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All the design clues, from colors to sizes

Analysts suggest Apple is on the cusp of launching its latest generation of superphone, with an event announced for Oct. 13 (you can livestream Apple’s event from home — here’s how to watch). The current hottest rumors suggest that we may see multiple versions of the iPhone 12, with features like 5G, lidar depth mapping and the latest A14 Bionic processor. (And here are some features on our iPhone 12 wish list that Apple should steal from Samsung.)  But what will the phone look like? Let’s dive into the rumor mill to work it out.



a screen shot of a computer: A concept mockup of the iPhone 12. Phone Arena


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A concept mockup of the iPhone 12. Phone Arena

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Multiple iPhone 12 sizes



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How to find if you are blocked on WhatsApp? Look for these clues





Can’t get your messages through someone on WhatsApp or their Display Picture is not visible to you for quite some time now? Chances are that you have been blocked on the platform by that contact. It is one step worse than getting what millennials call “seen-zoned.” The blocking option comes in handy for users who come across creeps on WhatsApp, or get into petty virtual fights with friends or simply do not want to indulge in conversation with someone. The reason could be anything.

WhatsApp notes that it has made it “intentionally ambiguous” to not notify the blocked users to protect privacy of other users. But users can check for these indicators to confirm if they have indeed been blocked:

Last Seen, Online status not visible: This is the most basic indicator of getting blocked. You will not be able to see the last seen or Online status of the

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What will iPhone 12 look like? All the design clues, from screen size to colors

AppleAnalysts suggestApple is on the cusp of launching its latest generation of superphone, with an event announced for October 13. The current hottest rumors suggest that we may see multiple version of the iPhone 12, with features like 5G, LiDar depth mapping and the latest A14 bionic processor. 

But what will the phone look like? Let’s dive into the rumor mill to work it out. 

Multiple iPhone 12 sizes

First up, the physical size of the phone. Analysts suggest that there will be four iterations of the phone, with the smallest being the new 5.4-inch iPhone 12 Mini. Then there’s the two base models, the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro, both expected to be 6.1-inches, making them slightly bigger than the current iPhone 11 Pro’s 5.8-inch size.

Finally, there’s

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Big Tech hearing gives clues on future of antitrust law

In the last of seven hearings to investigate concerns that Google parent Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL) are operating as illegal monopolies, witnesses before the House Antitrust Subcommittee Thursday clashed on whether Congress should overhaul U.S. antitrust law.

Proposals from witnesses before the committee, including several antitrust experts, could be a clue to changes forthcoming from the committee. They ranged from introducing legislation that would break up Big Tech companies and overturn judicial precedent to increased funding for antitrust law enforcers to maintaining status quo. 

‘Quintessentially a congressional job’

Zephyr Teachout, associate professor of law at Fordham University School of Law, told the subcommittee on Thursday that Congress, not the Supreme Court, should regulate Big Tech. “It is quintessentially a congressional job to respond to this threat,” Teachout said, calling for “significant” new legislation.

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES - 2018/09/13: Zephyr Teachout seen speaking on phone during her campaign for Attorney General. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES – 2018/09/13: Zephyr Teachout seen speaking
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Are some black holes wormholes in disguise? Gamma-ray blasts may shed clues.

Unusual flashes of gamma rays could reveal that what appear to be giant black holes are actually huge wormholes, a new study finds.

Wormholes are tunnels in space-time that can theoretically allow travel anywhere in space and time, or even into another universe. Einstein’s theory of general relativity suggests wormholes are possible, although whether they really exist is another matter.

In many ways, wormholes resemble black holes. Both kinds of objects are extremely dense and possess extraordinarily strong gravitational pulls for bodies their size. The main difference is that no object can theoretically come back out after crossing a black hole’s event horizon — the threshold where the speed needed to escape the black hole’s gravitational pull exceeds the speed of light — whereas any body entering a wormhole could theoretically reverse course.

Video: Last 500 years around Milky Way’s supermassive black hole

Assuming wormholes might exist, researchers investigated ways

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