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Caterpillar, School of Mines partner on mining technology

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Caterpillar says it is partnering with the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to build the next generation of mining and construction technology. University faculty and students will work with Caterpillar engineers on autonomous robotic mining, new software used to manage mining and construction operations and on new equipment… Read More »

Twitter suspends fake accounts posing as Black Trump supporters

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump look on as Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Duluth International Airport in Duluth, Minnesota, U.S., September 30, 2020. Leah Millis | Reuters Twitter has suspended a group of fake accounts pretending to be owned by Black supporters of President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign. The micro-blogging… Read More »

China is the world’s biggest 5G smartphone market. That’s why Apple’s 5G iPhones are so important

GUANGZHOU, China — Apple’s iPhone 12 range with 5G connectivity is going to be very important in China and key to achieving what analysts are calling an upgrade “supercycle.” 5G refers to next-generation mobile networks promising super-fast data speeds. On Tuesday, Apple unveiled four new 5G-capable iPhone models. While 5G networks are in their infancy,… Read More »

PayPal takes aim at Klarna with ‘Pay in 3’ service for UK shoppers

The PayPal application is seen on an iPhone Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images LONDON — PayPal says it’s launching a “buy now, pay later” service in the U.K. that lets shoppers finance their purchases over three interest-free monthly instalments. The U.S. tech giant is perhaps better known for its online payment tools, but… Read More »

Apple’s full-size iPhone 12 costs at least $100 more than last year’s iPhone 11

Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals the new iPhone 12. Source Apple announced new iPhones Tuesday in a video presentation just over an hour long covering the new devices’ faster chips, 5G speeds and capabilities, and improved cameras. But one of the most important pieces of information for investors and customers got significantly less stage time:… Read More »