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Apple Struggles in Push to Make Health Its Greatest Legacy
"The wall street journal sources say apple launched a primary care medical project in two thousand sixteen named casper aimed at offering primary healthcare at its own clinics staffed by apple employed doctors. The company plan to combine this with continuous health monitoring three personalized health service using the apple. Watch testing the service at employee. Health clinics and planning to franchise the model to health systems. If did it showed. It could improve health care and lower costs. Company is still reportedly working on the project. Though some of the assertions in the report used incomplete outdated and inaccurate
GM, Wabtec to Develop Hydrogen Powered Locomotives
"General Motors and Web Tech Corporation teaming up to develop and commercialize the automakers, lithium battery technology and hydrogen fuel cell systems. Two freight trains, GM President Mark Reuss, So says in a statement. The rail networks are critical to the automakers ability to serve its customers, and the plan will help their vision of a world with zero emissions. Web Tech already has a prototype locomotive powered by batteries. Have not disclosed the financial
Robotic Ship Sets off to Retrace the Mayflower's Journey
"They flower is crossing the Atlantic again. Four centuries after the Mayflower departed from England on its journey to America, another trailblazing vessel with the very same name set off to retrace the voyage. This Mayflower, though, is a sleek, modern robotic ship that carries no human beings. It's being piloted by sophisticated artificial intelligence technology free transatlantic crossing that could take up to three weeks. It's a project aimed at
80% of Ransomware Victims Suffer Repeat Attacks, New Report Says
"And 80% of Ransomware. Victims who pay get hit again. Victims now run the risk of repeat cyberattacks. That's according to a new report out by the Boston based cybersecurity firm. Cyber reason, reporter Nicole Scania says. Once the hackers know it'll work, they'll strike the same place twice Alpharetta based Colonial Pipeline paid four million in Bitcoin, though the feds later got half of
Cyber Spying Campaign Blamed on China Was Much Wider Than Originally Thought
"Spying campaign aimed at US entities and blamed on China was apparently more sweeping than originally thought. The campaign is cyberespionage exploited. The pulse connects secure networking devices, which are meant to boost Internet security. The hat came to light in April. But now, The Associated Press says its scope was larger than first known. Verizon New York City subway system and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. All found pulse related hacks, But all three say no data was taken. Is being blamed on China with state backed hackers. Suspected pulse connect secure, is used by many companies and governments for secure remote access to their networks. Its parent company did not comment at the AP on which customers were affected
'Transformers: Heavy Metal' Is a Real-World AR Mobile Game From Niantic and Hasbro
"Three virtually three been going on the big gaming conferences. A lot of news. There's one i thought you might be interested. In rene ritchie the folks at ny antic hutu and pokemon go have announced On the heels of there. I think is it safe to say the harry potter game was kind of a failure On the heels. that's fair. yeah they're going to do. The next one is going to come out later this year. Transformers heavy metal and So it'll be transformers out in the real world. See what bumblebee is up to. I'm going to have to undermine my birthday. Because like i think there were successful with pok mon because it was a beloved you know nostalgic ip intellectual property and it was. It was the advent of location based gaming ingress was very nerdy. Didn't have any franchise value to drive you know attachment to it. And then he tried with harry potter but like it makes no sense. You can catch a million pika choose. There's that that makes total sense. Focus on what are we gonna do. Catch a million hey goods. I'm going to hunt down a million bumblebees. it makes no in universe contextual sense to me like how harry potter ended up being the worst most tedious aspects of kokomo was about the game and that was all you could do i just. I fear that they're taking the wrong lessons from the game. Yeah they say a beta test betas will be out soon. You can sign up at the website. Transformers heavy metal dot com Yeah i mean clearly From niantic the value now with this platform is
U.S. Supreme Court Revives LinkedIn Bid to Shield Personal Data
"The. Us supreme court has thrown out a lower court ruling that had allowed a third party scraping of linked in users public profiles. The dispute will now go back to the federal appeals court from which it came quoting reuters. The us supreme court on monday gave microsoft's linked in another chance to try to stop rival high q. Labs from harvesting personal data from the professional networking platforms public. Profiles a practice. That lincoln contends threatens the privacy of its users the justices threw out a lower court ruling that had barred linked in from denying high q. Access to the information that linked in members had made publicly available at issue is whether companies can use a federal anti hacking law called the computer fraud and abuse act which prohibits accessing a computer without authorization to block competitors from harvesting or scraping vast amounts of customer data from public facing parts of a website. The justices sent the dispute back to the san francisco based ninth. Us circuit court of appeals to reconsider in light of their june fourth ruling that limited the type of conduct that can be criminally prosecuted under the same law. In that case the justices found that a person can not be guilty of violating that law if they misuse information on a computer that they have permission to access for its part. Hike uses the data for products at analyze employee skills or alert employers when they could be looking for a new job. It said lincoln the threat around the same time. Lincoln announced a similar service to hike. Cues it sued in federal court accusing lincoln of anticompetitive conduct and a federal judge in two thousand seventeen granted its request for a preliminary injunction against linked in explaining its stance. Haiku has said. Public data must remain public and innovation on the internet should not be stifled by anti-competitive hoarding of public data. By a small group of powerful companies the ninth circuit in two thousand nineteen blocked linked in from cutting off haiku while the litigation continued ruling that the law at issue likely does not apply in situations in which no authorisation is needed to access the data that users have made publicly available and
