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Apple Watch Series 4 more than 98% accurate at detecting AFib, finds study

To get FDA approval for the ECG feature in the new Apple Watch Series 4, Apple had to provide data from a heart study in which half the participants had AFib and half didn’t.<p>The study provided to the Food and Drug Administration showed that the Watch was more than 98% accurate at detecting atrial …

Apple Watch

Apple insider spills details about almost everything Apple is announcing this week

Apple will hold its annual mid-September iPhone launch event later this week, and while the iPhone Xs series will be the main focus of the press …

Apple

This $25 dash cam might be your best car accessory purchase yet

Dash cams have become practically invaluable tools to have on the road. In the event of an accident or an altercation with another driver, a dash cam …

Technology

Smartphones covered in camera lenses will change everything

Mobile phone photography has been through a mostly meaningless megapixel war. Now on to the next battle – the smartphone with the most cameras.<p>Apple, true to its playbook, will watch while other companies fire opening salvos with smartphones packing three or more lenses.<p>This week, a leaked photo …

Technology

Google Chrome gets a big redesign and new features for its 10th birthday

Chrome is turning ten, and it’s getting a makeover to celebrate. Google today announced a wide set of changes coming to the world’s most popular browser – some aesthetic, and some functional.<p>Most notably, the app now has a flatter, rounder design more in line with Google’s Material Design …

Google

Identification as a centerpiece for development: What can other countries learn from Peru?

Peru has placed so much emphasis on the importance of identification that it has created a museum dedicated to it. The "Museum of Identification" in …

Indigenous Peoples

'Battlefield 1's Premium Pass Is Being Given Away for Free

EA DICE announced that it’s giving away the <i>Battlefield 1</i> Premium Pass for free during a limited-time giveaway taking place this month.<p>Sharing the …

Gaming Industry

On Labor Day, Trump slams union leader who criticized him

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump started his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader, lashing out after criticism from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.<p>Trump tweeted Monday that Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "It is easy to see why unions …

Donald Trump

Spotify Reveals Its Top Songs of the Summer

Spotify has revealed its official Songs of the Summer chart, and in a not-shocking development Drake’s “In My Feelings” topped the list both globally …

Music

General Mills changing Nature Valley labels after lawsuit's pesticide claim

(Reuters) - General Mills Inc (GIS.N) agreed to stop calling the oats in its Nature Valley granola bars 100 percent natural to settle a lawsuit by three consumer groups that said the bars contained small amounts of the pesticide commonly known as Roundup.<p>Beyond Pesticides, Moms Across America and …

General Mills

New facial recognition tech catches first impostor at D.C. airport

U.S. news<p>WASHINGTON — Facial recognition technology caught an impostor trying to enter the U.S. on a fake passport that may have passed at face value with humans, federal officials said Thursday.<p>And the groundbreaking arrest came on just the third day the biometric technology has been used at …

Airports

New iPad Pro 2018: All the rumors on specs, price, possible USB-C port

As we count down the minutes until Apple's big Sept. 12 event, rumors new and old continue to make the rounds.<p>Today, Macrumors brings us a new research note from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with predictions about the rumored iPad Pro that could debut later this week at the Steve Jobs Theater in …

IPad Pro

DaVinci Resolve 15 is a free, Hollywood-grade video editor

Now, there’s not a lot you can’t do.<p>With the latest release of DaVinci Resolve 15, Blackmagic Design has radically made over its editing suite to create one of the best video-editing systems at any price -- even against mainstream options like Premiere Pro CC and Apple's Final Cut Pro X. It now …

Lima's beloved Japanese-Peruvian fusion has finally arrived stateside

In the case of culinary fusion, an eclectic ensemble of cuisines can combine to form something altogether new. There is no loftier example hitting …

South America

NVIDIA's $1,199 RTX 2080 Ti is the fastest GeForce card ever

And it's built for ray tracing.<p>You've seen the leaks, but today at Gamescom NVIDIA officially announced its new line of RTX video cards. And, thanks to the company's new Turing hardware, they're just as crazy powerful as you'd expect. The top of the line is the RTX 2080 Ti, which packs in 4,352 …

Supercomputers

14m bolivars for a chicken: Venezuela hyperinflation explained

Venezuela is introducing economic reforms including new banknotes that lop five zeros off its fast-depreciating currency as the country battles hyperinflation.<p>Banks will close on Monday as they prepare to release the new “sovereign bolívar” amid warnings from International Monetary Fund economists …

Economic Reform

Venezuela just devalued the bolívar by 95% and pegged it to a cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a series of major economic changes over the weekend in another desperate attempt to prop up the country's flailing economy.<p>The key changes, which were to take effect Monday:<p>The government will also end some gasoline subsidies and raise the value added …

IMF

PepsiCo Is Acquiring SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

PepsiCo has agreed to acquire countertop carbonated water machine maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion—the snacking and beverage giant’s latest move to …

SodaStream

4K Nintendo Switch Expected In 2019

An upgraded Nintendo Switch is quite a good idea.<p>A 4K Nintendo Switch rumor surfaced recently. There have been varying opinions about upgrades for …

Lucid Motors accepts $1 billion investment from Saudi Arabian fund

Shortly after Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk sent shock waves across the automotive industry and down Wall Street when he revealed he wanted to …

Lucid Motors

New Pakistan PM Khan calls for austerity; wants bullet-proof cars sold

(In this August 19 story, corrects translation of Khan quote in para 20 to clarify he was referring to a struggle, not holy war)<p>ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Sunday for the rich to start paying taxes and said the country will begin an austerity drive to …

Imran Khan

Apple Watch Series 4: Everything you need to know

At its September hardware event, Apple unveiled it’s highly anticipated next-generation smartwatch — the Apple Watch Series 4. From a larger display …

Apple Watch

NVIDIA's Turing GPUs can process 8K video in real time

The advances will trickle down to older graphics cards.<p>You and I won't likely be working with 8K video anytime soon, but a lot of the movies and YouTube videos we enjoy are shot in that format. NVIDIA announced that with camera company RED's help, it has solved one of the thorniest problems with …

Alan Turing

Next top iPhone will support Apple Pencil, 512GB storage, analyst says

The latest speculation about the upcoming flagship iPhone for the fall adds a couple of twists: support for the Apple Pencil stylus and a 512GB storage option. That's what TrendForce's prognosticators predict in a press release issued by the analyst firm.<p>If that sounds familiar, it's probably …

Apple Pencil

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

The Difference Between A $500 & $5,000 Watch, Explained By An Expert

There are two kinds of men in this world: those who believe it's their God-given right to own a luxury timepiece, and those who believe the only way …

EA Wants Fortnite-Style Cross-Play For Its Own Games ... Eventually

Electronic Arts has commented on the ever-popular topic of cross-play, and it sounds like the company is enthusiastic about doing more in the space going forward. During a recent earnings call, EA CEO Andrew Wilson was asked directly if Battlefield V or other EA games will feature cross-play …

Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world's first big 5G award

LONDON (Reuters) - T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) named Nokia (NOKIA.HE) to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle taking root.<p>No.3 U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile …

T-Mobile