Author: Mary Christian

I’m a wealth reporter covering the world’s richest people for Business d’Or.

Apple is taking out the blood oxygen feature from its newest Apple Watches. This decision helps them keep selling the watches in the U.S. while they are in a legal battle with Masimo. According to Bloomberg, Apple has developed a software workaround. The updated Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 will be available for purchase on Thursday, as per Apple’s announcement. These watches were first introduced in September. If a user taps the blood oxygen icon on the updated watch, a notification will appear guiding them to an explanation on Apple’s website, according to the company. Legal Clash with…

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The official social media account of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on X (previously Twitter) made a mistake. On Tuesday evening, they wrongly said they approved listings for Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and later deleted the post. SEC Chair Gary Gensler then explained on his own X account that the SEC’s account was hacked, and someone posted an unauthorized tweet. After Gensler’s statement, the SEC shared another post to highlight it. A spokesperson for the SEC told CNBC that an “unknown party” got into its account. On Tuesday night, a message without a signature from the @Safety account explained,…

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In 2023, Americans continued to really like pickup trucks. However, Toyota’s RAV4, a smaller crossover vehicle, almost spoiled the party for the best-selling trucks. The RAV4’s sales were just 10,000 units behind the Ram pickup from Stellantis. If it had sold a bit more, it would have been in the top three sales in the U.S., breaking a trend since 2014 where non-pickup vehicles didn’t make it to the top three. The RAV4 has quickly caught up. In 2020, it sold 133,000 units less than the Ram truck. But last year, the difference was just 9,983. Stellantis sold 444,926 Ram…

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Tesla recently released the numbers for the vehicles they made and delivered in the last part of 2023. Here are the important figures: Deliveries from October to December 2023: 484,507 Vehicles produced from October to December 2023: 494,989 Total deliveries for the entire year 2023: 1,808,581 Total production for the entire year 2023: 1,845,985 In 2022, Tesla, led by Elon Musk, shared that they delivered 1.31 million vehicles and produced 1.37 million electric vehicles for the entire year. The latest figures show a 38% increase in deliveries and a 35% increase in production compared to the previous year. In 2022,…

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On Monday, BYD announced that it made over 3 million new energy vehicles in 2023. This positions the Chinese electric car company to outpace Tesla’s production for the second consecutive year. Tesla, the U.S. electric car company, hasn’t disclosed its full-year production numbers as of Tuesday in Asia. However, they stated that they manufactured 1.35 million cars in the first three quarters of 2023. In the previous year, 2022, Tesla produced 1.37 million vehicles, which is fewer than BYD’s 1.88 million. New energy vehicles here refer to cars powered by batteries or a combination of battery and traditional fuel. Most…

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Apple can now sell the newest Apple Watches because a court decided to temporarily stop a ban on imports. This is a big win for Apple. The Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 models will be in Apple stores from today, according to a report. You can also buy them online from tomorrow. Apple is happy to offer the full range of Apple Watches to customers just in time for the new year. The Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2, which includes the blood oxygen feature, will be back on sale in the United States at…

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Apple won’t be able to sell the Watch Series 9 and Watch Ultra 2 in the US anymore. President Joe Biden’s administration chose not to stop the ban today. Apple removed both products from its website on December 21st and from its stores after December 24th. A statement from the Office of US Trade Representative Katherine Tai explained that the agency decided not to overturn the International Trade Commission’s decision after careful thought. Apple Gets Banned by ITC The ITC banned Apple because it found that Apple violated a patent owned by a company named Masimo related to blood oxygen…

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Tesla is recalling 120,000 vehicles for doors that violate U.S. regulations. Acknowledging the issue in a letter on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s site, Tesla revealed the doors could unlock during a crash, increasing injury risk. The affected models, Tesla Models S and X from 2021 to 2023, prompt this action. As of December 14, no injuries related to this problem were reported. Tesla’s commitment to safety is evident in its response, aiming to address the concern promptly and ensure the well-being of vehicle occupants. Tesla’s Response and Recent Actions As a solution, Tesla is offering a complimentary over-the-air…

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Apple has stopped selling the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 on its U.S. website. When you look at Apple’s website for the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2, it now says “currently unavailable.” This happened on Thursday. Instead of those models, the page now shows a picture promoting the Apple Watch SE, which is a less expensive model introduced in 2022. This change is because of a legal disagreement. Issues with Apple Watch Sales Apple announced earlier this week that it would no longer sell its newest Watch models on its website starting…

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Comcast has said that hackers used a serious security flaw to get into the private details of nearly 36 million Xfinity customers. This flaw, called “CitrixBleed,” is in Citrix networking devices commonly used by large companies. Hackers have been taking advantage of this flaw since late August. Although Citrix released fixes in early October, many companies didn’t update in time. The hackers used the CitrixBleed flaw to access information from major targets, like Boeing, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, and the international law firm Allen & Overy. Xfinity Targeted, Unveiling the CitrixBleed Breach Xfinity, which is Comcast’s cable…

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