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June 22, 2018 6:14 PM Luxury hotel advertises for an 'Instagram concierge' to help tech-savvy guests take flattering photos to post online

Eager to please its tech-savvy guests, one luxury hotel in America is on the hunt for an 'Instagram concierge'. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Arizona says that the job applicant must be 'comfortable working with various phone types' and 'courteous at all times'. The physical aspects of the part-time role include 'frequent standing' and 'occasional 41

June 21, 2018 1:09 PM Javid admits iPhone users will not be able to fully use new app for EU citizens

Apple iPhone users are not able to fully use a new app designed to help EU citizens register to stay in the UK after Brexit, Sajid Javid has admitted. The Home Secretary said officials were working with the tech giant on the problem. Users of other devices are able to read the chip on their passport and submit a selfie to help prove their identity but the technology 31

June 20, 2018 5:32 AM Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

BEIJING (AP) - One in five foreign companies in China feels compelled to hand over technology for market access, a business group said Wednesday, highlighting a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade dispute. The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China's report follows President Donald Trump's order for tariffs on additional Chinese goods 41

June 19, 2018 9:47 PM Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow

DETROIT (AP) - Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas. The companies announced the collaboration in a statement on Tuesday. They said that any alliance would not involve cross ownership stakes or including stock. VW and Ford say an alliance 31

June 19, 2018 3:03 AM Apple fined millions for Australia false iPhone claims

Apple was Tuesday fined Aus$9 million (US$6.7 million) by an Australian court for making false claims about consumer rights when refusing to fix faulty iPhones and iPads previously repaired by a third party. Customers of the US tech giant had complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after an operating system update disabled 24

June 19, 2018 2:45 AM Apple fined $9million for misleading hundreds of Australians by telling them their iPhones and iPads couldn't be fixed if they had previously been repaired by a third party

Apple has been slapped with a $9 million fine by the Federal Court for making false or misleading claims to hundreds of customers who had faulty iPhones and iPads repaired by a third party. The competition watchdog took Apple to court after investigating complaints about how the tech giant told customers they weren't entitled to a repair or replacement 20

June 18, 2018 11:07 PM The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

The Senate has approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military while blocking a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S. FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance 18

June 18, 2018 11:01 PM How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days are rapidly gaining in popularity in a warming world. But is all the extra electricity they use going to exacerbate climate change or can design efficiencies prevent this? It's no wonder demand for air conditioning systems is going through the roof. The energy they consume is likely 44

June 18, 2018 11:24 AM Virgin Money takeover puts ex-Barclays chief´s 10x contract in doubt

Ex-Barclays chief Antony Jenkins may see his banking tech services firm lose its largest commercial contract to date in the wake of CYBG’s takeover of Virgin Money. 10x Future Technologies has been building Virgin Money’s digital bank with plans for a full roll-out in 2019, but the platform’s future is now in doubt after CYBG said the bank was likely 30

June 17, 2018 7:00 PM Texas Tech student falls to his death while hiking on a Siberian island during a study abroad trip

A Texas Tech University student has died in a fall while hiking on an island in Siberia. Elmer Arrieta, 27, died on Saturday on Olkhon Island in Russia's Eastern Siberia. He was participating in a group study hike with about 20 other hikers organized through the University of Texas. 'He was a dedicated architecture student and a respected and cherished 26