Lina Khan, Prominent Big Tech Critic, Will Lead the FTC
"Federal Trade Commission. As NPR's Bobby Allyn tells us, Khan becomes the agency's top enforcer after getting bipartisan support for her nomination from Congress. Lina Khan is a 32 year old Columbia law school professor who rose to prominence after writing on how decades old antitrust laws are capable of policing tech companies like Amazon. Her approached, adored by progressives, and some on the right has been dubbed hipster antitrust since it Bucks tradition. Most legal cases focus on whether a company's practices are raising prices for consumers but can argue that it doesn't matter if companies like Amazon are in fact making prices cheaper, She says the company uses press The Tory tactics to lock in its dominance and limit choice. Con is expected to be a guiding force on the FTC as it reviews acquisitions by companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon. That's Bobby Allyn reporting. This is NPR.
U.S. Fight Against Chinese 5G Efforts Goes Global
"As next generation five g networks or rolled out the. Us government has been ramping up restrictions on chinese made telecom equipment from companies like alway z. T. and it's been working to convince other countries to follow suit and now washington is rolling out various incentives to try and get more governments on board for more on this. I'm joined by reporter stu wu. He's been following things. Hey do things for being here. Thanks for having me. So let's just bring listeners up to speed here why the. Us been so focused on getting countries to cut chinese telecom gear out of their systems and what if their tactics look like so far so a few years ago. A chinese company that a lot of people haven't heard of called hallway became the biggest maker of the cellular equipment in the world. That's a staff you need to make your cell phones work. Connect to the internet to make calls and they were worried that this company was behold into the chinese government. If the chinese government asked him to spy or conduct a cyber attack the us government and said why would have no choice but these are now always says are independent of beijing. The us government didn't believe that so about three years ago what washington started to do was they went to allies like the u k like germany like india. And they said. Don't use away if you do so your cellular networks are going to be prone to spying by the chinese government or other bad actors. There's going to be risk for your national security. There's risks for your military forces. The issue was the. Us can do anything except say. Don't do this. this is bad for your cybersecurity and the only forgotten. Use the stick and care analogy the only thing they had were sticks and they said. Hey germany hey. Uk if you allow hallway into your country. We're not going to share military intelligence with you and that was the only tool they really
US Lawmakers Drop Antitrust Hammer on Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook
"A group of us house. Representatives introduced five bills targeting. The likes of amazon apple Google what are these bills. Actually do or spell out right well collectively they really do represent some of the most substantial if passed would be the most substantial change to the basic principles of a straw of antitrust law in the us In generations you know most of the main legislation that we have dictating things like monopolies what defines a monopoly force to prevent monopolies from forming their over century old and so collectively. They represent a bipartisan. You know as you said. Nobody seems to agree on anything in washington at this stage of our history but republican democrat The out agree that from their perspective. Big tech is too big
Apple Plans Faster Watch, Future Temperature and Glucose Sensors
"A mark gurman and debbie. Woo apple scoop monday. Their sources say apple is planning to launch a faster. Watch with improve connectivity and screen later this year which okay. That's probably to be expected. There always improving things like connectivity and screens but also what if we got new model types say an entry level and extreme sports model beginning next year quoting bloomberg the cupertino california-based tech giant is planning to refresh the line this year with a model likely dubbed the apple. Watch series seven. By adding a faster processor improved wireless connectivity an updated screen. According to people with knowledge of the plans next year the company plans to update the main apple watch alongside a successor for the lower end apple watch s e and a new version targeting extreme sports athletes apple had previously aim to put a body temperature sensor in this year's model. But that is now more likely to be included in the update. The blood sugar sensor which would help diabetics monitor their glucose levels is unlikely to be ready for commercial launch for several more years for this year's model apple has tested thinner display borders and a new lamb technique that brings the display closer to the front cover. The new watch is likely to be slightly thicker overall but not in a way. That's noticeable to the user. The model will include updated ultra wideband functionality. The same underlying technology in the apple airtags item finder at its developer conference in early. June apple previewed the upcoming watch. Os eight software update. That will the device unlock door and hotel rooms. The extreme sports model described by some inside apple as either explorer or adventure addition was in development for release as early as this year but is now more likely to launch in two thousand twenty two that new model would help apple compete with rugged offerings from players like garmin and casio computer and quote.
