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The iPhone 12 emits too much radiation and Apple must take it off the market, a French agency says

September 13, 2023

PARIS (AP) — A government watchdog agency in France has ordered Apple to withdraw the iPhone 12 from the French market, saying it emits levels of electromagnetic radiation that are too high. The National Frequency Agency, which oversees radio-electric frequencies as well as public exposure to electromagnetic radiation, called on Apple in a statement Tuesday to “implement…

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Four top tech devices to enhance education

August 25, 2023

Family Features Gone are the days of paper and pencil being the necessities for learning. Schoolwork has gone digital, meaning it’s time to gear up your students for success with the top tech that keeps them connected in the classroom and beyond. From kid-friendly smartphones and earbuds to connected wearables and devices that keep learning…

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What is Threads? All your questions about Meta’s new Twitter rival, answered

July 7, 2023

By Wyatte Grantham-Philips ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Threads, a text-based app built by Meta to rival Twitter, is live. The app, billed as the text version of Meta’s photo-sharing platform Instagram, became available Wednesday night to users in more than 100 countries — including the U.S., Britain, Australia, Canada and Japan. Despite some early…

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Betting on social media as a news destination for the young

March 10, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Slade Sohmer, standing left, editor at the news video company Recount, conducts a workshop for reporters at The News Movement (TNM), a social media news operation re-imagined for Gen-Z consumers, Wednesday, March 1, 2023, in New York. TNM, which uses a staff of reporters with an average age of 25 to make tailored…

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Facial recognition tool led to mistaken arrest, lawyer says

January 6, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Massachusetts Institute of Technology facial recognition researcher Joy Buolamwini stands for a portrait at the school in Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 13, 2019. Louisiana authorities’ use of facial recognition technology led to the mistaken identity arrest of a Georgia man on a fugitive warrant, an attorney for the man said. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)…

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FBI director raises national security concerns about TikTok

December 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The TikTok logo is seen on a cell phone, Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) By Eric Tucker ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — FBI Director Chris Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok, warning Friday that control of the popular video sharing app is in the hands of a Chinese…

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 Influencers debate leaving Twitter, but where would they go?

November 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Pariss Chandler, of Randolph, Mass., founder of the recruitment platform website Black Tech Pipeline, stands for a photograph, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Cambridge, Mass. Chandler built a community for Black tech workers on Twitter that eventually became the foundation for her own recruitment company. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) By Alexandra Olson And Maryclaire…

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Social media platforms brace for midterm elections mayhem

October 28, 2022

By David Klepper ASSOCIATED PRESS  A Facebook search for the words “election fraud” first delivers an article claiming that workers at a Pennsylvania children’s museum are brainwashing children so they’ll accept stolen elections. Facebook’s second suggestion? A link to an article from a site called MAGA Underground that says Democrats are plotting to rig next…

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