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Foxconn can make all iPhones outside of China (if necessary)

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As the U.S.-Chine trade war continues, so does the threat of further tariffs being imposed by President Trump. They could potentially cut deeply into the profit margins of the iPhone, but according to Foxconn, Apple has nothing to worry about.

As Bloomberg reports, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, which trades as Foxconn, is Apple’s major manufacturing partner for the iPhone and iPad. Most of this manufacturing occurs in China, where Foxconn operates 12 factories spread across nine…

Amazon Prime members, one-day shipping has arrived

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Amazon is hustling to get you your packages.

The e-commerce giant officially launched its one-day shipping free for Prime members, who pay an annual $120 subscription fee for free shipping, streaming services, and other benefits.  

In April, Amazon announced the quicker shipping (Prime has come with free two-day shipping since 2005) as the new standard coming soon — and now it’s here. In a company blog post this week, Amazon staff wrote this means last-minute purchases will arrive the…

Amazon Prime members, one-day shipping has arrived

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Amazon is hustling to get you your packages.

The e-commerce giant officially launched its one-day shipping free for Prime members, who pay an annual $120 subscription fee for free shipping, streaming services, and other benefits.  

In April, Amazon announced the quicker shipping (Prime has come with free two-day shipping since 2005) as the new standard coming soon — and now it’s here. In a company blog post this week, Amazon staff wrote this means last-minute purchases will arrive the…

Here are the cities where you can get mobile 5G service from major carriers in the U.S.

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Mobile 5G is coming to the United States, whether you’re ready for it or not. In fact, for some of us, it’s already here.

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the business, mobile 5G service is still hard to come by for many people in the States. The major service providers have only just started rolling out their 5G service in select areas, and even if you happen to live in one of those cities, most phones don’t have 5G support built-in just yet.

Still, if you manage to get your hands on one…

Here are the cities where you can get mobile 5G service from major carriers in the U.S.

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Mobile 5G is coming to the United States, whether you’re ready for it or not. In fact, for some of us, it’s already here.

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the business, mobile 5G service is still hard to come by for many people in the States. The major service providers have only just started rolling out their 5G service in select areas, and even if you happen to live in one of those cities, most phones don’t have 5G support built-in just yet.

Still, if you manage to get your hands on one…

Whistleblower says Facebook’s algorithms generate extremist videos

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Facebook has an automation problem. 

A confidential whistleblower complaint filed to the SEC and obtained by the Associated Press claims that the social network has been generating extremist videos, pages, and content by default. The content in question, which reportedly was manufactured entirely by Facebook independent of any specific human, ranges from white supremacist pages to pages for Al-Qaida.

Yeah, it’s bad. 

According to the AP, Facebook’s tools “[scrape] employment information…

Whistleblower says Facebook’s algorithms generate extremist videos

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Facebook has an automation problem. 

A confidential whistleblower complaint filed to the SEC and obtained by the Associated Press claims that the social network has been generating extremist videos, pages, and content by default. The content in question, which reportedly was manufactured entirely by Facebook independent of any specific human, ranges from white supremacist pages to pages for Al-Qaida.

Yeah, it’s bad. 

According to the AP, Facebook’s tools “[scrape] employment information…

Whistleblower says Facebook’s algorithms generate extremist videos

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Facebook has an automation problem. 

A confidential whistleblower complaint filed to the SEC and obtained by the Associated Press claims that the social network has been generating extremist videos, pages, and content by default. The content in question, which reportedly was manufactured entirely by Facebook independent of any specific human, ranges from white supremacist pages to pages for Al-Qaida.

Yeah, it’s bad. 

According to the AP, Facebook’s tools “[scrape] employment information…

What you need to know about the Lyft, Uber driver strike

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The drivers behind the ubiquitous ride-hailing apps Lyft and Uber are demanding more to keep working, including better pay, protections, transparency, benefits, and support.

On Wednesday, drivers in 10 major U.S. cities will go on strike, asking passengers to also refrain from using the on-demand services that day. The Rideshare Drivers United group spearheaded the strike in Los Angeles and it has since grown to 10 cities and areas throughout the country. Uber drivers in the UK are also…

Uber’s driver reward program goes bigger – and global

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Last year Uber rolled out a rewards program for its  drivers in a few U.S. cities and offered full tuition for online courses at Arizona State University for high-level drivers. Now 20 more cities as well as drivers in Mexico for Uber Eats can get in on the rewards.

The program, called Uber Pro, gives perks for different status levels based on ratings and number of trips: partner, gold, platinum, and diamond. For higher status drivers on Pro, free ASU online tuition toward a degree was a…