Biden Administration to Hold Russia Accountable for Cyberattacks
"Summit of the leaders of the world's most top Democratic economies wrapped up in the UK Sunday President Biden, speaking about the G seven's approach to dealing with the economic competition presented by China. As I've told, she's been playing myself. I'm not looking for conflict where we cooperate will cooperate. When we disagree on the state is frankly and we are going to respond to actions that are inconsistent and is now in Brussels for the NATO summit Monday it will then meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Switzerland Wednesday. This as the Biden administration is looking to hold Russia accountable for recent cyber attacks in the US, the issue of cyber security resurfaced at the G seven meeting of industrial nations. Here's what President Biden said about it. We've agreed they're going to work together to address cyber threats from state and non state actors like criminal ransomware networks. Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country would agree to hand over cyber criminals to the U. S. If America agreed to do the same with Russia, but many are Skeptical, pointing to Putin's denial of Russian links to recent ransomware attacks on JBs, the world's largest meat processing company, and colonial pipeline, which delivers the majority of fuel to the East Coast Foxes
Verizon Wants You Vaccinated
"Verizon bryozoans she vaccinated. So here's one hundred and eighty dollars. Airpods pro and other accessory discounts. So rice's joining several states offering financial incentives to get covid nineteen vaccine. Customers have gotten at least one dose can get a ten percent discount accessory some either. It's online physical stores to sweeten the deal. Even more rises leading customer stack that discount on top sales prices which can be used to get some pretty solid deals. It's unclear if or how you have to prove your vaccination status for example rising as airpods pro on sale until the june twentieth and the ten percent discount brings him down to one hundred and eighty dollars from the normal price to fifty. If you're a fan of headphones you can snag. And a discount you'll be able to pick up sony's delightfully named w. h. one thousand. Xm force for two seventy. The offer could also be a way to get a nice discount on lower priced item even considering so excessive rates. I don't think you can get this with the phones. But the also ballot first responders nurses teachers and military members and the customers eligible half from june fifteenth to july. Thirty first bill of questionnaire and received their promo code which can be deemed until august fifteenth so Briza says yet for whatever reason accessories whose prices and with the point nine seven can't get the discount so there you
Halo Infinite Will Be Released 'Holiday 2021'
"Hey listeners mike schneider here and i'm brett molina and welcome back to talking tech. So he three is nearing end and we thought it would be a good time to talk about what we think. The biggest announcements of the video game show have been so far. Sounds good brett. Well you know me. I'm always interested in in halo and we saw the game halo infinite. We know it's going to have a free online multiplayer game now. The game supposedly coming out this holiday season. We didn't see a lot we saw. You know what looks like. It could have been a a pre rendered video. But maybe there's game playing there. You couldn't really tell. I wish there'd been a specific date for it. Even though it said you know coming out holiday. I hope that doesn't suggest this game could be delayed again. I can't imagine them delaying it. Only because it's the twentieth anniversary of
Amazon's Luna Controller on Sale for $49, an All-Time Low
"Amazon is going to open up luna cloud gaming prime members between june twenty first and the twenty second so The lunatic game services offering no invite access on prime day during that time prime subscribers in most of the us able to start a seven day luna trial and get now get discounts on the controller and fire tv bundle to access luna currently. You must request imitation or owners supported. Fire tv device if available on windows and mac. Pc's fire tv iphone and ipad the web and unsupported android device. It costs it. Costs five ninety nine a month and includes resident evil. Seven control tacoma res- infant and metro exits. Amazon is discounting the dedicated linda controller by thirty percent reducing it to forty nine dollars from lists of seventy on top of that its offering fire tv stick four k and loonie controlled fire tv gaming bundle for seventy four dollars suggest a heads up of that were