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Your old iPhone really is getting slower

So you weren’t imagining it after all, and now Apple is admitting it. Earlier this week, Primate Labs, the company behind GeekBench, reported that processors in older iPhones slow down and performance suffers as batteries age and lose capacity. Problems worsen if the charge is low or in the cold, …

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Magic Leap debuts augmented reality glasses

After six years of R&D and nearly $2 billion in investments, Magic Leap has finally unveiled its first product. On Wednesday, Magic Leap updated its Web site to give the world a first look at its new augmented reality smart glasses: the Magic Leap One. The One comes in the …

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Russian trolls sprung into action during major events of 2016 election

Russia’s army of Internet trolls kept a close eye on the 2016 presidential campaign — and tweeted in time with major news events, a new report reveals. Troll twitter volume would spike on the same day as terror attacks or big developments in the race for the White House, an …

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London cafe unveils ‘Selfieccino’ latte art

LONDON — A cafe in London is taking barista art to a new level by giving customers the chance to sip on their own self-portraits. The Tea Terrace, based in House of Fraser’s Oxford Street branch, has become Europe’s first location to deliver the “Selfieccino,” which features an image of …

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Artificial intelligence reveals gender bias in the workplace

Most managers like to think of themselves as operating free of any bias, rewarding their employees based on merit alone — but a new study of five companies that are powered by artificial intelligence tells a more troubling story. In the wake of sexual misconduct revelations that have rocked a …

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Elon Musk tweets his phone number to 17 million people

One of the brightest minds in tech can’t even figure out Twitter. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, accidentally posted his personal cell phone number on Twitter, making it visible to his nearly 17 million followers. The South African-born billionaire had intended to send his number privately to John …

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Uber suffers blow as EU’s top court rules it’s a taxi company

Ride-hailing service Uber suffered a new blow Wednesday as the European Union’s top court ruled that it should be regulated like a taxi company and not a technology service, a decision that could change the way it functions across the continent. The ruling Wednesday by the Luxembourg-based European Court of …

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YouTube signs deal with UMG, Sony over streaming policies

It’s seems like its all systems go for YouTube’s expected subscription music service. The Google-owned streamer on Tuesday reached a multiyear licensing deal with Universal Music Group , the world’s largest music label, that will provide increased compensation and require YouTube to better police its site, the companies said Tuesday. …

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Volcano may be forming under New England, scientists warn

If you’re looking for a volcano there’s a number of places you’d probably check first, like Hawaii or even Yellowstone National Park, but new data suggests you might want to turn your attention to the northeastern United States. Researchers from Rutgers University just revealed that a large swelling of hot …

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Apple’s stock dips on iPhone X worries

Apple shares dipped more than 1 percent on worries that sales of the iPhone X won’t meet Wall Street’s lofty expectations. Nomura analyst Jeffrey Kvaal cut his rating on the tech giant’s stock to neutral from buy, warning that demand for Apple’s so-called “future of the smartphone” — which costs …

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