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Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

Technology
Apple has launched a range of new products in its September event, but - for the first time in years - it has not released a new iPhone.Three new Apple Watches were shown off, as was the updated version of watchOS. The marquee new feature is a pulse oximeter which allows the wearable to detect blood oxygen levels by using red and infrared light to measure the colour of wearers' blood.This will be used with researchers in three studies focusing on respiratory diseases, including asthma and COVID-19. Image: Apple Watch and iPad took the centre stage, with no iPhone announcement The Apple Watch 6 will be available for £379 from 18 September, while the high-end version with GPS and cellular capabilities costs £479.
CDC releases guidelines for schools to reopen

CDC releases guidelines for schools to reopen

Health
July 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released guidelines for schools to reopen in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, placing emphasis on in-person lessons. Dr. Robert R. Redfield, director of the CDC, tweeted out the guidelines Thursday, stating school closures have not only disrupted normal ways of life but have also had negative health consequences on youth. Advertisement "It is critically important for our public health to open schools this fall," he said. "CDC resources will help parents, teachers and administrators make practical safety-focused decisions as this school year begins." The CDC argues that schools not only support learning but also help mitigate health disparities by providing critical services, such as school meal programs and s...
Watch: GFriend releases ‘Apple’ video, ‘Song of the Sirens’ EP

Watch: GFriend releases ‘Apple’ video, ‘Song of the Sirens’ EP

Entertainment
July 13 (UPI) -- South Korean girl group GFriend is back with new music. The K-pop stars released the EP Song of the Sirens and a music video for the title track, "Apple," on Monday. Advertisement The "Apple" video opens with Yerin picking and taking a bite of a juicy red apple. The video features a Garden of Eden-like setting as the group sings about temptation. GFriend also performed "Apple" at a showcase for Song of the Sirens Monday in Seoul. The group said they wanted to show a "dramatic" transformation on the new mini album. "We tried our best to showcase a different side of us," Sowon said. "We always think about changing as we continue our musical careers."[embedded content] Song of the Sirens also features the songs "Time of the Snow," "Mirror Room," "Tarot Cards," "Crème Brûlée
Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

World
A Jerusalem court has released a former Air Force general and leading activist opposed to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose arrest prompted hundreds to protest outside the Israeli leader’s residenceBy TIA GOLDENBERG Associated PressJune 28, 2020, 10:11 AM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleJERUSALEM -- A Jerusalem court early on Sunday ordered the release of a former Air Force general and leading activist opposed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rule whose arrest prompted hundreds to protest outside the Israeli leader's residence. Retired Brig. Gen. Amir Haskel has been a leader of the protest movement against Netanyahu, demanding that the long-time leader step down while facing charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting
DoD releases name of soldier who died in ‘non-combat-related’ incident in Iraq

DoD releases name of soldier who died in ‘non-combat-related’ incident in Iraq

Business
May 5 (UPI) -- The Pentagon released the name of a soldier who died Monday in Iraq in what officials describe as a non-combat-related incident. Sgt. Christopher Wesley Curry, 23, of Terre Haute, Ind., died in Erbil, Iraq, in an incident that is under investigation, according to the Department of Defense. Curry was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. "Sgt. Curry joined Charlie Company in April 2019 and immediately became a part of our Army family. His technical expertise enabled the unit to deploy from Alaska in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, and his continued effort eased the Company's transition while in theater," Lt. Col. Jimmy Howell, 3-21 Infantry commander, said in a statem...