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iOS 13: Here are the new security and privacy features you need to know

It’s finally here. Apple’s new iOS 13, the thirteenth major iteration of its popular iPhone software, is out to download. We took iOS 13 for a spin with a focus on the new security and privacy features to see...

Silicon Valley is terrified of California’s privacy law. Good.

Silicon Valley is terrified. In a little over three months, California will see the widest-sweeping state-wide changes to its privacy law in years. California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) kicks in on January 1 and rolls out sweeping new privacy benefits...

North now offers Focals smart glasses fittings and purchases via app

North’s Focals smart glasses are the first in the category to even approach mainstream appeal, but to date, the only way to get a pair has been to go into a physical North showroom and get a custom fitting,...

Cloudflare cofounder Michelle Zatlyn on the company’s IPO today, its unique dual class structure, and what’s next

Shares of Cloudflare rose 20% today in its first day of trading on the public market, opening trading at $18 after it priced its IPO at $15 a share yesterday and holding steady through the day. Put another way,  the performance...

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s Board of Directors

  Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s Board of Directors, according to a just-published SEC filing. Neither company has given any reason for the departure (the explanatory text of the SEC filing is literally just “On September 10, 2019,...

MoviePass will shut down on September 14th

MoviePass’ all-you-can-watch movie theater membership always seemed too good to be true. After multiple price hikes, business model changes, temporary shutdowns and raising a mountain of money less than a year ago, the company seems to be calling...

How to work with top influencers and avoid ad blockers

Julian Shapiro Contributor Julian Shapiro is the founder of BellCurve.com, a growth marketing agency that trains you to become a marketing professional. He also writes at Julian.com. More posts by this contributor...

This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning

Prosthetic limbs are getting better every year, but the strength and precision they gain doesn’t always translate to easier or more effective use, since amputees have only a basic level of control over them. One promising avenue being investigated...

Amazon tests a one-tap review system for product feedback

Amazon is testing an easier way for people to leave product feedback with the launch of one-tap ratings. The change is meant to encourage those who don’t have the time, energy or interest in writing reviews to still...

Despite tipping policy changes, DoorDash says back pay is not ‘at issue here’

When DoorDash announced changes in its tipping model last month, it was certainly a step in the right direction. Some workers, however, have said it’s not enough. In addition to wanting fair wages, they want back pay. In light of...

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Donald Trump says he was surprised at how many times Justin Trudeau donned black face makeup

Donald Trump said on Friday he was 'surprised' at the number of times Justin Trudeau has donned blackface but...

Sandra Bullock slashes the price of her three-acre oceanfront Georgia estate to $6.1M

Sandra Bullock has dropped the price of her three-acre Georgia estate by nearly half a million dollars. The Oscar-winner put the oceanfront estate on the...

Hat that zaps the scalp with electricity helps reverse male balding, scientists say 

A hat that zaps the scalp with a built-in patch that produces electricity on its own may combat male balding, scientists hope.A trial of...

How Kobalt is betting on music’s middle class and DIY stars

Streaming services have made music ubiquitous, driving more exploration by consumers who don’t have to pay for each song or album individually. Musicians are...

Climate strike: Almost 100,000 Londoners stage protests

London, England - An estimated 100,000 people turned up on the streets of the British capital on Friday as part of what is expected to...