Yesterday’s Apple Event had few surprises. It was widely reported that Apple would not be introducing new iPhones and instead be focusing on the Apple Watch Series 6, the new iPad Air 4, and its Apple One services bundle. However, one thing that did catch people off guard was Apple announcing iOS 14 would be released to the public today, September 16—just 24 hours after the event. … [Read more...] about Apple iOS 14 release time: Here’s how, when, and where to download it
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Apple started its big reveal of the Series 6 Watch with a close up on its newest sensor: a pulse oximeter, which measures blood oxygen levels. Even though the company did not mention the coronavirus in its presentation of the new sensor, the measurement tool is a sign of the times. Perhaps nothing has put the measurement of blood oxygen saturation more front and center than COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Apple’s new Watch Series 6 can measure your blood oxygen level
Yet, as we’d expect from a company that prides (and markets) itself on privacy, there are some major new privacy enhancements in iOS 14 as well. These features do everything from stopping apps from tracking your precise location to alerting you if one of your passwords has been breached. … [Read more...] about The top 7 iOS 14 privacy features: What you need to know
Earlier this month, Netflix debuted Cuties, a film by French filmmaker Maïmouna Doucouré. The movie explores the life of an 11-year-old girl in Paris who is torn between her family’s conservative Muslim identity and Western culture’s sexualization of women. Doucouré won the world cinema dramatic directing award for the film when it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2019. … [Read more...] about ‘Cuties’ backlash: Here’s where Netflix cancellations were highest
Mirae ESG ETF is a scheme that will invest in companies that meet the environmental, social or governance standards. Most fund managers invest in companies that are well-managed and whose shares have the potential to grow in value. Profitability and competitiveness of these companies are among the most important factors that these fund managers consider. But some such companies might be polluting the environment. Or they could be following practices that could be construed as anti-employee or even anti-consumer. Some other companies in this lot might also have questionable corporate governance; but so long as they are profitable, investors don’t care. … [Read more...] about Mirae Asset ESG Sector Leaders ETF: Should you invest in the NFO?