Apple said to debut voice-activated Siri AirPods in 2018, water-resistant model in 2019

Apple is preparing a couple of updating models of AirPods, according to Bloomberg. The popular fully wireless earbud-style headphones that Apple introduced last year are currently on track for a refresh in 2018 with the addition of a new version of the “W” line of chips that Apple created specifically to manage and improve Bluetooth-based connections […]

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‘Black Panther’ Is Breaking An Insane Number Of Box Office Records

The King of Wakanda is still conquering the box office. “Black Panther” made an astounding $242 million domestically over the Presidents Day weekend. Not only did this number clobber its estimate of $165 million, but it makes the film the second-highest four-day opening in movie history, just after “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($288 million). The superhero movie that premiered in the […]

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Apple Is Officially Taking Over the Watch Business

Apple is taking over the watch industry. The company sold more watches last quarter than Rolex, Omega, and Swatch combined. “The cellular version of the Apple Watch was in strong demand in the U.S., Japan, and Australia, where all major operators stocked it in time for the holiday season,” said Vincent Thielke, an analyst at industry researcher Canalys. In […]

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Is Spotify getting ready to challenge Apple with its own speaker?

Spotify is working on a line of “category defining” hardware products and is ready to start setting up the manufacturing process. The streaming music company intends to create a hardware category “akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo, and Snap Spectacles”, according to job adverts posted over the past year. One ad for a senior product manager, posted […]

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Black Panther’s Four-Day Total: $404 Million Worldwide and a Slew of Shattered Records

Early numbers indicated that Black Panther would make between $100 million and $120 million in its opening weekend. As hype and wild pre-sale ticket numbers grew, though, that humble number got nudged higher and higher—all the way to $170 million a few days before the film finally hit theaters. Now, after the complete four-day weekend, the real numbers are […]

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Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Warns That Cryptocurrencies Could Drop to ‘Near-Zero’

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the Ethereum blockchain and its associated cryptocurrency, does not want people throwing their life savings into virtual coins just yet. “Reminder: cryptocurrencies are still a new and hyper-volatile asset class, and could drop to near-zero at any time,” he tweeted this weekend. “Don’t put in more money than you can afford to […]

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Author who studies millionaires: How to get rich and then stay rich

Being rich, or becoming financially independent, boils down to a two-step process: Accumulate wealth Keep the wealth you’ve accumulated In my book “Change Your Habits, Change Your Life,” I share some of the stories about what self-made millionaires did, first, to get rich and then to make their money work for them. Getting Rich Getting […]

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