Red IPhones & An Appearance By Tim Cook: How Apple Is Going On The Charm Offensive In China

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Source: Forbes TechnologyApple CEO Tim Cook recently attended the government-hosted China Development Forum. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)Apple has long faced strong headwinds in China, where fierce competition and regulatory hurdles have made life difficult for the U.S. tech giant.But now, in an effort to boost sales of its iPhone, the company has embarked on a new charm offensive … [Read more...]

Galaxy S8 Release Date Leaked By Target

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Source: Forbes TechnologySamsung was largely successful in keeping information about the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus quiet until January, but since then we know pretty much everything. And now even one of Samsung’s biggest retail partners is giving the game away… None other than Target has today smashed through Samsung’s final remnants of secrecy after it published a print ad … [Read more...]

New ‘iPhone’ Leak Comes Directly From Apple?

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Source: Forbes TechnologyThere’s a problem with the iPhone 8 that no one seems able to solve, but then it struck me: Apple itself has spent the last few years quietly trying to tell us… It all boils down to a very simple question: What is the name of the 2017 iPhone? If you follow leaks then you’ll know the hot favourite is ‘iPhone 8’ but other names to have been floated inclu … [Read more...]

iPad 9.7 (2017) Vs iPad Pro Vs iPad Air 2 Vs iPad Mini 4: What’s The Difference?

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Source: Forbes TechnologyApple has a new iPad in town and it’s the most affordable ‘full size’ tablet the company has ever produced. Unfortunately it also resides in one of Apple’s most confusing product families making it harder than it should be to understand which model of iPad is best for you. So let’s break down what the tablet Apple simply named ‘iPad’ brings to the tabl … [Read more...]

Sports Analysts Cry For Colin Kaepernick, Leave Sad Jay Cutler In The Cold

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Source: Forbes TechnologyCartoon of the Day/Rob Tornoe Poor Jay Cutler.While every football analyst in the country has developed dry mouth talking about the injustice of Colin Kaepernick not being signed by an NFL team, the 11-year veteran cut by the Bears earlier this month has quietly watched free agency pass him by.Yes, Cutler has been mediocre. He struggled during every … [Read more...]

Nokia Confirms American Release For New Nokia Smartphones

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Source: Forbes TechnologyFollowing its surprise handset release at the end of CES and confirmation of three Android-powered handsets at Mobile World Congress, the return of the Nokia brand to the smartphone world continues with confirmation of a US release.HMD’s Nokia 6 (photo: Ewan Spence)During MWC, parent company HMD Global announced three Nokia-branded handsets. The Nokia 3 … [Read more...]

‘Yooka-Laylee’ Devs Drop YouTuber JonTron After Controversial Remarks

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Source: Forbes TechnologyJonTron has been dropped from ‘Yooka-Laylee’ as a voice actor.Playtonic, the independent developer behind upcoming platformer and Banjo Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee, has dropped popular YouTuber JonTron, aka Jon Jafari, from the game’s voice-acting cast.The news comes on the heels of controversial remarks Jafari made about race and immigratio … [Read more...]

Siri, Book My Vacation: Apple’s ‘Workflow’ Acquisition Hints At Coming AI Feats

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Source: Forbes TechnologySomeday soon, you’ll be able to tell Siri to book a flight to Chicago, get you a hotel on the Miracle Mile, reserve a table at Morton’s, and get you tickets for the Cubbies.And she’ll do it.With a Lyft or Uber between each event, too.Today, to accomplish the same task, you need to dive into five or six different apps for hotels, flights, dinner reser … [Read more...]

Lessons From PwC’s Oscars Twitter Catastrophe

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Source: Forbes TechnologyAndrea is a financial services lawyer, a legal author and adjunct professor of law at American University Washington College of Law.PricewaterhouseCoopers partners Martha Ruiz and Brian Cullinan at the 88th Annual Academy Awards on February 28, 2016, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)If there were an award for “Careless U … [Read more...]

Cutting Science Funding Today Costs Us More Overall

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Source: Forbes TechnologySpeaker of the House Paul Ryan gives a thumbs-up as he addresses the annual National Republican Congressional Committee dinner in Washington, DC, March 21, 2017. Image credit: Jim Watson / AFP / Getty Images. How much money should we spend on funding our grandest scientific endeavors as a society? Should we be trying to send humans to Mars? Trying to … [Read more...]