Apple's big plan to help the jobless

Melbourne University RMIT has teamed up with Apple to offer an Australian-first course giving students the chance to build apps and learn to code in the tech giant’s Swift programming language.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/10/apples-big-plan-to-help-jobless.html

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Surprise! Galaxy's monster Black Hole likely has huge neighbor on a crash course

Two monster black holes are apparently on a collision course near the heart of a nearby galaxy, a new study reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/surprise-galaxys-monster-black-hole-likely-has-huge-neighbor-on-crash-course.html

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Microsoft will adjust malware-like upgrade policy for Windows 10 following outcry

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Following massive user anger, Microsoft will partly reverse course on its Windows 10 upgrade practices. Hopefully this means an end to the malware-like tactics the company recently debuted.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229182-microsoft-will-adjust-malware-like-upgrade-policy-for-windows-10-following-outcry

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This week on AppleInsider: New iPhones, new iPads, new Apple TV, new everything

There was of course one overriding theme this week: Apple’s Sept. 9 press event, where it unveiled new iPhones, the iPad Pro, and a fourth-generation Apple TV. There was far more to unpack than just those devices, however.

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Review: iHome iSP5 SmartPlug gives dumb appliances a brain

Longtime “Made for iPhone” accessory maker iHome is diverting course from its bread-and-butter bedside alarm clock/radios toward the burgeoning connected home sector. Its first product, an app-connected, HomeKit-compatible smart plug called…SmartPlug, was released Thursday and AppleInsider has the review.

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iTunes U update allows homework submissions, outside app integration [u]

Apple’s iTunes U is set to be updated to allow students to submit homework through the app, and for course materials to integrate external apps, greatly expanding the abilities of its education-focused platform. [Updated]



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Feds Get Forward-Looking IT Procurement Advice


Federal agencies need to change course in handling IT spending quickly, particularly in reversing the inertia behind longstanding conflicts between CIOs and CFOs over the procurement of IT resources, according to IDC Government Insights Research Director Shawn McCarthy. Government IT managers need to loosen their longstanding attachment to unproductive legacy systems and focus on the advantages of newer technologies — especially the cloud and mobile platforms, suggested Gartner Research Director Rick Howard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82001.html?rss=1

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IBM uses Track feature to bring golf fans close to the Masters

Whether watching up close and personal at the Augusta National golf course or from a laptop in Augusta, Maine, IBM is making sure that golf fans feel part of the action at the 2015 Masters Golf Tournament.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/10/ibm-uses-track-app-to-bring-golf-fans-close-to-themasters/

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Apple reverses decision to ban felons from Campus 2 construction [u]

Apple on Thursday said it has reversed course on a policy that previously barred laborers from working on the Campus 2 construction site in Cupertino if they had been convicted of a felony within the last seven years [updated with response from Apple].



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Source: Apple Watch will see constraints at launch, but reports of late production issues overblown

Rumors of production issues before a new Apple product launch are par for the course, and the Apple Watch has proven no different. But a source has indicated to AppleInsider that while there may be some supply issues for the debut of the Apple Watch, they are not unexpected and the company is prepared for them.



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Apple reverses iTunes Store changes to become more indie-label friendly

Apple has reversed course on some recent changes at the iTunes Store in order to make the shop more palatable to independent record labels, which voiced concerns that new algorithms would promote mainstream musicians at the expense of lesser-known acts.



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The modern hacker takes on a new role

Perceptions of hackers have changed over the course of the last decade. While businesses once viewed hackers as dangerous threats that needed to be kept at arm’s length, today, they are highly sought after by everything from private companies to intelligence agencies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/15/modern-hacker-takes-on-new-role/

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