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Apple releases new app for Apple TV --- ‘iBooks StoryTime’

Apple releases new app for Apple TV --- ‘iBooks StoryTime’

On Friday, Apple announced that it is releasing a new app for Apple TV, to bring children's books to the TV's big screen. The new Apple TV app launched by Apple is called 'iBooks StoryTime.'

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Al Gore wants to work with Trump to tackle climate change

Al Gore wants to work with Trump to tackle climate change

Former U.S. vice president and environmental activist Albert Al Gore wants to work with Donald Trump's administration to help tackle the harmful effects of global warming and climate change.

Mr. Gore, who served as the 45th Vice President of the U.S. from 1993 to 2001 under former President Bill Clinton, campaigned hard against Trump during the recently concluded presidential race. He warned voters that Trump's victory would take the country toward a climate catastrophe.

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Martian show home opened at London’s Royal Observatory

Martian show home opened at London’s Royal Observatory

A new Martian show home opened at London's Royal Observatory in Greenwich on Thursday displays a pod-shaped living space, providing a glimpse into what will Mars homes look like when humans will first colonize the Red Planet.

The dome, which has been set against a mock-up Martian landscape, offers a room to work, exercise and sleep in addition to grow small plants .

The pod-shaped living space, which has been built in tandem with the soon-to-be-started National Geographic drama series "MARS," will remain on display through Nov. 16, 2016.

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Apple officially starts selling refurbished versions of previous iPhones

Apple officially starts selling refurbished versions of previous iPhones

As part of an update of its online refurbished store, tech giant Apple has, for the first time, officially started selling refurbished models of a range of iPhones from the previous generations of the company flagship handsets.

The inclusion of different iPhone models in Apple's online refurbished store will enable customers to buy certified refurbished iPhones at a lower cost directly from the company.

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Google Capital re-branded as ‘CapitalG;’ Snapchat added to its list of investments

Google Capital re-branded as ‘CapitalG;’ Snapchat added to its list of investmen

On Friday, Alphabet's venture capital arm Google Capital announced a brand refresh as well as website design, with part of the move marking the quiet addition of social media firm Snapchat to Google Capital's investments list.

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Facebook reports its financial results for 2016 Q3

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At its conference call on Wednesday, social network Facebook reported its earnings for the 2016 third quarter, posting a substantial growth in advertising revenue, powered by the company's mobile business.

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White House’s plans for "digital transition" between Obama administration and new president

White House’s plans for "digital transition" between Obama administration and ne

On Monday, the White House published an overview to explain how it plans to put in place a "digital transition" between the outgoing Obama administration and the incoming 45th US president.

The plans outlined by the White House basically mark the imminent transfer of social media accounts from President Obama to the new president.

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Microsoft's first desktop computer --- ‘Surface Studio’

Microsoft's first desktop computer --- ‘Surface Studio’

On Wednesday morning, tech giant Microsoft announced its first-ever desktop computer called Surface Studio.

The cost of base model of the Microsoft Surface Studio desktop computer -- which is a highly specialized system designed chiefly for creativity -- is $2,999, with its top-end model priced at a whopping $4,199. The computer comes wrapped in Surface gray, along with a standard Surface Pen, and an updated Microsoft Sculpt mouse and keyboard.

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Professor writes ‘prank’ physics paper using iOS autocomplete

Professor writes ‘prank’ physics paper using iOS autocomplete

A 'prank' physics research paper created by a New Zealand technology professor using Apple's iOS autocomplete software has surprisingly been accepted for an upcoming American conference.

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Twitter plans to shrink its workforce by about 8%

Twitter plans to shrink its workforce by about 8%

In a Monday evening report, Bloomberg said that microblogging service Twitter has plans underway to shrink its workforce, and may announce a round of layoffs as early as the ongoing week.

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