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Cisco: Macs in business boost productivity and security, cuts costs

Mac adoption isn’t just an employee choice; Cisco CIO Fletcher Previn argues that it’s a business imperative that delivers substantial benefits.

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Got a Google Pixel Fold or Pixel Tablet? Find this secret setting this second

If you've got one of Google's latest Pixel gadgets, you'll definitely want to dig up this phenomenal step-saver.

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This year's biggest tech IPO begins as ARM hits Nasdaq

Arriving on the market at $51 per share, Arm waits to see whether investors believe it can pivot its business to maintain growth in a saturated smartphone market.

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Chinese-made 7nm chips in Huawei phone raise questions over US export ban

The discovery of 7nm, 5G-enabled chips in Huawei’s latest phone has sparked an investigation by the US Commerce Department into how the country was able to acquire the technology.

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MediaTek hints big speed boosts for upcoming iPhone, Macs

MediaTek is giving us some insight into how capable the new A- and M-series chips from Cupertino and made by TSMC really are.

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Apple saves its chips with multi-year Arm IP deal

Apple has reached a long-term chip technology collaboration agreement with Arm that extends into 2040 and beyond.

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Is that a Chromebook killer in your pocket, Tim Cook?

Apple may be planning a lower cost portable Mac to target the Chromebook market, says DigiTimes.

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IDC sees big enterprise shift to Macs over next 12 months

The research firm anticipates the number of Macs sold to business users worldwide will jump by 20% between this year and 2024.

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Now that Apple supports Right to Repair, everyone else should, too

Apple has lent its support to a new California law that aims to make it easier for people to fix their own devices.

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Why you should pay attention to Arm’s looming IPO

The risks Arm describes in its IPO prospectus echo those currently faced by Apple — and most leading tech companies.


Huawei is attempting to avoid US chip sanctions, trade body alleges

Semiconductor Industry Association has alleged that Huawei is attempting to circumvent US export restrictions by building a secret network of chip-making facilities.

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The line-blurring brilliance of Google's new ChromeOS-Windows connection

Google's latest ChromeOS improvement brings Windows apps even closer to the heart of the operating system — with a very Googley twist.

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macOS Sonoma beta hints DFU boost for Mac admins

A fresh change buried in the latest macOS Sonoma beta should make it a little easier to get bricked Macs out of Device Firmware Update (DFU) mode.

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Intel’s Tower Semiconductor acquisition fails, as China withholds OK

Intel's planned $5.4 billion acquisition of Israel-based Tower falls apart, as China fails to approve the deal before the companies' agreement deadline.

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The problem with Google's Pixel Tablet

Google's first self-made tablet in four years comes tantalizingly close to being extraordinary — but then there's this.

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds for Windows 10 22H2 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for 19045.3391 (KB5029331) for the Release Preview Channel, released on Aug. 10, 2023.

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Biden fuels tech trade war with China, banning AI, chip, and quantum system investments

US President Joe Biden is escalating the tech trade war with China with an executive order to restrict investment in specific sectors including semiconductors and microelectronics, quantum information technologies, and AI.

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Researchers build a scary Mac attack using AI and sound

Researchers have identified a frightening exploit that means attackers might be able to figure out what you type on your Mac — based on the sound of keyboard taps.

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