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Tuesday August 4

06:18
Twitter Bitcoin hack mastermind arrested, charged...

The figure behind the massive Twitter Bitcoin hack has been arrested. Graham Clark, a 17 yr old resident of Florida was taken in and charged with 30 counts of felony.

The event saw major Twitter accounts, such as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Barack Obama, Apple, Elon Musk and more being used to send a Bitcoin scam. Twitter responded quickly but was unable to find a quick solution, and therefore blocked the accounts from sending out tweets until it was fixed.

Clark has been arrested by the Tampa police force and charged with communications fraud, fraudulent use of personal information, organized fraud and more. The Secret Service, IRS and FBI worked together in investigating the incident. Two others were arrested- a 22 yr old and 19 yr old from Florida and UK, respectively.

Twitter has recently shared an update about the...

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06:16
Apple buys startup that can turn the iPhone into a...

Apple has reportedly bought a startup company that has developed a way to turn users’ iPhones into mobile payment terminals for $100 million.

Bloomberg states that Mobeewave Inc. was acquired by Apple today, which isn’t surprising. Before, an Apple spokesman said that from time to time the Cupertino-based firm buys smaller companies for various reasons and purposes.

Mobeewave has been working on a form of technology that makes phones able to accept credit card payments. A shopper can tap their existing credit card on a smartphone and it will process through the combination of NFC and an app.

The mobile payment technology can be...

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06:00
Make iPhone Games More Fun with the Dragon X5...

Wouldn’t it be great to get the same gaming experience you have with your console when you’re playing games on your iPhone? With the Dragon X5 Bluetooth Gaming Controller, you get the familiar feel of your console controller and the great iOS games your iPhone is famous for. Best of all, the Dragon X5 is available for only $39.99 this week.

Playing games on your smartphone or tablet gives you limited control thanks to the small touchscreen, and laying with wired joystick gives you limited distance from the gaming system. Defy limitations and focus on your game with this Dragon X5 Bluetooth Gaming Controller. By...

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05:54
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05:53
Future MacBook Pro keyboard could act as a trackpad...

A future MacBook Pro may have keys that could be used as a touchpad, with the same technology possible for use in a design where there's no dedicated touchpad section at all.MacBook Pro trackpad and keyboard. One of the more tricky areas of designing a notebook computer lies in the relationship between the areas set aside for the keyboard and the trackpad. A large keyboard may be comfortable for the user to use, but it could leave little room for the manufacturer to place the trackpad.

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05:50
Apple launches biggest 4K movie sale of the year,...

Apple has launched arguably its biggest 4K movie sale of the year with a plethora of deals starting at $5. That’s on top of the usual $1 rental of the week and a selection of other titles that are currently being discounted. You’ll find all of our top picks down below.

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05:48
New feature lets you easily fact-check WhatsApp...

Social media is the main way hoax messages get traction these days, so a new feature has been added to let you easily fact-check WhatsApp messages …

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05:42
Apple patent involves properly lighting images in...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,733,804) for a “method and system for representing a virtual object in view of a real environment.” It involves upcoming augmented reality (AR) and lighting features in iPhones, iPads, and, possibly, Macs and the rumored “Apple Glasses,” an AR head-mounted display.

In AR, a view of a real environment, such as a video image of the real environment, is combined with an overlay of one or more virtual objects in a spatial relationship to the real environment. In AR apps, the virtual objects ideally integrate in the view so that real and virtual objects are indistinguishable.

Apple says that this means it’s important to illuminate or display the virtual objects with the same lighting conditions visible in the real world as well as let the virtual objects change the illumination for example by casting shadows onto parts from the real scene. However, for augmented reality scenes, the lighting conditions...

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05:28
TikTok and Microsoft. Deal or no Deal?

Scrutiny from the U.S. government towards TikTok, owned by Chinese parent-firm ByteDance, had been growing for a while. Military personnel have been told not to have the video-sharing app on their devices due to the perceived security threat. Then, on Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Microsoft was in “advanced talks” to buy it, bringing TikTok to U.S. shores.

U.S President Threatens to ban TikTok

That same day, U.S. President Donald Trump had threatened to ban the TikTok. As the New York Time‘s Taylor Lorenz reported:

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05:27
Apple patent hints at a curved iPhone with a curved...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,735,569) for “electronic devices with convex displays.” It’s another patent that hints at an iPhone with a curved, wraparound display.

In the patent data, Apple says that users want their devices as thin as possible. The tech giant says a convex display rather than a flat one could increase the internal volume of an iPhone, while preserving a sleek look that’s aesthetically pleasing.

Integrated into the curved, and flexible, display would be buttons, microphones, speakers, piezoelectric actuators or (for receiving electrical input from a user or tactile feedback to users), other actuators such as vibrators, pressure sensors, and other components.

The nature of the flexible, curved display would allow a user to interact with the user interface components (input-output components) by moving the display into contact with the user interface components or by otherwise allowing the display...

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05:22
Apple customers no longer the #1 target for phishing...

Last year, Apple customers were the number one target for phishing attempts, scammers sending emails with links to fake Apple websites in an attempt to get their hands on Apple ID credentials.

Security company Check Point said that’s changed this year, and Apple is now only 7th on the list …

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05:05
Future Apple Watch Wi-Fi & wireless antenna may...

