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The orange dot is part of a broader attempt by Apple to burnish its reputation as a privacy-conscious company, and to differentiate the iPhone from Android devices, where privacy controls are more loose.IPHONE’S NEW ‘ORANGE DOT’ FEATURE WARNS YOU WHEN AN APP IS LISTENINGJEFFSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
Barr’s speech Wednesday, then, was an attempt to argue that all of these actions on his part were not only defensible, but good and necessary.THE STUNNING HYPOCRISY OF BILL BARRANDREW PROKOPSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
First, a commanding officer must review and approve all search warrants before an officer seeks judicial approval for the warrant, in an attempt to calculate and assess risk.THE POLICING REFORMS IN THE BREONNA TAYLOR SETTLEMENT, EXPLAINEDFABIOLA CINEASSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
This is not an attempt to whitewash our waste, to bury the toll that humans are taking on the planet right now.DAWN OF THE HELIOCENE - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENSUMMER PRAETORIUSSEPTEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
He said the operation reflected an attempt by Turning Point Action to maintain its advocacy despite the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic, which has curtailed many traditional political events.PRO-TRUMP YOUTH GROUP ENLISTS TEENS IN SECRETIVE CAMPAIGN LIKENED TO A ‘TROLL FARM,’ PROMPTING REBUKE BY FACEBOOK AND TWITTERISAAC STANLEY-BECKERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Using liquid to cool chips is much more efficient, but most attempts so far have involved retrofitting some kind of radiator-like device onto the chip as an afterthought.THIS MICROCHIP HAS ITS OWN BUILT-IN COOLING SYSTEMEDD GENTSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
All the while, the other captive queens keep up their quacking and attempts to escape.QUACKS AND TOOTS HELP YOUNG HONEYBEE QUEENS AVOID DEADLY DUELSSHARON OOSTHOEKSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A number of networks now think they went too far, and in an attempt to better compete with ad-free platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime, have reduced time devoted to ads.WHY TV SHOWS LIKE “THE SIMPSONS” AND “GREY’S ANATOMY” KEEP GETTING SHORTERDAN KOPFSEPTEMBER 13, 2020QUARTZ
Of those attempts, about 150 were successful breaches, but Microsoft didn’t identify the victims other than to say they weren’t associated the presidential campaigns.RUSSIAN HACKERS ARE AGAIN TRYING TO DISRUPT U.S. ELECTIONS, MICROSOFT SAYSVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
If a subscriber drops below that threshold, it will use push articles in front of that reader using paid social ads in an attempt to reengage them.‘WE’VE REALLY RESET OUR FLOOR’: HOW THE ATLANTIC GAINED 300,000 NEW SUBSCRIBERS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHSMAX WILLENSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020DIGIDAY


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