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Apple watch makes digital health history with FDA nod

Sergei Egorov
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has bestowed a groundbreaking approval upon the Apple Watch, marking a pivotal moment in digital health technology. Specifically, the FDA has granted approval to the Apple Watch’s atrial fibrillation (AFib) feature, recognizing its efficacy as a qualified device within the Medical Device Development Tools (MDDT) program. This significant milestone......
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Antitrust trial reveals Google’s $20B payments to Apple in 2022

Sergei Egorov
Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, made payments totaling $20 billion to Apple Inc. in 2022 for securing Google as the default search engine on Apple’s Safari browser, as revealed by recently unsealed court documents in the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google. This payment agreement between the tech giants lies at the core of......
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Oracle picks Nashville for HQ, tech boom ahead

Sergei Egorov
Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison dropped a bombshell announcement on Tuesday, revealing that the tech giant will be relocating its global headquarters to Nashville, Tennessee. This move comes amidst Oracle’s ongoing development of a $1.35 billion corporate campus in the city’s River North area, promising to deliver 8,500 job opportunities to the region. Ellison’s......
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Enhancing your audio experience with safe earphone use

Sergei Egorov
As wireless headphones become increasingly common, concerns about the safety of Bluetooth technology and its potential health risks, such as cancer, persist. A group of scientists voiced significant concerns in 2015 regarding the potential dangers associated with non-ionizing electromagnetic field (EMF) technology utilized by all Bluetooth devices. Yet, understanding the specific risks......
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Tim Cook confirms apple’s vision pro headset arrival in China

Sergei Egorov
Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during his appearance at the China Development Forum in Beijing that the company’s highly anticipated $3,499 mixed-reality headset, the Vision Pro, will be hitting the Chinese market later this year. This move marks Apple’s expansion of its latest innovative product into one of the world’s largest consumer markets.......
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Historic EU decision sets precedent for global AI regulation

Sergei Egorov
In a landmark move, the European Union’s parliament has greenlit the world’s pioneering comprehensive regulatory framework to govern the burgeoning realm of artificial intelligence (AI). This groundbreaking legislation, known as the EU AI Act, sets forth a nuanced categorization of AI technologies based on their associated risks, ranging from ‘unacceptable,’ warranting a ban,......
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UG Labs raises $7m to revolutionize kids’ gaming with AI

Sergei Egorov
UG Labs, has successfully raised $7 million in funding to revolutionize children’s gaming experiences with conversational AI and voice interactivity. The funding round was led by Amiti Venture and MoreVC, with additional participation from Mediatek and private angel investors. The company’s innovative approach to game design involves integrating voice interactivity and conversational AI into its......
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Bose and Kith collaborate for stylish audio innovation

Sergei Egorov
In a groundbreaking fusion of premium sound and high fashion, Bose and Kith unveil the exclusive Kith for Bose Ultra Open Earbuds. This novel collaboration, launching on January 22nd for $300, heralds a new era in wearable audio fashion. Melding Bose’s audio excellence with Kith’s fashion-forward ethos, these limited-edition earbuds offer a unique balance of......