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AppleMagazine #393

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Ivan Castilho de Almeida
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6 min.
indoor navigation: emerging tech revolution

WHY IT’S THE ‘NEXT BIG THING’ FOR SMARTPHONES It’s impossible to deny the nigh-on revolutionary effect that Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and all of the features built upon it have had on our lives. It has been instrumental in improving military accuracy, as well as bringing a new level of sophistication to transportation and traffic features around the globe. Now, though, it seems that another navigation revolution is at hand: the emergence of indoor positioning technology. At the most basic level, indoor positioning – or indoor navigation – can be understood as a shrinking of GPS and related technology to indoor spaces. This raises the possibility of its everyday use for mapping, showing and exploring buildings’ internal compartments, including the likes of public buildings, shopping malls, big stores, parks, garages, and…

1 min.
report: facebook considering its own cryptocurrency for payments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Facebook would aim to keep the coin’s value stable. Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies have been susceptible to wild fluctuations in value. It could reportedly undermine credit cards by sidestepping the processing fees that generate much of their revenue. The Journal report cited unidentified people familiar with the matter. It said Facebook is recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants to launch the network. Facebook’s plans may include ways to financially reward users who interact with ads or other features. Facebook says only that it is exploring many different applications for cryptocurrency technology.…

2 min.
trump attacks social media companies after facebook bans

President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.” He has previously asserted that social media companies exhibit bias against conservatives, something the companies have rejected as untrue. The president’s comments came after Facebook this week banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.”The company also removed right-wing personalities Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Jones’ site, Infowars, which often posts conspiracy theories. The latest bans apply both to Facebook’s main service and to Instagram and extend to fan pages and other related accounts. Facebook’s move…

2 min.
johns hopkins to offer school leaders safety programming

A Johns Hopkins University initiative announced this week will offer short courses to principals and other school leaders as part of an effort to create standards around school health and safety. Topics including student mental health and security technology will be offered through the Center for Safe and Healthy Schools launched by Johns Hopkins’ School of Education. The new center is being created as a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center fo r Public Affairs Research finds that most Americans consider schools less safe than they were 20 years ago. Dean Christopher Morphew said the new center will draw from university research to inform kindergarten through 12th grade school leaders who face decisions about keeping students healthy, engaging the community and securing schools against threats. “What we’re trying to do is really build…

7 min.
foodtech: changing the way we eat

With consumers becoming increasingly conscious of their health and the environment, new startups are innovating in food and introducing new technology to reduce carbon emissions and make us healthier and greener. This week, we delve deeper into the growing FoodTech industry, and explore some of the biggest innovations set to shake up our mealtimes… CHANGING INDUSTRY Put food and technology in the same sentence, and it’s likely that brands such as Uber Eats and Blue Apron come to mind. Both have innovated in their fields, allowing consumers to order food from their smartphone or have a box of ingredients shipped to their address, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the food industry. Food delivery accounts for around one percent of the total food industry (€83 billion…

3 min.
how new plant-based burgers compare to beef

If you want to skip meat, a new era of options is here. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are among the companies racing to tap into the massive U.S. market of meat eaters by more closely mimicking the taste of beef than vegetarian patties of the past. Others are working to grow meat in labs. So are the plant-based patties better for you or for the planet? Here’s what you might want to know before taking a bite: ARE THEY HEALTHIER? As with many questions about diet, it depends. For better or worse, patties from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods can be nutritionally similar to beef. Beyond Meat’s 4-ounce patty is listed at 270 calories, while Impossible Foods’is listed at 240 calories. Ground beef’s nutritional profile can range, but a similarly sized patty with 80%…