Apple iPhone 7 Red Edition

Red Special Edition

Apple has released a Red version of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus. This version comes in a matte metallic texture, with a silver apple logo and white front bezel. The release of this special edition originates from the long partnership with (RED) to help achieve a new world free of Aids. The profits will go to the Global Fund, and Apple has donated around $130 million for the cause to find a cure and save lives. Is it just me, or would it be cool to have Batman’s Adam West be handed a red iPhone from Alfred? (Source: Droid Report)


UK Government Wants a Backdoor to WhatsApp

The pressure was on Facebook to let the U.S Government access accounts on their WhatsApp messaging service after last week’s UK terrorist attack. Khalid Masood was on the messaging app two minutes before he launched the attack; leaving four people dead. WhatsApp founders, Jan Koum and Brian Acton, have told authorities in previous cases they cannot release information they do not have. The conversations can only be viewed by the person or group whom one is chatting with, leaving zero backdoor entrance for the government or the business itself. (Source: Forbes)

 

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Cars

Uber’s self-driving pilot program has been canceled in Arizona and Pittsburgh after Friday’s car accident in Tempe, Arizona. A Tempe police spokesperson said the Uber vehicle was not responsible for the crash and there were no injuries. Uber spokesperson told Business Insider that its tests are suspended in all three testing areas — Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Arizona. The program will resume in San Francisco this morning, but will no longer pick up passengers during the testing stages. (Source: Business Insider)

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Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 44 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

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