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Expanded watchOS 4 Heart Rate Monitoring Features Not Available on Original Apple Watch

watchOS 4 introduces an expanded Heart Rate app that’s able to track your current heart rate, your resting heart rate, average heart rate while walking, and your recovery rate after exercising, providing more information about your overall health. It’s also able to send alerts if it detects a heart rate …

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How to Sign Up for iCloud Family Storage Plans in iOS 11

Apple’s Family Sharing feature allows you to share music, movies, apps, photos, and more with family members, and in iOS 11, Family Sharing extends to Apple’s iCloud Storage plans. When you purchase a 200GB or 2TB iCloud Storage plan, all members of your family can share the storage space. Depending …

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Melania Trump Condemns Bullying In Harsh Terms Without Getting Into Any Messy Specifics

On Wednesday, Melania Trump spoke at a luncheon on one of her few public topics: bullying and how it’s the responsibility of adults to teach kids how to behave through their words and actions. Unless they’re president, presumably. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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High School Idiots Decided That a Cancer Awareness Rally Was the Perfect Place for Their Rape Joke

Four students at Westside High School in Anderson, SC, have been disciplined after using a “Cancer Awareness Night” football game to make a crude joke about rape against their rival school late last week. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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There’s a Nazi Hunting TV Show Coming Courtesy of Jordan Peele

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Google Purchases HTC’s Pixel Division for $1.1 Billion

Google today announced that it will acquire part of HTC’s mobile division in a deal that’s worth $1.1 billion. Under terms of the agreement “a team of HTC talent” will join Google’s hardware organization. The HTC employees moving to Google worked as part of the “Powered by HTC” unit that …

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How to Use Emergency SOS on iPhone in iOS 11

In iOS 11, Apple added a new emergency feature to the iPhone, which is designed to allow you to quickly and discreetly place a call to emergency services. In the United States, SOS dials 911, and in other countries, it works with local emergency responders. When you press the sleep/wake …

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How to Make an Apple Music Profile to Connect With Friends in iOS 11

Although Apple has fumbled with social network features within its music apps in the past, the company is trying again with an all-new social sharing ability in iOS 11. There’s no exact name for the feature, but Apple describes it as a way for you to discover music that your …

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The case against shrinking the Fed’s balance-sheet

AS EXPECTED, the Federal Reserve announced on September 20th that it will soon begin reversing the asset purchases it made during and after the financial crisis. From October, America’s central bank will stop reinvesting all of the money it receives when its assets start to mature. As a result, its …

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The big data breach suffered by Equifax has alarming implications

UNTIL something goes wrong, few people give much thought to the surveillance they undergo by credit-reporting agencies (CRAs). Yet these agencies’ business is deeply intrusive: quantifying character. They assign individuals credit scores based on how they previously managed debt. The scores are then sold to lenders. In America, Equifax, Experian …