Tesla Shareholder Trial: US Jury Told That Elon Musk’s ‘Lies’ Cost Tesla Investors Millions

A lawyer for angry Tesla investors told a California courtroom on Wednesday that CEO Elon Musk “lied” about having funding in place to take the company private, costing his clients millions of dollars. More than four years after Musk fired off tweets saying he had funding secured to buy the electric car maker at $420…

Everything That’s Changed in the New 2023 HomePod

Apple this week unexpectedly announced the second-generation full-sized HomePod, around two years after it discontinued the original smart speaker. The upgraded HomePod, priced at $299, joins the HomePod mini in Apple’s line of TV and Home products with several new changes and features. A lower price tag at launch, a slightly tweaked design, and a…

ChatGPT Sounds Exactly Like Us. How Is That a Good Thing?

In 1950, Alan Turing, the British computer scientist who cracked the Enigma code during World War II, wrote an article in which he posed a seemingly absurd question: “Can machines think?” The debut late last year of the eerily lifelike ChatGPT appeared to move us closer to an answer. Overnight, a fully formed silicon-based chatbot…

Apple Announces New HomePod for $299 With Full-Size Design, S7 Chip, and More

Apple today announced a second-generation full-size HomePod, available to order starting today for $299 in white and midnight color options. In-store availability and deliveries to customers will begin Friday, February 3 in select countries. The second-generation HomePod features a virtually identical design as the full-size HomePod that was discontinued in March 2021, with a backlit…

MiCA Crypto Law for EU Members Delayed by Up to 18 Months: All Details

The MiCA legislation, which is set to bind the crypto and digital assets industry in a solid framework for all members of the European Union (EU), will be tabled for final voting later this year. The reason behind this delay is that the 400-page document needs to be translated into 24 official languages. It could…

Apple Supplier Preparing to Begin Shipments of Lenses for Apple’s Upcoming AR/VR Headset

Wednesday January 18, 2023 11:29 pm PST by Sami Fathi An Apple supplier is looking to begin shipments of lenses to be used in Apple’s upcoming AR/VR headset as soon as next month, according to a report today by DigiTimes. The report states that Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) will supply lens modules for Apple’s upcoming…

Apple TV+ Original Series Slate for Early 2023 Announced: Ted Lasso Returns for Third Season

Apple TV+ has announced its film and original series slate for the first half of 2023, with notable titles on the list including Ted Lasso, which returns for a third season in Spring 2023. The streaming service from Apple has also released a single teaser image for the upcoming season, featuring titular character Ted (Jason…

Deals: Woot Has New Sales on Apple’s MagSafe Charger ($29.99) and Siri Remote ($49.99)

Woot today has a pair of solid discounts on Apple’s MagSafe Charger and Siri Remote, and both accessories are in new condition. They both come with a one year Apple limited warranty and Amazon Prime members can get free shipping from Woot. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you…

Spotify and Other Media Firms Ask EU to Take Action Against Apple’s ‘Unfair’ App Store Practices

Music streaming service Spotify, along with other media firms such as Deezer, urged the European Commission to take action against Apple for anticompetitive and unfair practices, in a joint industry letter on Wednesday. The letter, addressed to the European Union antitrust regulator’s Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, demanded the Commission to act fast for the welfare…

New MacBook Air With 3nm M3 Chip Rumored to Launch in Second Half of 2023

Apple plans to release a new MacBook Air in the second half of 2023, and it may be equipped with a 3nm chip, according to a report today from Taiwanese publication DigiTimes. This chip would likely be Apple’s next-generation M3 chip, which would offer faster performance and improved power efficiency compared to Apple’s current 5nm…