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Apple partners with VA to bring Health Records to veterans

Apple announced this morning it has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make the Health Records feature on iPhones available to veterans. The deal will allow the veterans to view their medical information across participating institutions, including the VA, organized in the Apple Health app. These health records include allergies, conditions, immunizations, lab results, medications, procedures and vitals, and will be displayed alongside other information, like Apple Wa...
Tags: Apple, Health, TC, America, Tech, Tim Cook, Va, Health Records, Jeff Williams, Coo, Department of Veterans Affairs, Apple Health, U S Department of Veterans Affairs VA, U S The Health Records, VA Apple


Netflix, Amazon, and Hollywood Studios Shut Down Dragon Box

The entertainment industry has shut down Dragon Media Inc.'s "Dragon Box" device, which connects to TVs and lets users watch video without a cable TV or streaming service subscription. According to Ars Technica, the company has "agreed to shut down the Dragon Box services and pay $14.5 million in damages to plaintiffs from the entertainment industry." From the report: Dragon Media was sued in January 2018 by Netflix, Amazon, Columbia Pictures, Disney, Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, U...
Tags: Tech, Ars Technica, Jeff Williams, Netflix Amazon, Hollywood Studios, Plaintiffs, Dragon Media Inc, Dragon Media, Warner Bros Dragon Media, Dragon Media Dragon Media, Paul Christoforo


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. Facebook's business model is under scrutiny in Germany, where a local regulator will reportedly order the social network to stop collecting certain user data. German authorities don't like the way Facebook collects information about people via WhatsApp and Instagram and third-party sites. 2. Norwegian authorities are investigating allegations that Tidal's streaming numbers for Beyonce and Kanye West albums were inflated. Play...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Beyonce, Instagram, Microsoft, Mexico, Germany, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Intel, Kylie Jenner, Qualcomm, Jeff Williams, Alexa


Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips for 2018 iPhones, But Qualcomm Wouldn't Sell Them (mac rumors)

As the FTC's antitrust trial against Qualcomm continues, Apple's chief operating officer, Jeff Williams, has taken the stand to share details on the terms of Apple's contracts with Qualcomm. There's no live feed of the trial, but reporters including CNET's Shara Tibken and Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents are attending and sharing details on what Williams has to say. Most interestingly, Williams says that Apple had wanted to use both Qualcomm and Intel chips in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and ...
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Apple wanted to use Qualcomm modems on iPhone XS and iPhone XR, but was refused

According to Apple's operating chief COO Jeff Williams testimony in the ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm, the company wanted to use Qualcomm's 4G LTE modems in its newest iPhones, but the chipmaker wouldn't sell to it. This had a major effect on how quickly Apple can make the shift to 5G.  Qualcomm, however, continues to provide Apple with chips for its older iPhones, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple COO Jeff Williams said during the US Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualc...
Tags: Apple, Blogging, San Diego, US District Court, Qualcomm, Jeff Williams, Ftc, San Jose California, US Federal Trade Commission, COO Jeff Williams


Apple Wanted To Use Qualcomm Chips For Its 2018 iPhones, But Qualcomm Refused Because of Companies' Licensing Dispute

Apple's operating chief said on Monday that Qualcomm refused to sell its 4G LTE processors to the company due to the companies' licensing dispute. According to CNET, that decision "had a ripple effect on how quickly Apple can make the shift to 5G." From the report: Qualcomm continues to provide Apple with chips for its older iPhones, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple COO Jeff Williams testified Monday during the US Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualcomm. But it won't provide Ap...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Intel, Williams, US District Court, Qualcomm, Cnet, Jeff Williams, Ftc, San Jose California, US Federal Trade Commission


Tim Cook made over $136 million in total compensation in 2018, including a $12 million bonus (AAPL)

Apple revealed that CEO Tim Cook was paid $15,682,219 in 2018 in an SEC filing.  That doesn't include $121 million in Apple stock that vested last year.  The median Apple employee makes $55,426.  Lots of Apple employees work in its retail stores and with AppleCare support and they factor into the median employee compensation calculation. It's good to be Apple CEO Tim Cook. The leader of the iPhone giant made over $15 million in 2018, according to a new filing with the SEC.  That includes a ba...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Cook, Trends, Tim Cook, SEC, Jeff Bezos, Jeff Williams, Angela Ahrendts, Luca Maestri, Kate Adams


Tim Cook made over $15 million in 2018 — that's 283 times more than the median Apple employee earned (AAPL)

Apple revealed that CEO Tim Cook was paid $15,682,219 in 2018 in an SEC filing.  That doesn't include $121 million in Apple stock that vested last year.  The median Apple employee makes $55,426.  Lots of Apple employees work in its retail stores and with AppleCare support and they factor into the median employee compensation calculation. It's good to be Apple CEO Tim Cook. The leader of the iPhone giant made over $15 million in 2018, according to a new filing with the SEC.  That includes a ba...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Cook, Trends, Tim Cook, SEC, Jeff Williams, Aapl, Angela Ahrendts, Luca Maestri, Kate Adams


