Apple Unveils iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K

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As summer comes to an end, Apple begins ramping up the production of its newest products. Today at 1PM ET (10AM PT), Apple will be holding a special event at the brand new Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/255367-apple-special-event-live-blog-iphone-x-ios-11-macos-high-sierra-vr?source=Computing

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Uber is getting rid of a creepy tracking feature in its app

As Uber looks to mend its reputation with consumers, it is getting rid of a feature embedded in its app that allows it to track riders after they have left the ride.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/29/uber-is-getting-rid-creepy-tracking-feature-in-its-app.html

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Consumer Healthcare: Growing Importance of Patient Education and Communications Solutions


As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based care models, patient education and communication solutions increasingly have become an investment priority for care providers and payers. Consumers have many means, whether digital or analog, to acquire medical knowledge and personal health information, and they tend to reach out to their doctor when sick, or when they have complex health questions. Traditionally, doctors do not proactively reach out to their patients — especially when their patients aren’t sick. This model is changing, however.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84758.html?rss=1

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Your insurance adjuster may soon be a drone or an app

As per the 2017 Future of Claims Study survey by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, insurance companies are looking to “virtual” methods of handling claims. 38 percent of insurers no longer send employees for physical inspections.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/07/your-insurance-adjuster-may-soon-be-drone-or-app.html

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Facebook engineers panic, pull plug on AI after bots develop their own language

As the world’s most powerful computer systems begin to embrace artificial intelligence in earnest, using smart algorithms to increase efficiency and and speed, the potential damage that a “rogue” AI could cause continues to grow.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/31/facebook-engineers-panic-pull-plug-on-ai-after-bots-develop-their-own-language.html

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Is this Apple's next big product? Tech giant files patent for glasses

As Apple looks to its next big product, the company is increasingly placing bets on augmented reality, a revolutionary technology that combines the digital and physical worlds, drastically changing the way we experience everyday life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/31/is-this-apples-next-big-product-tech-giant-files-patent-for-glasses.html

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Consumers Are Ready to Embrace 'Futuristic' Payment Tech


As many as 80 percent of U.S. residents support frictionless payment methods and technologies, suggests a survey of 1,000 consumers Viewpost published this week. Among its other findings:
Nearly 51 percent of survey participants were paid electronically through direct deposit;
Eighty-three percent of respondents believed paper checks would be eliminated completely within the next 20 years, and one-third expected their demise in just five years; and only 11 percent thought companies would continue to use paper-based billing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84672.html?rss=1

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Can robots create jobs for humans?

As President Donald Trump seeks to reinvigorate U.S. manufacturing, many industry leaders are looking to robots as the most efficient way for American factories to compete with cheap labor overseas.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/07/can-robots-create-jobs-for-humans.html

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iPhone turns 10: Here are some key facts about the iconic device

As the iPhone turns 10, it’s helped turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world. It’s also changed the way people work, communicate and play.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/iphone-turns-10-here-are-some-key-facts-about-iconic-device.html

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Nintendo Switch consoles will soon be available to buy at GameStop

As exciting as the Nintendo E3 2017 Spotlight showcase was, it was somewhat undercut by the fact that thousands of consumers still haven’t been able to get their hands on a Switch console.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/21/nintendo-switch-consoles-will-soon-be-available-to-buy-at-gamestop.html

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To drink coffee in space, NASA astronauts have to 'suck the balls'

As if being in space wasn’t hard enough on an astronaut’s body, they’re forced to drink coffee in a ghastly manner. By making balls and then sucking on them.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/09/to-drink-coffee-in-space-nasa-astronauts-have-to-suck-balls.html

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iOS 11 can stop creepy apps like Uber from constantly tracking your location

As anyone who closely follows Apple can attest, the company tends to harp on user privacy whenever it touts new software features.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/08/ios-11-can-stop-creepy-apps-like-uber-from-constantly-tracking-your-location.html

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Facebook use associated with decreased health and happiness, study finds

As per a new study from the University of California, San Diego, and Yale University, Facebook could be making us unhappier and unhealthier than we may realize. Given that Facebook boasts a user base of around 2 billion people, that’s scary

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/facebook-use-associated-with-decreased-health-and-happiness-study-finds.html

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T-Mobile wants to help pay off your iPhone — but there's a catch

As the battle for cell phone subscribers wages on between the carriers, T-Mobile has added another arrow to its quiver, encouraging Verizon customers who have an iPhone to switch networks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/t-mobile-wants-to-help-pay-off-your-iphone-but-theres-catch.html

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