iPhone's Future Could Depend on These Breakthrough Technologies

iPhone’s Future Could Depend on These Breakthrough Technologies

Lucy Edwards, a blind UK-based journalist and broadcaster, found it difficult to maintain a social distance in public during the height of the pandemic. That’s why she tried the iPhone’s People Detection feature, which uses the iPhone 12 Pro and 13 Pro’s lidar sensor to detect when others are nearby.  “I’m going to have to get …

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R. Kelly to be sentenced today on racketeering, sex trafficking charges

R. Kelly to be sentenced today on racketeering, sex trafficking charges

Defense attorneys have argued Kelly should be sentenced to 10 or fewer years, saying anything more would be “greater than necessary” and jailing the 55-year-old singer for more than a quarter-century would be “tantamount to a life sentence.” US District Court Judge Ann Donnelly is expected to hand down Kelly’s sentence, possibly including a fine. …

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'Deepest image of our universe' ever taken by Webb Telescope will be revealed in July

‘Deepest image of our universe’ ever taken by Webb Telescope will be revealed in July

The James Webb Space Telescope will release its first high-resolution color images on July 12. One of those images “is the deepest image of our universe that has ever been taken,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson during a news conference on Wednesday. “If you think about that, this is farther than humanity has ever moved …

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MLB picks: Sizing up Rookie of the Year races as baseball season nears midpoint

MLB picks: Sizing up Rookie of the Year races as baseball season nears midpoint

Throughout the season I’ll do periodic looks for the major awards. I’ve already taken a look multiple times at both MVP and Cy Young odds for each league. Now it’s time to give the kids their due. Let’s take a look at the current Rookie of the Year odds in each league.  National League He’s …

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Ben & Jerry’s Israel, parent company Unilever reach deal to end settlement boycott

Ben & Jerry’s Israel, parent company Unilever reach deal to end settlement boycott

Ben & Jerry’s will continue to be sold in Israel and the West Bank, after the Israeli franchise came to an agreement with the ice cream maker’s parent company Unilever following a year of legal battling over a settlement boycott, the two sides announced on Wednesday. Israel and its supporters hailed the decision as a …

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Ernst & Young to Pay $100 Million Fine After Auditors Cheated on Ethics Exams

Ernst & Young to Pay $100 Million Fine After Auditors Cheated on Ethics Exams

Ernst & Young, one of the world’s largest auditing firms, has agreed to pay a $100 million fine after U.S. securities regulators found that hundreds of its auditors had cheated on ethics exams they were required to take for professional licenses — and that the firm did not do enough to stop the practice. The …

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Everything Shown At Today's Nintendo Direct Mini

Everything Shown At Today’s Nintendo Direct Mini

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure Blanc. Here’s our …

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Analysts accuse Bed Bath & Beyond of turning off AC in stores to save money as sales plummet

Analysts accuse Bed Bath & Beyond of turning off AC in stores to save money as sales plummet

A new report from Bank of America claims that the company has cut air conditioning in an effort to quickly lower expenses to make up for a slump in sales. Bed Bath & Beyond told CNN that any changes in store temperature guidelines did not come from corporate. “We’ve been contacted about this report, and …

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‘ER’ actress Mary Mara dies after apparent drowning in New York river

‘ER’ actress Mary Mara dies after apparent drowning in New York river

Placeholder while article actions load Actress Mary Mara, best known for her roles on “ER,” “Nash Bridges” and “Ray Donovan,” died Sunday in what authorities are describing as an “apparent drowning” in a river in Upstate New York. She was 61. The New York State Police responded to a call of a possible drowning in …

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