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Apple Fined $1.23 Billion by French Antitrust Regulator

Apple Fined $1.23 Billion by French Antitrust Regulator

France’s antitrust regulator fined Apple €1.1 billion ($1.23 billion) for anticompetitive behavior towards its distribution and retail network.
The fine was the largest ever levied on a single firm.
Apple said it would appeal the ruling, which it said was at odds with French legal precedent.
The Autorité de la concurrence said that Apple imposed prices on retail premium resellers so that the prices were aligned with those charged by Apple, both online …

Apple Announces New MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and Golden Master of iOS 13.4

Apple Announces New MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and Golden Master of iOS 13.4

Apple announced new MacBook Pro Air laptops, iPad Pro tablets, and released the golden master for its iOS and iPadOS 13.4, a significant upgrade to its mobile operating systems.  A golden master is the final version of a software program that is then sent to manufacturing and used for retail copies.
The updated iPad Pro models come with with A12Z Bionic chips, dual camera setups, a new LiDAR Scanner for augmented …

Broadway Theaters and Concert Venues Try to ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ in the Age of the Coronavirus

Theaters and concert halls are used to, what one might call, “normal” disruptions, somewhat regionalized in nature, such as snowstorms or hurricanes or even earthquakes.  But the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic is an entirely new beast for them to deal with.  There’s no playbook here, no emergency plan that covers all exigencies that could arise. As a result, each institution has had to educate itself and its people about …

Delta Plans New Service Linking Memphis and Boston

Delta Plans New Service Linking Memphis and Boston

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch new service between Memphis and Boston.
The daily non-stop flights between Memphis International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport are slated to commence on October 4, 2020.
The addition of the Boston flight brings the number of destinations Delta will serve from Memphis to eight. Boston will join Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, and Salt Lake City on the list.
The flight, Delta said, …

Japanese Olympic Games Torch Ceremony Scaled Back Due to Coronavirus Fears

Japanese Olympic Games Torch Ceremony Scaled Back Due to Coronavirus Fears

The organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are scaling back the torch ceremony due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Traditionally, the torch is lighted at the historic site of ancient Olympia in Greece and relayed to the host city where it’s used to light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremonies.  The lighting ceremony will take place on March 12, 2020, to be followed by a weeklong torch relay in Greece. …

Using These Disinfectants from Clorox, Lysol, Purell Will Combat the Coronavirus, Says EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency released a list of disinfectants that can be used to fight the coronavirus.
Germs can live on surfaces for days so wiping down surfaces on airplanes such as tray tables, touch screens, door handles, buttons, and faucets is particularly important. The same goes for armrests and the back of the seat in front of you in a theater, and the table at a food hall or fast-food restaurant.
One …

Theatergoers Evacuated from ‘Jagged Little Pill’ on Broadway

Theatergoers Evacuated from ‘Jagged Little Pill’ on Broadway

A performance of the new musical “Jagged Little Pill” on Broadway was interrupted after a patron apparently released pepper spray in the theater.
Police and firefighters evacuated patrons from the historic Broadhurst Theatre in the theater district on Saturday after several people were seen standing up and coughing.
The show was in its second act during a matinee performance when the incident happened.
The show’s producers termed the incident an accident.
The show was cancelled …