Exploits patched by Apple today hint at years of surreptitious government hacks

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Aug 262016
 

219233_ahmed_mansoor-1 You’ll want to be updating your iOS devices to 9.3.5, the version released today by Apple — especially if you’re a prominent human rights activist. A recently thwarted attack on just such a person employed not one but three zero-day exploits. And that’s just the beginning of the story. Read More
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Apple iOS 9.3.5 Is Now Available: Why It Is An Essential Update – Forbes

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Aug 262016
 

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Apple iOS 9.3.5 Is Now Available: Why It Is An Essential Update
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Today Apple has released iOS 9.3.5, an essential update for iPhones, iPads and iPods. Apple did not add any new features as part of the software update, but a major security vulnerability has been addressed in iOS 9.3.5 so it is highly recommended that
Apple's iOS 'Failure Rate' Is Higher Than Android's For First TimeFortune
Update your iOS device to 9.3.5 as it fixes serious security vulnerabilitiesDigital Trends
Actively exploited iOS flaws that hijack iPhones patched by AppleArs Technica
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Today in Apple history: Meet the ‘world-saving’ PowerBook 5300 – Cult of Mac

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Aug 262016
 

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Today in Apple history: Meet the 'world-saving' PowerBook 5300
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… (a platform that was just beginning to get better at interfacing with Windows PCs) is able to plug into the alien mothership, courtesy of its 100MHz processor, 64MB RAM, and Mac OS 7.5.2 operating system — and deactivate its shields by uploading a

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Why AI consolidation will create the worst monopoly in US history

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Aug 252016
 

vintage toy robots Forget Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — we need a trust-buster like Teddy Roosevelt, who in 1902 attacked the Northern Securities Company, a railroad holding company led by J.P. Morgan and James J. Hill. Consolidation in any market is expected, but AI is consolidating at such a rapid clip, at such an early stage and by so few companies that there are strong reasons to be concerned. Read More
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The Story of How the Apple I Computer Could Fetch $1 Million at Auction

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Aug 252016
 

In the summer of 1976, Daniel Kottke was looking for a job while off from college. He found one from his old buddy and the man he spent time with in India just years prior: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. During that summer, Kottke had a somewhat tedious job.
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