Apple is aiming to bring better Wi-Fi and wireless connectivity to the Apple Watch by creating a wireless antenna array that is integrated into the display.Future Apple Watches may have improved Wi-Fi antennas underneath the displayApple has already given the Apple Watch the ability to store music, and most recently its own App Store. Now it's taking another step toward freeing the Watch from needing a companion iPhone, by improving its own Wi-Fi capability.

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04:52
Apple researching curved iPhone body with wrap-...

A future version of the iPhone could have a display that wraps around the body of the device, or the iPhone body could be rounder in shape, with Apple examining new ways to create a display that can be installed on a curved surface.An early render of a round iPhone based on earlier patent filings. Smartphones and other mobile devices are, generally speaking, boxy in construction. Typically relying on a large flat surface for the display, the rest of the design usually consists of sides that are at 90-degree angles to each other, making them relatively simple to design, manufacture, and to add components within.

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04:24
Trump’s TikTok ruling could see China take revenge...

Fears have been raised that President Trump’s TikTok ruling – banning the app in the United States unless US operations are bought by an American company – could see China take revenge on Apple.

Two government-backed Chinese newspapers have both suggested that the White House ruling is unacceptable, and demands a response …

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04:00
Apple @ Work Podcast: iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur bring...

In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Bradley is joined by Andrew Shikiar from the FIDO Alliance to discuss the history of the FIDO Alliance and what iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur are doing for password management.

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04:00
Google Pixel 4a vs iPhone SE: Can a cheap Android...

The iPhone SE might be Apple's unexpected hit of 2020, but there's a new competitor in town: the Google Pixel 4a. But Google’s newest mid-range handset is going to need a lot more than a low price to take on Apple’s mighty budget blockbuster. Here’s how the two phones measure up.

Google Pixel 4a vs iPhone SE: Design

I never thought I’d see the day when Google designs a nicer phone than Apple, but it is hard to deny the Pixel 4a’s good looks. It has relatively slim and uniform bezels all around thanks to its hole-punch camera, an extremely compact and light frame, and a classy all-black exterior. Even with a far-bigger display, the Pixel 4a has very similar dimensions and weight as the SE:

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03:15
Little big Apple: Beset with foes, Apple somehow...

Apple announced stellar results last week, setting a new record for the quarter amid a global pandemic. This is great news for the company and sent its stock soaring again. Apple has now even passed Saudi Aramco to become the world’s most valuable company.

By all measures, Apple looks practically unstoppable. In fact, that’s one of the things the Macalope covers because many pundits inexplicably still like to think of the company as being as “beleaguered” as it was in the mid-1990s.

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03:15
Rumor: iPhone 12 delay could lead to two-stage...

Following up on Apple’s confirmation that the iPhone 12 will go on sale “a few weeks later” than the usual late-September launch date, the rumor mill is now suggesting that the next-gen devices could go on sale in two stages.

This wouldn’t be without precedent, and in 2017, the iPhone X was announced in September but didn’t go on sale until November. In 2018, the iPhone XR was announced, but wasn’t available until October of that year.

The current rumor states that the production of iPhone 12 components will peak in the final quarter of the year, as opposed to Q3, wherein Apple would normally be prepping its materials ahead of a September launch:

Taiwan’s PCB makers in the supply chain for Apple devices will see their shipments for new iPhones not peak until the fourth quarter this year as Apple has confirmed its iPhone 12 lineup will debut later than normally scheduled in September.

It’s currently thought that the 5G iPhones could launch in two stages,...

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03:00
Kyvol Cybovac E31 robot vacuum mop/hybrid review:...

The top of a new line of robot vacuums impresses with mapping, voice control, and excellent cleaning performance.

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03:00
Microsoft to end cloud-based services for Microsoft...

If you’re contentedly using Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac, you’re not going to love this.

Users of all Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac apps will stop receiving security updates in October, and will increasingly face performance and reliability issues as Microsoft drops support.

From October 13, 2020 on, Office 2016 users will not longer by supported via Microsoft’s Office 365 or Microsoft 365 services. In addition, the business versions of OneDrive, SharePoint and Exchange Online will not be supported, although they may continue to function.

Microsoft, in turn, has offered a contradictory statement, first declaring that Office 2016 will remain in the list of supported versions, but that “Office 2016 for Mac isn’t supported.”

The company will officially end all support for Office 2016 for Mac on that point. Office 2016 will still be supported, and Microsoft has been gradually migrating users to Office 365 since 2011. As part of that promotion, subscribers...

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Monday August 3

22:43
Twitter expects a fine of up to $250 million over...

The FTC has been investigating Twitter over the use of personal data for ad targeting since October last year, the social network itself revealed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the document, the Commission is lo...

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20:44
What's on TV this week: 'Star Trek: Lower...

Sports are back in action and even baseball hasn’t given up its season yet, but this week we’ll also see a new Star Trek series. CBS All Access is ready to releaseStar Trek: Lower Decks, an offbeat animated series that focuses on some of the least im...

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20:30
In Wake of Apple Acquisition, Dark Sky Ends Android...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: As promised, popular weather app Dark Sky ended support for Android and Wear OS over the weekend. Android Dark Sky users report that the app is no longer working and that it presents the user with a message saying that the "app has shut down." The impending shutdown was first announced when Apple acquired the company in March of this year. Despite the end of support for the world's most popular mobile operating system, Dark Sky's developers wrote in a blog post announcing the acquisition that joining Apple means they could "reach far more people, with far more impact, than we ever could alone."

