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Official documents reveal exactly how much bigger Apple’s iPhone 11 and 11 Pro batteries are

Battery life is easily one of the highlights of Apple’s new iPhone 11 models. Early reviewers confirmed Apple’s claims for all three devices, which is great news for buyers who’ve been asking for better battery life from their iPhones. We’ve already explained that it [...]

For Cannabis Software, One Size Does Not Fit All

For Cannabis Software, One Size Does Not Fit All

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September 18, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As the legalization movement continues, cannabis dispensaries have become more and more like any other mainstream retail operation, such as a shoe or clothing store, Customers expect a superior [...]

Facebook will let users disable storage of Portal voice snippets

Facebook will let users disable storage of Portal voice snippets

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As consumer tech companies come under fire for how they handle voice data from consumers, Facebook is announcing changes to how users can manage recordings and transcriptions that are stored on Facebook’s services. At a press event announcing Facebook’s new line of Portal hardware, ex [...]

All iPhone 11 use Intel LTE modems, no Qualcomm yet in insight

All iPhone 11 use Intel LTE modems, no Qualcomm yet in insight

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0 Apple has a rather complicated relationship with its suppliers. In order to prevent a single company from strong-arming it into some deal, Apple plays the field by using two suppliers for key components, at least those that it can’t make itself. That rather messy situation reached its he [...]

Microsoft Advertising’s product, similar audiences now available to more advertisers

Microsoft Advertising’s product, similar audiences now available to more advertisers

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Microsoft Advertising is continuing to invest in audience targeting products. “[Our offerings have] evolved from keyword attribution to more audience attribution as we develop our AI work and Microsoft Graph,” said Microsoft Advertising GM, Steve Sirich, in a phone interview Tuesday. & [...]

Startup Raises $4 Million to Secure Crypto Transactions Without an Internet Connection

Startup Raises $4 Million to Secure Crypto Transactions Without an Internet Connection

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Thieves can frequently steal cryptocurrency because the underlying technology for digital currency requires the Internet for tracking transactions—and nearly anything online can be hacked. Even so-called cold storage wallets, which store currencies like Bitcoin on unconnected physical device [...]

Salesforce brings AI power to its search tool

Salesforce brings AI power to its search tool

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Enterprise search tools have always suffered from the success of Google. Users wanted to find the content they needed internally in the same way they found it on the web. Enterprise search has never been able to meet those lofty expectations, but today Salesforce announced Einstein Search, an AI-p [...]

What Time Will iOS 13 Launch on Thursday?

What Time Will iOS 13 Launch on Thursday?

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Image: AppleApple’s latest and greatest updates for your iPhone and iPad—iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, respectively—arrive on Thursday, September 19. Don’t bother waking up early in the morning to see if Santa Tim has given you a major device update as a present, however; you&#x [...]

Facebook Plays To Social Ties With Portal Smart-screen

Facebook Plays To Social Ties With Portal Smart-screen

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Facebook on Wednesday unveiled second-generation Portal smart screens, touting them as a way to stay connected to loved ones at the leading social network.Facebook also pushed down costs to make new Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal TV devices more enticing to consumers at a starting price of $129.Por [...]

This iPhone 11 Night mode photo sample is going to blow your mind

Well, the early reviews are in and it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that bloggers and tech journalists love Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max. Early reviewers rarely say otherwise, of course, but this time around they also have a fairly major upgrade to wo [...]

North now lets you order Focals smart glasses by taking a 3D scan of your face

North now lets you order Focals smart glasses by taking a 3D scan of your face

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Image: North North’s Focals smart glasses have had pretty limited reach so far, requiring potential buyers to visit one of two boutique stores that the company runs in Brooklyn and Toron [...]

Charge your new iPhone and Apple Watch on Anker’s latest Qi pads for $48

Charge your new iPhone and Apple Watch on Anker’s latest Qi pads for $48

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AnkerDirect via Amazon offers its new PowerWave 10 Dual Pad Qi Charger for $47.99 shipped when promo code VPRD2571 is applied during checkout. That’s a 20% savings from the regular going rate and a match of the best price we’ve tracked. Remember AirPower? Yeah, well Apple&#x [...]

A Study With Publicis Media Finds That Twitter Is a ‘Look at This’ Destination

A Study With Publicis Media Finds That Twitter Is a ‘Look at This’ Destination

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ShareFacebook and Instagram are “look at me” social platforms, while YouTube is where people go to learn new things and Twitter is more of a “look at this” destination, according to a recent study by Twitter and Publicis Media.Twitter, Publicis Media and research partners [...]

Android 10: Here's how it runs on three generations of Pixels

Android 10: Here's how it runs on three generations of Pixels

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The stable Android 10 update started rolling out to the Pixels two weeks ago. Google has been making phones for nearly four years now, and while it hasn't pushed any boundaries in hardware design, it introduced several groundbreaking software features. Google leads the pack when it comes to c [...]

AI can’t protect us from deepfakes, argues new report

AI can’t protect us from deepfakes, argues new report

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A new report from Data and Society raises doubts about automated solutions to deceptively altered videos, including machine learning-altered videos called deepfakes. Authors Britt Paris and Joan Donovan argue that deepfakes, while new, [...]

Facebook Still Auto-Generating Islamic State, al-Qaida Pages

Facebook Still Auto-Generating Islamic State, al-Qaida Pages

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported. But a wh [...]

Iowa Digital Driver’s Licenses Will Have to Wait Until 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The idea to bring digital driver's licenses to the state, is still just that, an idea. The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) first introduced the concept in 2014, and although they are closer, officials still aren't ready to launch the new technology just yet. A [...]

Comment on Facebook will let users disable storage of Portal voice snippets by Rashaverick Overlord

Comment on Facebook will let users disable storage of Portal voice snippets by Rashaverick Overlord

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As consumer tech companies come under fire for how they handle voice data from consumers, Facebook is announcing changes to how users can manage recordings and transcriptions that are stored on Facebook’s services. At a press event announcing Facebook’s new line of Portal hardware, ex [...]

Social media threats prompt ‘soft lockdowns’ at 2 NW Side CPS schools

Social media threats prompt ‘soft lockdowns’ at 2 NW Side CPS schools

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A Chicago Public Schools elementary and high school on the Northwest Side were placed on a soft lockdown Wednesday because of separate threats on social media. Principal Cliff Gabor of Mary Lyon Elementary School, 2941 N. McVicker Ave., in Belmont Central, wrote in a message to parents that school [...]

Seven Ways Intent Data Maximizes Marketing Budgets and Enhances Sales Performance

Seven Ways Intent Data Maximizes Marketing Budgets and Enhances Sales Performance

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As a curious marketer, you've likely stumbled upon at least a few articles highlighting how businesses, large and small, are deploying first- and third-party intent data in tandem to identify and target ideal customers. And though intent data is one of the buzziest buzzwords in the B2B marketi [...]