Kern Back In Business: Craft beer industry

Kern County has six breweries, three of which are here in Bakersfield. Those brewers estimate the craft beer industry makes up around $15 million dollar a year and employees about 200 people here in Kern County. As the industry expands, so do the jobs.Craft beer, it's an industry pouring it's way through Kern County. Twenty years ago the craft beer scene had one location, Lengthwise Brewing Company.Lengthwise Brewing Company's co-owner, Jeff Williams, said "Lengthwise was open for si...
Tags: Williams, Local News, Jeff Williams, Bakersfield, Kern County, Bynum, Temblor Brewing Company, Dionysus Brewing Company, Don Bynum, Bakersfield Dionysus Brewing Company, Kyle Pittser, Bakersfield Pittser, Pittser, Kern County Williams, Great Change Brewing, Lengthwise


KERN BACK IN BUSINESS: Growing brewery industry

Twenty years ago Lengthwise Brewing Company opened their doors. But it took about sixteen years for them to have any competition.In the last three years Bakersfield has seen two more breweries open, Temblor Brewing Company and Dionysus Brewing Company. There are an additional three breweries, Kern River Brewing Company, Local Craft Beer and Black Gold Brewing Company, for a total of six breweries in Kern County.With expanding and new breweries in Kern County that means more jobs locally. Temblor...
Tags: Local News, Jeff Williams, Bakersfield, Kern County, Kern, Lengthwise Brewing Company, Temblor Brewing Company, Dionysus Brewing Company, Don Bynum


AllegisCyber named Mike Aiello a venture partner

AllegisCyber named Mike Aiello a venture partner. Aiello, a cybersecurity executive at Alphabet’s Google, will continue in that role. He was previously a chief information security officer at Goldman Sachs. A press release follows: AllegisCyber Names Mike Aiello– Director of Product Management for Google Cloud Platform Security—A Venture Partner Aiello’s Deep Cybersecurity and Early Stage Start-up Experience Will Benefit AllegisCyber’s Platform San Francisco, CA. November 1, 2018– Mike Aiello, a...
Tags: Google, Maryland, Australia, San Francisco, Trends, Cisco, People, Rfid, Silicon Valley, Fireeye, Goldman Sachs, University of Oxford, Sophos, Jeff Williams, Venture Partners, Vmware


Apple Watch Series 4 is the most accessible watch yet

Steven Aquino Contributor Share on Twitter Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor The accessibility of the iPhone XS Max At Apple’s WWDC 2018, accessibility pervades all  Every time I ponder the impact Apple Watch has had on my life, my mind always goes to Matthew Panzarino’s piece published prior to the device’s launch in 2015. In...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Wearables, Column, Cook, Hardware, Microsoft, San Francisco, Accessibility, Williams, Tim Cook, Apple Watch, Wall Street Journal, Ellen Degeneres, Jeff Williams, Matthew Panzarino


Zimmer and Apple launch clinical study covering up to 10K patients who get knee and hip replacements

Apple has made health — and helping people keep tabs on theirs — a cornerstone of how it is presenting the benefits of its newest Apple Watch, and today comes news of another way that this is taking shape. Zimmer Biomet, a world leader in developing the components and systems for joint replacements, says that it is working with Apple on a new clinical study focused on people who get knee and hip replacements. The trial will come in three stages, and within two years, Zimmer projects that there t...
Tags: Apple, TC, Microsoft, US, Tech, Apple Watch, Deloitte, Cupertino, Zimmer, Jeff Williams, Southern California, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners Healthcare, Spooner, Rush University Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System


Zimmer Biomet and Apple launch clinical study using Apple Watch and iPhone for 10K knee and hip replacement patients

Apple has made health — and helping people keep tabs on theirs — a cornerstone of how it is presenting the benefits of its newest Apple Watch, and today comes news of another way that this is taking shape. Zimmer Biomet, a world leader in developing the components and systems for joint replacements, says that it is working with Apple on a new clinical study focused on people who get knee and hip replacements. The trial will come in three stages, and within two years, Zimmer Biomet projects that ...
Tags: Apple, TC, Microsoft, US, Tech, Apple Watch, Deloitte, Cupertino, Jeff Williams, Southern California, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners Healthcare, Spooner, Rush University Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Newton Wellesley Hospital


