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Marvel Hit 'Doctor Strange 2' Passes Half a Billion at the Box Office
In today's top stories, Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen lead Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness to the second biggest box office smash of the pandemic era. In other news, a new report says 1.5 million apps on Google and Apple's app stores haven't been updated in two years and could face repercussions.
Facebook and Instagram Turn Off AR Filters In Texas and Illinois
In today's top stories, Meta has turned off augmented reality filters for Facebook and Instagram in Texas and Illinois due to facial recognition and privacy laws in those states. In other news, Disney Plus grew to 137.7 million subscribers as of April 2, coming on the heels of Netflix's first reported subscriber loss in years.
Apple May Bring USB-C to the iPhone in 2023, Analyst Predicts
In today's top stories, Apple could ditch its signature Lightning port on the iPhone 15 in 2023, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts and Netflix could roll out an ad-supported tier by the end of the year.
Apple Bids Farewell To the iPod Touch
In today's top stories, Apple announced Tuesday that the iPod Touch, released in 2007, will no longer be available after all its supplies run out. In other news, Amazon recently fired workers and managers at a Staten Island warehouse that voted to unionize -- dismissals that come as a labor regulator found merit in allegations the e-commerce giant's anti-union tactics broke the law.
Instagram Begins Testing NFTs This Week
In today's top stories, Instagram's foray into NFTs begins this week and NASA's Ingenuity helicopter temporarily lost contact with the Perseverance rover as the Martian winter looms.
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Good content but volume level is EXTREMELY low. The audio of the ad booms after you turn up the volume to hear the podcast content.
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