There's a new Apple TV 4K in town after a revamped streaming box was announced by Apple for 2021. The new Apple TV 4K (2021) offers some small tweaks and improvements over the 2017 iteration, though you may be wondering whether it's really worth the upgrade. Apple's foray into home streaming has always felt a bit... hesitant. It's telling that, while the likes of Amazon Fire TV and Roku streaming devices are seeing new models every year, it took Apple four years to upgrade its premium 4K resolution streamer. The main difference is in the Siri remote, really – a point of contention with the 2017 model that we're glad to see addressed . But for owners of the Apple TV 4K (2017), or those wondering whether to opt for the older or newer model, read on for our full comparison below. Get all the best Apple TV deals Pricing: same difference We have confirmed pricing for Apple TV 4K (2021) too, with a $179 / £169 / AU$249 price tag for the 32GB version and … [Read more...] about Apple TV 4K (2021) vs Apple TV 4K (2017): is the upgrade worth it?
A child's first tablet is a gateway to endless educational apps and kid-friendly content (including the vast selections on YouTube Kids ), but you need to determine how much you'd like to spend. You could head straight for the iPad, or you go with a more affordable option, such as the Amazon Fire tablets that are made just for kids. Tablets can be easily loaded with apps and educational content, so it's clear why children gravitate to them. Not only can kids listen to music, watch movies, read books and play educational games , but they can also learn the basics of using a computer and even learn how to code on a kid tablet. When you're searching for the best kids tablet , it's important to consider the affordability, battery life, durability and lifespan for a kid-friendly tablet before actually buying it, especially if you're shopping for younger kids. Since children tend to be exceptionally sticky and a little more clumsy, it's a good idea to invest in a … [Read more...] about The best kids’ tablets for 2021
By Charles Piller Apr. 28, 2021 , 9:10 PM In an unprecedented enforcement action, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday informed a clinical trial sponsor that it had violated the law requiring that results from human studies of medical treatments and devices be posted to the federal repository ClinicalTrials.gov . The action was leveled against the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based drug company Acceleron for its failure to provide data from a completed trial of its experimental drug to treat kidney cancer. Such data must generally be deposited within a year of a trial’s end, but Acceleron’s results are nearly three years past due. Acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock said in a written statement about the April 27 notification that the agency takes its enforcement role “very seriously … for the benefit of clinical trial participants and public health.” Acceleron ceased the drug’s development in 2017, following the trial’s disappointing results, according to a … [Read more...] about In a first, FDA cites violation of clinical trials reporting law
Singapore is setting aside SG$24 billion ($18.1 billion) over the next three years to help local businesses innovate and build capabilities needed to take them through the next phase of transformation. The financial boost will go towards various initiatives such as the Emerging Technology Programme, which will see the government co-fund the cost of trials and adoption of emerging technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity. This was necessary to ensure the country remained competitive and ready to tap future opportunities, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, during his parliamentary speech Tuesday detailing Singapore's budget for fiscal 2021. He noted that last year's series of budgets had tilted towards "emergency support" in light of the global pandemic, but there was a need to focus this year's investment towards accelerating "structural adaptation". He pointed to the changing competitive landscape, fuelled by the speed … [Read more...] about Singapore puts budget focus on transformation, innovation
The company that owns Moscow-based media outlet RT just registered as a foreign agent with the U.S. Department of Justice. T&R Productions, LLC filed paperwork under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) registering as an agent for a Russian government entity, according to the DOJ . This entity, ANO TV-Novosti, is responsible for worldwide broadcasts of the Russian government-funded English-language TV network. SEE ALSO: Finally, Twitter forbids Russia Today, Sputnik from advertising RT reported in September that T&R Productions had received a letter from the DOJ demanding it to register as a foreign agent. The D.C.-based corporation is responsible for the production and operations of RT America. It has operated studios, hired and paid U.S. employees, and produced programming for the Russian network. FARA requires public disclosure of certain activities and relationships through registration by "agents of foreign principals" with the DOJ. According to the … [Read more...] about RT owner forced to register as a foreign agent in the U.S., and Russia vows revenge