FTC Tightens Screws on Social Media Influencers

Social media influencer advertising has become a major factor in e-commerce. Marketers of both big and small brands long have committed large chunks of their advertising budgets to endorsements by well-known personalities. Social media influencer campaigns are based on that tried-and-true formula, but the implication is that the endorsements are voluntary. The FTC has taken notice of social media influencer programs and has expressed concern over whether endorsements are voluntary or are paid for in some way.

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Intel’s Ruler SSDs Can Cram 1 Petabyte into a Single Server Rack


Unsurprisingly, Intel’s new SSDs in the Ruler form factor are shaped like a ruler.

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Why Apple's iPhone SE lacks 3D Touch technology

Article Image Apple on Monday debuted iPhone SE, the long-awaited 4-inch form factor refresh that borrows liberally from iPhone 6 and 6s parts bins to offer consumers a low-cost iPhone option with very few sacrifices. However, the SE is missing one key feature: 3D Touch.

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First look: Apple offers premium power at budget pricing with new iPhone SE

Article Image Rather than letting the 4-inch iPhone form factor die a slow death, Apple gave it a shot in the arm on Monday with the debut of the new iPhone SE. AppleInsider was there for the product’s unveiling, and offers a closer look at the newly refreshed lineup.

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In-depth review: Apple's iPhone 6s & 6s Plus with 3D Touch

Article Image Last year’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus introduced a larger, slimmer form factor housing higher resolution Retina HD screens and improvements in processors, cameras and wireless. While Apple’s latest 6s and 6s Plus models look virtually identical, the company has significantly improved nearly every key feature, from a stronger glass and metal exterior outside to high-performance components inside, including a new pressure sensitive 3D Touch display.

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Drop in Swiss watch exports linked partly to impact of Apple Watch

Article Image The Apple Watch was a significant factor in the drop of Swiss watch exports during the month of August, which could be leading into the industry’s first annual decline in six years.

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Intel’s new 5×5: Tiny form factor, socketed CPU

Intel 5x5. Photo by Matthew Murray
Intel’s new 5×5 system wants to shrink the mini-ITX form factor, but supports up to 65W CPUs. It’s not soldered this time around — CPUs are socketed, and can be replaced.

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Apple patent adds magnetic drive actuation to UK-style folding pin USB adapter

Continuing a seemingly never ending quest for smaller form factor products, Apple engineers dreamed up a compact folding pin USB adapter design with the convenience of push-button magnetic actuation, as detailed in a patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday.

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Adapting to change: a review of Apple's larger 4.7-inch iPhone 6 vs. the smaller 4-inch iPhone 5s

The jump from the iPhone 5 series’s 4-inch form factor to the 4.7-inch display on the iPhone 6 is a big change that might not appeal to everyone. Thankfully, Apple offers a 14-day return policy, and still continues to sell the 4-inch iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, for those who might find themselves with an oversized case of buyers’ remorse.

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Rounding up some of the newest cases for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple’s decision to move to an all-new –?and larger –?form factor for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus means that buyers will once again be in the market for new cases. AppleInsider rounded up a selection of compatible cases from the usual suspects as well as some new entrants.

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