The technology industry needs to think more seriously about device addiction

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Dec 172017
 

 As we grow as a culture, especially for newer generations, we need to start asking important questions: ‘how as a species do we begin the education process of device addiction?’ And more importantly, ‘how do we begin taking back control?’ Read More
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Apple and Cisco just improved security in the iOS enterprise – Computerworld

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Dec 152017
 

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Apple and Cisco just improved security in the iOS enterprise
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They happen at a deep device level that doesn't seem to interfere with our user experience, and they are not easily spotted by more traditional security protections. That's why the Apple/Cisco deal makes so much sense. To help better protect iOS

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Fitbit is having a bad day

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Dec 152017
 

 Fitbit is, once again, not having a good day after spending the year in mostly middling status as it looks to prove there’s a market for fitness trackers as well as its own smartwatch. The culprit today is a Wall Street firm slapping a “sell” rating on the company’s stock, which often results in a resounding rejection of its potential going forward and sparks a sharp… Read More
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Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 to restore limited HomeKit functionality – Engadget

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Dec 132017
 

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Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 to restore limited HomeKit functionality
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Apple has released iOS 11.2.1 for iPhone and iPad following last week's discovery that HomeKit had a major security vulnerability. The bug, first reported by 9to5Mac, allowed unauthorized users to access connected smart devices like lights, thermostats
Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 11.2.5 to DevelopersMac Rumors
Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 with HomeKit vulnerability fixZDNet
Apple releases first iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, tvOS 11.2.5 betasAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
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Apple invests $390 million in TrueDepth component maker Finisar

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Dec 132017
 

 Apple announced a substantial investment in Finisar. Apple is giving Finisar $ 390 million to build a new 700,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Sherman, Texas. Finisar is going to hire 500 people to work on the laser sensor in the TrueDepth camera in the iPhone X. Today’s investment is part of Apple’s commitment to invest $ 1 billion in U.S.-based companies with its Advanced… Read More
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