The Dark Sky Android app is not the only popular service on the chopping block as a result of the acquisition. Several app developers on both iOS and Android have used Dark Sky's API for weather data for a while now, but like Android support, that's going away. There's a little more time in that case, though: developers have until...

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19:51
Concept shows a redesigned iMac with new accessories...

Apple is yet to introduce new iMac models this year, but they will likely have the same design as the current generation as the company is reportedly holding the redesigned version for next year with an Apple Silicon chip. However, this concept created by Daniel Bautista gives us an idea of how a redesigned iMac might look.

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17:23
Twitter 'rate limit' messages are due to...

If you’re one of the many people seeing some weirdness with Twitter.com, the apps or Tweetdeck right now, it’s not just you. We’ve seen those “rate limit exceeded” messages too, and contacted Twitter to find out what’s going on. A Twitter spokesperso...

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17:18
Apple details iOS 14 requirements for default third-...

Apple in a recently published support document outlined code configurations, special restrictions and settings developers need to implement in order to offer apps as default alternatives to Safari and Mail in iOS 14.When iOS 14 debuts this fall, users will for the first time be able to replace Apple's default Safari and Mail apps with third-party options. Developers must adhere to Apple's rules to be eligible for consideration as an alternative.Detailed in a support document, spotted by MacStories' Federico Viticci on Monday, Apple's guidelines note...

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16:56
Apple details guidelines for web browsers and email...

We have already provided an early look at how you’ll be able to change default apps on iOS 14, although Apple itself hasn’t disclosed details about this new feature. This week, however, the company has shared the documentation of the new API with more details on how it will work and the guidelines that developers need to follow.

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16:37
TCL’s next 6 Series TV has a THX-certified gaming...

TCL has collaborated with THX on the next edition of its 6 Series TV with a Certified Game Mode, continuing the company’s recent foray into gaming technology. Both companies say the pairing of TCL’s “superior visuals” and THX’s “world-class” technolo...

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16:20
H.S. Principal Dr. Amy Fast – BGM Interview

Amy Fast is a high school principal in the McMinnville School District in Oregon. She holds a Ed.D. degree. Previously, she’s been an elementary teacher, instructional coach, and assistant principal. She is also an education commentator and author of the book, It’s the Mission, Not the Mandates.

After a brief overview of Amy’s career and a discussion of her book, we dug into the issues facing educators amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. We covered planning for remote vs. in-person classes, the technology of remote classes, teacher concerns about in-person class safety, funding for cleaning, effectiveness of remote teaching, mental health issues, and long-term changes to education in the post-pandemic era. Parents with schoolchildren and educators will find this interview enormously helpful.

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15:13
New York and California are reportedly helping the...

Amazon could soon have another problem on its hands. According to Bloomberg, New York attorney general Letitia James is partnering with her counterpart in California and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the online retailer. Bloomberg repor...

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14:51
Hands-on: Rampow 61W GaN USB-C Power Adapter [Video]

Today we are taking a closer look at the new Rampow USB-C Power Adapter. Ready for your all of your MacBooks and other other mobile devices, it packs in the latest charging tech in a particularly tight and robust package. Now available with an exclusive discount alongside our hands-on video below, hit the jump for more details on the new, ultra-compact USB-C charger. 

You can get the Rampow USB-C Power Adapter for $25 (Reg $49) with code 9to5BFNG for a limited time.

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14:23
Why you might see your Mac battery 'Not...

Apple, in a new support document, explains how a new "Not Charging" battery status is a feature of its macOS Catalina battery management tools.Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsiderThe new Battery Health Management feature, introduced in macOS 10.15.5, is aimed at prolonging the lifespan of MacBook batteries by monitoring battery temperature and charging patterns.

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14:07
ProtonMail founder: Apple uses monopoly to “hold all...

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The developer behind secure email service ProtonMail today came out swinging against the way Apple allegedly uses its App Store to control access to iOS users and cut out competitors. The company is all but begging regulators to take stronger action.

"Apple has become a monopoly, crushing potential competitors with exploitative fees and conducting censorship on behalf of dictators," ProtonMail founder and CEO Andy Yen wrote in a company blog post. "We know this because we have quietly tolerated this exploitation for years."

Apple, Yen claimed, is using its...

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13:45
Dish buys Ting Mobile to expand its wireless business

Dish is adding another piece to its small but growing wireless business. On Monday, the company announced a deal to acquire the customer base of mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Ting Mobile from Tucows. As part of the agreement, the latter will...

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13:19
Apple's iPad dominated Q2 2020 on work from...

The tablet market, led by Apple's iPad, experienced a "renaissance" in the second quarter of 2020 thanks to new remote education and work-from-home trends, a report said Monday.Credit: AppleWorldwide tablet shipments clocked in at 37.5 million units throughout the second quarter of 2020, a 26% year-over-year increase, according to data from Canalys. Apple's iPadOS devices, such as the iPad Pro and 10.2-inch iPad, were the top sellers in the category, with the company taking a 38% market share during the period.

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13:15
Watch SpaceX troubleshoot iPad issue with NASA...

