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Apple fall most in a month after analyst report indicates weak iPhone 8 demand

Apple Inc. shares fell the most in more than a month after an analyst said demand for the iPhone 8 is “substantially lower” than for earlier models of the world’s best-selling smartphone. 298 more words

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Here's why Apple's new iPhone will have an effect on all of us

By Matthew Lynn

The home button will be replaced. It will come with an all-over screen. It will have wireless charging, facial ID, and potentially a new name. 943 more words

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Apple is changing the way you use the next iPhone in some big ways

Apple Inc. plans to transform the way people use its next high-end iPhone by eliminating the concept of a home button and making other adjustments to a flagship device that’s becoming almost all screen, according to images of the new device viewed by Bloomberg News and people familiar with the gadget. 928 more words

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The Poetry of Patience: A Eulogy to the Handwritten Letter by Gavin Lakin – Post 18

The art of letters will come to an end before A. D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity.

-Ezra Pound

Carefully she descended the slippery redwood steps to place her most pressing handful into the rusted, stalwart shelter. 1,321 more words

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Disney ‘Star Wars’ campaign uses augmented reality, new toys to hype film

Walt Disney Co. is harnessing all of its media might to make the next Star Wars movie the biggest film of the year, employing augmented reality and social media in a global campaign to promote The Last Jedi and related merchandise. 636 more words

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Apple scales back its ambitions for self-driving car after missteps

By Daisuke Wakabayashi

SAN FRANCISCO — As new employees were brought into Apple’s secret effort to create a self-driving car a few years ago, managers told them that they were working on the company’s next big thing: A product that would take on Detroit and disrupt the automobile industry. 1,133 more words

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Samsung seeks to restore its reputation with new flame-free Note 8

The stakes are high for Samsung Electronics Co.’s rollout of the Note 8, after the previous model’s exploding battery fiasco last year.

“None of us will ever forget what happened last year,” Samsung Mobile chief executive DJ Koh told a New York audience Wednesday at the phone’s unveiling. 877 more words

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