Apple’s Tim Cook urges calm amid US, China trade war fears

Beijing, March 24 : Apple CEO Tim Cook on Saturday urged China and the US to stay calm amid fears of a possible trade war between the world’s top two economies over import tariffs. Tension between the two countries mounted after US President Donald Trump announced tariffs on up to $60 billion worth of Chinese […]

Apple working with partners on foldable iPhone

San Francisco, March 24 : Apple is reportedly mulling to unveil in 2020 an iPhone that folds, CNBC has reported citing several Apple suppliers. According to analysts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the iPhone maker is working with its Asian partners on a foldable device that may be able to open up and be […]

Tariff expansion to hurt US smartphone market: Counterpoint

New Delhi, March 24 : The implications of US tariff expansions will affect its smartphone market as revenue from imported Chinese handsets account for 86 per cent of total smartphone revenues in the US, Counterpoint Research has said. Seventy-four per cent of total US smartphone shipments in 2017 came from China amounting to 130 million […]

Service dog to prosthetic limbs: Apple proposes emojis for differently-abled

San Francisco, March 24 : In an attempt to better represent differently-abled people, Apple has proposed Unicode Consortium — the non-profit organisation that governs the global standard for emojis — to add 13 new emojis including a service dog, a wheelchair and prosthetic limbs. “Apple is requesting the addition of emoji to better represent individuals […]

Novel AI tool may help tackle substance abuse in youth

New York, March 24 : Researchers have developed a novel algorithm-based on artificial intelligence (AI) that leverages social networks to optimise substance abuse intervention groups for the homeless youth. The algorithm categorises participants, who voluntarily work on recovery, into smaller groups, or subgroups, in a way that maintains helpful social connections and breaks social connections […]

Musk deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages, Sonos withdraws ads

Los Angeles, March 24 : The Cambridge Analytica scandal continued to take its toll on Facebook on Friday as verified SpaceX and Tesla pages on the social network disappeared and speaker company Sonos decided to pull its ads off several social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, for a week. Earlier, Mozilla announced that it […]