Tyler Ankrum sees K&N Pro Series East title as a dream come true

Five years after leaving his native San Bernardino as a 12-year-old, Tyler Ankrum recorded his first championship with a 13th-place finish in the K&N Pro Series East race Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Ankrum drove a Toyota for DGR-Crosley Racing, owned in part by David Gilliland, another former San Bernardino County resident in Chino Hills. The 17-year-old clinched the championship in his rookie season on the strength of four victories and 12 top-10 finishes in 13 races, with one remai...
Tags: California, Sport, Cms, Soccer, Vw, New Hampshire, Idaho, Toyota, Dodge, West Coast, North Carolina, Nascar, Dover, Jones, Richmond, Jeff Williams


It's become very clear that the future of Apple is the Apple Watch (AAPL)

At Apple's big iPhone launch this past week, the Apple Watch stole the show. Apple is adding health and medical features to the Apple Watch including fall detection and an ECG test.  The medical world and the $3.3 trillion spent on healthcare annually is one of the few markets in the world that's still worth the notice of Apple and its vaunted $1 trillion valuation.  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's main moneymaker is the iPhone, but analysts and the press can't help but speculate about the trillion-d...
Tags: Apple, San Francisco, Trends, Tim Cook, Fda, Apple Watch, Jony Ive, Idc, Jeff Williams, Apple Watches, Apple Park, Washington Post Customer


Apple’s Watch isn’t the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers

Apple’s COO Jeff Williams exuberantly proclaimed Apple’s Watch was the first to get FDA clearance as an over-the-counter electrocardiogram (EKG) reader during the special event at Apple headquarters on Wednesday. While Apple loves to be first to things, that statement is false. AliveCor has held the title of first since late last year for its KardiaMobile device, a $100 stick-like metal unit you attach to the back of a smartphone. Ironically, it also received FDA clearance for the Kardi...
Tags: Apple, Health, Startups, TC, Technology, Samsung, Ceo, Smartphone, Watch, Ipads, Smartwatches, United States, Healthcare, Computing, Xiaomi, Tablet Computers


The New Apple Watch Is Basically a Heart Doctor For Your Wrist - Here's the Lowdown

Ladies and gentlemen, the next generation of Apple Watch is upon us. On Sept. 21, the tech giant will officially release its Apple Watch Series 4, an advanced piece of arm candy that's not only capable of housing all your apps, making phone calls, playing music, and keeping track of your daily to-dos - it's quite literally capable of saving your life. The newest generation of the smartwatch comes with even more advanced heart-monitoring features than previous versions, acting as a portable wris...
Tags: Apple, Religion, Tech, Health and Wellness, Healthy Living, Heart Health, Fda, Apple Watch, Jeff Williams, ABC Apple, Health News


Apple took another subtle jab at Facebook during its iPhone XS event

Apple COO Jeff Williams took a subtle jab at Facebook's privacy woes during the company's 2018 iPhone event. This isn't the first time Apple has mocked the social networking giant for its many privacy problems.Join the conversation about this story »
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Trends, Jeff Williams


Apple Watch Series 4 Includes a Bigger Display, ECG Support, and 64-Bit S4 Chip

Apple has unveiled its next-generation Apple Watch Series 4 smartwatch, featuring a larger display with smaller bezels, a 64-bit processor that's twice as fast as the previous generation, and electrocardiography (ECG) support. 9to5Mac reports: In terms of hardware, the Digital Crown has been completely reengineered with haptic feedback. For instance, as you flip through content in the Podcast application. The speaker is also over 50 percent louder, according to [Apple COO Jeff Williams]. As we r...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Williams, Fda, Apple Watch, Jeff Williams, Digital Crown


New Apple Watch has life-saving features

Apple's chief operating officer under Jeff Williams started the event off by unveiling the huge redesign to the Apple Watch 4 series.It's the first major design overhaul of the Watch since its debut more than three years ago.•... [Author: [email protected]]
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Apple debuts the redesigned Watch Series 4

At today’s special event, Apple COO Jeff Williams announced the Apple Watch Series 4, the latest addition to the company’s wearable line. The Series 4 is thinner than the Series 3, but the screen is 30 percent larger. Apple has redesigned the UI in order to show more information. The company’s also designed a customizable watch face which will allow users to have up to eight widgets at their fingertips at a moment’s notice. The Series 4 will have haptic feedback, meaning you will feel the gestur...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Jeff Williams, Plugged


Apple Watch Series 4 can detect AFib and perform an ECG

Today at a special event at Apple’s headquarters, Apple’s COO Jeff Williams unveiled the next generation Apple Watch. It’s thinner, faster and has a larger screen than previous generations. But that’s too be expected. The Apple Watch Series 4 is packed with several features that use the built-in heart monitor for medical purposes. The Apple Watch has always included a built-in heart rate monitor but it has been limited to basic, standard functions of tracking the wearer’s heart rate. The wat...
Tags: Apple, TC, Gadgets, Tech, Williams, Fda, Apple Watch, Jeff Williams, Apple Hardware Event 2018, Apple Hardware Event 2018 - Watch


