Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims – gpgmail

[ad_1] A number of malicious websites used to hack into iPhones over a two-year period were targeting Uyghur Muslims, gpgmail has learned. Sources familiar with the matter said the websites were part of a state-backed attack — likely China — designed to target the Uyghur community in the country’s Xinjiang state. It’s part of the […]

Tesla’s Model 3 interior (even the steering wheel) is now 100% leather-free – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tesla said Saturday that its Model 3 interiors are now completely free of leather, fulfilling a promise made by CEO Elon Musk at this year’s annual shareholder meeting. Tesla has been closing in on a leather-free interior for a couple of years now. But a sticking point was the steering wheel, which Musk made […]

Apple products under pricing pressure as new 15% tariffs drop Sunday – gpgmail

[ad_1] A new 15% tariff on Chinese imports will go in effect just after midnight Sunday, placing levies on hundreds of household goods and consumer tech, including a bevy of Apple products. The tariffs, put in place by President Donald Trump as part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade war with China, were entered into the […]

Apple still has work to do on privacy – gpgmail

[ad_1] There’s no doubt that Apple’s self-polished reputation for privacy and security has taken a bit of a battering recently. On the security front, Google researchers just disclosed a major flaw in the iPhone, finding a number of malicious websites that could hack into a victim’s device by exploiting a set of previously undisclosed software […]

Netflix’s new ‘Dark Crystal’ is a visual delight, no nostalgia needed – gpgmail

[ad_1] “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” returns viewers to the world of Thra — a distant, magical planet ruled over by the sinister, long-lived Skeksis, who have lied their way into ownership of the titular crystal and dominance of the elf-like Gelflings. The series is a prequel to Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s 1982 […]

Come along, take a ride – gpgmail

[ad_1] From afar, Olli resembles many of the “future is now!” electric autonomous shuttles that have popped up in recent years. The tall rectangular pod, with its wide-set headlights and expansive windows nestled between a rounded frame, gives the shuttle a friendly countenance that screams, ever so gently, “come along, take a ride.” But Olli […]

Microsoft Demos Touch-Optimized Desktop in Latest Windows 10 Insider Build

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s touch-friendly tile UI arrived in Windows 8 where it was forced upon everyone all the time. Microsoft learned its lesson from that, and Windows 10 only uses the full-screen tiles in tablet mode. In the latest Insider build, […]

Peloton’s 29 secret weapons – gpgmail

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about a new e-commerce startup, Pietra. Before that, I wrote about the flurry of IPO filings. Remember, you […]

Did your aluminum Apple Watch mysteriously crack itself? Apple might replace the screen for free – gpgmail

[ad_1] So your aluminum Series 2 or Series 3 Apple Watch is suddenly cracking around the edges… but you don’t remember bumping it on anything, or being particularly rough with it. Surprise! It might not be your fault at all. Apple says that they’ve determined that “under very rare circumstances”, the displays on aluminum Series […]

One extra week on early-bird pricing for Disrupt SF 2019 – gpgmail

[ad_1] Happy (almost) Labor Day to all the hardworking members of the early-startup community — entrepreneurs, founders, investors, engineers and everyone in between. We know how hard you work to build your dream, so we’re cutting you a break and extending our early-bird pricing on passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2019 through 11:59 p.m. (PST) […]