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Apple shares dip on rare Bank of America downgrade

Shares of Apple fell 4.9% on Thursday after Bank of America analysts delivered the stock a rare downgrade. The analysts lowered their rating from buy to neutral, also cutting its price target from $185 to $160 per share. They said they anticipated “weaker consumer demand” over the next year and pointed to macroeconomic challenges. related …

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Teenage Engineering’s Tiny Record Player Also Makes Custom Vinyl

If you asked fans of Teenage Engineering’s musical toys and instruments what the company’s next creation would be, they probably assumed it would be a new one Pocket Operator, another speaker, or maybe an update to the OP-Z. In reality, it’s the company’s first device that wholeheartedly embraces analog audio: a portable record cutter. Analog …

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Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

Second time was not the charm. MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, on Monday after less than two years of marriage. According to documents obtained by the New York Times, Jewett did not contest the divorce and the division of property has already been determined in a prenuptial agreement. The …

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Amazon unveils bedside device that tracks sleeping patterns

NEW YORK (AP) — Soon enough, a bedside Amazon device might know whether you’re sleeping — or not. The e-commerce and tech giant said Wednesday it will start selling a device later this year that can track sleeping patterns without a wristband. The device, called Halo Rise, will use no-contact sensors and artificial intelligence to …

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Google Maps Will Now “Vibe Check” Your Destination For You

Google Maps hopes you’ll use it to get a vibe for where you’re going. Image: Google While Amazon held its massive device showcase today, Google announced several new search features, including security updates. You can read about how Google will help you take sensitive information off its search engine here. But if you’re curious about …

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IG identifies ‘concerns’ with Defense Department phone messaging apps in probe of missing January 6 texts

CNN — The Defense Department’s inspector general said in a letter to Congress this week that his office has identified “concerns” with the department’s use of phone messaging apps that were related to calls for an investigation into the department’s failure to preserve texts from January 6, 2021. Acting Inspector General Sean O’Donnell told Senate …

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