Hands-on with the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

The Pro gains a new 48-megapixel main camera. | Photo: Allison Johnson / The Verge Apple just announced the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. They’re big upgrades to last year’s iPhone 13 Pro handsets with always-on screens, a new pill-shaped cutout that moves and animates, a faster A16 Bionic chip, and even an improved 48-megapixel camera. The iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max look very similar to last year’s 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max until you look more closely at the display. The new pill-shaped cutout means the notch is gone, kind of. It actually moves around and animates in what Apple calls the Dynamic… Read More

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THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting online grocery into the spotlight in the US — here are the players that will emerge at the top of the market

This is a preview of the Business Insider Intelligence Online Grocery premium research report. Purchase this report here. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more e-commerce and payments coverage with our Payments & Commerce Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing retail news and analysis to your inbox. The coronavirus pandemic has brought online grocery — a promising but formerly niche industry — to the fore. The combination of consumers’ interest in avoiding public places, government orders to stay at home, and the continued need for groceries and essential goods has made online grocery delivery services from the likes of Walmart, Amazon, Target, and Instacart indispensable. Business Insider Intelligence Previously, some consumers resisted the… Read More

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Kiwi Farms has been scrubbed from the Internet Archive

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Internet Archive is no longer hosting backups of Kiwi Farms, continuing the forum’s removal from major web platforms. Twitch streamer Clara “Keffals” Sorrenti, who has led a recent campaign against the site, publicized the removal yesterday. Another tweet noted that a separate backup site has also been removed; searching either returns a response that “this URL has been excluded from the Wayback Machine.” Kiwi Farms’ main site has been offline since security provider CloudFlare dropped it earlier this week, citing an “immediate threat to human life” due to threats and potential criminal actions from Kiwi Farms users. But until yesterday, many… Read More

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Apple now sells only 5G iPhones

A glimpse of the new lineup. While Apple’s September 7th “Far Out” event brought us the new iPhone 14, it also spelled the end for some earlier models. From now on, Apple will only sell 5G-capable phones: the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max, iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 12, and the second-generation iPhone SE (2022). Following tradition, Apple dropped the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max to make room for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Launched last year, the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max offered 120Hz screens, a new three-camera system, and Apple’s… Read More

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Apple is releasing iOS 16

Photo: Apple Today, Apple announced that it was releasing its latest operating system, iOS 16, on September 12th. It first announced the free upgrade last June during its Worldwide Developers Conference 2022 and released a public beta in July. (Unfortunately, the release of iPadOS 16 has been delayed despite the fact that, traditionally, the two operating systems are released together.) As a result, the plethora of features that will come with the update won’t be much of a surprise. They start with a variety of improvements to the lock screen, including the ability to add widgets and customize its look and a new way of presenting notifications. You will be… Read More

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For Apple and other companies, satellites plus cellphones add up to a new frontier

Apple’s iPhone 14 is built to link up with satellites for an emergency SOS. (Apple Video) Today’s big reveal from Cupertino adds Apple to the list of companies aiming to combine the power of satellite communications with the power of everyday cellphones — a list that includes other tech heavyweights such as T-Mobile and SpaceX, Amazon and Verizon, OneWeb and AT&T. Also on the list: a startup that’s carving out a niche on the satellite-cellular frontier. “We’re years ahead of anybody else, and so we’re in a great position,” said Charles Miller, co-founder and CEO of Virginia-based Lynk. “We’ve been talking for a while about what a huge business this… Read More

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The new Apple Watch Series 8 has key improvements for health and safety — here are its best new features

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Apple Watch Series 8 has a few noteworthy new features. Apple On Wednesday, Apple debuted the Apple Watch Series 8, which will release on September 16th. New features in the Apple Watch Series 8 include a temperature sensor and car crash detection.  The Series 8 isn’t a big upgrade compared to the Series 7, so it might not be worth the price for existing Watch owners. This is shaping up to be a big year for the Apple Watch. At their “Far Out” event on Wednesday, Apple announced three new versions of the wildly popular… Read More

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7 reasons to ditch your car despite falling gas prices, according to a car-free activist

Hirra Khan Adeogun Gas prices have eased in recent months — and some states could see prices below $3 a gallon. But anti-car activist Hirri Khan Adeogun says drivers should still ditch the “world’s deadliest animal.” She says cars are unhealthy, isolating, waste time, and propel inequality. Gas prices might be falling, but Americans should hold off on that trip to the car dealership. So says Hirra Khan Adeogun, an anti-car activist who is the head of Car-Free Cities for the UK Climate organization, Possible.  Khan Adoegun is one of many Brits taking steps towards car-free or “car-lite” lives. The trend has taken hold in the US as well. A… Read More

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UPS is looking to hire more than 100,000 workers for the holiday season — most with no interview required

His termination noted that he was fired because he took a two-to-three minute break in the morning to get a glass of wate Justin Sullivan / Staff / Getty UPS is looking to hire 100,000-plus employees as drivers, package handlers, and more. Nearly 35,000 seasonal workers were converted to permanent after the 2021 holiday season, UPS says. The delivery company says 80% of seasonal positions don’t require an interview. Delivery drivers are in demand — and UPS is gearing up for a busy holiday season by seeking more than 100,000 seasonal employees. UPS noted Wednesday that 80% of its seasonal positions don’t require an interview, according to a press release.… Read More

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Alleged BitClub fraud scheme involves Utah businesses

I-15 and Silicon Slopes area in Lehi on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Scott G Winterton, Deseret News The following story was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with the Deseret News. A suspected fraudulent bitcoin mining company may have ensnared several Utah properties, according to documents from a case against the BitClub Network, a company accused by the Department of Justice of defrauding over a thousand investors out of $722 million from 2014 to 2019.  Federal authorities want to seize $22 million from properties in Utah that received investments involved in the alleged BitClub scheme, including $500,000 in Evermore Park, an immersive theme park in Pleasant Grove,… Read More

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