Law breaking boats weren’t the only surprises SpaceX experienced during an otherwise smooth NASA astronaut splashdown over the weekend. An issue involving a custom SpaceX app on the iPad also made a cameo appearance during the crewed return trip from the International Space Station to Earth.

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13:10
Apple’s iPad tops the global tablet market in...

Worldwide tablet shipments hit 37.5 million units in quater two of 2020, a 26% year-on-year increase, according to the Canalys research group. Apple’s iPad topped the market again and saw annual growth of 19.8%.

Apple grew iPad shipments by 20% to lead the market once again, shipping more than 14 million units, a record for a second quarter. Samsung maintained its second-place position, shipping 7 million units and growing 39%. Huawei came third, with shipments up 45% year on year, thanks to a particularly strong performance in Western Europe. Amazon followed with an increase of 37%, then Lenovo, which leads the overall PC market, and was the fastest growing tablet vendor, up 53%.

Canalys says the total computer market (including tablets), grew 14% to 110.5 million in Q2 2020. Lenovo took first place, shipping 20.2 million desktops,...

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12:50
Apple Card: Panera Bread becomes the first...

Among the TV shows, magazines, and games services unveiled at Apple’s “Show time” event was a surprise entry into a category that couldn’t be further outside Apple’s wheelhouse: a credit card. Dubbed Apple Card, it’s not a traditional plastic credit card that gives you points on things you buy. Rather, it’s a whole new way to shop online and offline. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

Updated 08/03/20: Panera Bread has announced that it now offers 3% cash back with Apple Card purchases, either in-restaurant or online.

Apple finally launches a website for Apple Card management

Apple Card customers can head to card.apple.com and log in with their Apple ID to view their balance and terms, download past statements in PDF format, and change their payment schedule and associated bank accounts...

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12:47
What HDR, HDR10, and DisplayHDR are, and what they...

Many devices, from televisions to smartphones, tout the ability to display HDR content, but the different formats and names can seem confusing. Here's AppleInsider's guide to what the different HDR video standards mean to you and your videos.Over the years, HDR has grown to become as much of a feature to look for as 4K for televisions, or high-resolution screens for your Mac or other computing devices. But while the typical user has a vague idea that HDR can offer a better picture, the introduction of terms including HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG suggests there's a lot more to picking hardware than first thought.Fundamentally speaking, there's not that much for the average person to worry about, as the vast majority of the time, they will still be able to watch the HDR content they want to watch.

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12:44
In wake of Apple acquisition, Dark Sky ends Android...

As promised, popular weather app Dark Sky ended support for Android and Wear OS over the weekend. Android Dark Sky users report that the app is no longer working and that it presents the user with a message that the "app has shut down."

The impending shutdown was first announced when Apple acquired the company in March of this year. Despite the end of support for the world's most popular mobile operating system, Dark Sky's developers wrote in a blog post announcing the acquisition that joining Apple means...

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12:34
Report: Apple led global Q2 tablet shipments with 14...

Apple posted record results for the June quarter which sent its stock price soaring. Now Canalys is out with its estimates on global tablet shipments that detail how much Apple is leading Samsung, Amazon, and others.

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12:31
Troubleshooting Space X iPad Difficulties

We’ve all needed to do some iPad troubleshooting from time to time. However, we don’t normally need to do it whilst also helping a spacecraft land. However, that’s what happened on the latest SpaceX trip, reported Space Explored.

The communication started with Astronaut Behnken explaining that he had an issue with something before communication dropped out momentarily. A few seconds later, the astronaut read out an error message presumably from the custom SpaceX application created for the iPad. “A timeline application on my tablet, uh, gives me a error message that says Safari cannot open the page, and then it’s got a HTML address because your iPad is not connected to the internet,” Behnken reported. “Can you confirm that Wi-Fi is off and AirPlane Mode is on,” asked Menon. Then the NASA astronaut improvised with a go-to troubleshooting step. “Yes, uh, Wi-Fi is off and AirPlane Mode is on. If you have the display cameras up, I’ll try to show it to you,” Behnken...

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12:19
Trump demands TikTok sell U.S. arm by September 15...

Trump continues to push back against the China-owned TikTok, giving the company a hard date to sell to a U.S. company before forcing the video service to shut down its operations in the U.S.On Friday, President Trump told reporters that TikTok was facing an immediate ban, heightening tensions between the U.S. and China once more.At the time, Trump did not have an exact date. However, on Monday, he went on to clarify that the company would have until September 15 to sell to a U.S. owned company, or the service would be banned in the U.S.

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12:14
Warren Buffett’s AAPL Stake Worth Over $100 Billion

Recent market moves have made Warren Buffett’s AAPL holding worth over $100 billion after tripling in value. Business Insider broke it down.

250 million Apple shares between 2016 and 2018, according to his 2019 shareholder letter. Buffett has cashed out some of that holding since then, and owned 245 million shares at last count. The position is currently worth more than $104 billion. Apple’s third-quarter earnings sent its stock price up 10% to an all-time high of $425 on Friday, lifting its market capitalization to north of $1.8 trillion, and making it the most valuable company on the planet. Apple stock has climbed about 42% this year, boosting the value of Buffett’s stake by $30 billion in the past seven months alone.

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12:12
Apple signs first-look deal with Appian Way for...

Apple has signed a first-look deal with Appian Way Prods., the film and television production company founded by Leonardo DiCaprio and co-run by Jennifer Davisson, reports Deadline. The multi-year deal covers television projects and documentary features for Apple TV+.

