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Weekend Highlights: Co-creator of Siri fires back at article claiming the AI was broken from launch; KGI analyst believes Apple's laptop sales growth will beat out iDevices in year-over-year growth; The Motley Fool sees Apple patent as foretelling marriage between Apple and Blockchain; day two of Pwn2Own and Safari exploited yet again; here we go! Apple sends out press invites for March 27th event to be held in Chicago, to be geared for teachers and students, expectations: new iPads—more in our General Interest section; Android now as safe and secure as iOS? Thus claims Google; you will want to watch this video detailing the printer ink scam; iPhone SE 2 picture leaks reveal what many hope for, full-screen like iPhone X; CNET pits the HomePod against two Sonos One smart speakers; iPhone Hacks compares cameras of iPhone X, Pixel 2, and Galaxy S9.
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"Foxconn Considering $7 Billion U.S. Investment For Flat Panel Display Production: Apple supplier Foxconn is considering a $7 billion investment that would establish a U.S.-based LCD display manufacturing hub that could create as many as 50,000 new jobs." TheStreet 4:44 PM
"Head to head: Apple's Time Machine versus three local backup utilities for macOS" AppleInsider 9:58 AM
"No internet connection? Be prepared for iTunes to drive you crazy: iTunes should be smart enough to know when an internet connection isn't necessary. But it isn't." Macworld 1/20
"Secrets for Mac and Secrets Touch review: A simple, no-frills password manager for Mac and iOS/Secrets allows users to easily and securely store passwords, credit card numbers, bank details, and other confidential information with OpenPGP and AES encryption." Macworld 1/20
"How to enable two-factor authentication for your Apple ID" TechRepublic 1/20
"Microsoft to cut 700 employees in next layoff round: Report" ZDNet 1/21
"Microsoft reportedly laying off more employees" Neowin 1/21
"Let's Chat: Is Windows 7 Really Outdated? Microsoft itself claims Windows 7 security is 'outdated'" Softpedia 1/21
"Microsoft launches 'Azure Analysis Services': Microsoft on Friday announced the public preview of 'Azure Analysis Services', a latest addition to company's Cloud platform to simplify data analysis." The Economic Times 1/21
"Microsoft brings native ebook store into Windows 10 Creators Update" Windows Report 1/21
"Microsoft Surface Studio And Surface Pro 4 Get A New Firmware Update: Why Is It Important?" Auto World News 1/21
"Microsoft releases Technical Preview of 1701 update for System Center Configuration Manager" Neowin 1/21
"Dow ends 5-session skid to begin the Trump presidential era: Bristol-Myers tumbles, won't seek accelerated approval for a lung cancer treatment" MarketWatch 1/20
"Wall Street Ushers in the Trump Era With Gains: The beginning of a new presidency boosted U.S. markets on Friday but stocks moved off highs shortly after Donald Trump was sworn into office." TheStreet 1/20
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