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Bank investigated over ‘sexist’ Apple Card credit limits

Bank investigated over ‘sexist’ Apple Card credit limits

Business
A major bank is being investigated following allegations that the algorithms it uses to set credit limits for the Apple Card are sexist.The investigation against Goldman Sachs comes after a tech entrepreneur claimed he was offered a credit limit that was 20 times higher than his wife's - even though she has a higher credit score. David Heinemeier Hansson accused the Apple Card algorithms of being "sexist", and said they had an "infuriating" experience with customer services because they were unable to appeal the decision. Image: Apple Card launched in the US in August After writing a viral Twitter thread about his experience, Hansson said his wife's credit limit was increased without any request for additional documentation.New York's...
Apple pulls app that tracked Hong Kong police

Apple pulls app that tracked Hong Kong police

Technology
Apple has removed an app that Hong Kong protesters have used to track police movement, following pressure from China.Pro-democracy protesters had used the crowdsourced app, called HKmap.live, to avoid water cannon fire, ID checks and tear gas, as they keep up weeks-long demonstrations. Apple, which had originally banned the app, last week allowed it to sit on its App Store, drawing criticism from China's ruling Communist Party.The party's official paper People's Daily called the app "poisonous", and said Apple was helping the protesters.The company says it conducted an investigation into the app, after "many concerned customers in Hong Kong" had contacted them with complaints, and found it to violate its rules. Advertisement ...
25 Amazing Apple Recipes

25 Amazing Apple Recipes

Health
Yes, you can eat pie à la mode eve when on a diet! This slice has only 4 grams of fat—15 less than some traditional recipes—and still boasts a tender, flaky crust. A mix of Gala and Granny Smith apples guarantees a perfect filling. Ingredients: Flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, unsalted butter, reduced-fat cream cheese, water, lemons, Gala and Granny Smith apples, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, egg, low-fat vanilla ice cream Calories: 260 per slice Try this recipe: Ultimate Apple Pie
Watch: Jason Momoa is blind and brutal in Apple original ‘See” trailer

Watch: Jason Momoa is blind and brutal in Apple original ‘See” trailer

Entertainment
Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Apple released the trailer for its original series, See, on Tuesday. Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard star in the Apple TV + original series that premieres Nov. 1. In a post-apocalyptic world, humans have lost the sense of sight. Momoa leads a tribe through the wilderness with only his other four senses. However, he discovers that new babies have the ability to see, making them valuable to enemies. While his tribe wants to give up the babies to protect themselves, his character fights for them. The trailer is action-packed with primitive battles and a harrowing rope bridge sequence. Momoa. The trailer touts the producer of the Planet of the Apes trilogy, referring to Peter Chernin, and the primal action shows. Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight also produces See. Hunger ...