The tech giant and Academy Award winning actor are already collaborating on the upcoming feature Killers of the Flower Moon, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, as well as the recent series order for...

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12:06
Trump says TikTok has until September 15th to sell...

According to the New York Times, President Donald Trump said at a White House briefing that TikTok must sell its US operations by September 15th, or be forced to shut down. He is open, however, to a Microsoft takeover of the outfit. He also wanted th...

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12:05
Spider-Man is coming to the PlayStation version of...

Marvel's Avengers on Sony platforms will feature an exclusive hero: Spider-Man. Developer Crystal Dynamics said it plans to add the superhero to the PlayStation version of the upcoming game in early 2021. The studio didn't say whether Spider-Man will...

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12:02
Apple Asks for UK Store Rent to be Cut by 50%

LONDON – Apple has reportedly asked for huge rent reductions for its UK stores. Landlords are being asked to slash rates by as much as 50% along with a rent-free period. Apple has said it will extend leases at the sites by a few years in return (via The Sunday Times).

Apple Wants Rents Slashed in Return For Lease Extensions

The move is Apple attempting to bring itself in line with fellow retailers, as landlords offer cut-price deals to help keep units occupied. For the first time since closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Apple Stores across the UK were open at the end of the last month.

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11:48
Apple TV+ signs first-look deal with Leonardo...

Apple TV+ has inked a first-look deal with Leonardo DiCaprio-founded Appian Way Productions.Credit: Getty ImagesAppian Way Productions, which was founded by DiCaprio and is run by Jennifer Davisson, is known for films such as "The Revenant," "The Wolf of Wall Street," and "Shutter Island."

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11:43
Apple TV+ unveils first look at “Long Way Up,” a new...

Many motorcyclists are big fans of McGregor’s other series, “Long Way Round” and “Long Way Down.” I’m less impressed if only because they had a support crew of many, many people to assist – the trips weren’t “solo travelers testing their mettle.” I still enjoyed them enough to want to watch this series if only to see how they managed it on electric motorcycles.

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11:42
Today at Apple Sessions Restart in Mainland China

A number of Today at Apple sessions returned in mainland China on Monday. While the sessions are limited in scope and number, it still marks a significant milestone in reopening Apple Stores following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country (via 9to5Mac).

Limited Numbers, But Today at Apple Sessions Return to Mainland China

In total, there is a maximum of three sessions per day scheduled for each store. No sessions that require walks or headphones are on offer, nor are performances or Labs. However, photography and art sessions are. Apple Stores already have a number of safety measures in place, including physical distancing, temperature checks, and cleanliness. Obviously, possible attendance numbers are lower as a result.

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11:36
Apple Silicon Pricing, Oprah’s Conversations – TMO...

Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss rumors of Apple Silicon pricing, and The Oprah Conversation’s debut.

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11:28
Trump announces TikTok ban if no sale by Sept. 15,...

As expected, President Trump has officially announced that the US will ban TikTok and other China-based apps/services like WeChat. In the case of TikTok, Microsoft is working on a potential deal that could see the service continue on but details will need to be nailed down in a matter of weeks. Trump also said that he wants to see the US Treasury take a cut that would amount to “a lot of money” if an acquisition goes through.

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11:26
Snapchat targets TikTok by adding music to snaps

Snapchat will soon get a little more like Instagram and TikTok. The app is working on an update that will allow users to add music to their snaps, the company revealed. With the update, users will be able to add songs to their snaps either before or...

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11:15
American Airlines Gives Apple TV+ For Free

Starting this month, August 2020, fans of Apple TV+ shows have a new place to binge. Also, newcomers to Cupertino’s streaming television offering have a new way to introduce themselves to what the service can bring them. Through a new partnership, American Airlines gives Apple TV+ for free, bringing some of the lineup to the company’s seat-back entertainment systems.

American Airlines Gives Apple TV+ Shows

Apple Originals are now preloaded into the seat-back entertainment of your American Airlines flight. The full lineup isn’t available, but you can certainly find The Morning Show, For All Mankind, Dickinson, Defending Jacob, and seven other series.

The exact lineup is different depending on...

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11:04
Apple Boosts App Store Security With New App Attest...

Apple is introducing a new security measure for the App Store that developers can use. It’s called the App Attest API and it will be used on devices running iOS 14 and later.

App Attest API

Using the App Attest API developers can generate a cryptographic key on a device and use it validate their app’s integrity before the server lets it access sensitive data.

Apps can’t be trusted to perform security checks on itself because a compromised app can fake the results. But with the App Attest API, a hardware-based cryptographic key can use Apple’s servers to verify the key belongs to a non-compromised version of an app. Once the key has been verified developers can use the service to sign server requests using the key.

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Garmin suffered an outage last month that temporarily took many of the company’s systems and services offline. It later claimed it was the victim of a cyberattack without offering specifics of what caused it. Reports suggested ransomware was involved...

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10:55
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman Get Back on Their...

Apple TV+  unveiled Long Way Up, a new motorcycle travel series, starring and executive produced by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, on Monday. The first three episodes of the series will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, September 18. New episodes will follow on a weekly basis.

