Apple’s iMac Pro May Include Full A10 SoC, Could Put ARM in the Driver Seat

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Apple’s upcoming iMac Pro workstation may add support for always-on Siri while using ARM’s TrustZone technology and its own A10 SoC to boot and secure the system.

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Rights Advocates Blast EU and Tech Firms' Hate Speech Code


Digital rights and free speech advocates are up in arms over Tuesday’s announcement of an agreement between the European Commission and four leading U.S. social media firms — Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft — on a Code of Conduct designed to crack down on hate speech. The companies have agreed to adopt a system that allows users to flag illegal hate speech and incitement to violence. They also agreed to review flagged posts within 24 hours and to take appropriate action, such as removing them or blocking access.

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Paris attack stokes the flames in fight over US data encryption

Article Image Last week’s terrorist attack on Paris sounded a call to arms for hawkish U.S. officials seeking broad oversight of encrypted digital communications, some of whom used the opportunity to rekindle discussions with Silicon Valley technology companies.

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Jawbone announces Up4 fitness band with NFC payments, releases Up2 mid-tier offering

In what appears to be Jawbone’s attempt to keep up in an escalating wearables arms race, the company on Thursday unveiled the Up4 fitness tracker with built-in NFC payments provided in partnership with American Express.



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DARPA taps tech to build sophisticated artificial limbs for wounded veterans

Restoring hands, arms, feet, and legs to those wounded in the service of our country should be a national priority…and now, finally, it is, thanks to some very promising technological advances.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/05/darpa-taps-tech-to-build-sophisticated-artificial-limbs-for-wounded-vets/

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Banks Bemoan Feds' Plan to Publish Complaining Consumers' Stories


The banking industry is up in arms over the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s plan to publish consumer complaint narratives about financial institutions on the Web. Consumers would have to opt in to have their complaints published. The CFPB would strip out all personally identifiable information. The idea is to expand the existing complaint database to include the customer’s description of what happened. “In many ways, the narratives are the most insightful part of a complaint,” the bureau said.

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