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Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Facebook and Microsoft confirm plans to update their gun emoji designs to be more in line with Apple, Samsung, and Google; Microsoft shares water gun design   —  - Apple changed the design of the gun emoji into a squirt gun back in 2016.  — At the time, it was a controversial choice, but tech companies have since followed suit.
Apr 25, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
SEC says Altaba, the holding company that owns the remains of Yahoo, must pay a $35M fine to settle charges that it misled investors over 2014 hack by Russians   —  - In 2014, Yahoo was hacked by a state-sponsored actor identified as Russia.  — Investors didn't learn about the incident until 2016.
Apr 24, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Piper Jaffray: 82% of American teenagers currently own an iPhone, up from 78% last fall, and 84% say their next phone will be an iPhone   —  - 82% of American teenagers currently own an iPhone, the highest percentage ever in the history of a Piper Jaffray study about teens.
Apr 10, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Apple shipped about 8M watches in Q4 2017 according to Canalys, which is more than the entire Swiss watch industry sold last quarter   —  - A new estimate suggests that Apple sold more watches than the entire Swiss watch industry last quarter.  — Estimates suggest Apple sold about 8 million watches during the holiday quarter.
Feb 11, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Andrew Ng raises $175M AI fund from Sequoia, Greylock, SoftBank, others, and makes first public investment in Landing.AI, a startup using AI in manufacturing   —  - Andrew Ng is one of the world's most respected artificial intelligence researchers and executives.
Jan 30, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Magic Leap reveals its Magic Leap One “Creator Edition” AR headset, which it says is coming in 2018   —  Magic Leap updated its website on Wednesday morning, revealing its highly anticipated augmented reality smart glasses for the first time.  —  Billed as the Magic Leap One …
Dec 20, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Early reviews from videographers and other creative professionals find iMac Pro has much improved performance, is decent value, and looks good in Space Grey   —  - Apple's iMac Pro goes on sale on Thursday starting at $5000.  — Early reviews, from professional photographers and programmers, are positive.
Dec 12, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
How Apple is redesigning the Genius Bar as “Genius Grove” to ease strain on Geniuses, serve customers faster, and alleviate overcrowding in its stores   —  - Apple stores have become overcrowded in recent years as the company has become more popular and successful.
Nov 19, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Support for third-party developers on Apple's HomePod is limited to messaging, lists, and notes via Siri, shutting out services like Spotify and Uber   —  - Apple's smart speaker, HomePod, will go on sale in December for $349.  People will use it by talking to it.
Oct 30, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Podcast app 60dB, which focuses on personalized short-form audio content, to shut down November 10 after being acquired by Google   —  Google has purchased podcast app 60db, which will shut down on November 10, Business Insider has learned.  —  “We are thrilled to be joining the team at Google.
Oct 10, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context

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Preserving global landmarks ruined in war, threatened by time  —  Meet French architect Yves Ubelmann, whose company Iconem uses AI to create high-resolution 3D digital models of historic landmarks.
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