Today’s the day: The Apple Store is down, which means it’s just a few short hours until the Oct. 13 Apple livestream event, where the iPhone 12 is expected to be launched. The latest news: A new dark blue color leaked just today, and some prices and release dates last Friday. Leaker Kang suggested Friday that Apple will release four phones in the iPhone 12 lineup, all with 5G support. We’ve summarized all the rumors and leaks below. Until today’s virtual Apple event (which you can watch live from home starting at 10 a.m. PT, 1 p.m. ET or 6 p.m. UK), all we can do is speculate.
While coronavirus will undoubtedly be the first thing people remember about 2020, the prominent role of science in society won’t be far behind – as I’ve written about previously.
And so it was with this year’s Nobel Prize announcements in the sciences that we were reminded of some other great achievements of our time away from the race to find a vaccine, with each of them rightly gaining a good share of media attention.
To me, three things stood out.
1) U.K. pedigree
Ahead of the publication of the U.K. government’s new industrial strategy – in which science and innovation are anticipated to underpin all of the main themes – we were