Because of this, Apple is reportedly working with its lead architect to cut $1 billion before construction begins. The apparent reason for the rising cost is largely because of Jobs' vision for a high-end, slick building that's both environmentally advanced and sports the "fit and finish" Apple's products are known for. … [Read more...] about Apple reportedly looking at $5 billion price tag for new “spaceship” HQ
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Last month, the government obtained an unprecedented court order under the All Writs Act, an obscure 18th-Century statute, which would compel Apple to assist in the government's investigation. If the order stands up to legal challenges, Apple would be forced to create a new customized iOS firmware that would remove the passcode lockout on the phone. Apple has said both publicly and in court filings that it will fight the order as much as possible, and the company has drawn support from many cryptographers, tech companies, and even the husband of a survivor of the attack. … [Read more...] about Apple fires back: “Government is adept at devising new surveillance techniques”
Knowing who has already been infected is important for three reasons, Kroll said. One, health care workers who have been exposed and likely have immunity can go to work with less fear, and perhaps use less PPE than those who have not been exposed. That could help ease the strain on scarce PPE supplies, Kroll told Live Science. In addition, by testing the general population, individuals may be able to ease their social-distancing routine and even go back to work first once stay-at-home orders ease. Finally, those who have been sick might be able to help cure those who are severely ill. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus testing is ramping up. Here are the new tests and how they work.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 31, 2020 The Outer Worlds' Switch version will arrive both digitally and physically (by way of a physical cartridge), though we don't necessarily advise any of our readers to go out and pick up a copy at Gamestop for now; not while large portions of the world are undergoing self-quarantine. … [Read more...] about The Outer Worlds’ Nintendo Switch port gets June 5 launch date following coronavirus-related delay
While FBI officials did not attempt to attribute the group to a specific country, they did point out that the Kwampirs malware contained code similarities with Disttrack, a piece of malware commonly known as Shamoon, and known to have been developed and deployed by hackers associated with the Iranian regime. … [Read more...] about FBI re-sends alert about supply chain attacks for the third time in three months