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iPhone bugs

  • Apple published a new support document on its website informing iPhone owners that they need to reset and restore their phones if they run into certain bugs.
  • iOS 14 and watchOS 7 apparently shipped with a number of problems, including missing workout route maps, health data not loading, and increased battery drain.
  • No matter what you do, be sure to backup your phone before you erase anything.

If you were wondering why Apple was pushing out iOS 14.2 beta releases just hours after iOS 14 was seeded to the public, a new support document on the company’s website might provide an explanation.

On Wednesday, Apple published this support page detailing several issues that might affect iPhone and Apple Watch owners who upgraded to iOS 14 and watchOS 7. Bugs in new software aren’t especially uncommon, but the solution Apple suggests to users who

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Illustration for article titled Google to Journalists: Shut Up and Take the Money

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)

After spending the better part of the last decade choking every possible cent from the digital media industry, Google’s finally getting the heat that it deserves. More and more people are realizing the company’s monopoly over digital advertising is one of the culprits behind a staggering number of newsroom layoffs. Regulators are realizing this digital dominance could constitute a serious antitrust issue. Combined, that means a massive headache for Google that can, in the company’s eyes, be solved with one thing: a decent payout.

The company’s latest attempt to claw back some goodwill among publishers is a three-year, billion-dollar partnership that’ll go toward the company’s newest product, the Google News Showcase. CEO Sundar Pichai unveiled the Showcase in a company blog post earlier today, promising it would highlight the “editorial curation of award-winning newsrooms” while also helping those newsrooms manifest “deeper

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Verizon’s 4G LTE-based home broadband service targeting rural communities is now available in 48 states, and it might be worth a look if it’s available in your area. The service, called “LTE Home Internet,” offers unlimited data, no data usage caps, and typical download speeds of 25Mbps with peak speeds of 50Mbps. But it’s only available in “parts” of 189 markets, and only in areas where the company doesn’t already offer other broadband options such as Fios or its in-home 5G service.



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LTE Home Internet starts at $40, but that’s only if you’re already on a monthly Verizon wireless plan that costs $30 or more. Those who don’t have an eligible Verizon wireless plan will instead pay $60 per month for LTE Home Internet. And the prices of both of tiers go up by $10 if you aren’t enrolled in Auto Pay

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Snowflake  (SNOW) – Get Report shares fell after Jefferies analyst Brent Thill initiated coverage of the cloud-services company with a hold rating and $250 share-price target.

He likes the company but not its valuation — about 51 times his 2022 revenue estimate and 21 times his best-case 2023 estimate. 

The San Mateo, Calif., company’s stock stands “ahead of its fundamentals,” Thill wrote in a commentary, according to Bloomberg.

Snowflake recently traded at $244.80, down 2.5%. It has more than doubled from its Sept. 15 IPO price of $120.

In addition to his concern about valuation, Thill noted that Snowflake faces intense competition in its field.

As for his overall bullishness, Thill likes Snowflake’s management team. It has a “proven track record of building from a base (today an $81 billion addressable market) to much larger total addressable markets over time.”

Last week, Summit Insights analyst Srini Nandury began

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Residents of New York and some surrounding states can now use their smartphones to track whether they have come close to someone with the coronavirus.

New York and New Jersey on Thursday released apps that use new technology from Apple and Google that detects nearby phones and can notify people if they spent time with someone who was later tested positive for the virus.

New York and New Jersey are the latest states to enable its residents to use the technology, joining at least 13 other states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wyoming.

Residents of those states can turn on so-called exposure notifications in their phones’ settings. Depending on the phone, people might have to download an app run by their state.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said on Thursday that the technology would work with the

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The aquarium will now be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will offer special family-friendly incentives on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Starting Tuesday, September 8 the Aquarium of Niagara will resume its fall hours.

The aquarium will now be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will offer special family-friendly incentives on Wednesdays and Saturdays. 

Anyone who wears their school uniform, t-shirt or jersey on a Wednesday or Saturday during the month of September will receive a special gift. Families visiting the aquarium can also participate in a scavenger hunt.

“Families across Western New York can explore the aquarium as an outlet for some of the stressors brought on by implications of the pandemic,” said Executive Director Gary Siddall. “Visitors can experience the wonders of aquatic wildlife while adhering to enhanced safety protocols and guidelines.”

The aquarium says throughout the fall it

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Developer Behaviour Interactive has provided an update on cross-progression for Dead By Daylight, saying the feature is “closer than ever” to launching.

While an exact release date for cross-progression has not been announced, the studio did confirm that the feature will make its way to Google Stadia and PC via Steam.

“The other important feature we have been working on for the past month is cross-progression,” the studio said in a Dead By Daylight update blog post. “In the past couple of months, we have continued developing the cross-progression feature for Steam and Stadia. We are working hard on the final details and we are closer than ever to making it available for all on these two platforms.”

When cross-progression does become available, players can transfer their data between Stadia and Steam through a new website Behaviour developed specifically for the feature. Everything from character progress to purchased or unlocked

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Facebook on Thursday said it is raising the profile of member groups, hoping people with different views will find common ground on the leading social network.

It also announced new software tools to help administrators keep conversations civil in groups, which are used by more than 1.8 billion people monthly.

The company announced the new moves, which include updates to help administrators stop caustic posts as well as find sponsors, during its annual Facebook Communities Summit, which was held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“Groups are allowing people to engage with very different perspectives and backgrounds,” Fidji Simo, head of Facebook App, told AFP.

“It’s something we can use now more than ever.”

Parents who bond in groups devoted to remote teaching for their children, for example, could end up hashing out opposing views on school reopenings or mandatory vaccinations.

“Obviously, with different perspectives comes some safety

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COLCHESTER, England, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Seatrade Cruise Virtual (5-8 October 2020), slated to be the largest gathering of the cruise industry in 2020, announces programming highlights for its first-ever virtual conference. The four-day forum, themed “The New Cruise Journey,” will include an exclusive fireside chat between BBC World News and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), as well as its annual Professional Women in Cruise panel, spotlighting female leaders in the industry.

“Knowledge exchange is one of the most powerful tools we have to prepare for cruising’s comeback,” says Chiara Giorgi, Global Brand and Event Director for Seatrade Cruise. “Bringing together leading industry innovators for open conversations and invaluable insights at a pivotal time will serve the cruise community in identifying opportunities and solutions as we look ahead toward 2021.”

Programming highlights for Seatrade Cruise Virtual 2020 include:

ARMCHAIR CHAT | Recharting the Course: Inspiring Cruise

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The global publishing market size is poised to grow by USD 23.73 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 1% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201001005739/en/

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Publishing Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

E-books are increasingly becoming popular among learners, as they are convenient and enable easy access to multiple books at the same time through subscription plans. The launch of smart devices has further increased the accessibility of e-books over digital platforms. The availability

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