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Live from Apple’s iPhone event

Live from Apple’s iPhone event

Gooooood morning, Cupertino. Today’s the big event at Apple  HQ. 2018’s been a slow year for Apple hardware (including a complete no-show at WWDC a few months back). As ever, we’ll be on-hand to help make sense of all the news as it breaks, and you can follow along with our handy live blog below. For those who want it straight from the source, you can follow Apple’s live stream or over on Twitter.
JPMorgan Chase Will Commit $500 Million to Reviving U.S. Cities

JPMorgan Chase Will Commit $500 Million to Reviving U.S. Cities

Mega-bank JPMorgan Chase has spent the past five years turning neighborhoods in a handful of U.S. cities into laboratories for economic revitalization, steering financing, training and expertise to cash-starved communities. On Wednesday, it will announce plans to scale up that experiment dramatically with the AdvancingCities program—a 5-year, $500 million campaign that could expand its model to as many as 30 metro areas.
Gemini and Paxos Both Launch Stablecoins on Ethereum Blockchain

Gemini and Paxos Both Launch Stablecoins on Ethereum Blockchain

Two crypto companies, Gemini Trust and Paxos, got a green light from a New York state regulator to launch their own stablecoins pegged 1:1 to the U.S. dollar.  New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) gave an okay to Gemini Trust, the crypto exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, to launch Gemini Dollar (GUSD).
Medical marijuana users are being shut out of public housing

Medical marijuana users are being shut out of public housing

Cancer patients and other people with debilitating conditions are being forced to choose between medical marijuana and federal public housing assistance. Even though some of the most conservative states are passing laws legalizing medical weed, marijuana is still a Schedule I controlled substance on a federal level, along with heroin and ecstasy, which can make users ineligible for programs like rental assistance or public housing.
GitHub Pull Requests in Visual Studio Code

GitHub Pull Requests in Visual Studio Code

Like many other open source projects, the Visual Studio Code community collaborates through pull requests to land fixes and new features. Starting this past spring, our team has been working to bring you a new integrated pull request experience so that you can collaborate, comment, review, and validate GitHub pull requests directly from within Visual Studio Code.
S. Korea May Ban Import of Apple's iPhone X

S. Korea May Ban Import of Apple's iPhone X

The Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy is investigating the allegations that Apple infringed on the KAIST’s FinFET-related patent. With the investigation period already extended twice, its final determination is likely to be in favor of the KAIST. Then, import of Apple phones such as the iPhone X may be banned.
First IoT security bill reaches governor's desk in California

First IoT security bill reaches governor's desk in California

The first Internet of Things (IoT) security bill in the US has been approved in California at the end of August and has now reached the Governor's desk to be signed into law. The bill, SB-327, was introduced in February 2017 and was the first legislation of its kind in the US.It even predated by almost six months the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, a bill introduced in the US Senate by Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA].
Keller Williams is making huge moves in the tech space

Keller Williams is making huge moves in the tech space

Keller Williams is on a mission to beat Zillow and Redfin in the real estate game, and it plans to use technology to make it happen. The real estate franchisor acquired Philadelphia-based startup SmarterAgent, which allows agents to create their own branded apps, and has a platform that connects more than 650 multiple listing services.
Apple supplier shares slide after Trump tells tech giant to make products in U.S.

Apple supplier shares slide after Trump tells tech giant to make products in U.S.

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Shares of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) suppliers fell across Asia on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the tech giant should make products in the United States if it wanted to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.
Amazon Prime subscribers will more than double to 275 million in the next decade, Citi says

Amazon Prime subscribers will more than double to 275 million in the next decade, Citi says

Amazon Prime subscribers will more than double to 275 million in a decade, estimates Citigroup, which raised its price target on the stock Monday after a deep-dive analysis into the subscription service of the internet retailing juggernaut.


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