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Justice Department is about to drop a massive lawsuit on Apple — Biden administration to crack down Apple blocking rival access to key…

A new report says the imminent antitrust lawsuit against Apple could be filed by the Justice Department as early as Thursday, over the ongoing issues of blocking rivals access to some of the features of its iPhone. The pending lawsuit was reported Wednesday by Bloomberg, which indicates the suit could be filed in federal court “as soon as Thursday.” At its heart, the suit will reportedly accuse Apple “of violating antitrust laws by blocking rivals from accessing hardware and software features of its iPhone.” It’s likely…

Access Bank moves to buy National Bank of Kenya

Access Bank has signed a pact with Nairobi-headquartered National Bank of Kenya, setting the flagship subsidiary of Nigeria’s largest lender up for the ownership of the company, which has been in business since 1968. The target bank was formerly controlled by the Kenyan Government but is now owned by KCB Group Plc, the parent of the country’s biggest commercial lender. The deal is the first to be announced since the passing away last month of Herbert Wigwe, the erstwhile CEO of Access Bank’s parent company Access…

YouPro lets me access every popular premium AI chatbot for $20/month – but there’s a catch

Sabrina Ortiz/ZDNETZDNET's key takeawaysYou.com's premium subscription tier, YouPro, costs $20 per month or $15 per month if billed annually. With the subscription, users get to take advantage of the free perks, such as access to the internet and footnotes, and the most advanced large language models (LLMs) from OpenAI, Google, and more. There is no way to compare LLM performance on YouPro to the performance of a model on its native platform. You.com, formerly YouChat, offers competitive features that have earned it a…

Google unlocks 5G access on its Pixel smartphones in new select regions

Google is gradually allowing its Pixel smartphones to latch onto the 5G network in select regions. The search giant hasn’t allowed all Pixel smartphones with 5G hardware to access 5G networks. Also, neither do all supported devices work with 5G networks wherever it is available. The Pixel lineup, starting from Pixel 4a (5G), and going all the way up to the latest Pixel 8 Pro, will be able to work with 5G networks in select countries. Essentially, Google is slowly unlocking the 5G modems in these devices and it appears to…

How to access your Apple Card transactions for tax reasons

Maria Diaz/ZDNETWith the April 15 tax deadline hot on our heels, it's time for all honest and upright US citizens to prepare and submit their taxes. I'd been busy collecting all my tax forms and documents showing my income, expenses, and other items. In most cases, that's not too difficult since banks, investment firms, and other organizations either send the right documents or provide links to download them.Also: The best tax software for a stress-free tax seasonBut what about an electronic payment system like an…

How to Make a RAG System to Gain Powerful Access to Your Data

This article will show you how to make an RAG system that makes your data easily accessible via prompting.Continue reading on Towards Data Science » This article will show you how to make an RAG system that makes your data easily accessible via prompting.Continue reading on Towards Data Science » FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All…

Threads kicks off ‘Trending Now’ feed in the US – here’s how to access it

Screenshot by Lance Whitney/ZDNETThe Trending Topics is one feature that certain other social networks already offer.  X, aka Twitter, provides a list of trending topics in its Explore section. To catch up with the likes of X, Threads started testing top topics in the US last month. Zuckerberg has also promised that it would reach other countries and languages once the feature is up and running.Also: 5 reasons to try Twitter rival Bluesky (no invite needed)In his own post on Threads, Instagram head Adam Mosseri

BMW Charging adds Shell charger access for EVs in North America

BMW Charging has just launched in North America as an additional EV charger network powered by Shell Recharge. The newly expanded network gives BMW EV drivers access to over 100,000 chargers across the continent, easily accessible from the vehicle itself or an app. BMW is working through the first quarter of 2024 with hopes of carrying the electrified momentum it saw a year prior. In 2023, BMW’s all-electric sales nearly doubled while the German automaker continued to roll out new models to its lineup,…

Rivian gains access to Tesla’s Supercharger network, free adapter coming

Rivian has officially gained access to Tesla’s Supercharger network and announced that it will start shipping an adapter to its owners for free next month. When Tesla opened up its connector to other automakers in the hope of making it the new charging standard in North America, Rivian was one of the first to jump on board after Ford got the ball rolling. Ford was the first to gain access to the Supercharger network with a new adapter that it started to offer for free to Mustand Mach-E and F-150…

Aig-Imoukhuede, Access Bank’s former CEO, appointed chairman of holding company

Access Holdings has chosen Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede as its chairman. He had served as the pioneer CEO of Access Bank, the group’s commercial banking division before it evolved into a holding company. He and Herbert Wigwe bought Access Bank in 2002 and transformed it into Nigeria’s biggest lender by market value. From the year of its acquisition to 2013, Mr Aig-Imoukhuede managed the bank, assisted by Mr Wigwe, the managing director of Access Holdings, who died in a chopper crash in the US last month aged 57.…