Sep 18, 2017

Why you have to wait for the iPhone X

Phil Schiller, Apple SVP of worldwide marketing, announces iPhone X features. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP

"No, we're not done with the iPhone" via USA Today:

  • "OLED [Organic Light Emitting Diode] manufacturers can't build the screens fast enough as they increasingly pop up on smartphones, high-definition TVs, watches and virtual-reality headsets."
  • "An OLED crunch has already muddied the releases of other consumer tech products in the past year."

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Justice for George Floyd

A portrait of George Floyd hangs on a street light pole in Minneapolis. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

George Floyd, 46, moved to Minnesota to improve his life and become his "best self," but instead, he is dead because of Minneapolis police.

The latest: Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz declared a state of emergency and activated the state's National Guard in response to violent clashes over the past two days between police and protesters in the Twin Cities.

Trump signs executive order targeting protections for social media platforms

President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday designed to limit the legal protections that shield social media companies from liability for the content users post on their platforms.

What they're saying: "Currently, social media giants like Twitter receive an unprecedented liability shield based on the theory that they are a neutral platform, which they are not," Trump said in the Oval Office. "We are fed up with it. It is unfair, and it's been very unfair."