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Google Maps for iOS Gains Quick-Access Traffic, Transit, and Local Info Tabs

Google has updated its iOS Maps app with three new quick-access options that Android users have had access to for over a year now. The new tabs sit across the bottom of the home screen and are called Explore, Driving, … Continue reading

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Twitter starting to livestream local news broadcasts next to timeline, starting with school shooting

Twitter is starting to livestream local TV coverage of breaking news in a window alongside the timeline. The new feature has been seen in coverage of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida … more… 9to5Mac

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Trump imposes steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels to protect local manufacturers

The decision was in line with Donald Trump’s "America First" trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign competition. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue can’t afford Sky Sports so goes in disguise to watch beloved Gunners in local pub

The ex-Gunner is skint after a bitter divorce battle stripped him of all of his assets mirror – Football

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Indian Government ‘Very Happy’ to Help Apple Expand Local iPhone Assembly Base

A cabinet minister of the government of India has given the clearest signal yet that the republic is ready to help Apple expand its iPhone manufacturing base in the country and consider its requests for concessions. Commerce and industry minister … Continue reading

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India Commerce Minister says country would be ‘very happy’ for Apple to expand local manufacturing

While Apple first began manufacturing the iPhone in India earlier this year, it’s looking to expand those efforts now. According to a new report from The Economic Times, India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu would be “very happy” for … Continue reading

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Facebook Rebrands Standalone ‘Events’ iOS App as ‘Facebook Local’

One year after launching the standalone “Events” app for iOS and Android devices, Facebook today announced a rebranding and relaunch of the app that will also bring bars, restaurants, and nearby attractions to your attention. Now called “Local from Facebook,” … Continue reading

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Texas Church Mass Shooting: Local Citizen Shot Back, Followed Shooter

Texas officials just held a press conference about the deadliest mass shooting in the state, and revealed that a local resident fired back at the shooter who killed 26 people at a small town church … and then gave chase … Continue reading

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Where Ideas Sing: Apple Celebrates Upcoming Chicago Riverfront Store With Two Local Artists

Apple has shared a new page for its upcoming Michigan Avenue store along the Chicago River, set to open Friday, October 20. Apple Michigan Avenue via Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts Apple starts out with a tribute to the city: … Continue reading

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New Michigan Avenue Apple Store in Chicago featuring local artists ahead of grand opening

Apple’s latest retail flagship to receive a new store is its Michigan Avenue, Chicago location. Set for a grand opening on October 20, the company has a new webpage dedicated to the store. Continuing a trend seen used at its … Continue reading

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