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You’ll soon be able to disable Apple’s iPhone throttling feature

With Apple facing mounting pressure, Tim Cook has revealed that a future iOS 11 update will let users disable the feature that was causing their iPhone to throttle performance.<p>In an interview with <i>ABC News</i>, Cook said that, “We’re going to give people the visibility of the health of their battery so …

Apple Announces Plans for a New Major Campus

Though it seems to be a page out of the Amazon playbook, no plans for a bidding process have been announced yet<p>Less than a year after settling into their massive new Foster + Partners–designed "spaceship" campus in Cupertino, it sounds like Apple has its sights set on another significant real …

Tim Cook

Bourge Design’s wireless charger is beautiful and expensive

Venus<p>Bourge Design, the company behind the Arc Hub — one of the best USB-C hubs around — is back with its next device, a wireless charger named Venus. Much like the Arc Hub, Venus is a simple idea combined with high-end materials. It’s made from glass and aluminum, and features simple tweaks that …

Web Development

Dos Plátanos School / Murmuro

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Dos Plátanos is a school in Sintra which educates children from the age of 3 to 14; the project consists …

Architecture

Drone comes to the rescue of two swimmers in Australia

One day, they may yet turn against us, but for now, they’re still our allies: A drone rescued two teenage swimmers in distress off the coast of New South Wales in Australia, according to a new report. The drone spotted two teenagers in trouble around a half-a-mile out from shore, and then dropped a …

Lebanese spies exposed in cyber hacking campaign

b19e484d-ae3b-4c92-8951-a1bb91a56232<p>Lebanese spies exposed in cyber hacking …

Obama Administration

Peugeot plans 100 percent electrified vehicle lineup by 2025

European automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to offer electric and hybrid electric powertrain options for all of its vehicles by 2025, according to CEO Carlos Tavares. The chief executive also said that PSA will seek to re-enter the U.S. market, according to Reuters, and revealed that they company …

Senate votes to extend NSA’s warrantless surveillance program

Last week, the US House of Representatives voted to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, a law that lets the National Security Agency monitor communications of non-US citizens living outside of the US. Today, the Senate has also voted in favor of renewing the law for …

Facebook’s head of AI really hates Sophia the robot (and with good reason)

‘This is to AI as prestidigitation is to real magic.’<p>Sophia the robot is a bit of a <i>non-persona non grata</i> in the AI community. Its creators, Hanson Robotics, consistently exaggerate the bot’s abilities, pretending that it’s “basically alive,” rather than just a particularly unnerving automaton. For …

Artificial Intelligence

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Apps