Apple Watch Series 6 vs. SE: The two newest smartwatches compared

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At Apple’s September virtual event, the company launched two new smartwatches: the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE. Both devices run WatchOS 7, but because the Watch SE is a more affordable version of Apple’s flagship Watch, it has fewer features and a less advanced S5 chipset. The devices have cellular and Wi-Fi-only variants and are already available to purchase. The Watch Series 6 starts at $399 (£379, AU$599), while the Watch SE costs $279 (£269, AU$429). If you’re interested in either smartwatch but are not sure which one you should get, read on for our deep dive on how these two compare.

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Xbox Series X And Series S Preorder Availability: Consoles Sold Out, Accessories Available

Two new Xbox consoles, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, are launching in a matter of weeks, but unless you’ve been exceptionally lucky, you may not have been able to secure a preorder yet. The Series X and Series S release November 10 for $500 and $300, respectively, and as of now, finding either in stock is near-impossible. That said, we’re tracking console availability below along with all the major listings.

Preorder Xbox Series X:

Preorder Xbox Series S:

Xbox Series X/S bundles

Preorder Xbox Wireless Controllers

The new Xbox Wireless Controllers releasing alongside the Xbox Series X and Series S are available in Carbon Black, Robot White, and Shock Blue. They feature a more ergonomic design; textured grips on the bumpers, triggers, and back case; and an Elite controller-inspired hybrid D-pad for improved precision. The updated controllers also have a new integrated Share button for capturing and

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Wefox: German insurance startup raising major Series C

  • European insurance unicorn Wefox is in the process of raising a fresh funding round, Business Insider understands. 
  • The ongoing Series C round is understood to have already seen involvement from the corporate investing arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board.
  • The company has raised approximately $130 million already, and is hoping to increase that to around $237 million, making it one of the bigger funding rounds of 2020.
  • The Berlin-based startup previously raised $110 million last December. 
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European insurance unicorn Wefox is in the process of raising a major fresh funding round, Business Insider understands. 

A source with knowledge of the matter said the round is being led by the corporate investing arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDBI), with participation from existing investors Merian Chrysalis, OMERS Ventures, Mubadala Capital, Target Global, Idinvest, and Salesforce Ventures.

The Berlin-based company has raised approximately €110 million

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Xbox Series X And S Boxes Are Showing Up In The Wild

With the launch of the Xbox Series X and S consoles now just a few weeks away, units are apparently getting prepared to ship globally, and as such, images of them in the wild have begun to appear.

Here is a photo of the Xbox Series X and S retail boxes in the wild. The full context of the pictures is unclear, but the photos appear to be taken from inside a warehouse of some kind.

Given the logistics required to get potentially millions of consoles to retailers around the world for launch, it makes sense that these photos have emerged. We would expect more to come soon.

Both consoles are due to launch globally on November 10, and that’s a big deal because with the Xbox One, Microsoft rolled it out in waves across different regions. With the Series X/S, Microsoft is releasing the systems in all major global

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Xbox Series X And Series S Preorder Availability: Consoles Sold Out, Accessories In Stock

Two new Xbox consoles, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, are launching in a matter of weeks, but unless you’ve been exceptionally lucky, you may not have been able to secure a preorder yet. The Series X and Series S release November 10 for $500 and $300, respectively, and as of now, finding either in stock is near-impossible. That said, we’re tracking console availability below along with all the major listings.

Preorder Xbox Series X:

Preorder Xbox Series S:

Xbox Series X/S bundles

Preorder Xbox Wireless Controllers

The new Xbox Wireless Controllers releasing alongside the Xbox Series X and Series S are available in Carbon Black, Robot White, and Shock Blue. They feature a more ergonomic design; textured grips on the bumpers, triggers, and back case; and an Elite controller-inspired hybrid D-pad for improved precision. The updated controllers also have a new integrated Share button for capturing and

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AiDash Secures $6M in Series A Funding, Led by Benhamou Global Ventures and National Grid Partners

Funding accelerates AiDash towards rapid global expansion as it empowers utility and energy industries with satellite-powered operations & maintenance

AiDash, a San Francisco Bay Area-based leading satellite analytics company, today announced that it has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round led by Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) and National Grid Partners (NGP). At a time when wildfires, hurricanes, pipeline leaks and power outages have proved catastrophic to the utility and energy industries, AiDash is helping them mitigate these problems and be resilient using satellite data and AI at scale. The funding will be used to boost product innovation, hire new talent and further plans for global expansion.

