Day: June 4, 2019

What’s in store for Microsoft’s US pop-up shops? Not much, they’re being closed

Hello London! Buh-bye kiosks Microsoft has quietly swung the axe on a chunk of its retail operation, with “speciality stores” in America bearing the brunt of the blade.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

WWDC 2019: Apple updates WatchOS 6, adds voice memo, hearing health and the App Store – CNET

Apple refreshes its wearable OS and adds a new feature that measures decibel levels. …read more Source:: CNet

Is ‘Sign in with Apple’ Marketing Spin or Privacy Magic? Experts Weigh In

The login scheme promises it won’t share data — and will be required for all developers using third-party sign-ins. …read more Source:: Threatpost

WWDC 2019’s craziest reveal was a $1,000 monitor stand for the $5,000 Pro Display XDR – CNET

Yes, the ultra-pricey monitor doesn’t include a stand. That will cost you somewhere between $200 and $1,000. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple Is Now the Privacy-As-A-Service Company

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Apple’s truly transforming into a privacy-as-a-service company, which shows in the way that it’s implementing both the new single sign-on account service, as well as its camera and location services updates in iOS 13. The SSO play is especially clever, because it includes a mechanism that will…

Chevy’s 3.0-liter diesel-equipped Silverado 1500 finally gets pricing, but is it worth it? – Roadshow

It costs the same as the biggest V8 in the range, but it’s down nearly 200 horsepower and makes equal torque. …read more Source:: CNet

iOS 13 code reportedly hints at Apple’s rumored Tile competitor – CNET

The tags will work with the new Find My app. …read more Source:: CNet

House Committee Votes To Continue Research Ban On Genetically Modified Babies

A congressional committee voted this week to continue a federal ban on creating genetically modified babies in the United States. From a report: The House Appropriations Committee voted to retain the ban after the prohibition had been lifted last month by a subcommittee. The vote was part of debate over routine funding legislation for the…

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could still have physical buttons – CNET

But a headphone jack is less likely, according to a frequent Samsung tipster. …read more Source:: CNet

With Apple HomeKit Secure Video, what you do at home, stays at home – CNET

Apple promises a privacy-focused approach to storing your security camera footage. Here’s what we’ve learned about how it works. …read more Source:: CNet