Daily Archives: November 14, 2017

Crunch Report | Facebook admits Russian meddling in Brexit

Today’s Stories  Facebook admits Russian meddling in Brexit The Apple Watch can detect sleep apnea and hypertension Youtube partners with Ticketmaster Youtube also cracks down on extremists  Credits Written by: Sarah BuhrHosted by: Sarah BuhrFilmed by: Joe ZolnoskiEdited by: John Murillo Notes: Tito’s continues his journey out in the Outback this week so you’re with me till Friday. Let’s enjoy this moment together. ...

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Plane crash in Russian Far East kills up to 8, child survives – reports

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 04:22 Edited time: 15 Nov, 2017 04:49 A small passenger plane has crashed in the Russian Far East, killing up to eight people on board, according to preliminary reports. One child is believed to have survived the crash. The plane reportedly went down as it was about to land at the local airport in the ...

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Smart schizophrenia pill that tracks how you take it approved by FDA

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 03:10 An antipsychotic pill that digitally tracks consumption has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Abilify MyCite will be used in the treatment of chronic mental conditions and is an upgrade on Abilify, which was approved for patients suffering from schizophrenia in 2002. According to the FDA, the drug is the ...

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Mozilla terminates its deal with Yahoo and makes Google the default in Firefox again

With the launch of Firefox Quantum, Mozilla released what’s probably the most important update to its browser in recent years. It’s faster, lighter and you should give it a try. And as you do so, you’ll notice another change: Google is now the default search engine again — at least if you live in the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong and ...

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Apple could launch a bigger iPhone X Plus next year, report says

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo wrote a new report about Apple’s plans for next year. According to him, the company is going to release three new iPhone devices next year. They’ll all have edge-to-edge displays with a notch. The successor of the iPhone X could be roughly the same size and shape. According to Kuo, this new iPhone would feature ...

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Child lead poisoning rates higher in Detroit & NYC than Flint

New data shows kids in Detroit and New York City have higher levels of lead in their blood than their counterparts in Flint, Michigan. Flint has seen major improvements in lead levels since their water crisis, but the issue in the US has not gone away. Data released on Tuesday by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows ...

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Essential offers up an Android Oreo beta for the Essential Phone

Android smartphone maker Essential promised that it would be releasing an update to Android 8.0 Oreo for its devices soon, and now there’s a beta version of the update available through its developer portal. This is just a beta, as mentioned, but it’s broadly available for anyone interested enough in the Oreo update to try out pre-release software. As mentioned, ...

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‘Beautiful sight’: Polish govt defends nationalist march on Independence Day

Polish authorities stopped far short of condemning a massive nationalist rally in the capital Warsaw on Saturday, calling the event, which was marred by anti-Semitic and Islamophobic chants, an expression of patriotism. Around 60,000 took to the streets of the Polish capital on Saturday to mark the country’s Independence Day. The event, which was organized by far-right groups under the ...

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Breaking news! Russia funded Russian elections – BuzzFeed ‘secret finding’

BuzzFeed’s latest “explosive” scoop on “secret” Russian financing of a 2016 election turned out to be an instant hit by burying a key detail: it was a Russian election. On Tuesday, the US media outlet ran a story headlined “Secret Finding: 60 Russian Payments ‘To Finance Election Campaign of 2016’”. The 959-word article opens with the revelation that during August ...

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Apple could reportedly add TrueDepth features to the rear iPhone camera

Apple has packed a ton of sensors into the notch of the iPhone X. The TrueDepth camera system powers many features, from Face ID to face-tracking technology using ARKit. It also lets you do selfies in Portrait mode. According to a new Bloomberg report, Apple now wants to improve the rear camera with 3D-sensing capabilities. Bloomberg says that Apple won’t ...

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