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Apple Confirms Random Shutdown Issues with Base Model 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro

Apple today acknowledged unexpected shutdown issues with the base model 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro. Launched earlier this year, the machine will randomly shut down for no reason whatsoever.
Xiaomi launches Mi Credit personal loan service in India

Xiaomi launches Mi Credit personal loan service in India

Xiaomi's latest venture brings the Chinese tech giant further into the financial tech space.
Google now wants users to chat within Google Photos app

Google now wants users to chat within Google Photos app

No, this feature is not designed to replace your existing chat apps.
Greta Thunberg: People underestimate 'angry kids'

Greta Thunberg: People underestimate 'angry kids'

Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that adults should stop making young people "angry" over global warming.
The first Nancy Drew game in 5 years will transform us all over again     - CNET

The first Nancy Drew game in 5 years will transform us all over again - CNET

With Midnight in Salem, the feminist icon is back and ready to teach a new generation all kinds of amazing skills.
Climate change: Last decade 'on course' to be warmest

Climate change: Last decade 'on course' to be warmest

Provisional data suggests the decade from 2010-2019 is the warmest yet recorded.
Samsung’s new mid-range smartphone series set to launch next week

Samsung’s new mid-range smartphone series set to launch next week

The Galaxy A51 with four rear cameras could kick off the new series.
Climate change: COP25 island nation in 'fight to death'

Climate change: COP25 island nation in 'fight to death'

The president of the Marshall Islands tells a summit that rising tides threaten its existence.
Senate Confirms Dan Brouillette to Lead Energy Department

Senate Confirms Dan Brouillette to Lead Energy Department

The former lobbyist becomes President Trump’s second energy secretary, succeeding Rick Perry.
‘There are definitely registered sex offenders’ using Tinder, PlentyofFish, OkCupid says Match Group rep

‘There are definitely registered sex offenders’ using Tinder, PlentyofFish, OkCupid says Match Group rep

A recent investigation found more than 150 instances of sexual assault involving dating apps. Approximately 10 percent involved users being matched with dates who had previously been accused or
Lil Bub and the Death of Cuteness

Lil Bub and the Death of Cuteness

The time of internet cats has passed.
Why Notion is staying small as its valuation gets bigger

Why Notion is staying small as its valuation gets bigger

COO Akshay Kothari says the startup has "never felt like if we had more money we could grow faster."
Best Cyber Monday Speaker Deals: Sonos One & Beam Are 25% Off

Best Cyber Monday Speaker Deals: Sonos One & Beam Are 25% Off

If you've been longing to start or expand your Sonos setup, their deals don't get better than these Cyber Monday discounts on the Sonos Beam, Sonos One, and more.
Society Photographer Turns His Lens on Smartphone Addiction

Society Photographer Turns His Lens on Smartphone Addiction

Dafydd Jones shoots parties for a living. Around a decade ago, he began noticing a disturbing trend.
The ‘Amazon effect’ is flooding a struggling recycling system with cardboard

The ‘Amazon effect’ is flooding a struggling recycling system with cardboard

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images This holiday season, the popularity of online shopping collides with upheaval in cardboard recycling. China’s 2017 decision to turn away America’s trash has left
Cheap at Last, Batteries Are Making a Solar Dream Come True

Cheap at Last, Batteries Are Making a Solar Dream Come True

Solar power is increasingly available around the clock as energy storage become more affordable.
Sperm whale dies with 100kg 'litter ball' in its stomach

Sperm whale dies with 100kg 'litter ball' in its stomach

Fishing nets and rope were among the debris found inside the whale which stranded on the Isle of Harris.
Facebook makes leaving Facebook easier with Google Photos export tool

Facebook makes leaving Facebook easier with Google Photos export tool

Facebook now lets you easily export photos and videos to Google Photos.
Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets $360M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC

Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets $360M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC

November 2019 could mark when Nigeria (arguably) became Africa’s unofficial capital for fintech investment and digital finance startups. The month saw $360 million invested in Nigerian focused payment