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Apple and Google removed Russia’s fitness app, but not for what you think

Apple and Google are facing a backlash in Europe over their removal of one of Russia’s biggest apps from the stores that both control in the region. The two companies removed the Pomeranov Stravat...

App-based boarding passes are coming for you

A coalition of airport-based mobile application companies has come up with a solution that will make flying a breeze: Nonstop, seamless, high-tech swiping of your smartphone, right into a boarding pass. To begin with,...

Apple revamps iPhone and the Apple Watch to go head-to-head with Android phones

What’s on display today is an interesting dichotomy: little in the way of revolutionary new technology, but an emphasis on showing off hardware that will be on sale shortly. The 9.7in iPhone XS, which...

Be like a ‘car in a bus’: UN urged to end reliance on autonomous robots

Special Rapporteur has asked UNSC to end dangerous use of AI "to justify unlawful wars, and military assaults against civilians in autonomous weapon systems and other technologies, including cyber security". Permanent representatives of the...

Why your Instagram will be messier soon

Story highlights Instagram added third-party verification in June 2018. But because many big brands and creators are afraid to publicize this partnership, third-party agents are stepping in to clean up the accounts they promote....

New footage emerges of a reporter being asked to spy on citizens

Drones brought to you by manufacturer Phantom Works A New York Times reporter, Farhoud Jabeen, and his son stopped off in Hong Kong for a cocktail and a few shibori chicken eggs. They’d just...

Elizabeth Holmes could face prison time if she loses suit against Theranos

Elizabeth Holmes has a major trial on her hands. In 2016, Holmes and her former business partner, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, were sued by the U.S. government for fraud, and the federal government is seeking...

STITCH FIX?! Hundreds of Employees Are Exiting Stitch Fix After Receiving Job Losses

Stitch Fix Took Away Flexible Scheduling For Employees. Hundreds Of Them Just Quit. https://t.co/xSjw4lZmL4 pic.twitter.com/jD3VRmn13h — Mediaite (@Mediaite) December 13, 2018 One fast fashion retailer seems to be missing the mark, at least when...

A ‘D’Amelio’ musical opens its doors — or should we say phones — to theatergoers

Written by By: Ariana Robinson, CNN The "one-act play" is the typical method of building a theatrical piece. Each scene has its own beat and pacing, and thus, audience members are expected to follow...

Strictly Come Dancing’s top 5 dances of 2019

The dance videos featured in the Strictly Come Dancing series finale were pure domination, featuring a spectacular sequence to the tune of Tinie Tempah's song, September. Many props went to Brendan Cole and his...

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