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Disrupt Berlin 2018 heavy on machine learning, picks sperm freezer Legacy as Startup Battlefield winner

12/02/2018, 01:12 pm

A panel of tech industry judges narrowed down a dozen contestants picked from over a thousand applicants to pick up the Disrupt Cup award at Disrupt Berlin 2018. The panel ultimately bypassed other startups putting machine learning directly into consumers' hands, and ultimately decided on a single winner that wiggled its way past the others to win $50,000 -- a Swiss startup named Legacy that freezes men's sperm when they are healthy and young to archive reproductive ability until the time is right.

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Disrupt Berlin 2018 sponsor Otter Voice Notes uses AI to create live, searchable transcripts

12/01/2018, 05:12 pm

One of the most overtly impressive products on display at Disrupt Berlin was Otter Voice Notes, a live transcription service from AISense, powered by artificial intelligence. The product generates searchable archives of presentations, meetings, interviews, or any other audio feed, delivering transcribed text synchronized to an audio recording, with identified speakers and keyword metadata.

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Sending unsolicited nudes via AirDrop might soon be illegal in NYC

12/01/2018, 01:12 am

A bill introduced to the New York City Council this week seeks to address the growing problem of "cyber flashing," or the act of sending explicit photos to strangers through file sharing technology like Apple's AirDrop.

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Apple avoids iPhone ban in India by approving regulator's anti-spam app for download from the App Store

11/30/2018, 02:11 pm

Apple has ended a standoff with the telecommunications regulator of India, approving TRAI's anti-spam app for inclusion in the App Store, a move that also allows Apple to avoid threats from the regulator that could have led to the banning of iPhones from the country's mobile networks.

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TestCard turns your iPhone into a private, clinical-grade urinalysis kit

11/30/2018, 01:11 pm

A UK startup is launching an app that uses the iPhone camera and flash system to provide immediate and accurate results for a variety of issues ranging from pregnancy to blood glucose to prostate health, kidney disease, STIs and even illicit drugs -- using low-cost test strips that arrive in the form of a postcard-sized mailer.

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WWDC-featured title 'The Elder Scrolls: Blades' delayed until early 2019 for iOS and Android

11/30/2018, 06:11 am

Bethesda's much-anticipated iOS title "The Elder Scrolls: Blades" that was shown off at the 2018 WWDC has been pushed into 2019, the developer has announced.

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Holiday gift guide 2018: Here are the best Apple-ready gifts for new parents

11/29/2018, 02:11 pm

Being a new parent is stressful, especially for the first three months or so. AppleInsider has rounded up the best holiday gifts for the new parents on your shopping list to make their lives a little easier, with options for any budget.

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At Disrupt Berlin 2018, TechCrunch provides a platform for Europe's aspiring tech startups

11/29/2018, 01:11 pm

TechCrunch is in Germany to highlight promising new ideas and award a "Startup Battlefield" winner at its Disrupt Berlin conference, the second event it has held in the German capital and only the fifth it's held in Europe. AppleInsider is there to take a look at new tech on the Old Continent.

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iOS 12 now on 75 percent of compatible devices, hit mark faster than iOS 11

11/29/2018, 07:11 am

Third-party analytics data suggests the adoption of iOS 12 on active iPhones and iPads has reached 75 percent, continuing a trend where the latest milestone release of Apple's mobile operating system continues to outpace iOS 11.

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Holiday gift guide 2018: Here are the top 10 toys for use with Apple's iPhone or iPad

11/28/2018, 02:11 pm

If your son or daughter is lucky enough to have an iPhone or iPad handy, there are a growing number of toys that take advantage of the iOS platform. AppleInsider rounds up the top 10 toys for kids to use with Apple mobile devices.

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Supreme Court questions Apple's arguments over App Store antitrust suit

11/27/2018, 09:11 am

The U.S. Supreme Court challenged about Apple's oral arguments concerning accusations the App Store is a monopoly during oral arguments on Monday, with the iPhone producer insisting the antitrust suit should be brought by app developers, rather than consumers.

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Apple opens free Everyone Can Code session registrations, offers new Hour of Code guides

11/26/2018, 01:11 pm

Marking Computer Science Education Week, Apple is expanding its Everyone Can Code program to provide more students with the ability to learn to program, by providing more resources for learning Swift and opening up thousands of free Hour of Code sessions at its Apple Store outlets for the first two weeks of December.

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Apple in talks to transfer US veterans' medical records to iPhone

11/20/2018, 07:11 pm

Apple is reportedly in discussions with the Department of Veterans Affairs to partner on a program that would grant millions of military veterans access to their medical records directly on iPhone.

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Adobe Lightroom CC adds support for 2018 iPads and iPhones, new Apple Pencil gestures

11/16/2018, 03:11 pm

Adobe has issued an update for Lightroom CC that makes the photograph editing app work properly with Apple's latest iPhone releases, while the iPad version of the app supports the new iPad Pro range and the updated Apple Pencil.

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Second watchOS 5.1.2 & third macOS 10.14.2, iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.11 developer betas available

11/15/2018, 01:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a new batch of developer betas, with participants in Apple's testing program now able to shake down the third developer betas of macOS 10.14.2, iOS 12.1.1. and tvOS 12.1.1, as well as the second developer beta for watchOS 5.1.2.

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Apple considering offline mode for Siri that could process voice locally on an iPhone

11/15/2018, 09:11 am

Apple wants Siri to become more useful to users when not connected to the internet, including the possibility of an offline mode that does not rely on a backend server to assist with voice recognition or performing the required task, one that would be entirely performed on the user's device.

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Safari vulnerability lets hackers swipe recently deleted photos from iPhone X

11/14/2018, 09:11 pm

White-hat hackers Richard Zhu and Amat Cama at the Mobile Pwn2Own contest on Wednesday leveraged a previously unknown exploit that allowed the pair to extract a supposedly deleted photo from an iPhone X running the latest iOS 12.1.

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How to catch up on Stan Lee's creations by reading comics on your iPad

11/13/2018, 12:11 pm

After more than five decades creating comic books that now span a multi-billion dollar movie franchise, modern mythologist Stan Lee has died. He has left behind an enormous body of printed work in his five decades in the industry, and AppleInsider discusses how to best access those works on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad.

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Apple IDs locked for unknown reasons for a number of iPhone users

11/13/2018, 07:11 am

A number of iPhone users have discovered their Apple ID has been locked on all of their Apple devices, preventing them from accessing stored data and related services, with the lockdowns occurring for seemingly unknown reasons.

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Apple's Swift Playgrounds 2.2 improves discovery of third-party content, new playgrounds

11/12/2018, 11:11 pm

Apple on Monday issued an updated version of its Swift Playgrounds app for iPad, introducing content discovery enhancements, improved touch gestures and more.

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