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Amazon unveils bedside device that tracks sleeping patterns

Soon enough, a bedside Amazon device might know whether you're sleeping—or not.

Consumer & Gadgets

Apple ditches iPhone production increase after demand falters

Apple Inc. is backing off plans to increase production of its new iPhones this year after an anticipated surge in demand failed to materialize, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Facebook sued over allegations it sidestepped Apple's privacy protections to collect user data

Two Facebook users are suing the social media platform's parent company, Meta Platforms Inc., for allegedly skirting around Apple's privacy protections and collecting user data through in-app browsers.

Consumer & Gadgets

Colorado accepts cryptocurrency to pay taxes, moving the state 'tech forward'

Gov. Jared Polis said Coloradans can pay their taxes using cryptocurrency, making good on a plan he announced earlier this year.

Consumer & Gadgets

Smarter design of food packaging helps consumers sort waste better

Does the design of food packaging play a role in consumers' waste sorting behavior? Yes, that's what has been shown in a new doctoral thesis, recently presented at the University of Borås, Sweden. What is unique is that ...