Greg Joswiak replaces Phil Schiller as head of Apple marketing

Greg Joswiak replaces Phil Schiller as head of Apple marketing

Apple’s longtime marketing chief, Phil Schiller, is stepping into a slightly smaller role after decades with the company. Schiller is dropping his role as senior vice president of worldwide marketing, but he’ll remain in charge of the App Store and Apple Events. Greg Joswiak, previously the head of product marketing, will take over Schiller’s former … Read more

AirPods with wireless charging case drop to $140 at Amazon

AirPods with wireless charging case drop to $140 at Amazon

These AirPods differ from Apple’s standard ones only by their wireless charging case, which makes them easier to power up using a Qi-compatible wireless pad. While this method won’t be as quick as standard wired charging, it’s a convenient way to charge up your AirPods without worrying about having the right cable on you at … Read more

Browns’ Andrew Billings becomes 50th NFL player to opt out

Browns’ Andrew Billings becomes 50th NFL player to opt out

The NFL opt-out list has officially reached 50. Browns defensive tackle Andrew Billings opted out Tuesday, bringing the total around the league to 50. Players are allowed to opt out of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. A three-year veteran, Billings recorded one sack and four tackles for loss last year with the Bengals. … Read more

Simone Biles is dating Houston Texans safety Jonathan Owens

Simone Biles is dating Houston Texans safety Jonathan Owens

(Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/26/44/simone-biles-082116-getty-ftrjpg_1xesm5327na561wamzlq5v0lem.jpg?t=-1288978698&w=500&quality=80 Relationships aren’t official unless you post a picture together on Instagram. Or, at least, that seems to be the rule these days. And on Sunday, Simone Biles went “Instagram official” with her boyfriend, Houston Texans safety Jonathan Owens. The 23-year-old world-champion gymnast shared two photos of herself with Owens along with the caption, “It’s … Read more

US nears 5 million virus cases

Members of the Nevada National Guard install social distancing stickers while setting up a new temporary coronavirus testing site Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

BOSTON (AP) — Big house parties and weddings, summer camps, concerts, crowded bars and restaurants, shopping trips without masks — Americans’ resistance to curbs on everyday life is seen as a key reason the U.S. has racked up more confirmed coronavirus deaths and infections by far than any other country. The nation has recorded more … Read more

Fall Guys’ servers are struggling on launch day

Fall Guys’ servers are struggling on launch day

Friendship ended with Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is my new best friend — and, apparently, a lot of other people’s, too. The wacky party multiplayer game launched on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC via Steam on Aug. 4, and players have been overloading the servers. More than 120,000 players connected to … Read more

Cinemark plans to reopen theaters on scant ‘test and learn’ data

Cinemark plans to reopen theaters on scant 'test and learn' data

After multiple postponements, movie theater chain Cinemark said it’s ready to reopen, citing “high satisfaction” with its COVID-19 protections among theatergoers in Texas. In an earnings conference call on Tuesday, Cinemark Chief Executive Mark Zoradi said the Plano, Texas, company aims to start selling tickets at all of its 345 US-based theaters by August 31, … Read more