Apple Watch Series 4 offers first ever direct-to-consumer ECG

March 13, 2019

Apple will be the first company to offer an over-the-counter electrocardiogram device to consumers.  The company announced the new feature on the Apple Watch Series 4 during its fall product introduction at its headquarters in Cupertino, California, on Wednesday. Apple has added electrodes to the Apple Watch, which can measure the electric activity in the […]

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Apple Black Friday 2018 deals: Everything we know right now

February 27, 2019

Apple doesn’t really ‘do’ Black Friday, at least not the way other stores do. There’s no weeks-ahead leaked ad, and historically not much in the way of Black Friday discounts. In 2016 and 2017, in fact, Apple offered only gift cards with various purchases. There was a 5 gift card when you bought an Apple […]

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Apple says Trump’s tariffs would make Watch, AirPods and Macs more expensive

February 4, 2019

The United States’ proposed 00 billion tariff on Chinese-made products might not affect your next TVs or phone purchase directly, but Apple now says that a whole lot of other Apple products would get hit by the 25 percent increase in import tax — including the Apple Watch, AirPods headphones and HomePod smart speaker. Here’s […]

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ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott revealed two million accounts had been overcharged. Picture: AAP Image/Wayne Taylor

ANZ boss reveals solution to problem gamblers

January 12, 2019

One of Australia’s big four banks has revealed a bold new plan to stop problem gamblers in their tracks at the royal commission today. ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott took to the stand this morning to face questioning from senior counsel assisting the commission Rowena Orr QC regarding the bank’s conduct. But among the grilling over […]

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Stunning! Nasdaq to Add XRP Liquid Index, Crypto Bulls Rush In

November 9, 2018

Nasdaq exchange is adding Brave New Coin’s XRP Liquid Index tomorrow, sending crypto traders into a bull frenzy. Within an hour of the announcement, XRP had surged by about 4%. The announcement comes within months of Nasdaq adding Brave New Coin’s (BNC’s) Bitcoin and Ethereum Liquidity Indexes – BLX and ELX. They are all part of the Nasdaq […]

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US Centers for Disease Control to study e-scooter accidents

November 6, 2018

As more people fall victim to e-scooter accidents, specialists from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are heading to Austin, Texas, to study the incidents and see what can be done. According to a slide deck by Austin’s transportation department, the department is partnering with Austin Public Health to bring three CDC epidemiologists […]

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Peugeot 3008 Active shines for ride and value

October 14, 2018

Peugeot 3008 (overseas model shown)Source:Supplied PEUGEOT’S 3008 in base Active grade is 7,990 drive-away — it doesn’t look cheap but it’s competing with mid-spec rivals. VALUE Competitive pricing: Peugeot 3008 (overseas model shown)Source:Supplied At first glance the Peugeot 3008 at 7,990 drive-away isn’t cheap compared to rivals but the Active is effectively competing with mid-spec […]

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Delta will scan faces at new ‘biometric terminal’ at the airport

October 1, 2018

Delta Air Lines is rolling out facial recognition technology at the international terminal of Atlanta’s airport, the carrer said Thursday. Starting this year, passengers flying internationally from Terminal F at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will have the option of using the face-scanning technology. It’ll be installed in several areas throughout the terminal, including self-service kiosks […]

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Duchess of Sussex’s half-sister signs lucrative media deals

September 27, 2018

She’s been making trouble for her royal half-sister since she first started dating Prince Harry. And now, it seems Samantha Markle is about to make a fortune out of her unborn niece or nephew. Ms Markle is poised to earn around £100,000 (,329) thanks to a number of appearances on chat shows, documentaries and even […]

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Tested: BMW’s head-turning sports car

August 17, 2018

THERE’S nothing retro about the look of the new Z4 but its Australian designer’s love affair with BMW sports cars goes way back. “This one’s extremely emotional, because there’s such a personal connection,” says Calvin Luk. As a kid growing up in Sydney, he dreamt of someday working as a designer for BMW. The brand’s […]

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