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman Ride a ‘Long Way Up’

Long Way Up, follow previous series from Mr. McGregor and Mr. Boorman Long Way Round and Long Way Down. It comes a decade since the pair made took last motorbike adventure around the world. For this latest excursion, they covered 13,000 miles over 100 days, through 16 border crossings and 13 countries. It starts from the city of Ushuaia at the tip of South America before going through South and Central America on electric Harley-Davidson LiveWires. They also go through Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and up through Colombia, Central America, and Mexico. Directors David Alexanian and...

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10:52
The Google Pixel 4a vs. the competition: The...

For years most of our attention has been focused on flagship handsets from companies like Apple, Google and Samsung. But since last year’s release of the excellent Pixel 3a, midrange devices have gotten a lot more interesting. Today Google finally an...

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10:42
PIQO Powerful 1080p Mini Projector: $279.99

We have a deal on the PIQO HD 1080p Projector, a small projector that projects to 240″. It features a 200 lumen LED bulb and built-in Hi-Fi speakers. It also has a built-in battery with up to 5 hours of playback time for portable use. You can use Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to cast from your device to the projector, too. It’s $279.99 through our deal.

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10:27
iOS 14 Apple Translate Bridges the Language Barrier

One of the new features we have to look forward to is iOS 14 Apple Translate. This is quite useful for travelers or anybody who needs to communicate with people who speak a different language. Sure, you could use Google for that, but having a native Apple app is much more convenient. I’ve spent a bit of time with the app over the past few days, so let’s see how well Apple’s Translate app lives up to our expectations.

Getting Started with iOS 14 Apple Translate

The first time you launch Apple Translate, you have a couple of initial screens to navigate. The first one welcomes you to Translate, and lets you know some of the top features. These include Conversation Mode, On-Device Mode,...

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10:13
Snapchat launching TikTok-style features for adding...

Snapchat will soon add support for TikTok-style music features, according to a new report from The Verge Snap will roll out these features to all English-language users later this fall, but the functionality is available starting today to users in New Zealand and Australia.

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10:11
Impossible Burger continues its rapid expansion with...

Impossible Foods announced today that its plant-based Impossible Burger will now be available at more than 1,200 Publix stores. Publix is primarily located in Florida, Georgia and much of the Southeast. This continues the company’s aggressive grocery...

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10:09
Mac Microsoft Office 2016 users will lose 365 cloud...

Users of all Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac apps will cease getting security updates in October, and will increasingly face performance and reliability issues as Microsoft drops support.The main apps in Office 2016 for MacFrom October 13, 2020, Mac users of Office 2016 will no longer be officially supported on Microsoft's Office 365 or Microsoft 365 services. This means the business versions of OneDrive, SharePoint and Exchange Online will not be supported, although they may continue to function.

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10:06
European Apple Pay partner Boon is shutting down in...

Digital banking service and European Apple Pay partner Boon announced on Monday that it would be shutting down in October 2020.Credit: WirecardBoon has been an Apple Pay partner since 2016, offering contactless payment options and virtual credit cards in a handful of European countries.

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09:58
Six Apple production lines capable of $5 billion in...

An inconsistent report claims that unnamed Apple manufacturing partners are moving six iPhone production lines to India, as part of an increasing trend to relocate from China.India is responsible for much of the iPhone XR's manufactureFollowing reports that Apple has pressed Foxconn to invest $1 billion in developing iPhone production in India, local sources claim that an unnamed iPhone manufacturer is establishing a new facility in the country. The claim also follows separate reports that Foxconn is now manufacturing the iPhone 11 Pro in the country.

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09:50
Apple Card users can now get 3% Daily Cash at Panera...

Panera on Monday announced that Apple Card users can now get 3% Daily Cash when ordering in-cafe or online.Credit: PaneraApple Card offers users 1% Daily Cash back on all purchases and 2% when using Apple Pay. The 3% Daily Cash offer was initially restricted to Apple purchases, but since the Apple Card launch, transactions at a number of retailers can qualify for the rate.

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09:46
China's Xiao-i Sues Apple for $1.43 Billion...

Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology, also known as Xiao-i, has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging it has infringed on Xiao-i's patents. From a report: Xiao-i is calling for 10 billion yuan ($1.43 billion) in damages and demands that Apple cease "manufacturing, using, promising to sell, selling, and importing" products that infringe on the patent, it said in a social media post. Xiao-i argued that Apple's voice-recognition technology Siri infringes on a patent it applied for in 2004 and was granted in 2009.


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09:43
Microsoft redesigned the Xbox store ahead of Series...

The Microsoft Store on Xbox is getting a makeover ahead of the Xbox Series X release later this year. Microsoft says it rebuilt the store from the ground up, and it’ll be “faster, safer and easier to use than ever before.”It claims the store is more...

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09:42
Apple TV+ offers peek at ‘Long Way Up’ with Ewan...

Apple TV+ has unveiled a first look at Long Way Up, a new motorcycle series, starring and executive produced by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, which reunites best friends after more than a decade since their last motorbike adventure around the world. 

The first three episodes will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, September 18, and new episodes will roll out weekly. Covering 13,000 miles over 100 days through 16 border crossings and 13 countries, starting from the city of Ushuaia at the tip of South America, McGregor and Boorman journey through the glorious and underexposed landscapes of South and Central America, using technology on the backs of their electric Harley-Davidson LiveWires in order to contribute to the sustainability of the planet.

