Apple bids farewell to the iPod
11 May 2022 | 12:41 pm
US tech giant Apple has announced it is stopping production of its iconic iPod device, which was first launched in 2001. With a battery life of 10 hours and enough space for 1,000 songs, the iPod completely changed the way we listen to music and paved the way for smartphones. Also in the show, US President Joe Biden says the fight against inflation is his "top priority".
26 Sep 2022
11 Sep 2022
We take a look at how the British papers are paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. We also look at some criticism of the monarchy that's been picked up in the foreign press, in addition to the many praise-filled tributes. Meanwhile, British cartoonists have been bidding farewell to the monarch. Finally, we find out how a double rainbow touched mourners at Buckingham Palace.
16 Sep 2022
We take a look at the tributes to tennis great Roger Federer, who is retiring next week. We also discuss how the Chinese and Russian press are covering the talks between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan. We then find out about the history of sending migrants from the south to the north of the US.
19 Sep 2022
Queen Elizabeth's coffin was lowered into a vault at Windsor Castle, her final resting place, on Monday after a day of inimitable pageantry that drew world leaders to her funeral and huge crowds to the streets to say farewell to a revered monarch.
20 Sep 2022
Following the death of the much-loved Queen, what’s next for the future of the British monarchy and the British Commonwealth? We discuss what lies ahead with a French podcaster who produced a special series about Queen Elizabeth II’s seven decade reign.
26 Sep 2022
Apple said on Monday it will manufacture its latest iPhone 14 in India, as the tech giant moves some of its production away from China.
The Brazilian soccer legend's coffin has moved through the streets of Santos, in the Sao Paulo state, where well over 200,000 people have gathered to pay their respects.
On Thursday, Apple reported that revenue fell 5 percent to $117.15 billion during the three months that ended in December, the company's first quarterly sales decline since before the pandemic. Profits decreased 13 percent to $30 billion.
The iPhone maker's top supplier Foxconn plans to boost production in India, with a new facility in Bengaluru. But the move westward could be beset by red tape and quality control issues.
Martin Yang of Oppenheimer says Apple is probably not willing to "lower its price relative to other markets … just for the sake of gaining market share in the near term," as there is a good number customers who will be willing to pay a premium price for its products.
The New York Times explains the spate of accidental shootings in the US, linking them to the gun lobby's fear-based marketing campaigns. In Israel, PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces criticism over his nomination of a self-proclaimed racist to the coveted post of consul general of New York.
As we bid President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a professor, goodbye till we meet again, it is fitting to ask the outgoing President for an update on one not-so-popular but so-significant promise he didn’t fulfill to Nigerians and humanity: the release of Ms. Leah Sharibu The Guardian, Nigeria had in 2019 tagged her as ‘A goddess of resistance.’
In a big gamble for the world’s most valuable company, Apple is widely expected to launch its first major new product in almost a decade at its annual developers' conference next week: a virtual reality headset.
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Two of the 23 Thai hostages released late November spoke exclusively with DW. They talked about what they saw during their captivity in Hamas' underground tunnels.
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In Belgium, a recent documentary on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has caused shock and soul-searching, reigniting a debate about the way religion is funded in the country. Unlike in neighbouring France, the Belgian state finances officially recognised religions, with representatives of the Catholic Church receiving the best pay. But the abuse scandal has seen many people demand a change in the rules.
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The use of artificial intelligence in the EU will be regulated by the AI Act, the world’s first comprehensive AI law. Find out how it will protect you.
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The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African countries to take urgent action to end poverty and mismanagement of natural resources if they want to earn the respect of the global community.
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The death toll from floods in northern Tanzania following torrential rains this weekend has risen to 63, the prime minister said on Monday, adding to hundreds of other deaths caused by extreme weather in East Africa since seasonal rains began in October.
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