Doctors say Apple Watch helped save the life of a 32-year-old man who experienced a sudden medical crisis

William Monzidelis, a 32-year-old resident from Westchester, New York, says his life was saved in part thanks to the Apple Watch he was wearing that day. According to NBC New York, Monzidelis was working at his family-run bowling alley when he started bleeding. When his Apple Watch notified him that his heart rate was reaching alarming levels, he had his mother drive him to the hospital. Doctors say the Apple Watch may have saved Monzidelis' life since he was healthy prior to the incident, and...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Nbc, Trends, Apple Watch, Bronx, Jeff Williams, Westchester New York, William Monzidelis, NBC New York Monzidelis, Monzidelis


Armis raises $30 million Series B as enterprise IoT security heats up

When Armis launched in 2015, the company founders looked over the horizon and they saw the Internet of Things requiring a strong security layer. Today, the Israeli IoT security startup announced a $30 million Series B. The company has attracted a strong group of venture capitalists. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures and Red Dot Capital. Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital, who were investors in earlier rounds, also participated. Today’s investment brings the total raised to $47 million. ...
Tags: Security, Startups, Internet Of Things, Funding, Israel, US, Tech, Jeff Williams, Bain Capital Ventures, Armis, Recent Funding, Red Dot Capital Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital, Yevgeny Dibrov, Bain Capital Ventures Williams


Grateful for William Seymour, N L. Robinson, One Community Church Awards, Arkansas Baptist College Trustee, & Life Action Advisory Board Appointments

In the past three months, I have been chosen to receive three distinguished awards and given an opportunity to serve on the Board of Trustees of a Historically Black College and on the Advisory Board of an evangelical revival ministry with an incredible vision. There are numerous awards, certificates, plaques and tributes I have received across a forty-year span of public life and ministry. I am equally thankful and godly proud of all those as well. Typically, I am not one who desires or broadca...
Tags: Abc, College, Washington, Religion, Alabama, America, Los Angeles, Dallas, Jesus, John, William, Fort Worth, Christ, Jeff Williams, James, Yale University


Apple’s privacy stance is a huge ‘competitive advantage’ over Facebook and Google (AAPL)

Apple has been largely insulated from privacy concerns because of its focus on monetizing hardware, not software which is dependent on ads, UBS Analyst Steven Milunovich explains. He believes this gives the company a "competitive advantage" compared to other tech giants like Facebook and Google who have faced lots of criticism over how it protects users' data. You can view Apple's stock price here.  With all the hullabaloo surrounding Facebook's data breach scandal and Google's "right to be ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Trends, Eu, European Union, Tim Cook, Ubs, Deutsche Bank, Jeff Williams, Gdpr, Equifax, Steven Milunovich, Milunovich, CNBC Apple, Google AAPL


New pay-what-you-can restaurant opens in Fort Worth, Texas

A Texas couple have opened a new restaurant that offers a pay-what-you-can model. Taste Community Restaurant targets middle class people struggling to get by with excellent food at an affordable price. “Specifically,” Taste Community chef and co-founder Julie Williams told Dallas Morning News, “the missing middle 90 percent of the hungry who are not homeless and don’t qualify for government assistance. They might be choosing between food and medical bills or medication, be a single parent tryin...
Tags: Food, Texas, Design, News, Sustainable Business, Hunger, Restaurant, United States, Dallas, Fort Worth, Jeff Williams, Dallas Morning News, Social Responsibility, Local Businesses, Eat & Drink, Helping People


Apple Adds Medical Records Feature For iPhone

On Wednesday, Apple released the test version of a new product that lets users download their health records, store them safely and show them to a doctor, caregiver or friend. "We view the future as consumers owning their own health data," Apple COO Jeff Williams said in an interview with CNBC. From the report: It all works when a user opens the iPhone's health app, navigates to the health record section, and, on the new tool, adds a health provider. From there, the user taps to connect to Apple...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Cnbc, Jeff Williams, University Of California San Diego, Cedars Sinai Johns Hopkins Medicine Penn Medicine


Apple Personalizes Healthcare With Digital Health Records

Forget an Apple a day keeping the doctor away. Apple is bringing the doctor and patient closer together by putting your health records on your phone, finally unlocking the massive potential of the iOS Health app to serve as an electronic health record platform. The company today announced a beta version of iOS 11.3 that adds U.S. digital medical records and functionality to the Health app. The goal is to give people access to their medical data, to download their health records, store them safe...
Tags: Apple, Health, Technology, Maryland, John Sculley, Washington, Virginia, Medical, Uncategorized, Advertising, Cnbc, Jeff Williams, Los Angeles California, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine, Kansas City Missouri