Latest Technology News – Apple, Samsung sued in US over handsets' radio frequency emissions

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— Apple, Samsung sued in US over handsets’ radio frequency emissions —
Apple and Samsung have been sued in the US over harmful radio frequency (RF) exposure. The lawsuit claims that the RF radiation emitted from their smartphones exceed legal limits set forth by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The devices mentioned in the lawsuit are Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note8.
— Bezos’ wealth slumps $16bn in 2019, Gates $4bn away from being richest —
Amazon Founder and the world’s richest person Jeff Bezos’ wealth slumped nearly $16 billion to $109 billion this year, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The world’s second-richest person and Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates, with $105 billion wealth, is $4 billion away from regaining the world’s richest person title. Notably, Gates added $14.2 billion to his net worth this year.
— Apple’s market value falls $44 bn in a day amid US-China trade war —
Apple’s market value fell $44 billion on Friday amid the US-China trade war. The slump also comes amid US President Donald Trump ordering American companies to immediately start looking for alternatives to manufacturing in China. Apple is heavily dependant on China as almost all of the world’s iPhones are made in China and assembled by Foxconn.
— Sony, Yamaha partner to develop self-driving cart for theme parks —
Sony and Yamaha have partnered to build the SC-1 Sociable Cart, a self-driving cart for theme parks, golf courses and commercial facilities. It can seat up to five people, has replaceable batteries, and a broader front and rear scope of view. Sony and Yamaha plan to launch services using the cart in Japan in fiscal 2019.

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