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Time Flies: The 6 Best Portable Apple Watch Chargers for Power on the Go

“If you find your Apple Watch has kicked the bucket unexpectedly, ask for one of these portable power accessories this upcoming holiday season” writes Peter Ha for spy.com. * Get more out of your Apple Watch with portable power * Pick from keychain accessories to portable power banks * Our picks work with Watch Series 1, 2 and 3 Battery life on the last couple iterations of the Apple Watch have been better than advertised, but an unforeseen drawback to this surprise might cause some to forget that their watch…

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Quadcopter can inspect damaged nuclear reactors without putting workers at risk

“In a paper published on the preprint server Arxiv.org, they describe an autonomous quadcopter designed to inspect the interior of hazardous sites” writes Kyle Wiggers for venturebeat.com. In the aftermath of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan’s Honshu Island in 2011, primary power and cooling systems at Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were knocked offline. Source: venturebeat.com

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Apple slams Spotify’s ‘misleading’ claim App Store abuses its power

“We’ve approved and distributed nearly 200 app updates on Spotify’s behalf, resulting in over 300 million downloaded copies of the Spotify app,” Apple wrote” writes Joan E for cnet.com. Spotify claimed Apple wields the App Store’s power to stifle apps that compete with its other businesses, like Apple Music subscriptions that go head-to-head with Spotify.Cupertino, California-based Apple disputed the claim that it rejected Spotify app updates and morphed the rules it requires of developers to stifle Spotify competitively. Source: cnet.com

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Get an iPad Pro at Regular iPad Price with Amazon’s Deal of the Day

“If you’ve been tempted by the ultra-powerful iPad Pro but don’t want to pay the higher price, Amazon’s Deal of the Day can help you out” writes Chris Reed for ign.com. It’s offering 22% off refurbished 2017 iPad Pros, but the deal ends at midnight Eastern time.This model runs on a speedy A10X Fusion chip, with 64‑bit architecture and M10 motion coprocessor, giving it a whole lot of computing power. Source: ign.com

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Apple slams Spotify’s claim that it abuses its power with App Store

“We’ve approved and distributed nearly 200 app updates on Spotify’s behalf, resulting in over 300 million downloaded copies of the Spotify app,” Apple wrote” writes Joan E for cnet.com. Spotify claimed Apple wields the App Store’s power to stifle apps that compete with its other businesses, like Apple Music subscriptions that go head-to-head with Spotify.Cupertino, California-based Apple disputed the claim that it rejected Spotify app updates and morphed the rules it requires of developers to stifle Spotify competitively. Source: cnet.com

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Facebook’s head of product is out and Tesla is rebuilding its finance team: Here are the top power moves of the week

“Read more about this and other notable executive changes: Chris Cox, Facebook’s Chief Product Officer and key lieutenant of Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company amid a leadership reshuffle” writes The Org for businessinsider.com. As part of the leadership transition, John Standley will step down as chief executive officer.The moves come as Tesla looks to rebuild its finance team after a wave of executive departures. Source: businessinsider.com

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House Democrat tells Wilbur Ross: ‘You should resign’

“William Lacy Clay of Missouri claimed Thursday that the Trump administration is trying to limit the political power of minority voters by adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Secretary, you lied to Congress, you misled the American people, and you are complicit in the Trump administration’s intent to suppress the growing political power of the non-white population,” Clay said. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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FPL wants to launch consumer solar power program

“Florida Power & Light on Wednesday asked state regulators to approve a major new solar-energy program in which customers could voluntarily pay a charge each month and receive credits for savings produced by the program” writes News Service Of for sun-sentinel.com. The filing said FPL projects long-term savings of $139 million because the increased use of solar would allow it to avoid costs related to natural-gas or other types of power plants. “The company has developed FPL SolarTogether as a cost-effective opportunity for customers to directly support the expansion of…

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2019 C-USA power rankings: Half the conference might win it

“Projected conference wins, with overall wins in parentheses” writes Mar Edt for sbnation.com. Three teams within 0.9 conference wins of each other, and the defending champ not far behind.At the end of each conference previews run-through, I take a look at how I perceive the conference’s balance of power heading into the season.C-USA defenses ran the gamut last year, from all-or-nothing (UAB) to massively bend-don’t-break (FIU) to, well, nothing-and-break, I guess. Source: sbnation.com

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What General Electric investors want from CEO on Thursday

“Culp has a chance to attract more investors by providing greater clarity on GE’s strategy when he and other GE leaders lay out their 2019 financial forecast on Thursday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. GE’s power unit has cut 12,000 jobs and 30 percent of facility space but plans to spend more on restructuring this year, he added.NEW YORK (Reuters) – Portfolio manager Michael Kon began buying General Electric Co shares about a year ago and got more last fall after GE Chief Executive Larry Culp outlined plans to…

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