Welcome to Friday. Here’s our brief look at what’s being discussed in the world of technology for Aug. 26, 2016.
Top news stories
The iconic Home button is going away in ’17
Unlike previous iPhone models (including the one set to launch next month), Apple’s 2017 handset is expected to include an OLED display. This would allow the screen to appear as one sheet of glass.
Cramer: Apple should buy Sirius XM
CNBC’s Jim Cramer thinks that Apple should purchase Sirius XM. The move, according to the “Mad Money” host, would help Apple better promote CarPlay. (Via Patently Apple)
“Anything that puts Apple on the path toward owning the automobile would really brighten the company’s long-term outlook,” Cramer said.
On this day
Today, Aug. 26 is National Dog Day and Women’s Equality Day. Tomorrow is Global Forgiveness Day.
Oktane16 begins on Aug. 28 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Rewind: On this day in 1920, the U.S. Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. made his “I Have a Dream” speech.
We’ve looked around the web and found these other stories worth considering:
- Uber Lost More Than $1.2 Billion In The First Half Of 2016 Alone, Forbes
- Here’s Why Dropbox Is Urging Users to Reset Their Passwords, Fortune
- Xbox Boss Talks Scorpio, Cross-Play With PS4, GameSpot
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