The new series will follow the two as they journey through Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and up through Colombia, Central America and Mexico. Also joining them are...

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09:35
Computer Mouse Co-Creator Bill English Passes Away...

Bill English, the man who helped create the computer mouse, passed away age 91, BBC News reported. It came out of an idea created by his colleague, Doug Engelbart.

Bill English became the first person to use a mouse when he built the prototype at Mr Engelbart’s research project at the Stanford Research Institute. The idea was Mr Engelbart’s, which he described as only being “brief notes” – but the creation was down to Bill English. His first version was a wooden block with a single button – and underneath, two rolling wheels at 90-degree angles that would record vertical and sideways movement. “We were working on text editing – the goal was a device that would be able to select characters and words,” Mr English told the Computer History Museum in 1999.

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09:34
MIT AI system knows when to make a medical diagnosis...

AI can now detect lung, breast, brain, skin and cervical cancer. But in the world of medical AI, figuring out when to rely on experts versus algorithms is still tricky. It’s not simply a matter of who is “better” at making a diagnosis or prediction....

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09:33
Apple announces new unscripted travel series '...

The series, starring Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, is set to debut to Apple TV+ on September 18 and will follow two friends as they trek through South and Central America on motorcycles.The series stars Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, reunited more than a decade since their last adventure around the world. They are known for their previous series, "Long Way Round" and "Long Way Down."The pair will travel over 13,000 miles over 100 days, through 16 border crossings and 13 countries in total. Ewan and Charley will travel through Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and up through Colombia, Central America, and Mexico. They will be riding electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire motorcycles to promote more sustainable globetrotting.

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New eBay coupon knocks 20% off Apple Watches,...

Shoppers on a budget looking for the lowest prices on current Apple hardware can save an additional 20% at eBay this week on qualifying purchases. B&H also has the popular 15-port CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 Dock on sale for $209.99 ($40 off).New 20% off coupon at eBayThe promo code discount, which is valid on select purchases of $50 or more from Vipoutlet, applies to a number of Apple products, including refurbished iPads, AirPods and Apple...

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09:03
Apple Card now offers 3% Daily Cash at Panera Bread...

Apple Card has added yet another 3% Daily Cash partner, this time marking the first expansion to restaurants. Panera Bread announced today that Apple Card users can now get 3% Daily Cash when they pay with Apple Pay in the Panera Bread app, on the web, or in-cafe.

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Masterbuilt Gravity Series 560 review: A versatile...

When it comes to connected grills, pellet models are all the rage. While they produce some excellent tasting food, wood pellets aren’t as readily available as charcoal, despite the rising popularity. Sure, you can find them at hardware stores and onl...

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08:56
Compared: Google Pixel 4a vs iPhone SE

Announced on Monday, Google's Pixel 4a is an aggressively priced Android smartphone with a suite of competitive features. Here's how it stacks up against Apple's 2020 iPhone SE.Credit: Apple and GoogleApple's 2020 iPhone SE refresh, and the Google Pixel 4a both deliver a lot of features and capability for the price. In a one-on-one comparison, they're effectively on equal ground. There are, however, some considerations beyond the manufacturer and choice of operating system.

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08:56
iPad Pro is up to $500 off in today’s best deals,...

Monday’s best deals include up to $500 off iPad Pro, plus AirPods Pro hit a new all-time low, and you can save big on Anker accessories from $10. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

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08:54
Google announces the Pixel 4A, Pixel 4A 5G, Pixel 5...

After months of speculation and rumored delays, Google has opened preorders for the Pixel 4A, with the Pixel 4A 5G and the Pixel 5 slated for release this fall.Google officially announced not one, but three Pixel phones today. Included in the list are the highly anticipated Google Pixel 4A, the 5G-capable version dubbed the Pixel 4A 5G, and the Pixel 5.Google has stated that the Pixel 4A's launch had been somewhat delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, which likely caused delays in the supply chain, according to The Verge.

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08:53
Apple Card Guide: All of the 3% Cash Back Merchants

Apple is treating Apple Card as a service, not just a physical product. The company will continue to add merchants to its 3% Daily Cash back program as a way to entice customers to use it. We will continually update this list as new merchants are added.

3% Apple Pay Merchants

In order to actually get 3% cash back, you still need to use Apple Pay with your Apple Card as the main payment option. Putting your Apple Card number into one of these services will only get you the 1% physical card cash back. This list will be continually updated as more merchants are added to the program.

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08:50
Panera Apple Pay Now Gives You 3% Cash Back

Panera announced today that it will offer Apple Card customers 3% cash back when they use Apple Pay in the Panera app, on Panera.com, and in Panera retail stores.

Panera Apple Pay 3% Cash Back

George Hanson, Panera’s Chief Digital Officer, spoke of the announcement:

Panera aims for each guest experience to be simple, easy and fast. More guests than ever are digitizing their wallets and opting for contactless payments as part of our new normal, and Panera wants to be part of that solution. As a brand committed to value, we are excited to be the first restaurant bringing our guests 3%...

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08:33
Google unveils iPhone SE competitor priced at $349,...

After months of speculation, Google today officially unveiled its latest smartphone, this time priced to compete with Apple’s iPhone SE. The new Pixel 4a features a hole-punch display and 128GB of storage, but Google is also teasing a 5G version of the Pixel 4a that will come later this year, as well as the Pixel 5.

