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Why Apple had to stop selling the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2
44 minutes Posted Dec 21, 2023 at 6:22 pm.
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Right as we’re heading into Christmas, Apple has been forced to stop sales of the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 in the US, due to an ongoing patent dispute with Masimo over pulse oximeters. To break down what’s going on, Devindra and Ben chat with Christina Farr, a health tech investor at OMERS Ventures and author of the newsletter Second Opinion. It turns out Apple has made a habit of tempting people away from competing companies, and that includes Masimo’s former chief medical officer. Did Apple really steal trade secrets? Or does it just look very guilty since it had the means and motive to copy Masimo’s technology?Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 sales ban chat with Chrissy Farr – 1:49 Generative image model LAION-5B has over 1000 CSAM images in its dataset – 20:07PS5 outsold Xbox 3 to 1 in 2023, lifetime PS5 sales hit 50 million – 24:00 Hackers release footage from Insomniac’s Wolverine after 1.67TB data breach – 34:35 Working on – 37:24 Pop culture picks – 38:07See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.