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Apple Posts Record Revenue As iPhone Sales Smash Expectations

Apple reported revenue and profit significantly higher than what Wall Street analysts expected. According to CNBC, “Apple’s revenue was up 9% to $91.8 billion,” thanks in large part to iPhone revenue, “which was up 8% on the strength of new iPhone models.” The report also that Apple’s “Other Products” did $10 billion in sales during the quarter, and that Apple ... Read More »

Google To Translate and Transcribe Conversations In Real Time

At a press event in San Francisco today, Google announced a feature that’ll let people use their phones to both transcribe and translate a conversation in real time into a language that isn’t being spoken. The tool will be available for the Google Translate app in the coming months, said Bryan Lin, an engineer on the Translate team. CNET reports: ... Read More »

Wawa Breach May Have Compromised More Than 30 Million Payment Cards

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Krebs on Security: In late December 2019, fuel and convenience store chain Wawa said a nine-month-long breach of its payment card processing systems may have led to the theft of card data from customers who visited any of its 850 locations nationwide. Now, fraud experts say the first batch of card data stolen ... Read More »

AirPods: The New It Item Among the Playground Set

Parents cave in to kids’ relentless begging for Apple’s wireless white earbuds; schools ban the. From a report: AirPods, once just an adult status symbol, are turning up on the playground. Kids’ persistent nagging for the tiny wireless earbuds have parents groaning about the cost, the risk of loss or theft and concerns that they scream “privilege.” […] The desire ... Read More »

Practice Fusion, Once Backed By Top VCs, Pushed Doctors To Prescribe Opioids in Kickback Scheme

Practice Fusion, a medical records startup that attracted more than $150 million from VCs, including at Founders Fund, Kleiner Perkins, and Artis Ventures, has received its share of negative press since selling to its older, publicly traded rival Allscripts in a $100 million cash deal in early 2018. Yet it appears that Practice Fusion, founded in 2005, was run even ... Read More »