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08:30
How Google made its newest Pixel phone so cheap

When Google released the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, they were pretty good deals -- you could pay as little as $399 for a phone with the same clean software and excellent camera performance as the company’s earlier, more premium devices. The strategy paid of...

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08:16
Swiss family arrested for $1M counterfeit iPhone...

A mother and son in Switzerland are accused of passing off fake iPhones in a $1 million warranty scam that saw them exchanged for real ones by Apple.Apple's iPhone SEIn a similar case to one in Oregon in 2019, two members of a Swiss family are accused of a scam involving counterfeit iPhones. Both face prison and one could then be expelled from Switzerland.

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08:16
Virgin Galactic reveals its Mach 3 aircraft design

In addition to space tourism, Virgin Galactic has big plans for high-speed air travel. Those plans require a new kind of aircraft, and today, the company unveiled the initial design concepts for its March 3 high-speed plane. Virgin Galactic also anno...

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08:01
Pixel 4a review: The best $350 phone

I never thought I’d be a $350-phone type of girl. I’ve always felt like a midrange phone wouldn’t be powerful enough for my daily needs, or have cameras good enough for my Instagram ambitions. I’ve always sought high-end devices with fancy features....

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08:00
Valorant's Act II update adds a new battle pass...

Riot Games has revealed what Valorant players can expect in Act II — the free-to-player shooter’s take on seasons — when it drops tomorrow (August 4th). The biggest addition is a new battle pass that gives owners a bunch of new cosmetics to unlock, i...

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08:00
Google's long-awaited Pixel 4a goes on sale...

After a months-long delay and a steady stream of leaks, Google's Pixel 4a is finally here. (Better late than never, right?) The search giant just officially confirmed the 4a's existence this morning, so here's what you need you know about Google's la...

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Google's Live Caption feature for Pixel phones...

Google’s Live Caption tool is not only an important accessibility feature, but it’s also useful in noisy environments like a bar or a subway station. It’s available on Pixel phones and computers through the Chrome browser, and will provide onscreen s...

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08:00
Google will release 5G versions of the Pixel 4a and...

Google launched the Pixel 4a today and unlike previous years, there is only one version available. That’s one size, one color. No Pixel 4a XL, no “Clearly White” or “Purple-ish” option — we can only get it in “Just Black.” But there is going to be an...

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07:51
iOS 14: How to Use Headphone Accommodations for...

Headphone Accommodations is a new accessibility feature for supported AirPods and Beats headphones in iOS 14. It lets you tune the audio to your liking.

Headphone Accommodations

  1. Open Settings and tap Accessibility.
  2. Scroll down to find AirPods.
  3. At the bottom you’ll see Audio Accessibility Settings.
  4. Then at the top of the screen, tap on Headphone Accommodations.
  5. Finally, tap Custom Audio Setup.

From here you’ll just be following the on-screen instructions. A generic song will play and you’ll be asked to choose which version sounds better to you. If they sound the same then tap Version 1. At the end your audio will be adjusted based on your preferences. For example, my choices led to iOS...

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07:49
Microsoft pushes forward on TikTok purchase as Trump...

News broke at the end of last week that President Trump was set to ban TikTok and force the sale of its US operations. Microsoft was named as an interested party but Trump didn’t like the idea initially. Now it looks like Trump may be open to entertaining a Microsoft acquisition after all while WeChat has been named as another Chinese app threatened to be banned.

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Six banks are using Google Pay for digital bank...

Google has had various products that deal with your money for years, most recently Google Pay. Today, the company announced it’s doing something a little different. Thanks to a partnership between the bank BBVA USA and Google, Google Pay will be the...

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07:30
Ulysses 20.2

Brings a few helpful tweaks to the writing app. ($39.99 annual subscription, free update, 20.5 MB)

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07:26
1,000 fake iPhones from Hong Kong used in AppleCare...

More than a thousand ‘deceptively real-looking’ fake iPhones were used to carry out an AppleCare fraud operating between Hong Kong and Switzerland.

Two Chinese citizens, a mother and son, have been charged with fraud. The son faces a four-year prison sentence, as well as being expelled from Switzerland, where he has lived for almost 20 years …

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07:25
MarsEdit 4.4.2

Adds the Micro.blog platform as an officially supported publishing system and addresses a variety of bugs and crashes. ($49.95 new, free update, 15.9 MB)

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9to5Mac Daily: August 03, 2020 – AAPL earnings,...

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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07:02
Alleged Twitter hacker was previously caught...

Graham Ivan Clark, the alleged 17-year-old “mastermind” behind the massive Twitter breach that compromised high-profile accounts, like those belonging to Joe Biden and Elon Musk, got caught stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins...

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06:50
∞ Rene Ritchie makes sense of the iPhone 12 5G mess

[VIDEO] This is a pretty solid walkthrough of how 5G will come to iPhone users (video embedded in main Loop post). Especially useful is the explainer on the differences between FR2 (the super high speed branch of 5G) and FR1 (the flavor that will roll out to the vast majority of users, those not in spitting distance of the 5G towers).

Lots of lingo, but worth your time. 5G is coming.

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06:46
Warren Buffett’s $35B stake in AAPL tripled in value...

Warren Buffett’s conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway has seen its $35B stake in AAPL triple in value to around $104B following the stock reaching a new all-time high on Friday …

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