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Apple Watch Had Record Year With Estimated 18M Shipments in 2017, Topped Entire Swiss Watch Industry Last Quarter – Mac Rumors

February 17th, 2018 · No Comments

So, are we still calling the Apple Watch a failure? Interestingly, it appears that this growth has resulted in Apple Watch shipments coming in higher than all Swiss watch brands combined for the first time last quarter, according to IDC research director Francisco Jeronimo.‏ In other words, Apple is now the biggest watchmaker in the […]

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A Simple Explanation of the Differences Between Meltdown and Spectre

January 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Explanation of the differences between Meltdown and Spectre: Source: A Simple Explanation of the Differences Between Meltdown and Spectre

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‘Kernel memory leaking’ Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign • The Register

January 3rd, 2018 · No Comments

This seems to be a pretty significant flaw in Intel processors: Source: ‘Kernel memory leaking’ Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign • The Register

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‘$300m in cryptocurrency’ accidentally lost forever due to bug | Technology | The Guardian

November 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Why I think we are NOT ready for cryptocurrency just yet.

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BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers’ Encryption If The US Gov’t Asks Him To | Techdirt

October 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Just in case you were ever under the impression that BlackBerry was secure. I’ve always told people it isn’t as secure as they want you to believe: Source: BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers’ Encryption If The US Gov’t Asks Him To | Techdirt

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Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty | WIRED

October 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

Agreed: Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty | WIRED

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Why you need StatCounter if you use Google Adwords – StatCounter Blog

October 8th, 2017 · No Comments

This sort of thing has been going on since the very first ad click was ever clicked, well before Google got into the business. I worked with lot of ad click advertisers throughout the years and would usually have my own separate tracking. Source: Why you need StatCounter if you use Google Adwords – StatCounter […]

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Daring Fireball: Trump’s FCC Commissioner Calls on Apple to ‘Activate’ iPhone FM Antennas That No Longer Exist

September 29th, 2017 · No Comments

What’s absurd is that the FCC commissioner would take his understanding of the iPhone’s technical capabilities from a newspaper editorial rather than from Apple’s own FCC regulatory filings, which I’m pretty sure would show that they’re not capable of acting as FM radios.

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‘Radical and overreaching’: Bell wants Canadians blocked from piracy websites

September 27th, 2017 · No Comments

The CRTC is not much good for anything. Not that this isn’t a horrible idea to begin with: Canada is a safe haven for internet pirates, Bell Canada says. The telecom giant wants the federal government to fight back by blocking Canadians’ access to piracy websites and stiffening the penalties for violations. Source: ‘Radical and […]

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macOS High Sierra Vulnerability Allegedly Allows Malicious Third-Party Apps to Access Plaintext Keychain Data – Mac Rumors

September 26th, 2017 · No Comments

This certainly seems like a pretty huge vulnerability.

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