Apple to introduce no-interest payment plans for card holders

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Apple devices will soon be a little easier to afford. They’re not getting cheaper exactly but, Apple will reportedly soon allow you to pay for its products over time. And you'll save money as these plans will be interest-free. According to Bloomberg, Apple is preparing to introduce the option of monthly installment plans for its Apple Card holders. The company had already begun offering a 24-month no-interest payment plan for the iPhone in 2019. However, this new roll-out will include monthly payment plan options for a slew of Apple products. The report states that Apple will offer a 12-month payment plan for Macs, iPads, display monitors, and other peripheral devices, such as iPad keyboards and the Apple Pencil. A 6-month payment plan will be offered for the Apple TV, HomePod, and the popular AirPods. All of these plans are interest-free.

Reddit CEO leaves seat for a black board member

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced that he would resign from his board seat and urged the company to replace him with a candidate who is black. Shortly thereafter, in a thread on the site, Reddit CEO Steve Huffman confirmed that the company will move forward with Ohanian's request. "Alexis Ohanian, my Reddit cofounder, announced that he is resigning from our board and that he wishes for his seat to be filled with a black candidate, a request that the board and I will honor," Huffman, known on the site as spez, wrote. "We thank Alexis for this meaningful gesture and all that he’s done for us over the years."

TikTok police station in Karachi sealed

Police in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, have sealed off a ‘TikTok studio’, which housed a police station. The flat at Sun Beam apartment in Pahlawan Goth area of Gulistan-e-Jauhar in Karachi was locked when police arrived and the officers broke the lock and entered. DSP Shahra-e-Faisal, Iqbal Sheikh told BBC Urdu that he was informed by the locals that a police station had been set up here which was raided by the police but no arrest was made. The BBC Urdu reported that the fake police station also had a lock-up, while a room looked like an SHO's office, with a table with a green sheet and a landline telephone set, a picture of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.