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Tribes Across Country Push For Better Internet Access
In a remote, roadless Arizona canyon that is home to a small Native American tribe, there’s a natural skepticism toward the internet. The telemedicine equipment that health care officials promised would work gathers dust. School children who have onl
Apple Magazine4 min read
Space-tourism Enters ‘Home Stretch’ Toward Commercial Flight
Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic’s winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a remote commercial launch and landing facility in southern New Mexico, bringing his space-tourism dream a step closer to r
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The Internet Of Things: The Opportunities And Risks Of An Increasingly Hyper-connected World
“When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole.” Famed inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla said this in an interview with Collier’s
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Amazon Offers To Help Employees Start Delivery Business
Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its own employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer announced comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping t
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Arkansas Students Awarded For Creatively Using 3d Printers
Representatives for a Fayetteville company that supplies 3D printers recently presented award checks to six Mountain Home students. Mountain Home Junior High School student Will Beckham received two $1,000 awards for his EAST project, which won NWA3D
Apple Magazine3 min read
Explorer Recounts Making The Deepest Ocean Dive In History
Taking the hours-long journey to what is believed to be the deepest point mankind has visited in any ocean was a complicated one, and for Victor Vescovo, it meant being constantly on the alert as he monitored his state-of-the-art vessel. But when he
Apple Magazine3 min read
Walmart UPS The Delivery Game With Next Day Shipping
Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars with Amazon. The nation’s largest retailer said it’s been building a network of more efficient e-commerce distribution centers
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WhatsApp Flaw Let Spies Take Control With Calls Alone
Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire took advantage of a flaw in the popular WhatsApp communications program to remotely hijack dozens of phones without any user interaction. The Financial Times identified the hacking group as
Apple Magazine1 min read
Apple Revamps TV App For Direct Subscriptions To Channels
Apple users will be able to subscribe to HBO, Showtime and a handful of other channels directly through Apple’s new TV app, bypassing the need to download or launch a separate app. The new capabilities available this week come ahead of Apple’s plan t
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Help Coming On Blocking Scam Calls For Robocallplagued Us
New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let carriers block spam calls by default, which shou
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Carnegie Library: Inside Apple’s New Flagship Store
Carnegie Library has been labeled Apple’s “most historic, ambitious restoration by far,” an Apple Store that’s more than two years in the making, costing over $30 million. This week, we lift the lid on the new retail space, exploring the site’s expan
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World Leaders, Tech Execs Pledge To Curb Online Violence
A dozen countries and global tech giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter pledged to find ways to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast terror attacks. World leaders led by French Presid
Apple Magazine4 min read
Apps Cost Too Much? Court Allows Suit Adding To Apple’s Woes
Consumers can pursue a lawsuit complaining that iPhone apps cost too much, the Supreme Court ruled this week, adding to Apple’s woes that already include falling iPhone sales and a European investigation. The lawsuit could have major implications for
Apple Magazine4 min readPolitics
Why Tariff War Threatens Beijing’s Global Economic Ambitions
China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The United States is a vital customer and source of technology for Chinese makers of ele
Apple Magazine3 min read
Disney Takes Over Hulu From Comcast As Stream Wars Heat Up
Disney is taking full control of Hulu from Comcast, as both companies prepare to launch their own streaming services in response to declining audiences for traditional TV. The companies said Tuesday that Comcast, which owns a third of Hulu, can sell
Apple Magazine2 min read
New Security Flaw In Intel Chips Could Affect Millions
Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world. The bug is embedded in the architecture of computer hardware, and it can’t be fully fixed. “With a large enough data sample, time or control o
Apple Magazine2 min read
NASA: Budget Boost ‘Good Start’ To Put Astronauts On Moon
NASA’s chief said that the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for getting astronauts back on the moon within five years. Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed employees a day after the White House introduced
Apple Magazine3 min readPolitics
2020 Hopeful Biden Says He’s Open To Breaking Up Facebook
Joe Biden said that he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms. In an interview, the former vice president, who is now running for
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Movies & TV Shows
Baker Dill has been living a peaceful life as a fishing boat captain, years after leaving a destructive life behind. However, he is forced to confront his past when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down and begs him to murder her new husband to save not
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Music
Complete with some distinguished collaborators, including Will Smith and Eminem, Logic’s fifth studio album adds to the incredible story he has already added to hip-hop lore. Reflecting on his career and modern pop-culture, Logic dons personas and de
Apple Magazine4 min read
End Of ‘Big Bang’ Stirs Debate Over Future Of TV Comedies
In 2006, TV critics swooned over “30 Rock,” part of a new breed of comedy that dared to fly without a laugh track and whose ranks included “Arrested Development,”“The Office” and “Everybody Hates Chris.” Then a misfit nerd crashed the party. “The Big
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Free Video Streaming Offers Some Gems - If You Can Find Them
Free services let you watch thousands of movies and TV shows online, but using them feels like wandering through a low-rent, digital version of Blockbuster (RIP). Reality TV, long-forgotten “classics” and movies that never made it to theaters — these
Apple Magazine3 min read
How New Plant-based Burgers Compare To Beef
If you want to skip meat, a new era of options is here. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are among the companies racing to tap into the massive U.S. market of meat eaters by more closely mimicking the taste of beef than vegetarian patties of the past
Apple Magazine1 min read
Japan’s Private Rocket Reaches Outer Space For First Time
A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick successfully launched a small rocket into space last weekend, making it the first commercially developed Japanese rocket to reach orbit. Interstellar Technology Inc. said the unmanned
Apple Magazine3 min read
Microsoft Offers Software Tools To Secure Elections
Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort it says will make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits. Two of the three top U.S elections vendors have expressed interest in potentially incorporating the open-source software into thei
Apple Magazine1 min read
NOAA Picks Uri To Host Its New Ocean Exploration Institute
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that it has picked the University of Rhode Island as the home of a new institute for ocean exploration. NOAA said URI will host its Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute and Titanic disc
Apple Magazine3 min read
Robotics Challenge Sparks Students’ Passion For Stem Careers
More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields such as engineering and tech
Apple Magazine3 min read
BMW Profit Hit By Anti-trust Case, Spending On Technology
BMW lost money making cars in the first quarter as its automotive division was hit by a 1.4 billion-euro ($1.6 billion) set-aside for an anti-trust fine from the European Commission and by higher up-front costs for new technology and factories. The f
Apple Magazine2 min read
Movies & TV Shows
Hiccup, a dragon trainer turned Viking chief of Berk, rules over a dragon utopia, only for a new threat to emerge. He and his dragon Toothless embark on a trip to a mythical hidden world while Toothless bonds with a female Light Fury dragon. 1. This
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Music
Famed for a string of Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart hits and a versatility rivaling that of countrywoman Shakira, the 28-year-old Colombian artist Karol G is back with her second studio album, OCEAN, which takes inspiration from how the ocean flows
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