Technology News for Wednesday 12th June 2024

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Jun 12th 2024

1. Apple Vision Pro to sell in China, Japan and Singapore by end of this month in first debut outside the US

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The headset will start at its highest asking price in China, where it will host apps from local developers, including Chinese tech giants like Tencent and ByteDance. The entrance into international markets comes earlier than expected and could signal ...

2. Call of Duty Black Ops 6 to launch this October: Campaign details, storyline and more

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Call of Duty Black Ops 6 is confirmed to launch globally on October 25, 2024 across PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC (, Microsoft Store and Steam). It will also be made available on Xbox Game Pass. Call of Duty Black Ops 6: ...

3. Alexander Skarsgård Spotlights Innovative Solutions to Our Planet's Biggest Challenges on the New Podcast 'How We ...


Co-produced by non-profit impact ecosystem Norrsken and Spotify, the series will spotlight eight pioneering startups that are building tools to combat some of the world's most pressing social and environmental challenges.

4. Swatch Drops Three New Earth-Based MoonSwatches (We Want Two Of Them)


Less than three months after the launch of the Snoopy MoonSwatch, Swatch has this morning dropped not one but three new models, this time all based on our home planet. The new watches, according to Swatch, have been inspired by the fact that “all ...

5. Apple unveils AI-powered upgrades to its devices—here are 5 features you'll actually use

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Apple unveiled long-awaited artificial intelligence upgrades to its platforms Monday, including a souped-up Siri, ChatGPT integration, image-generating capabilities and tools that can summarize or improve your writing.

6. Samsung Electronics Showcases SmartThings Pro and Next-Gen Display Technologies at InfoComm 2024

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Samsung expands the hyperconnected SmartThings platform to the business ecosystem with SmartThings Pro at InfoComm 2024. Samsung Color E-Paper is a new ultra-low power display that helps businesses share their brand more effectively.

7. Age is just a number: Immune cell 'epigenetic clock' ticks independently of organism lifespan


Date: June 12, 2024; Source: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; Summary: Researchers use epigenetic clock, DNA methylation and mouse model to demonstrate that T cell proliferation can stretch past organism lifespan and acuta lymphoblastic leukemia ...

8. The best smart thermostat deals to keep your home cool all summer long


Smart programmable thermostats can help you automate the temperature in your home and limit energy usage when you're not home. There are tons of great smart thermostats on the market, but some of them can ...

9. 'We need to go places and touch things': the people turning away from smartphones


Bea, who has two young children, opted for a Nokia 2720 Flip – a phone that styles itself as a “a modern twist on the classic flip phone”. She made her choice after reading research into the impact of screen use on children. “I found myself breaking all ...