Google just released 1,000 new images of the most gorgeous landscapes in Google Earth View

Google has shared bird's-eye-view images of some of Earth's most stunning landscapes from space for years now, and it just released its largest update to its Google Earth View collection with 1,000 new images.
Tags: Google, Cnn, Google Earth View

What Fox News viewers think is funny vs. what CNN viewers think is funny

Welcome to Ad Age Datacenter Weekly, our data-obsessed newsletter for marketing and media professionals. Reading this online? Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox here. Life after the cookie “Customer data platforms have historically lived in the business-to-business world,” Ad Age’s George P. Slefo writes. “But CDPs—software that creates a unified customer database using information culled from various sources—have also gained significant traction with marketers operating in the bu...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Advertising, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Cnn, New Hampshire, Showtime, Fox News, Vizio, Google Ventures, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, WPP, Zenith, Trump

Drake will stream rap battles exclusively on Caffeine, a platform run by ex-Apple employees

Drake has signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Caffeine, a budding broadcasting company that hopes to rival Amazon's Twitch and Google's YouTube.
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Cnn, Drake

Tulsi Gabbard's unique campaign brought people together – but looks to be coming apart

Hawaii congresswoman made a noble effort to bring together voters with different beliefs, but her poll numbers are lowIf Tulsi Gabbard drops out of the Democratic race in the coming days, her unique campaign is likely to be remembered more for her spats with the Democratic party, accusations of being a Russian operative, and the imagery of her promise to “bring a soldier’s heart to the White House” than a realistic bid for president.The Hawaii congresswoman’s unusual political journey, which has...
Tags: Google, News, White House, Massachusetts, Russia, Barack Obama, Dnc, Eu, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Iowa, Mitt Romney, Fox News, Rochester

AirPods and iPhones could be harder to find because of coronavirus

The "heart and lungs" of Apple's manufacturing is suffering, and it could get much worse as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread.
Tags: Apple, Cnn

Google's got 'something exciting' coming for Samsung's Galaxy S20 launch event

Samsung's Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Z Flip phone are widely expected to launch next week, and anticipation has been building for months about the new flip phone and what could be the most tricked-out smartphone of all time. Google just added to the excitement with a mysterious announcement of its own.
Tags: Google, Samsung, Cnn

Google Maps is getting a new look

Google is giving its popular Maps app a redesign and new features for its 15th birthday.
Tags: Google, Cnn, Google Maps

In this email scam, Iran-linked hackers pose as journalists

Reuters today published a report about an email hacking operation targeting journalists and their connected sources, and the scam appears to be associated with Iran. The scam is this: send cleverly disguised emails that impersonate prominent journalists, in an effort to get the recipient to give up valuable data and access. Here is an example. IMAGE: Screenshot by researchers at the London-based Certfa Lab shows a bogus, Farsi-language interview request that appears to have been sent by jour...
Tags: Security, Post, Business, Technology, London, News, Email, Privacy, Tech, Atlanta, Iran, Cnn, Hack, Prague, Hacked, United Nations

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