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iPhone Shipments Grew by 18% in China Thanks to iPhone 11

The popularity of iPhone 11 has led Apple’s market share in China to grow by 18.7% YoY.
Insight Partners acquires data backup and recovery platform Veeam for $5 billion

Insight Partners acquires data backup and recovery platform Veeam for $5 billion

Veeam, a data management company that offers backup and disaster recovery services for enterprises, is being acquired by Insight Partners for $5 billion.
The best smart home products at CES 2020

The best smart home products at CES 2020

Here's our roundup of the best smart home products we saw at CES 2020, which includes smart lights, appliances, and more!
Plastic packaging ban 'could harm environment'

Plastic packaging ban 'could harm environment'

Stopping plastic packaging could lead to higher carbon alternatives, a Parliamentary report says.
Fake News Might Have Just Stopped a War

Fake News Might Have Just Stopped a War

The Iranian missile strike had the feel of a stage-managed event, allowing both sides to craft their own narratives.

How a Fish Steals Its Ability to Glow

Many organisms have evolved bioluminescence, but the golden sweeper’s lights comes from the glowing shrimp in its diet.
Yes, This Cuttlefish Is Wearing 3-D Glasses

Yes, This Cuttlefish Is Wearing 3-D Glasses

Scientists knew octopuses and squid didn’t have any depth perception, but they had a hunch their cuttlefish cousins might.
Wildfires Are Obliterating Australia's Iconic Ecosystems

Wildfires Are Obliterating Australia's Iconic Ecosystems

Australia's bushfires aren't just unprecedented—they're catastrophic. The continent's ecosystems could be forever changed.
#ReleaseTheJJCut Brings Conspiracy Theories to Star Wars

#ReleaseTheJJCut Brings Conspiracy Theories to Star Wars

Hollywood fandom theories are everywhere. Now, 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' has one of its own.
The Flu Season May Yet Turn Ugly, C.D.C. Warns

The Flu Season May Yet Turn Ugly, C.D.C. Warns

Almost as many people are falling ill as did two years ago, in what was a particularly severe flu season. But this season’s virus is unusual, and it’s too early to tell how dangerous.
2019 Was Second Hottest Year on Record

2019 Was Second Hottest Year on Record

2019 was a very hot year, with global average temperatures the second highest on record,by less than one-tenth of a degree Fahrenheit behind 2016.
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Sees Sharpest One-Year Drop

Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Sees Sharpest One-Year Drop

Breakthrough treatments for lung cancer and melanoma have driven down cancer mortality overall — and from 2016 to 2017 spurred the largest-ever decline.
Major TikTok Security Flaws Found

Major TikTok Security Flaws Found

The vulnerabilities, which the app says it has fixed, could have let attackers manipulate content and extract personal data.
Deal: Pick up the 1Voice LR9 Headphones for just $28

Deal: Pick up the 1Voice LR9 Headphones for just $28

The Voice LR9 Headphones feature Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity and active noise cancelation. They're over 75% with our code.
What Does California’s New Data Privacy Law Mean? Nobody Agrees

What Does California’s New Data Privacy Law Mean? Nobody Agrees

The statute was meant to standardize how companies disclose their consumer data-mining practices. So far, not so much.
Outrage Grows as Wave of Apparent Anti-Semitic Attacks Hits New York

Outrage Grows as Wave of Apparent Anti-Semitic Attacks Hits New York

There have been at least nine apparent anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn around Hanukkah.
Now Entering Orbit: Tiny Lego-like Modular Satellites

Now Entering Orbit: Tiny Lego-like Modular Satellites

Space is getting closer, thanks to small, cheap “satlets” that network themselves to solve problems in flight.
Pokémon Go’s wayspot contributions disabled due to ‘overwhelming response’

Pokémon Go’s wayspot contributions disabled due to ‘overwhelming response’

Niantic has been forced to temporarily stop Pokémon Go players from making PokéStop and Gym contributions.
Google Pixel 4 XL international giveaway!

Google Pixel 4 XL international giveaway!

This week we're giving away a brand new Google Pixel 4 XL!