AiDash uses high-resolution multispectral satellite imagery coupled with Artificial Intelligence to transform operations and maintenance (O&M) activities like Vegetation Management, Remote Monitoring & Survey and Disaster and Disruptions Management for global utility and energy customers. The company is already working with

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Xbox Series X And Series S Get Sudden Restock At Best Buy

Two new Xbox consoles, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, are launching in a matter of weeks, but unless you’ve been exceptionally lucky, you may not have been able to secure a preorder yet. The Series X and Series S release November 10 for $500 and $300, respectively, and as of now, finding either in stock is near-impossible. That said, we’re tracking console availability below along with all the major listings.

Where to preorder the Xbox Series X and Series S

We’re starting to see restocks today at Best Buy for both the Series X and Series S. Both are popping in and out, so you’ll need to refresh the page if it doesn’t show as available for you. Keep trying–you may get lucky.

Preorder Xbox Series X:

Preorder Xbox Series S:

Xbox Series X/S bundles

Preorder Xbox Wireless Controllers

The new Xbox Wireless Controllers releasing alongside the

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Silicon Valley’s biggest billionaires have reportedly poured millions into a super PAC-run series of anti-Trump TV ads ahead of Election Day



Dustin Moskovitz, Eric Schmidt are posing for a picture: Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz and ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt have reportedly donated to a a pro-Biden super PAC that is running a series of anti-Trump TV ads in the home stretch before Election Day. Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Getty Images; Win McNamee/Getty Images


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Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz and ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt have reportedly donated to a a pro-Biden super PAC that is running a series of anti-Trump TV ads in the home stretch before Election Day. Horacio Villalobos – Corbis/Getty Images; Win McNamee/Getty Images

  • Silicon Valley billionaires like Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz and ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt have poured millions into a Democratic super PAC that is behind a slew of anti-Trump TV ads in the home stretch to Election Day, per a Recode report.
  • The super PAC is spending more than $100 million on TV ads in support of Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, an amount that surpasses any other group’s spending.
  • The report comes as the tech world continues to fight off Republicans’ claims that the industry harbors an anti-conservative bias on online platforms.
  • It also comes after reports that employees from Apple, Amazon, Facebook,
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be fully optimized for the Xbox Series X and S

The Xbox Series X and Series S consoles are less than a month away from release, and ahead of launch, Microsoft is announcing that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be fully optimized for its next-gen hardware.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection on the Series X / S will run at 120 frames per second in both campaign and multiplayer modes, Microsoft confirmed. Split-screen will also receive some improvements, and the game will get 4K support for the Series X.

The upgrade will be available starting on November 17th, one week after the Xbox Series X / S release. Those who currently own the game will receive a free copy. The game is also available on Microsoft’s gaming subscription service, Xbox Game Pass.

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Photo of Starbucks Holiday At-Home Portrait Series with Nate Berkus Available on Business Wire’s Website and the Associated Press Photo Network

Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 20, 2020–

A photo is available on Business Wire’s website and the Associated Press Photo Network of Nate Berkus teamed up with Starbucks for the Holiday At-Home Portrait Series, featuring DIY holiday portraits from families across the country that capture what matters most this year: the little moments that bring the biggest joy.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201020005327/en/

Nate Berkus teamed up with Starbucks for the Holiday At-Home Portrait Series, featuring DIY holiday portraits from families across the country that capture what matters most this year: the little moments that bring the biggest joy. Photo Credit: Ashley Burns Photography for Starbucks

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201020005327/en/

CONTACT: Starbucks Coffee Company

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206-318-7100

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