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Apple explains that embarrassing Face ID failure during iPhone X launch

Apple explains that embarrassing Face ID failure during iPhone X launch

On the 10th anniversary of the iPhone's release, Apple has made a decision to skip over nine and jump straight to 10 with the release of the iPhone X (pronounced "iPhone 10"). We like to be surprised, and surprised we were with TrndLabs' Nova, a delightful and yet also thoroughly cheap pair of earphones that pack in a tremendous amount of value.


Education Secretary DeVos to visit IN high school football game

Education Secretary DeVos to visit IN high school football game

In March, she praised the Indianapolis Public Schools district, saying more school corporations across the country should follow the "out-of-the-box" school management approach used by IPS. "The problem with vouchers or tax credits or whatever you want to call those is that they really end up fencing students away from the public schools and they end up funneling funding away from public schools", said Leah Filter, a lobbyist for the Kansas Association of School Boards.


Canada could be getting a Toronto-Montreal Hyperloop route

Canada could be getting a Toronto-Montreal Hyperloop route

Hyperloop One will now be working closely with these teams on their routes, exploring the feasibility and challenges of each route, which might eventually lead to the actual development of some of these routes around the world. With Hyperloop One, passengers and cargo are loaded into a pod, and accelerate gradually via electric propulsion through a low-pressure tube. Once it picks up enough speed, the pod lifts above the track with magnetic levitation, allowing it to glide at airline speeds ...


Head of world's largest meatpacker arrested in Brazil

Head of world's largest meatpacker arrested in Brazil

Brazilian politicians just can not seem to get out of their own way when it comes to corruption. In the interim, Chamber of Deputies Speaker Rodrigo Maia, a Temer ally, would be president. That led to the leniency agreement signed with the brothers being stripped and Joesley Batista being arrested Sunday. Michel Temer, who reportedly denies any wrongdoing, could be suspended from office for six months if he has to face trial.


Google hit with lawsuit alleging it systematically pays women less than men

Google hit with lawsuit alleging it systematically pays women less than men

The suit, filed Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, follows a federal labor investigation that made a preliminary finding of systemic pay discrimination among the 21,000 employees at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The lawsuit hits Google just over a month after engineer James Damore's memo arguing that women are biologically unsuited for careers in tech went public , causing an uproar against Google and leading to his firing.