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December 23, 2017 4:06 AM Suit: Apple slowed iPhones, forcing owners to buy new ones

CHICAGO - IPhone owners from several states sued Apple for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer, saying Apple's silence led them to wrongly conclude that their only option was to buy newer, pricier iPhones. The allegations were in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Chicago 160

December 20, 2017 11:04 AM Japan Is Building Missile Bases to Confront Rising Threat From China

Tokyo rethinks approach of strict pacifism, plans new military installations on southwestern islands ISHIGAKI, Japan—Japan’s military is laying the groundwork for batteries of antiship and antiaircraft missiles in a quiet, sugar-cane-filled valley here, as it girds to confront what Tokyo views as its greatest long-term threat: China. Ishigaki is one of a string 44

December 12, 2017 5:11 PM Electric-Vehicle Boom Is a Boon for Coal King Glencore

Anticipated demand for copper, cobalt and nickel have made them key drivers of the miner’s earnings LONDON—Glencore PLC, long known as one of the world’s dominant coal traders, in a twist is finding itself the beneficiary of the greening of the global economy. The Swiss mining giant is benefiting from a coming boom in electric-vehicle production, which 36

December 6, 2017 6:14 PM Razors, syringes and batteries: The toys that Rohingya children play with

Rohingya migrant girl Halima Khatun (6), who arrived in Bangladesh in October, holds a whistle and a razor blade that she uses as toys at the Shamlapur refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Dec. 1, 2017. Rohingya migrant boy Mohhamad Hussein (10), who arrived in Bangladesh in October, holds a discarded syringe that he was playing with at the Thankhali refugee 131

November 7, 2017 12:26 PM Volkswagen, Google cooperate on quantum computing research

Volkswagen, Google cooperate on quantum computing research German automaker Volkswagen and Google have announced plans to cooperate in exploring possible uses in the auto industry for quantum computers. Quantum computing, a technology that's still in its early phases, uses the quirks of quantum physics to perform calculations at far higher speeds than current 50

October 27, 2017 3:11 AM Unboxed: What you get in the Xbox One X box

So Destructoid just got its Xbox One X hardware for review (which is coming later), and yep, it's a box. Inside this unassuming 1TB model is the actual unit (which is roughly the same size as the Xbox One S, just a smidgen smaller), the power cable, HDMI cable, standard controller (with AA batteries), an insert for a nominal amount of Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass time, and an instruction 56

October 4, 2017 7:13 PM Jay-Z Gets His Businesses Involved In Puerto Rican Disaster Relief

Jay-Z is getting all his businesses in the hurricane relief game ... first his music sharing site TIDAL and now his 40/40 Club and cognac. We've learned Jay's lending out his 40/40 Club Manhattan location Wednesday for Disaster Relief For Puerto Rico, a fundraiser for Hurricane Maria victims. In addition to the free space, comped bottles of D'Usse for the first 56

October 2, 2017 2:44 PM Every iPhone X earns Samsung $110, report says

File photo: Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, introduces the iPhone X during a launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 12, 2017. (REUTERS/Stephen Lam) Even though the iPhone X costs $1,000, it's unlikely to be a flop. This is an iPhone after all, and one that's meant to be the future of Apple's smartphone 115

September 27, 2017 8:22 PM Cruise ship on rescue mission in Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, St. Croix

Royal Caribbean International has canceled a planned sailing for a worthier cause: rescue and humanitarian efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Miami-based cruise line canceled Saturday’s voyage on Adventure of the Seas, scheduled to leave from San Juan on a seven-night itinerary to Curaçao, Aruba and St. Kitts & Nevis. Instead, the 3,114-passenger 65

September 15, 2017 4:28 AM Long-Term Parking Can Kill Your Battery. Here’s the Solution

Batteries can go completely dead if you leave your car parked for days. Here’s how to ensure it starts after extended downtime While their owners are flying off to visit friends and family, tens of thousands of automobiles will be left waiting in airport parking lots. Some of these travelers will return to discover their cars’ batteries are dead. Welcome 88